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CES EduPack 2016 for materials education: engage students sooner, dig deeper

January 2016 - Granta Design today announced the release of CES EduPack™ 2016, the latest version of the leading materials education resource, which is used at more than a thousand universities and colleges worldwide.
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CES EduPack 2016 The CES EduPack 2016 logo.

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Enhanced graphical tools and chart annotation help students to grasp key material selection concepts in class, or to demonstrate clearly how a decision in a project has been made Enhanced graphical tools and chart annotation help students to grasp key material selection concepts in class, or to demonstrate clearly how a decision in a project has been made.

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New tools make it easier to study cases with multiple constraints, or where multiple objectives are competing, enabling students to work on problems they might tackle in industry New tools make it easier to study cases with multiple constraints, or where multiple objectives are competing, enabling students to work on problems they might tackle in industry.

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GRANTA MI version 9—embeds enterprise materials information experience

December 2015 - Granta Design today announced GRANTA MI™ Version 9, the latest version of its leading materials information management software, delivering new tools based on extensive experience and feedback from enterprise implementations worldwide.
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New data entry capabilities make it much easier to involve authorized personnel anywhere in the enterprise in building your corporate materials database

New data entry capabilities make it much easier to involve authorized personnel anywhere in the enterprise in building your corporate materials database.

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Accessing corporate materials knowledge through a GRANTA MI web app—viewing application information and answering ‘where used?’ questions Accessing corporate materials knowledge through a GRANTA MI web app—viewing application information and answering ‘where used?’ questions.

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Materials software delivers vital simulation inputs, fast and error-free

November 2015 - Granta Design today Granta Design today announced GRANTA MI:Simulation™, a new software package that delivers accurate materials data for simulation.
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New MI:Data Analysis App—deriving simulation model data from tensile test data New MI:Data Analysis App—deriving simulation model data from tensile test data.

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HyperMesh GRANTA MI:Materials Gateway™ for HyperMesh—accessing materials data within CAE.

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Granta announces latest materials support for enterprise CAD and PLM

October 2015 - Granta Design today announced new capabilities in its GRANTA MI™ materials information management system, further enhancing materials support for enterprise Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM).
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New app to ask ‘where is this material used?’ by querying the company PLM system. New app to ask ‘where is this material used?’ by querying the company PLM system.

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MI:Materials Gateway for NX—accessing materials data within CAD.

MI:Materials Gateway for NX—accessing materials data within CAD.

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Symposia provide forum for global materials education community to share ideas and best practice

October 2015 - World-renowned educators will share their knowledge at a unique series of symposia next year, where the global university-level materials education community gathers to discuss ideas and best practice in teaching materials across engineering, design and science.
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The Materials Education Symposia bring together the global university-level materials education community to discuss ideas and best practice in teaching materials.

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Granta Material Inspiration logo.

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Granta Design shows updated composite software at ‘Composites Europe’

September 2015 - Granta Design today announced the package of new and updated software technology that it is demonstrating at this week’s Composites Europe exhibition in Stuttgart, Germany (Sep 22-24).
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Comparing composite test results in the GRANTA MI web browser user interface. Comparing composite test results in the GRANTA MI web browser user interface.

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CES Selector: comparing properties for a sandwich panel to the other materials options.

CES Selector: comparing properties for a sandwich panel to the other materials options.

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CES Selector 2016 – materials decisions for lower-cost, better-performing products

September 2015 - Granta Design today announced the release of CES Selector™ 2016, which includes an innovative tool to consider the cost implications of material and process choices, more extensive datasets, and more attractive and informative charts to aid analysis and presentations.
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The Part Cost Estimator shows how changing factors such as shaping processes and  batch size can influence the choice of material for a part. The Part Cost Estimator™ shows how changing factors such as shaping processes, batch size, part size and complexity, off-the-shelf and custom forms, and credits for recycling waste can influence the choice of material for a part.

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Enhanced charting options

Produce beautiful and informative charts for analysis, reports, and presentations with the enhanced charting capabilities.

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New 'GRANTA MI:Collaborate' helps multi-partner research & innovation projects to get returns on materials knowledge

August 2015 - Granta Design today announced GRANTA MI:Collaborate, a cloud-hosted software package that makes it easy for multi-partner collaborative projects to develop, manage, and use materials knowledge.
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GRANTA MI:Collaborate enables project partners to share and access materials data in a secure, controlled manner. GRANTA MI:Collaborate enables project partners to share and access materials data in a secure, controlled manner.

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MI:Materials Gateway for Abaqus

Accessing materials property data through the GRANTA MI web browser interface—here, mechanical property data for aerospace alloys.

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Granta delivers best ever enterprise Materials Information Management system—access materials data twice as fast

July 2015 - Continuous improvement program continues at MDMC Meeting, hosted by GE-Aviation. Major performance, deployment, and functional enhancements.
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GRANTA MI schematic GRANTA MI schematic: GRANTA MI captures all corporate materials data in one place and makes it available to the engineers that need it.

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MI:Materials Gateway for Abaqus

Accessing materials data through the GRANTA MI web browser interface—loading material property datasheets is now two times faster.

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Latest MI:Materials Gateway enables a single view of materials data across CAD and CAE

June 2015 - Version 3.1 of integration software supports more effective sharing of materials knowledge.
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GRANTA MI schematic GRANTA MI schematic: GRANTA MI captures all corporate materials data in one place and makes it available to the engineers that need it.

