Commercial Availability of TrueSOLID™ announced by Frustum – Industry’s First 3D Volumetric Kernel for Generative Design

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Resultado de imagem para frustum logoATrueSOLID delivers multi-part assembly topology optimization, advanced optimization modes and kernel-integrated mesostructures (lattices) to design lighter, stronger and more efficient products

Boulder, CO – Frustum, the leader in functional generative design, announced the commercial availability and latest release of its patent-pending core technology, TrueSOLID™. Built to help designers and engineers deliver better products faster with fewer errors and lower costs, the technology works alongside traditional CAD to drive 3D manufacturing that operates at pace with the emerging on-demand economy.

A first in the industry, Frustum’s TrueSOLID volumetric geometry kernel allows for the blending of indeterminate generative geometry to traditional surface-based CAD with engineering precision, enabling additive and other manufacturing techniques to realize their full potential. In addition to creating high-quality designs that deliver weight and material savings, this one-of-a-kind technology allows for manual and procedural modeling of highly complex mechanical parts that have manufacturability built in.

Included in the new version of TrueSOLID are the following enhancements:

  • Multi-part assembly optimization
  • New optimization modes
  • Kernel-integrated mesostructures (lattices)


The TrueSOLID volumetric geometry kernel was designed to be a fundamental component of next generation 3D design software and to enable design for additive manufacturing. The intention is to bring about the transformation of CAD design from deterministic to generative,”

 -Jesse Coors-Blankenship, CEO and Founder, Frustum.

Moving towards a single-click solution for product design, our technology grants engineers and designers the freedom to reimagine how parts can be designed for a new generation of complex products made with 3D manufacturing.”

TrueSOLID is the underlying technology powering Generate®, Frustum’s flagship product that provides control over complex geometry, handling intricate and rugged designs and workflows that support additive manufacturing, milling and casting. The technology is currently being commercially licensed to Siemens PLM software, serving Siemens NX and Siemens SolidEdge customers.

To learn more about Frustum’s TrueSOLID geometry kernel, request a demo today:

About TrueSOLID

TrueSOLID™ is the only commercial geometry kernel in the industry that can generate ready to manufacture topology optimized designs including mesostructures (lattices) and manufacturing constraints, eliminating the need and cost of part redesign resulting in significant savings in weight and design time. Powering Frustum’s flagship product, Generate®, TrueSOLID enables users to capture manufacturing intent early in the design process and output designs optimized for additive manufacturing.

About Frustum Inc.

Frustum empowers engineers to push the boundaries of what’s possible by combining the power of generative design with precision engineering. Through its flagship product, Generate®, Frustum makes generative design truly functional, enabling users to create manufacture-ready parts and products with optimally balanced performance, structural strength, and weight in a fraction of the time it would traditionally take them with CAD alone.

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Jesse Blankenship

Jesse Blankenship

A pioneer of generative design, Jesse founded Frustum, Inc. in 2014 to usher in a new paradigm of CAD. Recognized for his expertise, Jesse served as a Columbia University (MSAAD-2010) Researcher & Professor, teaching generative design and programming to hundreds of graduate students. Jesse also worked as a Senior Optimization Engineer at Autodesk Research for Additive Manufacturing and Aerospace applications. His work included leading the Optimization of the Airbus 2050 concept plane. As CEO of Frustum, Inc., Jesse has enjoyed growing a profitable and innovative company by establishing strong relationships, commercial agreements, and OEM partnerships.

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