Al Dean

Al Dean is formerly DEVELOP3D’s editor in chief and has been writing and talking about product development technology for the last 20 years. With a technical background in product design and engineering, he still gets excited about new ways to apply a fillet.

Materialise Magics

Materialise Magics 24 Review

Posted by - February 27, 2020
In the world of additive manufacturing pre-processing software, Materialise’s Magics system reigns supreme. Al Dean takes a look at the latest updates to a product that has really earned its…
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Altair Inspire

Altair Inspire Studio 2019 Review

Posted by - February 27, 2020
Altair has rebranded and revitalised the product formerly known and SolidThinking Evolve and it’s looking good. Al Dean takes a look at a system built from the ground up for…
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Stress and model simulation-nTop

nTop Platform 2.4 Review

Posted by - March 4, 2020
The geometry that designers and engineers are asked to create is increasing in complexity, as companies explore new ways to manufacture products. Al Dean looks at a tool specifically built…
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