Engineering Domain : Mechanical Design Prerequisites : GPS V5 | MD2 V5 Available since : 2005-12-30, V5R16
COSTOPTIMIZER provides CATIA users with a fast and accurate method for developing blank shapes and coil nests, and makes recommendations to alter stamped component designs for cost reduction. It is specifically designed for purchasers, planners, estimators, engineers, account managers, and tool and die designers.
Identifies product design changes that improve material utilization and reduce costs
Evaluates multiple costing scenarios for optimal material utilization
Accurately determines total material cost per blank
Determines product design changes that can account for 10 to 15% reduction in material costs