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A revolution in digital PIMS combining Pipeline Corrosion Integrity Management System (PIMS) and computational modeling capabilities
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3D CAD-based software simulation platform for the design and analysis of cathodic protection installations
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Leverage a digital twin of your plating line to predict plating performance and increase manufacturing capacity
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Avoid signal integrity problems during the design phase using an upfront, accurate and easy DFM test
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The world’s only PCB DFM software that applies automated and optimized copper balancing to your PCB design and panel layout.
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State-of-the-art graphical simulation platform for enhancing the plating performance of your PCB panel and pattern plating processes.
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CAD independent software platform for the simulation of the automotive electrocoating process of a body-in-white (BIW).
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Simulate the performances of electropolishing processes based on a virtual mock-up of the electropolishing cell.
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State-of-the-art graphical simulation platform for analyzing the production performance and quality of anodizing processes.
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Elsyca CorrosionMaster
CorrosionMaster identifies corrosion hot spots and predicts corrosion rates, enabling engineers to look at alternative material combinations and/or coating systems, or investigate corrosion-mitigating measures.
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Improve vehicles interior acoustic comfort by performing upfront virtual smoke tests.
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Design Plateability Analysis for precious metal jewelry

For jewelry often the entire surface area has to be gold plated within minimum thickness specifications and maximum alloy content specifications.

Design Plateability Analysis for precious metal jewelry

For jewelry often the entire surface area has to be gold plated within minimum thickness specifications and maximum alloy content specifications. Hence no distinction between A, B and C type surfaces can be made (in contrast to most decorative chrome plating applications).

For larger size jewels with a complex shape like the snake bracelet, a plateability analysis indicates that it is practically impossible to plate (or electroform) the entire surface area within specifications by using only the main tank anodes, unless the part is largely overplated. The color plots show that, although the average plated gold layer thickness is 5 micron, an important fraction of the surface does not meet the 4 micron minimum spec. Also, some protruding edges (tail and head of the snake) do not meet the 18 K (= 75 w/w percent) gold content specifications.

The results from a plateability report are delivered to the customer in document format containing the different global result data in tabular format and color plots for the deposit thickness and alloy content (K)

Result files are also made available in numerical format through the Elsyca data server for visualisation by means of the Elsyca Xplorer viewer.


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