E3.series Resource Library

Icon

Webinar: Top 5 Harness Manufacturing Challenges

A discussion about the Top 5 challenges in harness design and manufacturing has been long overdue. Harness manufacturing is growing driven by the electrification across industry lines. The challenges are consistent across industries for the most part without a consistent solution. We have heard pretty much all the challenges and worked on solutions with customers for over 40 years.

Icon

Webinar: Electrical Wiring Checks Bring you Closer to Manufacturing Excellence

E3.series Wiring Checks works with your robust design data to create a step by step wiring and review system to accelerate deployment and manufacturing velocity. The system provides an efficient method to track, report and instruct a robust process to drive your amazing designs towards an amazing product.

Icon

Webinar: Why is Electrical/Mechanical Collaboration Not Giving You Results?

MCAD and ECAD collaboration as a buzzword has been trending for many years without a clear solution. The best workflow and process is still elusive to many design teams. The advantage of working with multiple teams using various tools has given our experts a unique perspective on the solution with the best probability of success.

Icon

Webinar: Why Use Automated ECAD Tools to Quote Wire Harnesses?

ECAD offers many advantages over traditional manual processes with the ability to select parts from a vast database of smart components and synchronization with your business systems like ERP to drive a complete quotation based on the design.

Icon

Webinar: Smart Tools for Power Industry Electrical Design

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.  A smart tool approach can double your productivity. This webinar will contrast and explore the smart tool approach with current practices.

Icon

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.

Icon

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.

Icon

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.

Icon

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.

Icon

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.

Icon

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.

Icon

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.

Icon

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.

Icon

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.

Icon

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?

Icon

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.

Icon

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.

    Icon

    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.

    Icon

    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).

    Icon

    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.

      Download
      Icon

      Hydro-Québec Improves Greenfield Substation Design Productivity by 100%

      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. The company has additionally achieved time savings by using subcircuits and templates to duplicate the scores of circuits that are repeated many times both within and across projects.

      Icon

      KRONE Integrates ECAD, MCAD and ERP to Enable Integrated Design and Sourcing

      KRONE, a major brand in the agricultural machinery market, implemented an interdisciplinary product development process. Using Zuken’s E3.series they linked ECAD, MCAD and ERP to develop an integrated digital engineering and sourcing process, achieving sizable benefits for both sourcing and service. With an integral representation of mechanical and electrical product information, KRONE was able to make solid progress in implementing its major business optimization strategies: Industry 4.0 and Farming 4.0.

      Icon

      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.

      Icon

      Stone Aerospace Saves 12 Weeks in Cabling Design using E3.series

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

      Icon

      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.

      Icon

      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.

      Icon

      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.

      Icon

      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.

      Icon

      ARM Automatioon 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.

      Icon

      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.

      Icon

      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.

      Icon

      Pantec Automation Cuts Machine Manufacturing Turnaround Time by Around 50%, Reduces Product Costs, and Helps Protect 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.

      Icon

      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%.

        Title
        Datasheet: Harness Builder for E3.series
        E3.series Datasheets September 19, 2018
        Datasheet: E3.Wiring Diagram Generator
        E3.series Datasheets March 29, 2018
        Datasheet: E3.topology
        E3.series Datasheets July 26, 2018
        Datasheet: E3.Toolbox
        E3.series Datasheets September 19, 2018
        Datasheet: E3.series Viewer Family
        E3.series Datasheets March 29, 2018
        Datasheet: E3.series Overview
        E3.series Datasheets March 29, 2018
        Datasheet: E3.schematic – Control Design and Documentation
        E3.series Datasheets March 29, 2018
        Datasheet: E3.Revision Management
        E3.series Datasheets March 29, 2018
        Datasheet: E3.panel – Layout and Wiring
        E3.series Datasheets March 29, 2018
        Datasheet: E3.Harness Flattening
        E3.series Datasheets March 29, 2018
        Datasheet: E3.Harness Analyzer
        E3.series Datasheets March 29, 2018
        Datasheet: E3.Functional Design
        E3.series Datasheets March 29, 2018
        Datasheet: E3.formboard
        E3.series Datasheets March 29, 2018
        Datasheet: E3.fluid
        E3.series Datasheets March 29, 2018
        Datasheet: E3.eCheck
        E3.series Datasheets March 29, 2018
        Datasheet: E3.cable
        E3.series Datasheets March 29, 2018
        Datasheet: E3.3D Routing Bridge
        E3.series Datasheets March 29, 2018