Thursday, June 13, 2024

Hexagon MI Releases Cradle CFD 2024.1

NEWPORT BEACH, CA, USA, Jun 5, 2024 – Hexagon is proud to announce the availability of Cradle CFD 2024.1 as a Multiphysics Computational Fluid Dynamics solution to enhance your productivity for designing, researching, and manufacturing. The packages of scFLOW, scSTREAM, HeatDesigner, SC/Tetra, PICLS, CADthru and scPOST are all integrated into Cradle CFD.

This release features new battery analysis capabilities, advanced aeroacoustics analysis, improved multiphase flow and turbulence modeling, and cutting-edge stability and accuracy enhancements. Notable productivity enhancements include automated mesh refinement for curved geometry features, improved boundary layer mesh creation, increased CAD manipulation speed, and an efficient single-blade passage model extraction for turbomachinery. This release also extends support of ARM architectures for scFLOW. 

To find the complete list and the new features, see What’s New in Cradle CFD 2024.1.

About Software Cradle

Hexagon is a global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions. We are putting data to work to boost efficiency, productivity, and quality across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, safety, and mobility applications.

Software Cradle, part of Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division, is an innovative provider of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulation software. Established in 1984, the company has pursued to offer unique, innovation focused, and highly reliable CFD solutions that enhance customers’ product quality and creativity. In 2016, the company joined MSC Software Corporation, the worldwide leader in the field of multidiscipline simulation. As a truly global company, Software Cradle delivers all-inclusive multi-physics solutions. Learn more at

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division provides solutions that utilize data from design and engineering, production and metrology to make manufacturing smarter. For more information, visit

Nitin Patil
Nitin Patil
Editor and Director of Content, Nitin completed his Master's in Mass Communication & Journalism and having 13 years of work experience as an editor, content writer with renowned international technical magazines and media companies. He is associated with CAD,CAM industry since 2008.

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