The current versions of NAGFORM contain a database feature. The program allows the User to retain manufacturing knowledge and keep a database of parts, progressions, materials, forming machines etc.

Objectives of 'Smart' Database and Analysis Module

  • Create and maintain a historic database of parts designed, quoted and manufactured
  • Capture and retain the knowledge gained from experience
  • Improce sequence design, quoting and manufacturing processes.
  • Eliminate duplication of effort.
  • Reduce print-to-part time.

Some of the features include

  • Searched for Similar Parts (Part Features, Part Length, Wire Size)
  • Design - Existing auto or manual designs for current or similar parts.
  • Material Usage
  • Wire Size Usage
  • Forming Machine Usage
  • Tool Life for Similar Parts
  • Cost - Quoted and Manufactures
  • Lesson Learnt on similar parts