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MI:Materials Gateway for Abaqus

Accessing materials data within the Abaqus/CAE software using MI:Materials Gateway.

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Spring release of ASM Medical Materials database brings major upgrades, new materials

May 2015 - ASM International and Granta Design, leaders in materials information technology, today announced major updates to the ASM Medical Materials Database™.
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The ASM logo.

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New Medical Materials Database Homepage.

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Medical Materials Database record.

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Granta on Gartners's "Cool vendors" list for 2015

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Granta tools

Granta provides software to capture, manage, and apply valuable materials information in industries including aerospace and automotive.

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GRANTA MI Version 8.1 extends support for enterprises that are serious about materials knowledge

April 2015 - Industry collaboration central to development of new tools and customized client service
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Explore web app

Uploading data, including images, via the new MI:Explore web app

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Composites Qualification Tools

Viewing ternary phase diagram data in GRANTA MI 8.1 (phase diagram courtesy of ASM International)

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Granta Design announces a new solution for composite qualification

March 2015 - Industry collaboration central to development of new tools and customized client service
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Comparing composite test results

Comparing composite test results in the GRANTA MI web browser user interface.

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Composites Qualification Tools

Composite qualification software tools: set up tests, report on results, summarize design data.

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CES EduPack 2015 materials education software supports teaching for real-world engineering

February 2015 - Latest release includes enhanced lifecycle analysis with cost, additive manufacturing records, and greater support for advanced projects.
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CES Selector 2015 The CES EduPack 2015 logo.

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Using the Enhanced Eco Audit Tool to analyze economic cost.

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Granta Design announces new solution for Additive Manufacturing data

February 2015 - New software protects vital IP, accelerates development, assists qualification and certification.
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CES Selector 2015 Navigating Additive Manufacturing data in the GRANTA MI software. The database homepage shows a 'map' of underlying data structure, or 'schema', helping users to find the data they need.

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An Additive Manufacturing machine (Renishaw AM 250). Image courtesy of Renishaw plc.

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Example of an additively-manufactured part. Image courtesy of Renishaw plc.

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GRANTA MI:Materials Gateway 3.0 provides faster, easier access to materials data within CAD, CAE, and PLM systems

February 2015 - Granta Design today announced the release of GRANTA MI:Materials Gateway 3.0™, its third generation innovative solution for accessing managed materials data within Computer-Aided Design (CAD), Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE), and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) systems.
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MI:Materials Gateway 3.0 operating within the Creo CAD system

MI:Materials Gateway 3.0 operating within the Creo CAD system

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PSA Peugeot Citroën selects GRANTA MI™ for its materials information management and simulation support

December 2014 - Granta Design today announced that PSA Peugeot Citroën has selected the GRANTA MI™ software to support its materials information management requirements. 
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Viewing sheet steels for automotive applications in GRANTA MI.

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PSA Peugeot Citroën logo.

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GRANTA MI Version 8 with new MI:Explore web app extends the reach of corporate materials knowledge

December 2014 - Update enhances support for materials engineering, industrial design, simulation, product development, regulatory risk management, and more
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New MI:Explore web application for fast access to data and an outstanding user experience. Here, it displays micrographs for metals and ceramics.

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Inspiring design: browsing materials by aesthetic properties using MI:Explore.

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Granta updates metals and plastics data from leading reference data sources

November 2014 - Latest updates expand Granta's comprehensive materials reference data library
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Exploring automotive polymer applications in CAMPUS and M-Base plastics

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Comparing hardenability curves from a Jominy test for two case hardening steels in the new StahlDat SX data module.

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New GRANTA MI software uses EMIT consortium ‘schema’ insights to improve restricted substance risk reduction for aerospace

November 2014 - Boeing, Rolls-Royce, Honeywell Aerospace, Airbus Helicopters among the Consortium members guiding system upgrade
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EMIT Consortium

EMIT logo.

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Granta announces GRANTA MI:Materials Gateway for HyperMesh

November 2014 - New application provides access to authoritative materials data within leading FEA software
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HyperMesh GRANTA MI:Materials Gateway™ for HyperMesh opens within the HyperMesh software, providing easy access to approved materials models.

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NCAMP and Granta Design partner to enable faster, more effective composite qualification and design

November 2014 - Authoritative composite data available in the leading materials information management system
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NCAMP data in GRANTA MI.

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NCAMP logo.

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First Meeting of Automotive Material Intelligence Consortium (‘AutoMatIC’) Includes New Member Honeywell Turbo Technologies

November 2014—Honeywell Turbo Technologies joins General Motors, Jaguar Land Rover, KSPG AG, and PSA Peugeot Citroën
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Comparing test and handbook data for an aero alloy using enhanced charting capabilities.

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Accessing materials data in a GRANTA MI database from within a CAD system

Accessing accurate materials data within CAD—one of the important capabilities that will be enhanced and applied through the work of the Consortium.

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CES Selector 2015 – Enabling materials decisions that solve real-world engineering problems

October 2014 - Updated software helps to improve product performance, reduce cost and risk
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CES Selector 2015 The CES Selector 2015 logo.

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CES Selector 2015

An Ashby chart of mass/unit strength vs. cost/unit strength in CES Selector 2015.

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CES Selector 2015

The CES Selector 2015 homepage and Engineering Solver.

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