3D engineering system of ships MATES : What is "MATES"?
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MATES

MATES(Mitsubishi Advanced Total Engineering system of Ships) is the 3D engineering system which has been specially designed and developed for shipbuilding by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

In its history over 30 years, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has constructed many kinds of ship such as VLCC, LNGC, LPGC, Bulk Carrier, Container Ship, PCC, Passenger Ship, Ferry, Patrol Vessel, Destroyer, etc. with MATES.

The shipbuilding know-how of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, which has been building ships for 150 years, is accumulated in MATES. MATES has been utilized by not only Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Group but also about 30 shipyards and design and engineering offices ,and MATES has led to their successes.

Total 3D Engineering System

Total 3D Engineering System

MATES supports the design work from basic design to production design and is a practical 3D engineering system of ships.

It is possible to save design time and raise product quality by many kinds of work efficiency tools that have accumulated our design know-how such as quality checking functions of design and utilizing existing design data.

Furthermore, anyone can provides highly accurate output data compliant with practice of Japanese shipyards such as data for NC cutting machine and various production information to production stage .

Compare Design Works with MATES and without MATES

Design without MATES

Design without MATES

Layout and Piping design (2D)

  • Layout and Piping design with 2D-CAD
  • Check Quality of Design by Designers
  • Quality depends on ability of designers and it is difficult to check exhaustively

Production Design (2D)

  • Manual Pipe Divide and Pipe Support Member Design
  • Check Quality of Design by Workers
  • Quality depends on ability of designers and it is difficult to check exhaustively

Drawing Release

  • Release Large Variety of Production Drawing
  • Release 2D Installation Drawing

3D-Design with MATES

3D-Design with MATES

Layout and Piping design (3D)

  • 3D Layout and Piping design
  • 3D Quality Checking Functions of Design
  • 0 error at construction yard due to misunderstanding shape on design stage

Production Design (3D)

  • 3D Pipe Divide and Pipe Support Member Design
  • 3D Quality Checking Functions of Design
  • 0 error at construction yard due to misunderstanding shape on design stage

Production Design (3D)

  • Automatically Release Large Variety of Production Drawing
  • 3D-Viewer
  • Automatically Release 2D Installation Drawing
  • 2D Installation Drawing assists 3D-Viewer

3D-Viewer(HullViewer/FitViewer)

Connect Design and Construction Sites

By 3D-Viewer dedicated to MATES, which is HullViewer/FitViewer, 3D-Models of MATES can be used on a construction site.

Because of light 3D display, great controllability and special functions for construction yard of shipbuilding, HullViewer/FitViewer is easy to use even for workers who are not familiar with using computers and also can contribute to reduce costs of construction.

Best Solution for Your Needs

MATES is advancing day by day with customer needs and evolution of IT.
MATES is a total IT solutions for customers of shipyards, design and engineering offices.
System developers who have shipbuilding know-how give great supports from installing to utilizing.

MATES Products

  • MATES,HullViewer and FitVewer are registerd trademarks of Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.

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