The latest version of Solid Edge® software from Siemens Digital Industries provides the speed you need to get the most out of your entire engineering process – maximizing your productivity while decreasing your costs. With an emphasis on usability enhancements, Solid Edge 2021 users experience productivity gains with Solid Edge 3D CAD and Solid Edge CAM Pro. New capabilities in Solid Edge Wiring Design enable users to prepare the layout of industrial control panels, and new shape search and concept modeling capabilities make finding existing components and developing new ideas faster and easier than ever before.
Design at the speed of creative thought with new subdivision modeling, lightning-fast reverse engineering, a new user interface powered by artificial intelligence (AI) and an intelligent 3D model search engine.
Develop unique products based on organic shapes without the need for expert knowledgeAccelerate concepts using stylized design to create distinctive products
Adaptive user interface
Improve productivity with new adaptive user interface (UI) capabilities that harness artificial intelligence to predictnext steps based on user behaviorEnable novice users to experience command predictions based on use by experts
Speed forward in capturing a comprehensive digital twin of your product’s design with lightning-fast performance improvements and deviation analysisCompare 3D scanned data to existing or other scanned data to detect deviations in individual components
Core CAD enhancements
Deliver productivity gains in areas such as large assembly, sheet metal, parts, frames, drafting, translation of internal components, model-based definition and support for decalsRealize significant performance productivity in the development of large assemblies with lightweight mode for part location and copy/paste functionalitySpeed translation efforts by an order of magnitudeCreate multi-edge flanges in a single operation, then automatically trim them
Vendor catalog integration
Streamline and simplify the process for finding 3D models using a unique visual search engine, 3Dfindit.comSearch for parts using sketch and shape search abilities on visual search engine for 3D models
Prepare layout of industrial control panels with new cabinet layout capabilities that enable fast and accurate 2D panel assembly.
Solid Edge Wiring and Harness Design
Prepare customizable table-based view of a terminal strip for electrical panel developmentAutomate the complete design-to-production flow to achieve greater wire harness manufacturing efficienciesAutomatically route full signal paths, including junctionsIntegrate electrical design efforts into Teamcenter® software and/or Capital™ software environments
Solid Edge Electrical Routing
Route wiring along irregular continuous geometric bodiesImport files into any electrical computer-aided design (ECAD) software using design interface file (DSI) format export
Solid Edge PCB Collaboration
Import third-party IDX files into Solid EdgeAutomatically align and map 3D models from any Mentor® software printed circuit board (PCB) product
Optimize and validate designs digitally with tighter integration between flow and structural simulation.
Add fluid pressure and temperatures to your design for a more accurate and comprehensive digital twin with even better integration between flow simulation and structural simulationDigitally validate and optimize parts, assemblies and complete systems early in the design process, reducing the need for physical prototypes while saving time and costsSelect the best simulation tools for your individual requirements with powerful, scalable solution offeringsRemove components from simulation analysis with easy-to-use commands to speed testing
Speed up computer numerical control (CNC) programming with a searchable postprocessor database, new fast roughing and adaptive milling.
Maximize machine-floor investments by getting the most out of manufacturing equipment with a new searchable online database of postprocessorsRemove material more quickly and increase tool life with new fast roughing, leveraging high-speed machining with 5-axis adaptive millingThink outside the box and nest your designs on surfaces of any shape with 2D Nesting, allowing for printing on organic materials such as leather and rough-cut wood. Maximize your nesting capabilities with new job-cost calculator and job multiplierDeploy and learn the powerful manufacturing solutions quickly and easily with built-in tutorials, templates and wizards
More rapidly create high-quality documents and illustrations directly from your 3D models.
Open, save and revise data from Teamcenter, Siemens’ powerful product lifecycle management (PLM) solution, with tight integration between Solid Edge and Teamcenter to ensure you’re working with the right data every timeGo from engineering to documentation quickly and seamlessly working directly with Solid Edge 3D modelsImport or export Solid Edge section views, including support for legacy weldment files (PWD)Leverage the digital twin to ensure all changes to the original design are easily incorporated into existing publications
Take control of your data, saving time and money with new rapid concept modeling and shape search capabilities.
Rapidly create and evaluate multiple design scenarios with the concept modeling capabilities of Teamcenter as the backboneEasily search, manage and share product data efficiently and securely with Solid Edge data management solutionsFind the data management tools that fit you, from built-in solutions to Teamcenter integration. The scalable set of Solid Edge tools can meet the varying needs of all manufacturersSearch for parts based on shape, eliminate redesign and remanufacturing costs of an existing part