A picture is worth a thousand words - Find the desired component with CADENAS Sketch Search

Locate geometrically similar components easily and quickly in the Strategic Parts Management PARTsolutions

2D sketch search

Whether painted by an elephant or human hand – pictures say more than 1,000 words. Although we usually know what we mean or are looking for, it might be difficult to describe or to give it a name. That's the way it often goes when engineers and purchasers are in search of a component needed for their product. It's often easier and more accurate to sketch the outline of a component than to describe it in words.

Find your desired component completely without words

The 2D Sketch Search by CADENAS, based on the Geometric Similarity Search, leads engineers and purchasers quickly to the right component, within the Strategic Parts Management PARTsolutions and without any item name. With a simple 2D drawing, for which a CAD system is not required, geometrically similar components are searched for and listed clearly for the user. Even a photo of the component can be used as a reference for the search. Unnecessary additional research and possible misunderstandings due to language barriers can be avoided with the 2D Sketch Search, thus leaving more time for the development of innovative products.

Here's how the 2D Sketch Search by CADENAS works:

CADENAS opens up new opportunities to intelligently find product information as well as CAD data of standard, purchased and single parts. The search functions have been optimized especially for the needs of engineers and purchasers and enhance the intelligent finding of needed components by an intuitive operation. Find out more about the intelligent finding methods of CADENAS at:


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