The Autostructure Group includes Autostructure®
for vessel structure modelling and Production Manager
for nesting and other production support. These two software programs make
the Autostructure Group a versatile, comprehensive CAM
package for shipyards and marine consultants.
is used to create a 3D model of a vessel structure and
to output the parts of that model in CAD format. Autostructure
utilizes an Autoship-generated hull, and can
also include the shell plate information created in
Autoplate. Since parts can be generated rapidly,
mistakes can be quickly and easily remedied. If a part
is changed or moved, Autostructure can update
the surrounding structure for you, saving you time and
effort. The Autostructure CAD representation
can be used either to prepare construction drawings
or for input to NC cutting processors.
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Manager, provides nesting, part subdivision,
stock management and weld shrinkage compensation. Parts
for nesting are read from the Autostructure database,
nestings and inventories are stored in it.
While the Autostructure Group products assume
a general workflow, the user is not forced to adopt
specific ways or sequences. This philosophy enables
maximum productivity with minimum effort. Designed with
maximum flexibility of workflow in mind, the Autostructure
Group user will quickly experience an increase in productivity.