Video Demonstrations

The following are a few short video demonstrations which highlight some of the capability of our solutions.

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Schematic-Driven Connector Placement

Watch CadActive’s automation streamline cabling tasks in an electronics cabinet.

AutoInterface transfers the harness and coax connector port locations from the components to the wiring assembly. Then using a schematic data file, AutoAssemble bulk loads, assembles, and designates all connectors in one automated step. Avoid the time-consuming task of doing this one connector at a time.

Automatic Publish Geometry Creation

This video highlights the existing process involved with manually creating publish geometry features in a model, which is then compared to CadActive's automation.

Flexible Piping (Hoses)

AutoRouting allows the user to automatically generate pipes and hoses with simple point and click.

Select two Coordinate Systems and a desired Linestock, and the pipe routing will automatically calculate itself. Whether to jump-start the initial design, or even for a quick test, let AutoRouting increase your team's routing productivity by up  600%.

Rectangular Piping

AutoRouting can also automatically generate pipelines based on data imported directly from a schematic.

In this example, waveguide for a satellite payload is modeled in one step. There are a lot of opportunities to make mistakes when manually translating a 2D payload schematic into a 3D model. Leverage that same data directly and ensure that models are connected properly the first time.

Circular Piping (Semi-Rigid Cabling)

In this example, AutoRouting automatically generates a large number of initial "Semi-Rigid Coax" lines from a schematic.

When designing a satellite, there can be thousands of coax cables across the design, which can take months to model. Whether using the cabling tool or the piping tool, let AutoRouting save days or even weeks from your design.

Benefits of Spec-Driven Piping

If you are modeling pipes in Creo Parametric, you should be using Spec-Driven Piping. This video demonstrates how this free extension within Creo's Piping module can streamline your design efforts by helping you generate piping models at least 400% faster (seriously!) and reducing iterations by eliminating errors.

RsysConfig: Spec-Driven Piping Made Easy

Despite the significant benefits, most organizations fail to take advantage of Spec-Driven Piping because of the complexity associated with its deployment and data management. This video introduces RsysConfig - a new web-based interface by CadActive that allows users to create and define their Spec-Driven Piping configuration. Also, see how quick and easy it is to migrate your existing spec-driven data from Creo 2 or 3 to the new file formats in Creo 4!

LiveWorx 2017 Ignite Talk

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Creo Spec-Driven Piping - Powered by CadActive

This video provides an overview of the benefits of Spec-Driven Piping and how RsysConfig can put the power of Spec-Driven Piping into your team's hands.

Full Process Automation Example

This video is a comprehensive demo that highlights the benefits of AutoInterface (Publish and Copy Geometry automation) along with AutoAssemble (loads, assembles, and designates connectors in bulk). The video concludes with AutoRouting (automatic routing of Piping and Semi-Rigid Cabling) using an input file from a schematic - currently a PTC Neutral Wire List (".nwf") file, but this can be changed to fit your processes.