How Efficient is Your Parts Management?

how efficient is your parts management

Many old stories begin with the phrase “Back in the day…”  Well, back in the day when Industrial Design Engineers, Procurement Professionals and Supply Managers needed to vet suppliers and find parts, they went to their bookcase where they housed…

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Native CAD vs. Neutral CAD

Native CAD vs. Neutral CAD

Which type of CAD Files are superior? Get the ‘Native vs. Neutral’ eBook here. The debate still rages in all its fury among engineers about which type of CAD files are superior. Is the answer native CAD file formats, or…

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Certified AIA/NAS Native Standard 3D Parts for Dassault Solidworks

Certified AIA/NAS Native Standard 3D Parts for Dassault Solidworks

The Aerospace Industries Association has partnered with CADENAS PARTsolutions and IHS Markit to deliver the popular NAS standard 3D parts models in native Solidworks format.   These certified models are a valuable time-saver, enabling engineers to quickly search, configure and…

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Before starting classification of parts, ask these questions!

Classification of Part Data

Here are three questions to as before classifying parts.   Why classification? What classification structure/standard should we use? How will we maintain clean data on new parts? Why Classification?   One reason given to PLM admins for classification is to…

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