Lightweight strength and stiffness for a wide range of applications in additive manufacturing
Lattice structures offer a combination of strength, stiffness, and low weight, making them valuable for use in a variety of applications, where lightweight yet strong structures are required.
Despite the many benefits of lattice structures, their use also presents some challenges. These challenges include optimizing material usage for cost and sustainability, reducing weight to improve performance and reduce costs, and designing structures that are strong and able to manage fluid flow and heat dissipation. Addressing these challenges requires specialized solutions and a deep understanding of the capabilities and limitations of lattice structures.
Our partner Solo Lattices solution, Mocha, is designed to make lattice creation easy and efficient for all engineers. Mocha features fully conformal lattices that can be automatically generated to conform to any closed volume, the ability to use CAD features and traditional geometry in lattice generation, and the use of generative design tools to optimize lattice characteristics and achieve desired mechanical properties for a variety of materials and additive manufacturing technologies. The solution is based on years of expertise in the field and aims to revolutionize the way teams think about and use lattices.
Ease of use
Mocha is designed to be easy to learn and use for all engineers, making lattice creation accessible to a wider range of users.
Fully conformal lattices
Mocha allows users to automatically generate lattices that conform to any closed volume, using a variety of methods including imported CAD geometry, meshes, and parametric generation.
Optimization and customization
Optimization and customization of lattice characteristics and mechanical properties using stress simulations and field-driven approaches