Nicholsons Sealing Technologies have been leading the design and delivery of sealing solutions to customers in aerospace, automotive, offshore oil and gas, energy and processing industries for over eighty years. The organisationís competitive advantage lies in itís development experience of Ďresilient metal sealsí and gaskets, and in the lean manufacture of these solutions to the exacting quality standards, lead times, and commercial requirements of the customer industry. The Product & Design Engineering discipline within Nicholsons is committed to the company goal of continual improvement. Aiming to become the acknowledged industry leader in sealing knowledge, design lead-time and service levels, the PDE department in August 2002 put together a CAE (Computer Aided Engineering) /FEA (Finite Element Analysis) strategy to directly support the rapid achievement of these goals.
Aimed to primarily:
CAE/FEA tools must improve each
step in the design process and the movement of work through them.