Category Archives for "3D PDF Technology"

Ship classification using 3D PDF technology from PROSTEP

Ship classification (class approval) normally involves the exchange of numerous large-format drawings between a shipyard and a classification society. In addition to this, Meyer Werft in Papenburg will for the first time also be providing the classification company DNV GL with 3D models of a cruise ship. The digital class approval process is based on […]

Spare Parts Catalogs from a 3D PDF Container

PROSTEP’s 3D PDF technology supports the digitalization of a wide range of business processes. For example, Atotech Deutschland uses our 3D PDF-based service content publishing solution to generate electronic spare parts catalogs for its specialist electroplating systems. This has dramatically reduced the time required to produce the documentation compared to the previously used catalog creation […]

Service Documentation with 3D PDF

Companies spend much time and labor preparing, updating, and distributing technical documentation for maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) operations. Despite this, maintenance and service engineers often have trouble locating the current documentation or having the requisite spare parts listed in that documentation. A better approach would be to have design, manufacturing, and other business processes […]

Request for Quotation (RFQ) with 3D PDF

RFQ creation, distribution, and final disposition is the quintessential communications and collaboration environment. Throughout, the purchasing department is in intensive and extensive communications with departments within the company, such as design and engineering, sales, and finance. The purchasing department also acts as a clearinghouse for information to third-party partners. The information for RFQ exists in […]

Change / Release Process with 3D PDF

Product development is different in every company. Some companies have formal procedures; others work ad hoc. These differences make coordinating change/release processes between partner companies difficult. One problem involves proposing changes, understanding those changes, and communicating change orders. Another problem is in exchanging the associated data from different authoring systems, databases, and enterprise management system. […]