More than 25 years of innovation for Class-A and design

ICEM Surf is the industry leading Curve and Surface explicit geometry modeling tool for defining, analyzing and performing high end visualization of complex free-form shape CAD surface models to the highest quality. Used in product design processes throughout automotive, aerospace, consumer goods  and press-tool design industries, providing solutions for direct surface modeling, refinement, reconstruction and scan modelling. Advanced tools such as Global modelling and industry defined analysis tools enable designers to detect subtle surface problems and check for compliances with regulations, whilst simultaneously performing high precision surfacing and experiencing real-time 3D visualization.

ICEM Surf Modules

"Class A" at its best / Accelerated surface creation with specialized analyzing tools, safety analyzes and reverse engineering functions

ICEM Surf Professional

Define complex free-form shapes with Class A quality

Thanks to the powerful and industry leading Curve and Surface modeling tools, designers have the full freedom to create high quality Class A surface geometry within intuitive and ergonomically optimized user interface supporting the need for rapid and efficient interactions during geometry creation and modifications.
Advanced modification tools such as Control Point manipulation & Matching provide the capabilities and techniques that enable the user to control the shape of the design to within a micron of accuracy in order to achieve the desired aesthetical Class A quality, whilst at the same time, Real time dynamic diagnostic tools offer both numerical and graphical, provide the designer the necessary checks to ensure the desired quality is achieved in meeting aesthetical, engineering and often legislative requirements. 
In addition, advanced structured data management tools are provided to manage variants in support of design review processes.

ICEM Surf Master

Powerful surface creation and diagnosis capabilities

An add-on Core module, ICEM Surf Master provides advanced tools to name a few for example, Feature Design that supports the rapid generation of design variants whilst maintaining the original design intent and quality or Global Offset to define wall thickness of Plastic or Sheet metal components or Global Blend to elegantly fill gaps between surfaces with extensive optional user management of the internal shape and its continuities. Additionally to simulate manufacturing processes, the Crowning tool allows the designer to compensate for the spring-back behavior of sheet metal after the pressing process.

ICEM Surf Magic

Extends the global modelling techniques

An add-on Core module, ICEM Surf Magic as its name suggests provides industry leading tools to perform dynamic Global geometry modifications to produce quick generation and modification of design variants for similar new models and concepts. The Unified Modelling environment allows the user to model either native ICEM Surf or Imported data both globally and dynamically (in real-time) whilst it is simultaneously being projected onto reference data.

ICEM Surf Advanced Tools

Surface modeling and analysis capabilities

As an add-on module, ICEM Surf Advanced Tools enables users to take benefit from Industry driven advanced surfacing capabilities that deliver high productivity gains to aid the modeling and design of aesthetically shapes, driven by styling and engineering criteria. 
Supporting styling, engineering and manufacturing criteria within a component design, the designer can quickly generate complex shapes such as Gaps, Accelerated Surfaces, Advanced Fillets with powerful analysis tools to detect problem areas such as Gaps, Leveling, Flatness before manufacturing begins to avoid costly and time-consuming modification and re-testing loops, which in turn reduces the need for physical prototypes. In total we provide 11 geometrical functions and 5 analysis tools.

ICEM Surf Safety Analysis

Analyze potential head impact zones

The ever increasing legislation surrounding the passive safety of automobiles continues to influence the design and protective properties in potential regions of head impact on the exterior and interior components of a vehicle design. An add-on module, ICEM Surf Safety Analysis is used to detect sharp edges and corners on a 3D model that may cause injuries, using a sphere simulating a human head that is rolled along the selected geometry to detect for curvature radii below a minimum value. Providing instant feedback for early detection and removal of potential homologation safety issues to check Safety Law compliance. No need to wait for expensive physical prototypes before testing can start.

ICEM Surf Scan Modelling

An efficient management of dense point clouds

As an add-on module to ICEM Surf Professional, ICEM Surf Scan Modelling allows the user to efficiently handle dense, ordered, or random point clouds generated by automatic laser and photo digitisers. Supporting Reality Modelling** concepts of simultaneously combining facet and surface models with photo-realistic textures*, it is no longer necessary to produce surfaces in all steps of the process chain.

ICEM Surf Immersive VR Review and Realtime Rendering

Enabling photo-realistic reviews and immersive experiences

ICEM Surf Realtime Rendering offers users solutions for creating photo-realistic experiences, including Shadows, Environments, integrated Materials library and Lighting effects. Further enhance the experience with the latest immersive technology by using the VR headmounted display to interactively control your Design review. Combining these powelful capabilities enables the development of digital prototypes, to assemble and review a digital twin of the product for use in decision-making.

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