2018

IronCAD offers its customers a new service: Engineers and designers can now access millions of 3D & 2D CAD models from over 500 parts catalogs directly in IronCAD. New catalogs and catalog extensions are available at any time without update.

Through the cooperation with CADENAS, users get access to millions of 3D CAD models from well-known component manufacturers with the current update of XEOMETRIC's planning software ELITECAD Mechanics 14.

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 BIMcatalogs.net and PARTcommunity.

The partners are working together to provide users of Zukens' 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.

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.

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 http://railbeton.partcommunity.com.

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.

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.

MOVET® introduces its new product catalog based on the eCATALOGsolutions technology by CADENAS. Thanks to the new Electronic Product Catalog, 3D models of the blue flange bearing product is available to engineers and designers for the development of hygienic conveyor systems for the food and pharma industries.

The 3D CAD models download portal powered by CADENAS convinces with increased user numbers and high number of page visits: In the month of June, 28,008,211 CAD models from over 500 PARTcommunity manufacturer catalogs were downloaded by engineers and purchasers - more than ever before.

Focus PLM, a Gold Partner of Aras, and CADENAS have launched a solution that integrates the Strategic Parts Management PARTsolutions into Aras Innovator PLM. Aras users can now easily find parts, increase reuse and minimize duplicate parts.

PLÜMAT will be introducing the Strategic Parts Management PARTsolutions by CADENAS to its business units of engineering, development and work preparation in the course of 2018. The Geometric Similarity Search GEOsearch of PARTsolutions will increase the reuse of components in the company and save costs.

To ensure architects and planners a comfortable workflow for their construction projects, ZinCo GmbH now provides 3D BIM CAD models of its systems and products for roof greening in a 3D BIM CAD download portal based on CADENAS technology.

Tata Steel launched their pioneering BIM Tool the "DNA Profiler" and product catalog, granting engineers and architects easy access to configurable products and instant BIM CAD downloads, right from Tata Steel’s website.

CADENAS has published the latest version of the well-known 3D CAD download portal PARTcommunity. Besides millions of intelligent engineering models of renowned component manufacturers, PARTcommunity Version 8 offers engineers and purchasers many innovations and features, thus making use even easier and more intuitive.

Since February of this year, engineers not only have access to the extended Electronic Product Catalog of RK Rose+Krieger but also to the new interactive product configurator of Move-Tec "E" assembly for linear units with spindle drive, lifting columns and electric cylinder.

The 19th Industry Forum of CADENAS this year was all about the current topics of Industy 4.0, the Internet of Things (IoT) and digitalization. On the 7th and 8th of March in the Augsburg WWK Arena, Germany, the international convention offered over 200 participants the opportunity to find out more about IT trends and to exchange ideas about modern technologies and solutions.

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.

Festo AG & Co. KG publishes the new online version of their configuration software Festo Design Tool 3D, which was developed in cooperation with the German software manufacturer CADENAS.

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.