January 2019

Some components look deceptively similar at first glance, but do they serve the same purpose? It's not long before a "cuckoo's egg" sneaks into a design it doesn't belong in, causing a lot of additional work. So as to leave nothing to chance, CADENAS invented the Geometric Similarity Search GEOsearch.

In the year 1999 Jürgen Heimbach invited to the 1st CADENAS Industry Forum. Over the past twenty years, the event has developed into a "place to be" for all specialists and managers in the industry. On 20 & 21 March, the event will once again open its doors to provide information on current trends in the industry.

The rapid increase of 3D CAD model downloads of the PARTcommunity in the past years continues unabated. In 2018, engineers and purchasers worldwide downloaded 297,111,618 CAD engineering data from more than 500 PARTcommunity manufacturer catalogs.

Parker’s Electromechanical and Drives Division North America is pleased to announce the release of the Parker T-Slot Aluminum Design Architect, which enables users of any skill level to quickly and easily design products from Parker T-Slot aluminum framing components.