CADDS 5

CADDS 5

A 3D solid modeling CAD program that runs on Windows NT and Unix from Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC), Needham, MA (www.ptc.com). Originally developed by Computervision, it is popular software that provides a huge variety of packaging options based on application requirements.
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Capability: DV-CADDS Reader reads CADDS 4X and CADDS 5 designs.
PTC (Nasdaq: PMTC), The Product Development Company[R], today announced the availability of CADDS 5 15.
CADDS 5 offers adaptable, hybrid modeling capabilities that enable users to optimize their design approach to meet specific product development needs.
The new version, CADDS 5, provides modular software for designers, engineers, managers, and nonengineering users with wider access to CADDS CAD/CAM data.
As a result, CADDS 5 is widely used in both military and civil products.
The PTC i-Series also features Pro/MECHANICA, Division, Pro/DESKTOP, ICEM, CDRS, InPart, CADDS 5 and MEDUSA.
We are so pleased with CADDS 5 we have standardized on it for all our new projects" said Daniel Person, director of engineering, Direction des Constructions Navales (DCN), the largest military shipbuilding organization in Europe.
The software integrates with many CAD systems - not only with PTC i-Series members such as Pro/ENGINEER and CADDS 5, but also with third party CAD packages such as CATIA and Unigraphics.
This development of a dedicated shipbuilding solution will augment -- and integrate with -- HHI's existing system based largely on CADDS 5.
With its latest order, Fiat Auto SpA, the second largest automotive supplier in Europe, is expanding its use of the PTC suite of design automation software products -- including CADDS 5 and Pro/ENGINEER -- into vehicle design and engineering production activities.
PTC's Pro/ENGINEER and CADDS 5 product development tools have been successfully used by Airbus on the A340-500 and 600 aircraft programs.
ANSYS for CADDS software is integrated into Computervision's CADDS 5 design system.