Additive Manufacturing

A cutting-edge research tool, FLOW-3D AM simulates and analyzes additive manufacturing processes such as laser powder bed fusion, binder jetting, and directed energy deposition.


FLOW-3D provides high fidelity modelling for understanding the effects of surface tension, wall adhesion, solute transport, density-driven flows, and phase change.


Free surface hydrodynamics, wave generation, moving objects, mooring lines and welding processes make FLOW-3D an extremely well-suited tool to model CFD processes relevant to the maritime industry.


FLOW-3D provides aerospace engineers valuable insight into fuel stability/acquisition, cryogenic temperature regulation, PMDs, cavitation, and electric charge distribution.

Consumer Products

From toilet flushing to bottle filling to food processing, FLOW-3D is the optimal CFD software for the researching and designing of consumer products for home and office environments.

Metal Casting

With 11 process workspaces, powerful post-processing, pioneering capabilities in filling and solidification and defect analysis, FLOW-3D CAST is the optimal metal casting solution.


FLOW-3D offers solutions to automotive engineers for fuel tank sloshing, underhood thermal management and spray control, early fuel shut-off during fill, degas bottles, fluid resistance of powertrain components, and casting of automotive parts.


Use FLOW-3D to maximize the safety and efficiency of fuel extraction, storage and transport techniques and nuclear energy infrastructure, and develop alternative energy projects such as offshore wind and wave energy.

Micro/Nano/Bio Fluidics

Micro-, bio- and nano-fluidics can be easily and accurately simulated in a virtual laboratory employing FLOW-3D’s free surface and multi-fluid modelling capabilities.


FLOW-3D is a robust simulation tool for biotech research, with an extensive range of capabilities, including free-surface/confined flows, variable density, phase change, moving objects, and mechanical and thermal stress analysis.

Laser Welding

FLOW-3D WELD implements relevant physics such as laser heat sources, laser-material interaction, fluid flow, heat transfer, surface tension, solidification, multiple laser reflections and phase change, allowing researchers to achieve better welding process control.

Water & Environmental

FLOW-3D is used to address a wide range of issues facing the water & environmental industry, from large hydroelectric power projects, low-head dams, municipal wastewater and stormwater infrastructure, and mining tailings storage.


FLOW-3D accurately predicts the detail of severe storm and tsunami wave run-up on coastal structures and is used for flash flood and critical structures flood and damage analysis.

FLOW-3D is an accurate, fast, proven CFD software that solves the toughest free-surface flow problems. A pioneer in the CFD industry, and a trusted leader for over 40 years, FLOW-3D is a highly efficient, comprehensive solution for free-surface flow problems with human-centric support. Flow Science UK is the official distributor of FLOW-3D products for customers in the United Kingdom and Ireland.