Carbon makes Design Engine software available to all 3D printing users

REDWOOD CITY, California, November 16, 2021 /DesignMagazine/

Carbon, a leading 3D printing technology firm, has announced that the next generation of its Carbon Design Engine software would be available for purchase by design teams worldwide in early 2022.

Carbon Design Engine enables product designers to rapidly and simply construct complex latticed components from a solid part STL file and output STL files for printing on most common 3D printers.

Previously, only Carbon platform users could use this software, but beginning in early 2022, software licences will be accessible for individuals and teams to design, develop, and print complex lattices on most common 3D printers.

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Design engineers and industrial designers may automate the process of developing conformal, multi-zone lattices with Carbon’s lattice-generating design software, greatly expediting the product development process. Global brands have frequently used Design Engine to create high-performance, game-changing items such as bike saddles, helmets, and athletic gloves.

Using the Carbon Design Engine, Specialized Bicycles reinvented the bike saddle “We’ve made significant investments in research and innovation with the goal of improving riders’ riding experiences. We were able to build a saddle with variable damping characteristics thanks to our partnership using Carbon’s Design Engine software and 3D printing technology, which would have been impossible with standard foam, resulting in improved comfort.

We wanted to push the limits and our partnership with Carbon allowed us to do just that,” said Emma Boutcher, Saddles, Grips and Tapes Product Manager at Specialized.

“Creators are challenged with fragmented solutions and organizational silos that have caused friction, limitations on innovation, and delayed time to market. To successfully bring better products to market in less time, organizations need a platform that unifies product design, development, and manufacturing,” said Phil DeSimone, Chief Product and Business Development Officer at Carbon.

“Carbon’s software suite, starting with Design Engine, aims to cover every step needed for companies to create products with superior performance while accelerating the time to market.”

Design Engine will be accessible in three tiers — Standard, Pro, and Enterprise — allowing engineers to select individual or team-based licenses based on their specific requirements. To learn more about pricing and availability, as well as to join the waitlist, visit


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