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Reverse Engineering and Virtual Prototyping for Caravan Parts and Accessories

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Case Study Highlights

Reverse Engineering and Virtual Prototyping

The Client:

  • Industry : Premium Supplier of Caravan Parts and Accessories

  • Location  :  Australia

The Objective:

  • Reverse Engineering and CAD modeling for Caravan parts and accessories.

The Solution:

  • Reverse engineering was performed to record digital information of Caravan doors and windows along with detailed fabrication drawings and BOM metadata sheet. More than 500 different sizes and variants of doors and windows were modeled using SolidWorks.

The Challenges:

  • Recording complex geometries of the Caravan parts that were unable to be measured through manual measurements

  • Maintaining quality and accuracy in modeling to minimize end client responsibilities

  • Delivering final models within short duration

The client is a premium supplier of Caravan, RV parts, and accessories with offices all across Australia. Having worked for premium quality brands, the manufacturer is a major sponsor and supporter of the national and state associations of the Caravan Industry of Australia, and is a member of the RVMAA and BIA in Australia and the RVIA in the USA. The manufacturer approached Australian Design and Drafting Services looking for the right partner for reverse engineering of Caravan parts.

The Solution:reverse engineering and prototyping 1

  • After careful study of the information; it was decided to use SolidWorks 2012, 2013 for effective reverse engineering services for windows and doors of automobile. Our engineers prepared models, detailed manufacturing drawings, BOM, Metadata sheet, and inventory list for windows and delivered different types of 3D models for the same. Australian Design and Drafting Services’s engineering team generated more than 500 different sizes and variants of doors and windows within the specified deadline.

Benefits:reverse engineering and prototyping 2

  • Created digital record of the door and windows of Caravan for future use

  • Safe, secure and flexible data allowed manufacturer to implement design changes easily

  • Reduced the cost of maintaining inventory

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Australian Design and Drafting Services is a specialist firm providing engineering solutions to organizations across the globe. We have extensive experience in providing concept to manufacturing and post-manufacturing solutions to clients with a team of expert design engineers, CAD professionals and simulation analysts. We are based in Australia, serving 24×6, with a world-class infrastructure, hardware and software capabilities to address complex engineering problems with least turn around time.

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