SEER Ply Cost Estimator


Engineering Domain : Manufacturing
Prerequisites : CD3 V5
Available since : 2014-08-01, V5-6R2013

Product Overview

SEER Ply Cost Estimator provides detailed composite part cost estimates for labor (setup, direct, inspection, rework), material, and tooling costs. It covers processes such as Ply Placement, Debulking, Core Preparation and Machining, Panel Layup Hot Press Forming, Curing (Autoclave, RTM, or VARTM), Trim after Cure, Non-Destructive Testing, Tool Prep, Cleaning, Tool Fabrication & Design, Material, and more.

Customer Benefits

  • Update and refresh estimates as the design matures through the manufacturing preparation design phase.
  • Create and save multiple estimate scenarios for each part to compare and trade options.
  • Fully customizable knowledge base templates and rules to fit your factory environments, labor rates, and processes.
  • Publish/Save estimates as SEER cost models to be shared with SEER users for inclusion into other estimates.
  • CATIA users can review the estimate, even if Ply Cost Estimator and/or SEER are not installed.