Caso de Sucesso SENER e Siemens PLM


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A SENER é uma compania de engenharia, construção e integração de sistemas aero espaciais que conseguiu um ganho de produtividade usando o Solid Edge e a tecnologia Synchronous para editar geometrias vindo de qualquer software CAD permitindo alterações e projetos de maneira dinâmica

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Caso de Sucesso SENER e Siemens PLM

  1. 1. Solid EdgeSENERComplex aerospace work gets a boost from Solid EdgeIndustry Synchronous technology speedsAerospace collaborative design projects by allowing fast modifications toBusiness challenges any geometryShorter project timeframes Multidisciplinary engineeringComplex designs SENER Ingenería y Sistemas S.A. (SENER) isOngoing design modifications an engineering, construction and systems integration company backed by more than 50 years of experience. Innovation, com-Keys to success mitment to quality and independence areSolid Edge with synchronous the company’s values. Founded in Spain,technology SENER has become an international leader in a number of domains, including civilAbility to modify designs engineering and architecture, aerospacecreated in other CAD systems engineering, aeronautics and vehicles,No need to know model’s actuator and control systems, power andhistory processes, and marine engineering. SENERSupport from Pixel Sistemas employs more than 2,500 professionals at 13 offices around the world. Countries represented include Algiers, Argentina, theResults United Arab Emirates, Japan, Mexico,Faster design changes Poland, Portugal and Spain.New level of engineering SENER regards research and development dedicate ourselves to making prototypes,productivity (R&D) as an important component of its which we must deliver within increasinglyAbility to focus on designing work, with the design process integral to short timeframes,” Germán Jaio Gogenola,instead of operating the its success. “We spend 15 to 20 percent coordinator of designers in the StructuresCAD software of our time on R&D, and 15 percent of that and Mechanisms section. The tight dead-“Design without creative is self-financed,” says Fernando Artigas lines led the company to consider upgrad-limits” Azkoaga, chief of the company’s Structures ing its design software. “We must be alert and Mechanisms section. to new developments in CAD (computer- aided design),” Gogenola explains. Like other engineering companies, SENER has had to find ways to work faster. “We
  2. 2. “We attribute our new levels New and better way to design of productivity to Solid Edge. With assistance from Pixel Sistemas, a Before Solid Edge, we spent Siemens PLM Software channel partner, a lot of time thinking about SENER chose Solid Edge® software from how to construct a model. Siemens PLM Software as its new design Now we can focus on the platform. “Pixel presented Solid Edge as design.” a new and better way to design,” says Gogenola. “When we saw how it worked inAlfredo Fernández a real design scenario, we were convincedDesigner that the Pixel proposal was the way to go.Structures and They understood our needs, our businessMechanisms Section and how to help.” SENER is still relying onSENER Pixel Sistemas for technical support and “to further tune our design system,” Gogenola adds. From the designer’s point of view, the transition to Solid Edge was not difficult, He is referring specifically to Solid Edge thanks to the software’s ease of use. “Solid with synchronous technology, which Edge is very intuitive compared to other allows him and his colleagues to edit most programs,” says Alfredo Fernández, a types of geometry, regardless of which designer in the Structures and Mechanisms CAD system or which designer created it. section. “It is the easiest [CAD software] “The most notable characteristic of Solid to use that we have found.” Edge with synchronous technology is the ability to make real-time modifications,” Solid Edge is currently being used on two says Fernández. “The steering wheel is the large aerospace projects. One involves the jewel in the crown. With it, we can handle design of an optical instrument that will any type of modification such as move, travel onboard SEOSAT/Ingenio, Spain’s extrude, rotate, and so on.” first earth observation satellite. The second project involves a mechanism that will be A key advantage with synchronous tech- used to collect asteroid samples. Both nology is that users don’t need knowledge projects are being done for the European of how a CAD model was constructed in Space Agency (ESA). order to modify it. “We can now work with files transferred from any other CAD sys- Modifications in real time tem, even if we have not had experience The designs for these projects are highly with that software,” Fernández explains. complex, and the work is complicated by “We can make changes without knowing critical thermal requirements, as well as the model’s history. Any Solid Edge user difficult assembly and manufacturing pro- can pick up a part made by any other user cesses. According to Fernández, the design and work on it without knowing how it process is characterized by “continuous was made or consulting with the original modification,” which is why Solid Edge is engineer, yet the original intent is so useful for these projects. “Solid Edge maintained.” gives us a faster and more flexible way of making changes than we had previously,” Fernández says.
  3. 3. Solutions/Services “This speeds up the design process a lot,” Solid Edge with Fernández continues, “especially our synchronous technology design process, which requires continuous design modifications. We attribute our new levels of productivity to Solid Edge. Before Solid Edge, we spent a lot of time Customer’s primary business thinking about how to construct a model. SENER Ingenería y Sistemas Now we can focus on the design.” S.A. is an engineering, construction and systems Another advantage with Solid Edge is a integration company, and better ability to manage revisions. “We an international leader in a now have speed and flexibility when man- number of domains, including aging documents and files,” Fernández civil engineering and architec- adds. Overall, the move to Solid Edge has ture, aerospace engineering, given the company’s designers a new way aeronautics and vehicles, of thinking about their work. “It’s a new actuator and control systems, mentality – design without creative limits,” power and processes, and he concludes. marine engineering. Customer location Madrid Spain“Solid Edge is very intuitive compared to other pro- grams. It is the easiest [CAD software] to use that we have found.”Alfredo FernándezDesignerStructures andMechanisms SectionSENER Siemens PLM Software Americas +1 800 807 2200 © 2012 Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software Inc. All rights reserved. Siemens and the Siemens logo are Europe +44 (0) 1202 243455 registered trademarks of Siemens AG. D-Cubed, Femap, Geolus, GO PLM, I-deas, Insight, JT, NX, Parasolid, Solid Edge, Asia-Pacific +852 2230 3308 Teamcenter, Tecnomatix and Velocity Series are trademarks or registered trademarks of Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States and in other countries. All other logos, trademarks, registered trademarks or service marks used herein are the property of their respective holders. Z3 27044 2/12 C