SENER Marine embraces CAD Exchanger competencies to deliver state-of-the-art shipbuilding expertise

About SENER Marine

65 years of shipbuilding

Container ship designed by the Chinese company CIMC ORIC with SENER’s FORAN System
Container ship designed by the Chinese company CIMC ORIC with SENER’s FORAN System

Shipbuilding CAD system FORAN

Offshore patrol vessel designed in SENER’s FORAN System
Offshore patrol vessel designed in SENER’s FORAN System

The challenge of compact database vs data exchange

Substructures of a vessel designed in SENER’s FORAN System
Substructures of a vessel designed in SENER’s FORAN System

The steps to a consistent CAD data processing by CAD Exchanger

Expanding 3D formats support

Importing .jt CAD models in SENER’s FORAN system
.jt CAD model imported into SENER’s FORAN System with CAD Exchanger API
.jt CAD model imported into SENER’s FORAN System with CAD Exchanger API

Implementing advanced mathematical algorithms

Example of a simplification workflow in SENER’s FORAN System made with CAD Exchanger API
Example of a simplification workflow in SENER’s FORAN System made with CAD Exchanger API

Faster models loading via multi-LODs

Utilizing parallel computations for performance boosts of up to 60X

CPU usage with parallel computations in SENER’s FORAN System
CPU usage with parallel computations in SENER’s FORAN System

Parametric body recognition

Dividing a complex B-Rep model into a set of primitive solid objects by CAD Exchanger

Hidden line removal (HLR)

Hidden line removal (HLR) in action. Left: B-Rep geometry. Right: Model projection by CAD Exchanger algorithm.
Hidden line removal (HLR) in action. Left: B-Rep geometry. Right: Model projection by CAD Exchanger algorithm.

More to come

Export/import features in SENER’s FORAN System made with CAD Exchanger API

Export acceleration via multithreading

Export to Open Class 3D Exchange

Scaling user experience and keeping up with the multi-CAD world

Rendered scene of a FORAN-modeled engine room
Rendered scene of a FORAN-modeled engine room
  • JT, STEP, IGES, DXF, IFC, and other formats support
  • Faster models loading via multi-LODs
  • Performance boost via computational parallelism up to 60X
  • Parametric body recognition
  • Hidden line removal (HLR)
  • B-Rep and mesh models simplification
  • Export from FORAN data model to OCX

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CAD Exchanger is a technology that enables data exchange in the multi-CAD world.

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CAD Exchanger is a technology that enables data exchange in the multi-CAD world.