E3.series Resource Library

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Webinar: Keeping up with Tomorrow's Electricity Demands

One major step is to create a smart and dependable infrastructure. Designing that infrastructure with accuracy and speed is an essential element of the strategic outlook. A design in the generation and distribution space requires careful attention to detail in every aspect from concept all the way through to documentation.

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Webinar: What's New in E3.series 2017

We will demonstrate workflows that help designers take the next leap in productivity in various industries like aerospace, harness manufacturing, industrial machinery etc. The attendees will have a chance to ask questions and learn about the latest developments towards fully automating your design workflow.

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Webinar: How to Detail a Harness to Reduce Manufacturing Costs and Time

This webinar will outline the best practices for creating harness manufacturing drawings. The overall cost of designing and manufacturing a harness can be drastically reduced by following a few simple steps. These cost reducing best practices are applicable to both in-house and outsourcing manufacturing.

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Webinar: Wire Harness Manufacturing from Cost Estimates to Testing

Join Zuken and Cirris for this joint webinar. Wire harness manufacturers need a simple and quick process to create the wire harness design, estimate cost and generate quotations with manufacturing build documentation.

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Webinar: Concurrent Design of Power Generation and Distribution Schematics and Panels

This webinar will cover the design of large electrical projects. A vital element of the design process is the tracking of nomenclature, device and cable functions, assignments and placement. This is for the accurate generation of complete Bills of Materials, Cabling Schedules and all documentation such as labels, manufacturing files and test data.

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Webinar: Process Optimization in Electrical Engineering: Plant and Machinery Industry

Building on the webinar “Electrical and Fluid Engineering in the Internet of Things Era,” this webinar examines the specific requirements of the plant and machinery sector and shows examples of best practices.

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Webinar: Electrical and Fluid Engineering in the Internet of Things Era

This webinar examines the changing role of electrical and fluid engineering in product development and examine approaches to providing an end-to-end electrical and fluid engineering process that is tightly integrated with mechanical and software engineering.

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Webinar: Wire/Harness Design Automation Basics I

This webinar, part 1 of a 2-part series, covers the logical part of the wire harness design process. At the end of the design flow of the logical part we use the topology and wiring path to assign wires and cables to a harness.

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Webinar: Wire Harness Design Automation Basics II

This webinar follows our first webinar “Wire / Harness Design Automation Basics I” where we have seen the logical part of the design process. Now we will look at the physical part of the wire harness design process.

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Webinar: Avoid Design Errors with a Connected Circuit Diagram and Panel Layout

Please join us for this interactive technical webinar where panel design will be discussed and demonstrated. Learn how to avoid electrical panel design errors by using a connected circuit and panel layout solution.

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Webinar: Detect Wire and Component Tolerance Violations

Please join us for this interactive technical webinar where tolerance failures and detection will be discussed and demonstrated. Insure that the maximum permissible current is not exceeded by the connected load. Verify the maximum voltage for correct operation is not exceeded. What happens when a switch is operated or when a relay is activated?

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Webinar: Streamlining Electrical System Design through Mechanical and Electrical Collaboration

In a typical scenario, electrical and mechanical engineering departments have a tendency to work independently, communicating in a limited and often uncoordinated fashion, which can lead to costly, time-consuming errors.

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Webinar: Functional Block Diagrams to Detailed System Wiring Diagrams – A New and Integrated Approach

In the area of System Design, System Engineers have accomplished their design tasks using an array of different tools including spreadsheets, diagramming programs and “dumb” graphics.

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    White Paper: The Modular Approach: A Guide to Multidisciplinary Success

    The white paper takes a look at the resulting tasks form an electronic, electrical and fluid engineering perspective and presents a pragmatic solution approach.

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    White Paper: Electrical Engineering Data Management

    In this white paper, you will find numerous tips and suggestions to achieve a future proof product development process (PDP).

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    White Paper: Domain-specific Domain Management

    This white paper considers the importance of data and process management for modern product development, and shows why electrical CAD data are best managed in a domain-specific environment that provides a basis for integration into enterprise-wide PLM and ERP environments.

      Free E3.series Viewer: Distribute E3.series Projects as Original Data

      Free E3.series ViewerE3.viewer allows you to distribute E3.series projects as original data. This ensures accurate exchange of data with production, service, suppliers and customers, while providing powerful E3.series functionality, e.g. Search, Jump, Device Properties.

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      Case Study: Pantec Automation cuts machine manufacturing turnaround time by around 50%, reduces product costs, and helps protects IP for its customers, using E3.series

      When Pantec Automation’s customers faced pressure from low-cost counterfeit machinery, they realised the best way to fight back was to help customers reduce their own costs. Through wholesale efficiency improvements achieved by expanding its use of Zuken’s E3.series and integrating it into its ERP/PPS, Pantec Automation enabled its customers to better serve end-users.

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      BCA Leisure stays responsive and competitive using E3.series to design and manufacture cable harnesses for caravans and motorhomes

      Through close integration with the company’s ERP and by sharing live data, E3.series is enabling BCA Leisure to remain extremely competitive. This despite customers all requiring harnesses around the same time of year, and a supply chain complicated by long lead-time items, material shortages and fluctuating currencies.

