Electrical Installation

The Electrical Installation discipline enables technical planners and contractors in the electrical trade who are involved with building system technology to plan and document high and low voltage installations, as well as antenna and fire alarm systems. It is easy to handle and is fully integrated with other disciplines such as electrical engineering – from design through completion. In addition to the power distribution in buildings, for example, even the spatial location of resources in machinery, equipment and buildings can be easily planned. Existing floor plans in PDF or DWG format are imported to scale, and all previously planned field devices in the plant and control schemes of the [Building Automation] discipline are drawn into the floor plans and linked to the existing symbol data of the schemes. Cable labels are taken over, cable and material lists are generated, and the program automatically calculates all required material quantities. This facilitates project work as well as the time-consuming preparation of calculations and offers to a high degree.

Electrical Installation is ideally suitable for engineering and planning offices, electrical installers, craftsmen companies, facility managers, electrical system contractors and cabinet builders, as well as maintenance and service companies that specialize in electrical and building system technology.

Handle your challenges easily:

Deal with shortage of skilled personnel
and an ageing workforce

  • Securely save employee knowledge in WSCAD project templates including the right parts data. Once an employee leaves their know-how is still available within the company.
  • Easy-to-Use: amongst other prices WSCAD software has been awarded with the „Golden e“for its easy to use user interface.
  • Access over 1.2 million parts data and symbols from more than 200 manufacturers in wscaduniverse.com and save yourself the hassle of designing the parts.
  • Use one single software to handle different aspects of a building of plant: network plan, circuit diagram, hydraulic/pneumatics, piping and instrumentation diagram, cabinet engineering, etc.

Handle the cost pressure

  • Use your human brain power where it is irreplaceable and let WSCAD software handle other tasks
  • Reduce manual work by automating engineering processes and store your know-how in standard project templates. Reusing these saves enourmous amonunts of time and substantially improves the quality of your output.
  • Gather data only once and then access it seamlessly across all engineering disciplines: from the data point of a sensor to the terminal in the cabinet. Make use of the WSCAD integration to PLM and ERP systems to integrate all engineering data in one backbone. It reduces errors and rework.

Finish engineering projects faster

  • With WSCAD you can create installation und distribution plans for 140 residential units in 1.5 days, including all documentation. Just ask us for real life examples.
  • Use product configurators to generate schematics
  • Define standards and increase reuse of standard modules to save enourmous amounts of time while achieving higher quality at the same time.
  • Rely on the integrated dictionary to create multi lingual schematics.

Master the transition towards Smart Buildings and complex systems

  • The complexity of buildings and systems is increasing – WSCAD software is helping you manage that.
  • Manage schematics and engineering data across various engineering disciplines with network plans, reception and data technology as well as communications and security technology.

Minimize down time

  • The right data, at the right place, at the right time: maintenance engineers and service personnel can use their mobile to scan parts with the WSCAD Augmented Reality App. In the blink of an eye they will get the corresponding circuit diagram, device designation, complete parts data including 3D and the original data sheet from the manufacturer.

Performance Focus

  • Design and implementation planning
  • Installation, plant and inventory planning
  • Electrical installation planning
  • Planning of low-voltage and low-current equipment
  • Building system technology.
  • Design of hazard detection systems such as
    fire and burglar alarm systems
  • Schematics, distribution plans and cabinet assembly plans

Technology at a glance

  • Symbols for electrical installation and distribution board construction
  • Symbols as per DIN EN 81346
  • Scaled floor plan creation
  • Import of floor plans and drawings
    from DWG/DXF and PDF files
  • Scaling of imported floor plans
  • Layer management
  • 3D control view
  • Definition of installation zones
  • Definition of housing units
  • Cross-document linkage of
    devices with active anchor links
  • Automatic generation of distribution plans
  • Quantity takeoff

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