October 2013

As of now, CADENAS' PARTcommunity 3D CAD Model App is available in the newest 2.2.4 version. Besides small tweaks/optimizations regarding function and design, the app now also has two completely new features

There's a new integration between SpaceClaim, provider of the worldwide most innovative and fastest CAD programme and CADENAS, the software manufacturer from Augsburg with its Strategic parts management system PARTsolutions: Via the plugin integrated in SpaceClaim Engineer, developers and engineers can now directly use 3D CAD models in the SpaceClaim format.

Comprehensive, uncomplicated and quickly indispensible – this way the new, freely available 3D CAD Model App of the clamping systems manufacturer AMF presents itself, based on the eCATALOGsolutions technology of the software manufacturer CADENAS from Augsburg. With this application engineers and purchasers can now browse the product catalog of AMF for parts, download CAD models and call up information about innovations while on the move.

CADENAS PARTsolutions, LLC, a global provider of online 3-D parts, eCatalogs and sales configurators, and Eaton’s B-Line business, announced the expansion of the popular CoSPEC online computer-aided drafting (CAD) catalog and product configurator.

CADENAS is presenting a worldwide novelty with PARTcommunity embedded technology: The 3D CAD can now be seamlessly integrated without programming effort into the component manufacturer’s website with company specific design and layout.

DE-STA-CO's FABTECH 2013 booth N1846 will feature an interactive demo area where attendees can don old-school anaglyph 3D glasses to see more than 1,200 clamping, gripping, transferring, indexing and robotic tooling products "come to life."

The only download portal where you get to the desired part without words, just by means of a sketch: With a simple sketch, engineers can quickly find the desired 3D CAD models on CADENAS 3D CAD download portal PARTcommunity under

Caster Concepts, manufacturer of heavy duty industrial casters and caster wheels, is pleased to announce the launch of a new product configurator. Answering the call of design engineers for on-demand CAD models that easily integrate into products, Caster Concepts and PARTsolutions LLC have collaborated on the first customizable CAD designer for industrial caster downloads.

ECLASS is the cross-industry product data standard for the classification of products and services, which has become internationally accepted as the only ISO/IEC-compliant industry standard. As official ECLASS IT service providers, CADENAS and D&TS offer free, individually tailored ECLASS on-site consulting for companies.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) will host the 68th Annual Midyear Conference of the American Society of Engineering Education's (ASEE) Engineering Design Graphics Division Oct. 20-23, 2013. It is open to faculty, staff, and students at colleges, universities, and junior and community colleges from the United States and overseas.

Rotomation has selected CADENAS PARTsolutions to create and support their all-new catalog of online digital 3D part content. Rotomation will be introducing their new configurator, capable of generating more than 30 billion unique products, along with a newly designed website in early 2014.

DE-STA-CO has launched an all-new online product configurator, providing an improved online experience thanks to the embedded design created by CADENAS PARTsolutions LLC. An integral part of the product design process, CAD downloads have become the preferred way for engineers to specify products into both large and small manufactured assemblies.

The Canadian photo artist Todd McLellan decided to take a closer look on our daily devices and patiently dissasembled them part by part. His pictures show a facinating variety of components.