AVAILABLE NOW! NX Industrial Electrical Design and Automation Designer

By Thomas Bell

The most effective environment for industrial electrical and automation design

We are excited to announce that the latest versions of NX Industrial Electrical Design and Automation Designer have been released!

NX™ Automation Designer software and NX Industrial Electrical Design software provide a central design application for industrial electrical and automation design, enabling manufacturers of production systems to manage design complexity, shorten development lifecycles and increase the quality of their designs. Direct integration with Teamcenter® software for product lifecycle management (PLM) and the entire NX design software portfolio provides a unified multidisciplinary design environment for production systems engineering.

Highlights of the new release include:

  • Engineering efficiency enhancements
  • Library and data management enhancements
  • Expanded support of ANSI standards
  • 2D schematic enhancements
  • Enhanced reporting
  • Introduction of 2D cabinet design
  • Fluidic design
  • EPLAN® generation enhancements
  • Motion and numerical control support
  • Enhanced software generation for structured control language (SCL)

Already using NX Automation Designer and NX Industrial Electrical Design? See here what’s new!

Our products enable a wholistic engineering of production systems from mechanical concept through to complete PLC code. Discover a whole new level of collaboration with a toolset that enables a complete machine and plant design workflow, providing the highest level of design quality in the shortest time possible. Automation Designer offers a one-of-a-kind engineering toolset, designed from the ground up to enable controls engineers to complete their work with the highest efficiency, quality and speed possible.

Electrical and automation engineers work on the same backbone, with an integrated data model, saving time and eliminating errors. Directly integrate mechanical engineering data and receive updates, improving collaboration across your organization. Our integrated system also improves the quality of engineering results, while increasing efficiency by combining mechatronic models of existing designs and rule-based engineering to eliminate non-value added work.

This, combined with our NX virtual commissioning capabilities, makes the complete process from concept to reality faster than ever before. Learn more about Automation Designer

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