VISTAGY Inc. (Waltham, Mass.) announced the availability of its new Airframe Design Environment (ADE), the latest addition to the company's family of commercial, off-the-shelf products for specialized engineering environments powered by EnCapta. The new software enables aerospace engineers to capture all essential non-geometric information related to parts or fasteners, and it also enables automation of airframe-specific design and manufacturing processes. It supports model-based definition (MBD) initiatives and offers complete functionality, including assembly hardware models, joints, fasteners and process requirements.
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