Micro-Mechanical Models & Motorcycles

Material modeling at a micro-mechanical level was a tool once reserved for only the highest level aerospace composites. Now an accurate understanding of material behavior is essential for manufacturers of parts from automotive dashboards to cell phones.

e-Xstream Engineering’s material modeling technology DIGIMAT, which is available through the HyperWorks Partner Alliance, enables OEMs, tier suppliers and material suppliers’ to develop optimal composite material and parts efficiently.

I met Keith Parmentier, Business Development Manager, at e-Xstream’s new Plymouth Township, MI office. It was such a nice day, we decided to ride out and discuss material modeling with DIGMAT outside…

Tony Norton
Tony Norton

About Tony Norton

Tony leads the Americas based Altair ProductDesign teams in the delivery of early concept (industrial design, design exploration, testing & prototyping) and advanced simulation driven design (cutting-edge modeling, optimization, methods development & automation) to our customers. Before joining Altair UK in 1996, he worked at both Ford Motor Company and GEC-Marconi Avionics. He moved to Michigan in 1999 to join Altair US, and holds a Bachelors degree from The University of Hertfordshire in England.