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Premier Farnell launches free CAD library with TraceParts

The TraceParts CAD content platform initially includes 10,000 products from TE Connectivity

Premier Farnell, The Development Distributor, is partnering with Traceparts to provide CAD designs for 10,000 TE Connectivity products available to customers to download in multiple formats. Content provided within the library includes high-resolution images, technical documentation, attribution, features and benefits along with descriptions to assist customers with their design selection. Downloadable CAD files in multiple formats will include products from TE Connectively brands specifically; Alcoswitch, AMP, P&B, Raychem and Schrack, and new products will be added on a regular basis.

Premier Farnell also provides CAD files for over 250,000 products on its www.farnell.com,www.newark.com and  http://sg.element14.com/ websites.

Chris Swetman, Head of Technical Data Web Experience at Premier Farnell, said, “As the Development Distributor we are always seeking new ways to help our customers design their products and accelerate their time to market. By partnering with TraceParts we are able to offer design engineers ready-made CAD files, reducing design hours and helping them get to prototyping their product more quickly. ”

TraceParts is a world leading digital media company for engineering. To use the service, engineers simply create an account on the TraceParts website allowing them to choose 3D CAD file they wish to use and then download the file. The process is frictionless.

To view Premier Farnell’s CAD library visit https://www.tracepartsonline.net/content.aspx?fwsid=GLOBALV3&Class=farnell

About us

Premier Farnell is a global technology leader with over 80 years in the high service distribution of technology products and solutions for electronic system design, production, maintenance and repair. Premier Farnell uses this experience to support its broad customer base, from hobbyists to engineers, maintenance engineers and buyers as ‘The Development Distributor’, working with leading brands and start-ups to develop new products for market, and supporting the industry as it seeks to develop the current and next generation of engineers.

Premier Farnell is a business unit of Avnet, Inc., (NYSE:AVT). Premier Farnell trades as Farnell element14 in Europe, Newark element14 in North America, and element14 throughout Asia Pacific. The Premier Farnell Group is supported by a global supply chain of more than 3,500 suppliers and has an extensive inventory profile developed to anticipate and meet the needs of innovative customers everywhere.

For more information, visit the website at http://www.premierfarnell.com

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