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Product Lifecycle Management Solutions

Integration of industrial processes centred on product definition Process management Collaboration Data management Communication Knowledge management Management / Communication / Collaboration Drawings Technical publishing Rendering Methods and Fabrication Tolerancing 2D->3D Feasability Concept Mold tooling NC Virtual Product Model Detailed design Simulation/ Validation Analysis Kinematics Fitting simulattion Ergonomy .

easy to use tool supporting all disciplines Mechanical parts Plastic parts Piping Cast parts Shape Design and Styling Electrical wiring Stamped parts Reverse Engineering Printed circuit board Sheetmetal parts Steel Structures Plant layout . multipurpose.A powerful.

Minimize Education : a user interface designed to be easy to learn and use Validated in an ergonomy laboratory ? Intuitive approach ? Optimised number of user iterations ? Simplified (P1) and expert (P3) interfaces ? Optimised use of the screens graphical space ? Contextual help ? Available in 5 langages An online assistant to build on your education ? ? ? ? ? Demonstrations Exercices and tutorials Contextual support Quiz Updated with each release .

. platform) Multiple functional capability levels with P1.Scalable solutions to fit your needs and budget P2 P1 ? ? ? ? ? P3 Discipline specific packages Complementary add-on products to further disciplines Customised configurations Always scalable (data model. P2 and P3 platforms. user interface.

Make technology work to your advantage ? ? ? ? ? Time = Architecture to promote change Flexibility = For goemetry. project. people Comfort = Produce the roadmap of your project Suitable = Evolutionary or revolutionary Innovation = Knowledge Shape Design & Styling Analysis Mechanical Design ? ? ? ? ? ? Single data representation Process oriented Equipment & Systems Knowledge enabled Scalable Ease of use User controlled change propagation Manufacturing Plant Engineering Product Synthesis .

…) ? Configurations of parts and components ? Automation or assistance to drive modifications and repeated tasks ? Automatic iterations to reach a defined objective Knowledgeware .Managing costs and time ? From the geometrical models and parts split by disciplines to a single technological model gathering all product informations (disciplines specific rules. validations. constraints.

Managing quality ? Standardisation of design modes with the help of generic models ? Re-use of best practices ? The user is guided or assisted in his decisions ? Integration of checks and immediate validation ? Tools to automate the compliance with standards .

…) ? Decision support . weight.Reacting to changing market needs ? Integration of specifications and constraints early in the design process ? Easy creation of product families ? Fast iterations on design variants ? Dynamic estimates (costs.

Capitalizing and sharing know-how ? Discipline specific geometrical and technological know-hows are embedded in the applications ? Functions and components libraries ? Integration of company technological rules and parameters ? Capitalisation with components and tasks ? Dynamic access. accessible and shareable to all ? Fast and easy reuse of know-how in new contexts .

Integrating design and analysis A complete validation chain ? Bridging design and analysis activities ? Integrated and associative analysis ? A functional coverage adapted to disciplines ? Modal and static part dimensioning ? Surface and Volume meshing ? Performing analysis on part assemblies .

screws…) ? Integration of discipline specific constraints (rules) ? Complete associativity between tooling and part ? A solution integrated to the design process .Assisted tooling design A high value dedicated application ? Automated design of fixtures ? Standard components libraries (columns. ejectors.

5 axis milling et associative drilling cycles (Prismatic machining) ? 3 axis et 5 axis milling ? Tight interaction between definition.Fabrication Integrated to the modeler ? 2. generation and verification of tool paths ? Wysiwig material removal simulation ? Product Process Ressources model ? Tool libraries ? Complete coverage of the methods processes .

.. . administration and use ? Possible links with ERP (SmartGateway) ? Web and remote access (SmartWeb/mySmarTeam) ? BOM Collaboration (SmartBOM) . CAM.Data management with CATIA TeamPDM and SmarTeam The Product Data Management Solution for your company ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Centralisation / Security / Management of data Manages all kinds of data : CAD. Integrated viewer Multi-criteria search capabilities Lifecycle management Integrated to both CAD and office tools Bill of materials Windows metaphore for customisation.

Addressing entire product lifecycle with SmarTeam (1) Collaboration Solution to leverage product information accross the enterprise: bidding and quotation process Marketing and Sales Engineering Procurement Manufacturing PDM Vault Files .

Addressing entire product lifecycle with SmarTeam (2) Request for Engineering Change and Re-Engineering Process based on Maintenance Department input Design & Engineering Maintenance Re-Engineering Engineering Change Order Engineering Change Request PDM Vault Files .

Process management with SmartFlow Streamline your processes by linking people. including change and validation flow management ? Suppliers can be integrated into the processes ? Error reduction ? Time savings ? Quality improvement . informations and applications ? Fast implementation and creation of your processes with Windows based tools ? Fully integrated with CAD and PDM ? Secure yet flexible management of design and manufacture processes.

CATIA V5 : an open and customisable solution ? Import and Export to common standards (DXF. DWG. Java) . …) ? Automation with Visual Basic Macros ? Knowledgeware ? Catalogues and libraries ? CAA V5 (C++. IGES. STEP.

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