DEVELOPMENT OF CONFIGURATORS FOR SELECTION OF EQUIPMENT

Configurator in your arsenal of tools can save time of your clients and managers for selection of equipment. This program – is a kind of a customer survey according to predetermined scenario in order to find out, what exactly he needs and, as a result, show full specification, cost, visualization (appearance) of the product or service. This is a great way for selling personalized product with many parameters and options.

Our company developed and successfully presented such products as:

  • Configurator of cable-support system;
  • The program for calculation of cross-section of cable duct;
  • Configurator of double floors;
  • Configurator of solar panels;
  • Configurator of cable and pipe clamps;
  • Universal loader of engineering programs.

For equipment manufacturers: in accordance with your catalog, we will develop a convenient equipment configurator, include the necessary functionality in it, that as a result will ultimately facilitate the work of designers and allow you to increase sales of your products by appearing in new projects.

Main functionality: Ability to save the intermediate or final result of the project for further loading into the program area for editing. Storing of the complete product database in encrypted form and the possibility of specific selections from it with additional data filtering.

Additional functionality: Preparation and editing of the specification for the added products inside the software and uploading the specifications to Excel. Providing the ability of working with related data, including fasteners and hardware required for mounting. The combination of products in size, type, dimensions, performance and other characteristics. Calculation of the number of products for the parameters given.


Types of configurators:

1.
Universal loader of engineering programs

Main functionality: Loading applications from the LLC AR SOFT software package for the automated design of the cable support system into a single interface. Passing parameters between loaded applications. Making of a common project for calculating applications. Storing all data of downloaded applications in a single directory in the form of XML documents.

Additional functionality: Convenient launch of the selected application with an embedded interface and a hierarchy of the saved project. General methods of saving and loading of data of the programs. Getting general reporting for all programs from the project hierarchy. Separate files of configuration with descriptions for each application. Local server of applications for interchange of a data.


2. The program for calculation and selection of clamps

Main functionality: Selection cable and pipe clamps for laying engineering systems and communications. Calculation of the total number of clamps for technological pipes and cable routes with open laying. Storing of the database of clamps and cables in encrypted form.    

Additional functionality: Assistance to the designer in the selection of cables with function of filtration by number and cross-section of cable conductors, and also by outer diameter of cable. Displaying detailed information about clamp, including critical temperatures and pressures, which he stands. Adding fasteners and hardware, and also plates and other accessories for clamps. Uploading results to a report (specification).


3. Configurator of fastening nodes of solar panels

Main functionality: Making, editing of design of typical units for solar panels and uploading reports. Storing of the database of typical units of solar panels in encrypted form.

Additional functionality: Automated form for specifying support structures for solar panels. Filling the workspace with typical units according to the specified parameters. Visual displaying of filling in a schematic form. Dividing of typical units on composite elements. Making file of report based on selected typical units.


4. Configurator of nodes of double floors

Main functionality: Making, editing of design of typical units for double floors and uploading reports. Storing of the database of typical units of double floors in encrypted form. Storing of the 3D models of elements of units.

Additional functionality: Providing of convenient way of filling of the room space for double floors. Calculation of filling of space by the typical unit according to overall size. Optimization and changes in the parameters of units in places of change in the bearing capacity of a double floor or all kinds of obstacles (columns, entrance, partitions, and so on). Splitting the code of typical unit on the products included in structure of unit. Making file of report based on the selected typical units.


5. Configurator of nodes of cable-support system

Main functionality: Making, editing of code of typical units of cable-bearing system and uploading reports. Storing of the code database of typical KONTUR units in encrypted form.

Additional functionality: Providing a convenient selection of parameters of typical units with additional description and a basic image of the unit. Calculation of the total mass of all products included in a typical unit. Splitting the code of typical unit on the products included in structure of unit and reverse process of collecting various products into a typical unit. Making file of report based on the selected typical units.


6. The program for calculation of cross-section of console

Main functionality: Analyzing of the load on the console (bracket) of the cable route. Calculation of the total load from the cover of the tray, from the cable laid inside the tray, from the tray itself and additional probable load from snow, icing. Storing of the database of console in encrypted form.

Additional functionality: Assistance to the designer in the selection of brackets for the cable-bearing system. Displaying detailed information about console (bracket) loads. Adding fasteners and hardware, and also struts and other accessories for the console. Uploading results to a report (specification). Filtration of the loaded configurator project EMI-SCONFIG and provides consoles for analyzing.


7. The program for calculation and selection of cover of tray

Main functionality: Calculation of wind and snow load depending on the territorial region. Storing of the database of cover of trays in encrypted form.

Additional functionality: Assistance to the designer in the selection of the required type of cover of tray. Displaying information about the load on the cover of tray. Adding clamps, fixators and hardware for covers of tray and uploading results to a report. Filtration of the loaded project of the EMI-SCONFIG configurator of the cable route and checks that the correct type of cover is selected according to the specified load.


8. The program for calculation of cross-section of cable duct

Main functionality: Calculation of the cross-section of the cable tray depending on the cross-section and the amount of cable. The cable is laid out in accordance with the PUE. Storing of an impersonal database of cables for various purposes in encrypted form.

Additional functionality: Providing convenient selection of cables of project from the program database. Calculation of the filling factor of duct by cable. Recommendations for selection the correct size and type of tray. Database filtering and the ability to create a report. Displaying of the calculation results in a visual form, taking into account the full compliance with the scale and method of laying.


9. Configurator of units of cable-support system

Main functionality: Making, editing of the code of typical units of the cable-bearing system and uploading reports. Storing of the code database of typical SZ EMI units in encrypted form.

Additional functionality: Providing a convenient selection of parameters of typical units with additional description and a basic image of the unit. Calculation of the total mass of all products included in a typical unit. Splitting the code of typical unit on the products included in structure of unit and reverse process of collecting various products into a typical unit. Making file of report based on  the selected typical units.


10. Configurator of cable-support system

Main functionality: Making, editing and saving a report in various formats for cable-bearing system products. Storing of the complete product base in encrypted form and the possibility of specific selections from it with additional data filtering.

Additional functionality: Preparation and editing of the specification for the added products inside the software and uploading the specifications to Excel. Providing the ability of working with related data, including fasteners and hardware required for mounting. The combination of products in size, type, dimensions, performance and other characteristics. Calculation of the number of products for the given parameters of the length of the cable route and the distance between the supports. Adding turns and accessories for the route with the selected box type.