Weir Pumps claims it's going to cut design time in half by using CAD. The company is standardizing on SolidWorks, says Nick Muntz, engineering director. "It's helped us identify and rectify potential design problems before we get to the manufacturing stage," he says. The pumps are found worldwide in applications such as wastewater treatment plants, power plants, and on oil platforms. The software will help the teams collaborate.
Determining the quantities and location of sensors in an Internet of Things application requires a thorough problem statement and a clear vision of success, an expert will tell engineers at the upcoming Design & Manufacturing Show in Minneapolis.
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