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      Case Study: Hydro-Québec Improves Greenfield Substation Design Productivity by 100% with Zuken E3.series

      Hydro-Québec has simplified the design process by implementing Zuken’s E3.series cable application management software to manage both the logical and physical design and ensure their consistency.

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      Case Study: Mecalac (formerly Terex GB) cuts the time taken to develop right-first-time cable harnesses for its heavy plant vehicles

      Mecalac Construction Equipment UK is a global manufacturer of compact plant machinery, providing market-leading solutions that maximize return on investment.

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      Case Study: Alstom improves productivity and planning by adopting a modular methodology for electrical design

      After acquiring various companies around the globe in the 1990s, Alstom needed to integrate these new elements into its international corporate structure in a meaningful way.

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      Case Study: ARM Automation achieves two-thirds electrical design time reduction by switching to E3.series

      ARM Automation designs, builds and supports custom automated manufacturing systems for a wide range of industries.

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      Case Study: ATK increases cable design productivity for space shuttle booster replacement using E3.series

      ATK was tasked by NASA with designing the wiring harnesses for the booster rockets powering the replacement for the Space Shuttle while employing a team that is significantly smaller than that used on the now-cancelled Ares I project.

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      Case Study: Bruker raises documentation quality and design flow efficiency for precision instrumentation with E3.series

      To improve the quality of its electrical documents such as wiring diagrams,and to raise its design efficiency, Bruker AXS GmbH Karlsruhe implemented Zuken’s E3.series at all stages.

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      Case Study: Emergency One controls wire harness design complexity and slashes delivery lead times with standardized design and manufacturing process

      Specialist fire rescue and emergency vehicle manufacturer, Emergency One UK Ltd, uses E³.series software for its electrical harness design.

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      Case Study: Kässbohrer Transport Technik achieves 60-90% reduction in electrical documentation turnaround for customer specific vehicle configurations

      Turnaround cycles for special projects were reduced by 60 to 90%.

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      Case Study: Kellenberger cuts time taken to generate customer-specific schematics by up to 90% by implementing options and variants in E3.series

      The Swiss-based manufacturer recently introduced Zuken’s E3.series to automate the generation of schematics for customer-specific machine configurations, cutting the time taken by more than 90%.

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      Case Study: Müller Martini enhances variant and option handling and reduces manufacturing costs by moving to an object-oriented ECAD environment

      By introducing E3.series,up to 80% off all Müller Martini's machine configurations can now be selectedfrom the feature tree of one single E3.series project.

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      Case Study: Stone Aerospace saves 12 weeks in cabling design using E3.series

      Stone Aerospace is a partner in NASA’s Europa Clipper mission concept.

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      Case Study: Weidmüller achieves reduction of up to 75% in cabinet engineering

      Weidmüller is a global leader in electronics and automation products, solutions and services for industrial applications in the power, signal and data sectors.

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        Datasheet: Harness Builder for E3.series

        Harness Builder for E3.series supports the custom wire and cable harness market. This E3.series integrated module is designed to be used by harness manufacturers for the accurate quotation/estimate and full creation of nail-board/peg-board documentation.

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        Datasheet: E3.series Overview

        Electrical wiring, control systems and fluid engineering design

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        Datasheet: E3.3D Routing Bridge

        Spatial Planning, Routing and Collision Checks in 3D

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        Datasheet: E3.cable

        Cabling and design documentation

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        Datasheet: E3.eCheck

        DC Functional analysis and circuit checks for E3.series designs

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        Datasheet: E3.fluid

        Creation of hydraulic & pneumatic circuit diagrams

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        Datasheet: E3.formboard

        Manufacturing documentation (formboards) for producing cable harnesses.

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        Datasheet: E3.Functional Design

        From concept to detailed wiring plan

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        Datasheet: E3.Harness Analyzer

        Smart collaboration for the automotive industry

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        Datasheet: E3.Harness Flattening

        Fully integrated electrical and mechanical harness design

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        Datasheet: E3.panel - Layout and Wiring

        E3.panel is completely integrated with E3.schematic and the ideal solution for the placement and wiring of devices in panels and on mounting plates.

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        Datasheet: E3.Revision Management

        Manage Different Project States and Document Modifications

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        Datasheet: E3.schematic - Control Design and Documentation

        E3.schematic provides a comprehensive, Windows® based, solution for the design and documentation of today’s complex electrical power and control systems.

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        Datasheet: E3.topology

        Distribute components and generate harnesses automatically.

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        Datasheet: E3.series Viewer Family

        E3.view, E3.viewPlus, E3.redliner

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        Datasheet: E3.Wiring Diagram Generator

        Automatically create wiring diagrams.

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          Introduction Movies

          E3.series - Get Back to Making Cool Stuff

          Optimizing System-level Wire Harness and Electrical Design Processes

          Industries

          Aerospace and Defense

          Plant, Machinery and Automation

          Automotive

          Features

          Option Enhancements with Configurations and Packages

          Connector Pin Functionality

          Automatic Wire Numbering

          Component Search Dialogue

          Connector Table Functionality

          3D Routing Bridge Integration with Solid Edge