Shell Plate Development

Develop shell plates in 3D and extract complete production data extremely accurately.

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Key benefits

  • A powerful module for developing shell plates easily and extremely accurately
  • Calculates templates for bending, including marking lines
  • Generates elongation lists, 2D sketches, and geometry of each shell plate ready for nesting
  • Generates shell view drawings including aft, side, top and spatial views

Develop 3D shell plates

CADMATIC Shell Plates Development is a unique module for developing shell plates extremely accurately. It is suitable for both cold forming and line heating processes. The module mathematically calculates double-curved plates into a flat pattern, taking care of the required elongation/shrink caused by the double curvature. Due to the accurate computation, shell plates can be developed without green/extra length. The Shell Plate Development module is an add-on module to Hull Structure Design.

The engineer can add and modify topological seams & butts and other hull lines to the shape database with various functions, which offers a flexible way of working. 2D shell views can be generated automatically including seams & butts with the existing hull structure in the 3D hull model such as decks, girders, frames, etc.

The Pin-Jigs module creates pin-jig information automatically from the 3D model for larger shell plate panels and calculates the optimized position of the pin-jig. The Pin-Jigs module is an extra add-on module to the Hull Structure module.

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Reference

Shanghai Respect Marine Engineering

After a week’s training the engineers were able to start using the software and within a month they were familiar with the software. CADMATIC’s light database is another highlighted key advantage.


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"The extensive customization options in system administration are also very advantageous. This assists us to provide custom components, listings and drawings as requested by our customers."

Sergio Allegria, Owner

3J Yachting

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