New release - FINE™/Open with OpenLabs™ v6.2

    Thanos Poulos     News     06.06.2017

We are glad to announce the Official Release of FINE™/Open with OpenLabs™ v6.2.

This version comes with a documentation platform accessible on-line, or for download with the software package, in our customer area on

For the second release of the FINE™/Open with OpenLabs™ 6 series, we have put the emphasis on robustness and stability over new features. In the section 'New features' of the documentation you will find a description of the new minor features and improvements introduced to ease your daily work and extend the scope of application of FINE™/Open in particular:

  • HEXPRESS™: Export to HEXPRESS™/Hybrid SPH format
  • HEXPRESS™: Export to HEXPRESS™/Hybrid SPH format  
  • HEXPRESS™: Improve mesh quality near concave topological edges


  • HEXPRESS™/Hybrid: Enlarge method in the datamapper


  • HEXPRESS™/Hybrid: Geometry and mesh transformations in the datamapper


  • HEXPRESS™/Hybrid: Improvements in multiblock non-conformal meshing
  • HEXPRESS™/Hybrid: NUMECA FEA and surface quality criteria
  • HEXPRESS™/Hybrid: Added keywords in the mesher to add new output possibilities and control on refinements.
  • HEXPRESS™/Hybrid: Improvements in the viewer : locate the start point & heating points, and detect overlapped selections on active selections only.
  • HEXPRESS™/Hybrid: Boolean operations on selections can now be defined  in the mesher and datamapper
  • HEXPRESS™/Hybrid: Parasolid import without extra license
  • FINE™/Open: Robustness and stability general improvements.

We hope you will take benefit from this new version.

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Posted by Thanos Poulos

Thanos got a Mechanical Engineering degree from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece in 2011. After completing the mandatory military service, he went on to study to Turbomachinery Aeromechanics at the Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden), the Université de Liège (Belgium) and Duke University (USA) through the THRUST Erasmus Mundus Programme where he obtained a Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering while working on problems such the minimization of forcing in turbomachinery blades, engine start-up forced response analysis and non-synchronous vibrations. In 2014, he joined NUMECA as an account manager to manage the full sales cycle for the turbomachinery industry and since 2016 he is a Turbomachinery CFD Engineer helping other engineers solve their CFD problems and creating content to promote CFD in the turbomachinery industry.