Intelligently source parts and identify the best component for every project with PartSupply Enterprise on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform. Create your company’s own custom parts ecosystem, choosing from in-house components and a marketplace of 58+ million qualified configurations from 1200+ suppliers. Once you’ve found the correct 3D part, insert it directly into your design environment in SOLIDWORKS or CATIA.
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- As a Standard Components Manager, define and manage your external catalog of parts from your preferred suppliers, as well as your internal catalog of parts created by your company. First, select from 1000+ suppliers qualified by DS. Use semantic tags to navigate and filter. See the part in 360° and review its technical specifications, related documentation provided by the supplier, and its sourcing information. Using the configuration table, you can select all its configurations and add it to your ecosystem. Once your components are selected, enrich the supplier’s part by adding internal information, such as an internal part number or qualification status. Import your enterprise, in-house catalog of components by uploading files, or using the EDGE Agent, which will automatically index your data folders and post them in PartSupply. PartSupply automatically extracts all necessary information to efficiently categorize the parts. You can also add internal attributes, either manually or by updating the data via CSV file.
- As a Classification Intelligence Analyst, classify your in-house components in just a few clicks. Thanks to machine learning, the parts are grouped according to 3D similarity. Classify the parts using EClass categories that the system suggests automatically, or select your own category and validate it.
- As a Standardization Intelligence Analyst, standardize your in-house components with just a few clicks. Thanks to machine learning, the parts are grouped according to 3D similarity. You can standardize the parts and define them as an alternate, standard, or “not for use.” Optimize components for use and enforce usage across the enterprise. The table view enables you, the Analyst, to review all part attributes before taking any action. Now, engineers can reuse parts from the in-house catalog or from selected providers.
As a designer, you can reuse parts qualified by your enterprise, thanks to PartSupply directly from the web. Browsing through the categories, find a screw to reuse and easily access the standards defined by your enterprise. With its 360° view, you can review its sourcing and technical specifications, its similar and alternate parts, and review it in 3D. If this internal component doesn’t fit your needs, you can access all the bolts and screws from qualified suppliers that your Components Manager has validated, and review its specifications to choose the right part to use in your design.
As a CATIA V5 designer, you can reuse parts qualified by your enterprise, thanks to PartSupply Enterprise, which is directly accessible in the CATIA V5 desktop. Easily find all the similar parts in the in-house catalog and filter on the standard ones. Access the 360° view of the part with its similar and alternate parts, review its technical specifications and replace the part directly in your design. For example, change the screws of your electric drive, as they need to be replaced due to a manufacturing problem. Navigate through the similar parts of your in-house content and filter on the preferred standard parts, review the specifications and decide whether it fits your needs. Add parts to compare and analyze later. You can also browse through the similar parts offered by selected providers working with your company. You can access sketches and photos, technical specs, and review internal attributes from your company of this supplier part. You can even browse through parts non-qualified by the Standard Components Manager coming from the marketplace, review a part’s specs and add it to the comparison table to compare your in-house part, the external qualified part and the part from PartSupply Community all together. You can compare these parts using different information, like the bounding box or the description. Reuse a part from a known supplier in your design and update it with a part from PartSupply.
As a SOLIDWORKS designer, you can use parts qualified by your enterprise, thanks to PartSupply, which is directly accessible in the SOLIDWORKS desktop. With the power of 3D similarity, easily find all the similar parts in the in-house catalog and filter on the standard ones. You can access the 360° view of the part with its similar and alternate parts, review its technical specifications and decide whether it’s the right part to use. Replace it directly in your design with a few clicks. For example, you can change the screws of my electric drive, as they need to be replaced due to a manufacturing problem. Navigate through the similar parts of your in-house content and filter on the preferred standard parts, review the specs and decide whether it fits your needs. Or browse through the similar parts offered by selected providers. Let’s say the best option for the electric drive is a non-qualified part. In that case, you can request access to this part from your Components Manager, who will review the request and study the component’s information before deciding whether to add it to the enterprise ecosystem. Once the Components Manager has accepted the request, you can insert the part or replace it. Now, your design is updated with the new part from PartSupply.
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