End-to-end materials management by MSC Software for Airbus

Posted 26 March 2020
gestione materiali digitale MSC Software Airbus

Airbus has selected MSC Software as part of its digital transformation, to reduce development lead time by implementing MaterialCenter, MSC Software’s end-to-end materials management platform. Airbus intends to provide access to a one single material raw data database for Airbus Group and across all og its divisions.

MaterialCenter provides a complete solution for the current and future needs of aerospace materials data & process management. Designed to manage the complete materials workflow as the single point of entry for all materials related activities, the solution guarantees that engineers use a consistent source of approved materials derived from traceable integrated processes, resulting in improved simulation fidelity, reduced data loss and elimination of tedious manual data management activities.

The MSC Software platform is highly scalable and perfectly suited to support the large number of users and the big amount of data generated and used by Airbus to engineer metallic and composite systems.

MaterialCenter is part of a comprehensive 10x Materials Solution that covers (virtual) material development, (virtual) materials testing, standard and advanced (multi-scale) material modeling serving all the major Finite Element Analysis software, effect of manufacturing (e.g. additive manufacturing (AM), Automatic Fiber Placement (AM, …), effect of defects, digital continuity and material-centric digital-twin, artificial intelligence, compliance and sustainability.

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