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ProTOp - Efficient topology optimization of real-life engineering parts
ProTOp - Advanced FEA solvers for effective stress and eigenfrequency optimization
ProTOp - Configuring and optimization of full 3D solid-shell-lattice structures
ProTOp - Lighting-fast optimization of multi-million-element models
ProTOp - Fully interactive with progress visualization and at-any-time adjustments
ProTOp - Smooth boundaries and export to STL, OBJ, STEP, and AMF
ProTOp - Excellent for 3D print and conventional production methods
ProTOp - Let stresses and eigenfrequencies drive your design process

CAESS ProTOp

Current version:  5.0

Last build:  180216  February, 2018

Get installer:  download page



Version 5.0 highlights

  • Completely renewed (UI, engines, ...)
  • Great new tools (mesh refinement, ...)
  • Much easier model preparation (load cases, configurators, ...)
  • Much easier and more intuitive UI
  • Better smoothing and export
  • Faster and even more interactive ...

Take a closer look ...

More version 5.0 details

CAESS ProTOp

  • A standalone high performance topology optimization software package
  • Input: FNF, INP, GEO, and DAT files, generated by PTC® Creo®, Simulia® Abaqus, SolidWorks® Simulation, and Siemens NX™
  • Advanced design options by efficient shell and lattice configurators with full 3D solid models
  • Fully interactive with excellent results and smoothing tools for direct 3D print

CAESS ProTOp in Action


The following material was kindly provided by Poclain Hydraulics d.o.o. with their consent to reproduce it here.

Topology optimization of a hydraulic valve

Initial assembly


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Optimized part

  • Mesh size: 13.2 million elements
  • Configurators: 2 shells; 1 solid
  • Technological constraints: bi-uni-directional opening

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Final assembly


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Resources

Videos provided by Urs Simmler

Run topology optimization with CAESS ProTOp 5.0 and get a CAD model of the result by using PTC Creo and its Freestyle tool


Topology optimization by Creo / ProTOpCI


Live Creo / ProTOpCI demo from EMEA 2015 in Spain


Case studies

Loudspeaker holder

Loudspeaker holder - video


Hip implant in femur bone

Hip implant - video


GE Jet Engine Bracket


Oil pan eigenfrequency maximization

Oil pan - video


Brochures

Shell and Lattice Structures FAQ


Topology Optimization Quick Guide


ProTOp Features Explained Briefly



Flyers

ProTOp Basic Information


ProTOp Lattice Tools Information