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With new software, tools and apps, the configuration of components and systems in product development becomes child's play

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Configuration: News about apps + tools for product design

More and more industrial companies put on their websites Configurators with which users can lay out the products and, at best, order them straight away. With new one Software, tools and Apps will the Configuration of components and systems in the Product development child's play. In the age of Amazon, online ordering in the B2B business is increasing rapidly - you will find new tools and apps here for construction and development!

Brand new tools to configure products

Find out about new ones here Configuratorsthat make your product design easier:

Find the right plain bearing material with the Iglidur configurator

Igus IglidurWhen it comes to wear-resistant tribo-polymers, users have Igus the agony of choice. For small series or series production in injection molding, a prototype from the 3D printer or semi-finished products, the plastics specialist has now developed an offline configurator for its 39 Iglidur standard materials: The user can determine the appropriate material using templates. An Iglidur expert system is also available for the selection and calculation of the service life.

festoPlanners and developers can quickly create their integrated circuit diagrams with the "Fluiddraw Professional" software from Festo. The intelligent software solution ensures clear structures in a user-friendly manner, from the idea through planning to system and machine construction, even with complex systems - now also with electrical circuit diagrams. The new software solution is based on the functional foundation of the Fluiddraw S5.

telegaertner0316telegardener has expanded and renewed its cable configurator for coax cables. The tool for configuring over 400 connectors and cable types is now consistently geared towards user-friendliness. For this purpose, the naming has been structured uniformly and the distinction between crimp, solder and terminal versions has been sharpened. Newly included are 4.3-10, Mini HD-BNC and HF Semi Flex cables.

Igus0419Fast and easy configuration of complete cable guides: The E-Chain Expert from Igus. With the newly developed online tool, the user can design his individual ready-to-connect energy chain system in just a few steps. The internal division is carried out automatically and the user receives reliable information on the durability of the chain and the cables used.

Igus would now like to make the B2B business "Amazon-like": Without in-depth technical know-how and CAD software, users can now get the right one Screw and the accompanying drawing. With the new spindle configurator everyone can choose from the world's largest Thread shop design individually manufactured and durable threaded spindles.

Igus threaded spindle online


Configurator for electric drivesManually designing electric drives is time-consuming and complex. IMI Precision Engineering is now presenting a new one for this Online configurator. This allows users to configure their electric drive quickly and flexibly. With the new dimensioning tool, the time-consuming procedure is now a thing of the past. The online configurator for electric cylinders and rodless drives from IMI Norgren Elion eallows the precise and efficient selection of the right drive with a wealth of information and empirical data.

nord0519Efficient, transparent and available 24/7: In the “my Nord” customer portal, users can find the drive solution they need from the standard product portfolio, consisting of gearboxes, motors and drive electronics from NORD configure and order online yourself.

ejot0913The "Delta PT" -Screw of Ejot is a powerful connecting element for safe and easy direct assembly into thermoplastics. A system based on the mechanical parameters of many thousands of applications and test fittings Research Programme showed to be able to calculate reliably with preload forces even with thermoplastics. Besides Delta PTGeometry arose as the associated forecasting program "Delta Calc. ALtracs Plus".

kipp0217The Heinrich Kipp factory now enables its customers to configure their control units individually. Specific values ​​are simply entered online, followed by production with the 3D printer. As a result, customers receive precisely tailored components - uncomplicated and on demand.

distrelec09121Distrelec Schuricht is expanding its range on the Internet: From now on, individually designed circuit boards can be configured and ordered quickly and easily in the online shop. A professional assembly service rounds off the offer. The new service is made possible by a cooperation with the engineering office Friedrich (IBF), developer of the professional CAD software "Target 3001" and Beta Layout, the inventor of the "PCB pool" principle. 

elmeko0919Elmeko has a large number of different LED control cabinet, LED compact and LED machine lights in its range. With the new lights Finder the company offers practical help in choosing the right luminaire. Criteria include input voltage, luminaire type, fastening, protection class and type of protection, luminaire length, connections and equipment with socket or the desired certification.

Vibration damper against vibrationsACE Shock has her Online Store for vibration revised and live. It brings together all of the company's online products. From more than 4500 products, designers and development engineers can now choose the right solution for them, using the configurators and calculation tools for vibration damping.

Parker Hannifin offers users with the O-ring selector a web-based construction tool for O-ring design, It can be used to quickly and precisely select the correct O-rings in terms of dimensions and sealing material, tailored to the respective operating conditions.

Parker O Ring interpretation