Support in Design Capability

In the area of design capability, the engineers develop the necessary machines, tools and equipment, such as welding fixtures, grippers, passing tables and further tools that are part of the production line.

Below are a few examples of tools and equipment that TECOSIM can deliver in the area of car body manufacture (BIW):

  • Geometry stations (spot-welding/arc welding)
  • Re-spot fixtures
  • Hemming fixtures
  • Checking fixtures
  • Geometry gripper/material handling gripper/combined gripper
  • Deposit stands & passing tables
  • Conveyor pallets & take-out-trolley tooling
  • Pedestal welding, stud welding and gluing stands


Further information and used software


Furthermore, the engineers compile the following information for the car manufacturers:

  • Manufacturing drawings
  • Bill of materials (BOM)
  • Preliminary manufacturing and purchase information
  • Shim plan preparation


TECOSIM uses various CAD software for development:

  • CATIA V5
  • UniGraphics-NX
  • I-DEAS
  • PRO/E
  • Solid Works