NX Automation Designer – Mechanical Collaboration

By Maximilian Wollnik

Are you using Excel Sheets to maintain your machine structures & device resources?

Do you still have equipment lists without an idea about the 3D layouts of your machine and the functions in detail?

In this video you will see how simple 3D elements data can be mapped to Automation functions to create your functional machine structure and plc project in one step.

Mechanical Collaboration – Watch the video how simple you can interact with mechanical and automation resources in parallel and build your project.

Want to learn more? Our products enable a wholistic engineering of production systems from mechanical concept through to complete PLC code. 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.

Learn more about NX Industrial Electrical Design  and NX Automation Designer.

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