CADENAS Newsletter

Q4 | 2018
Zuken, CADENAS and ECAD-Port announce component library cooperation
Introduction IN THIS ISSUE

Dear Sir or Madame,

Good news for all manufacturers of electrical components and electrical designers: Through the cooperation of Zuken, CADENAS and ECAD-Port, product data enriched with intelligent information will be available in Zuken’s E3.series.

The 3D CAD models download portal PARTcommunity has established a new record: 28,593,169 3D CAD models were downloaded in one month! Manufacturers and engineers benefit equally from the popularity of CADENAS' download portal.



Zuken, CADENAS and ECAD-Port announce component library cooperation

The partners are working together to provide users of E³.series access to free, validated, high-quality electrical component data, enriched with intelligent information such as electronic symbols, connections points and technical product information.

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One billion CAD models downloads: PARTcommunity ranks among the top tier of 3D CAD download portals
billion download

"ROARsome" record for PARTcommunity in October: Within one month, engineers and purchasers worldwide downloaded more than 28,593,169 CAD models from the 3D CAD models download portal with more than 500 well-known component manufacturers catalogs.

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Global product data management – Interview with Paul Surin, Head of Built Environment at Wienerberger AG

At Digital Construction Week (DCW) 2018 in London, Wienerberger has demonstrated the organisation’s BIM-readiness by launching their new product data platform Wienerberger Connect – a result of a collaboration between coBuilder and CADENAS. Paul Surin, Head of Built Environment at Wienerberger AG provides insights into the manufacturer’s side of BIM and the decision making process at Wienerberger UK in an interview.

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Register now and save early bird price for Industry Forum 2019

Register now and save 100 EUR with our early bird discount! Two days with world class best practice presentations, workshops and networking waiting for you at #TheIndustryForum 2019.

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Novelty: Realistic depiction of components thanks to individual textures & material properties in product catalogs
new textures

Component manufacturers can now enrich their 3D CAD models with individual textures and material properties and let the digital product data of their Electronic Product Catalog look deceptively real.

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The UK BIM Alliance study shows a fresh way forward for construction manufacturer’s needing to provide a digital representation of their products
UK BIM study

The new UK BIM Alliance report “A fresh way forward for Product Data” identifies some of the key challenges to the digitalization of product data and explains why the process is far from ready to use. In order to help building component manufacturers master these challenges, CADENAS provides a comprehensive BIM solution.

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CADENAS product catalogs integrate technology from C3D Labs

CADENAS and C3D Labs, the fast-growing provider of 3D software development toolkits, today announced their partnership in technology integration: 3D CAD models are now available for free in C3D formats Renga and KOMPAS-3D on the CADENAS download portals and PARTcommunity.

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Schiedel expands its 3D BIM CAD data library by CADENAS in the sector of stove and heating systems

Schiedel adds the 3D BIM engineering data of their energy-saving chimneys of the ABSOLUT series as well as the entire range of Kingfire stove and heating systems to their Electronic Product Catalog powered by CADENAS. Architects and engineers can now configure and download even more products of the European market leader for chimney and flue gas systems and add to their design in the respective CAD system.

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Find components quickly and easily, even in large databases, thanks to PARTsolutions filter assistants

Butterfly caterpillars are very picky and usually prefer only a single fodder plant. As if that's not enough, another criterion is their concrete location. Also with the development of new products, the step by step narrowing down of right components by the engineer can often be helpful, which is made possible by PARTsolutions filter assistants.

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Make way for 3D BIM CAD product data at RAILBETON HAAS

RAILBETON HAAS has been specialized in the planning and production of concrete components for industrial and traffic-facilities construction. For the upcoming age of BIM, a digital 3D BIM CAD catalog has been prepared together with CADENAS. Architects, planners & civil engineers can now download 3D BIM CAD models of concrete bases for signaling equipment at

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20th CADENAS Industry Forum – 20. & 21.03.2019

Register now and save 100 EUR with our early bird discount! Two days with world class best practice presentations, workshops and networking waiting for you at #TheIndustryForum 2019.

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heb   movet
HEB   Railbeton
schiedel 8020Inc
Schiedel 80/20 Inc.
berger   IMI
Berger Tools   IMI Precision Engineering
ggb   bimba
Festo   BIMBA
KIPP   norelem
Robotunits   norelem
balluff   gressel
Balluff   Gressel
gamavuoto   skf
Gamavuoto   SKF
fibro   ganter
Fibro   Ganter
rittal   hbm
Rittal   CPC
nachi   hettich
Nachi   C Matic
kistler   smc
Kistler   SMC Europe
wago   zimmergroup
Wago   Zimmer
sick   wuerth
Sick   Würth
afag   siko
Afag   Siko

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Tips & Tricks

Tip of the month

New in each newsletter: Practical tips for using PARTsolutions.

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How can I get a visual overview on a certain group of products?

Can I create a sketch from an image and search with this?

Merry Christmas! Merry Christmas!

We wish you and your family a merry and peaceful Christmas. For the year 2019 we wish you all the best!

From 24.12.2018 to 06.01.2019 we are on vacation.