Dassault Systèmes

Provides businesses and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Delivers a complete set of process-oriented applications to design, simulate and manufacture composite structures on a single, virtual platform.

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Waltham, MA 02451 US

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Software shortens design path to longboard
Materials information program helps optimize materials selection.

Quilted Stratum Process production line at Cetim

Automated Preforming — Quilted Stratum Process (QSP)
CW’s tour of CETIM (Nantes, France) and the QSP line which preforms multi-thickness thermoplastic materials in 40-90 seconds for composite parts with cycle times of 1-2 minutes.

Composite submersibles: Under pressure in deep, deep waters
Manned deepsea exploration calls for a highly engineered composites solution that saves weight and preserves life — at 6,500-psi service pressure.

Collaboration produces winning paddleboard
Design, and design for manufacturability, come together in this racing SUP for one-off and serial production.

Machine vision: Rapid error detection
Aerospace-aimed ply placement technology evolves into process management and near-real time inspection system for production laminated composite parts.

Carbon composite driveshaft: Tailorable performance
This racing and aftermarket specialist designs and produces custom driveshafts for multiple markets.

3D knitting solves preforming cost, time, performance equation
Disruptive digitized technology a dramatic step-change in near-net preform production for Dassault Falcon interior air duct.

Increasing the industrial adoption of composites additive manufacturing
The additive manufacturing industry has challenged the design community to develop an efficient product engineering platform where the barriers between design, optimization and simulation would be broken and optimized parts could be explored in the design environment.

Clear Carbon & Components: Bristol, RI, US
Breaking barriers in process and complexity, this agile manufacturer is gaining renown as a composites problem solver and champion of Class A cosmetic surfaces.

SPE’s Automotive Composites Conference Preview
Automotive composites continues to draw global audience to the Motor City in 2016.

Carbon fiber meets simulation in ultralight bike frame
Rolo Bikes wanted to design a bicycle frame with carbon fiber in mind, and it wanted test it in the virtual world.

Fiber patch preforms help tailor kiteboard performance
Automated means for laying fiber only where needed offers new potential to fine-tune torsional stiffness and flexibility to board and rider styles.

World’s largest center console with single-skin hull
Navy RHIB concept goes commercial in the new HydraSports Custom Sueños high-performance offshore fishing boat.

Classic harps in carbon fiber
Lever and pedal models less cumbersome, still classy.

Hybrid analysis: Making the most of FEA by leveraging traditional analysis
CW guest columinst Collin Petersen (Janicki Industries, Sedro-Woolley, WA, US) suggests the use of more traditional analysis methods, where it is sensible to do so, making your finite element analysis (FEA) significantly simpler in the process.

Optimizing composite aerostructures production
Israel Aerospace Industries ramps production while reducing costs and improving quality thanks to integrated optimization software.

Automotive front axle: A glass act
The development of glass-fiber reinforced car axle is a sign of the new, expanded role composites will play in the design of future automobiles.

NIAR, Dassault Systèmes partner on manufacturing research
The National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) and Dassault Systèmes will work on development of next-generation manufacturing materials and technologies.

Composites extend service of corrosion-prone oil and gas pipelines
Corrosion-resistant aramid fiber/thermoplastic liner gives new life to deteriorating steel subsea pipelines.

Thermoplastic composites technology: A view from Europe
For this Dutch consortium, bringing the manufacturability of thermoplastic materials to maturity is the goal in concert with OEMs, materials and equipment supplier members.

Product Categories of Dassault Systèmes

CAD/CAM/CAE design
CAD/CAM/CAE hardware/software
Finite element modeling/analysis (FEM/FEA)
Materials analysis
Product design
Regulatory compliance