Visual Components 4.3

The next generation of 3D manufacturing simulation technology. Designed for manufacturing professionals and built on a powerful, flexible, and scalable platform.


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We’ve updated the software infrastructure to deliver significant improvements in simulation speed and performance. Visual workflows have replaced programming for many modeling tasks.

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New tools are available to simplify and streamline process modeling. Design, optimize, and validate your layouts faster and easier.

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We’ve added new interfaces to view and manage processes and production flow, making it easier to analyze, troubleshoot, and modify layouts.


Find the right product for your application

Whether you’re looking for a tool to quickly design and present production solutions, or a platform to power your offline programming applications, we’ve got you covered. Check out our family of 3D manufacturing simulation products.

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3D Layout Configuration

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Configure layouts quickly by using simple drag-and-drop & plug-and-play features. Use your CAD data or our free eCatalog with hundreds of ready-made models.

Process Modeling

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Define and manage the products, processes, and process flows in your layouts with simple, easy, and visual workflows.

eCatalog

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Use our eCatalog with over 2,500 pre-defined and ready-to-use components from leading industrial automation brands to create production simulations.

CAD File Import

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Import CAD models directly into the Visual Components 3D world. Most major file formats and extensions are supported.

Import 2D Drawings

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Import 2D drawings of your current layouts into the 3D world and set up your simulations on top.

Point Cloud

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Import point cloud models of your facilities directly into the 3D world and configure layouts inside them.

Statistics

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Create, modify, and visualize custom simulation data in the statistics dashboard.

PLC Connectivity

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Connect simulations with your control system using platform-independent OPC-UA or supported vendor-specific interfaces.

Simple Robotics

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Define, model, and program your robot behavior with simple and easy-to-use robot teaching tools.

Sales Content Creation

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Easily create and export your 3D simulations as high-quality images and videos up 4K quality, as interactive 3D PDFs or 2D drawings with BoM.

VC Experience

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Share and experience the simulations in virtual reality or on your smartphones.

Component Modeling

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Bring your CAD files to life and customize them with behaviors and properties to build your personalized library of components.

Pre-Built Wizards

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Activate CAD files for the 3D world faster with pre-built wizards that automate configuration for many component types.

Basic Solid Geometry

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Create simple 3D geometries and modify imported CAD files with this basic CAD modeling toolkit.

Geometry Simplification

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Reduce file sizes and improve simulation performance with the automated geometry simplification tool.

Siemens S7 – PLC Connectivity

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Connect your simulations and communicate with physical S7-1200 controllers and S7-PLCSIM at faster speeds.

WinMOD and SIMIT Connectivity

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Test your simulations with several industrial controllers through connections with real-time behavioral simulation software – WinMOD and SIMIT.

Geometrical CAD data for Robot Paths

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Create well-structured data of geometry surfaces, curves, and curve loops from imported CAD files and develop custom robot paths for different applications.

Path Statements

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Quickly teach and simulate paths of positions with robots for applications like robot welding, machine tending, paint, and water jet operations, sealing, and cutting.

Paint Process Visualization

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Visualize the application of paint on surfaces and measure coat thickness.

VRC Connectivity for UR and Stäubli

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Connect to Universal Robot and Stäubli CS8, and CS9 controllers to create/modify robot programs and verify cycle times.

Interactive VR

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Dive into your simulations in Virtual Reality and interact with different elements in the layout.

VR/3D Conferencing

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Interact with your teams/customers inside a real-time virtual environment and finalize the simulations remotely using our VR/3D conferencing partner solutions.

Interested?

See for yourself how Visual Components 3D manufacturing simulation solutions can help you save time, reduce costs, and improve production performance!

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