CADENAS NEWS

The ABB division of electrification products now offers an interactive version of a flip catalog for the SNK series terminal blocks. Here the customers and interested parties can access intelligent, technical product information such as 3D CAD models, PDF data sheets, product videos or other websites with a click.

The CADENAS 19th Industry Forum will take place in the WWK Arena in Augsburg on the 7th and 8th of March 2018. Engineers, purchasers and marketing specialists can find out about trends and innovations in the area of Strategic Parts Management, Electronic Product Catalogs as well as BIM.

An old Indian parable tells a story that can easily apply to the topic of classification. Some men stand in complete darkness opposite an unknown object and try to find out what it is. In doing so, each man only examines a certain part of the whole and draws his own conclusions. Trunk, brush or sail?

It keeps on going! Due to last year's active participation in the PARTcloud.net Weekly Challenge, the concept will be continued in 2018. The members will now be taking part in the "PARTcloud.net 3D Modeling World Championship".

Worldwide digitalization is in full swing – the company Afag attaches great importance to the topic and relies on CADENAS as a long-standing partner. Thanks to the Electronic Product Catalog, a so-called digital twin of Afag components is provided and fast and cost-effective photorealistic product pictures become reality.

The number of downloaded 3D CAD engineering data has been on the increase since the beginning of 2017. There has been a steady number of downloads recorded of over 20 million parts per month. PARTcommunity is pleased to announce an increase over the previous year of nearly 25% of up to 260 million downloaded 3D CAD models in this year.

Normally Colin Johnson spends his time helping engineers and component manufacturers with their products and 3D CAD catalogs, but in his spare time he founded a running group with the sole purpose of encourage the visually impaired/blind to try marathon running.

Engineers and buyers interested in Ranco products can now directly configure and download 3D CAD models in native 2D and 3D formats for easy integration into their design.

MOVET® will soon be providing 3D CAD models of its products to download in a CADENAS Electronic Product Catalog. First, the area of flange bearings will be added to the product catalog, which is based on the eCATALOGsolutions technology from the German software manufacturer.