RS Components has made available SamacSys ECAD Part Wizard (EPW) and a range of high-quality ready-to-use electronic component ECAD models for download along with the EPW application completely free of charge from DesignSpark website.
"These new ECAD models are available to download via the RS website, directly from within the EPW tool or from the RS Product Data Library (PDL) and have been created to help engineers with their rapid prototyping design process. Currently the PDL holds more than two million part numbers from more than 500 manufacturers with five million individual pieces of technical documentation and computer aided engineering files to support engineers in the design process. In addition, DesignSpark users can request the prompt creation of a specific component model if it is not already available in the library." said by RS in its release.
“DesignSpark is an online community from RS which offers valuable information and resources including major free-to-download tools such as DesignSpark PCB,” said Alex MacDougall, Managing Director at SamacSys. “The addition of the SamacSys ECAD Part Wizard and ECAD models into the RS Product Data Library recognises that these tools can deliver major productivity gains to design engineers and help speed up the design and prototyping process.”
“The completely free availability of the SamacSys EPW and this wide range of ECAD models can be a significant aid to engineers,” said Glenn Jarrett, Global Head of Product Marketing at RS Components. “It enables designers to spend more time on innovation in their projects rather than wasting valuable resources by having to enter component data to build up ECAD tool libraries. In addition, they are assured that data errors are not introduced into the process.”