Aerospace & Defense
Innovation and collaborative, synchronized program management for new programs
Affordability and high-volume production of composite materials is a key challenge in the automotive industry. It requires a new approach to designing, analyzing and manufacturing composite products. With proven solutions for advanced composite part development, Siemens PLM Software provides a better understanding of the impact of design choices on cost and schedule, enabling design, simulation, test and verification of composite products embedded within your CAD and PLM applications.
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Accelerate the product development process of composites used in vehicle interiors, powertrain, body systems, and more. Our multi-CAD solution offers a collaborative environment between different disciplines involved in composite engineering.
Support automotive composites engineering process from conception, laminate definition, and ply creation, through simulation, documentation, and manufacturing, leveraging your existing 3D CAD systems.
Validate build-rate requirements of your automotive composite parts by automating the creation of documentation and manufacturing data necessary for nesting, cutting, laser projection, tape laying, fiber placement, and inspection activities.
Author, validate and communicate the joining requirements of vehicle assemblies including emphasis given to fastening structures of complex mixed material, and better adherence to your demanding timelines and cost targets.
Simulate laminate composite materials to ensure they meet your vehicle’s durability, strength, NVH-related attributes using a seamless connection to composites design, accurate solvers, and comprehensive post processors.
Bridge the gap between planning and execution by reducing the manual effort and cost of managing and tracking vehicle engineering processes.
Provide a common source of BOM information across your organization. Realize greater flexibility and scalability to manage high degree of variants and configuration of your automotive products.
Composites materials are used in the automotive industry to make vehicles lighter, safer and more fuel-efficient. Traditionally, the use of composites was limited to high-performance cars. Today, however, automotive companies are increasingly relying on composites in mass-produced cars to meet fuel economy targets.
Affordability and high-volume production of composite materials is a key challenge in the industry and requires a new approach to designing, analyzing and manufacturing composite products. Achieving a successful composite product launch requires effective communication among multidisciplinary teams throughout the lifecycle of a vehicle program. Siemens PLM Software supports the end-to-end design, engineering and manufacturing of composite products.
With proven solutions for advanced composite part development, we help you gain a better understanding of the impact of design choices on cost and schedule. Using a highly concurrent engineering process, you can perform design, simulation, test and verification of composite products embedded within your CAD and PLM applications.
Automakers must rethink engineering and manufacturing methods to develop lighter automobiles
Exploiting the full potential of high-performance composite materials