Two hundred entrepreneurial engineers with a passion for technology. We love innovative technical solutions that improve competitiveness and profitability.
♥ PASSIONATE ABOUT MECHANICS
We provide our customers improved profitability in the related competencies of product development, special purpose machinery and industrial automation.
Product development is one of our strongest areas. We develop products in the areas of electronics, software, mechanics, telematics and IT. Our strength lies in our ability to take on cross-functional product development projects, which involve multiple areas of technology. With our solid competency in product engineering, we are also able to design products for efficient manufacturing.
Size does not matter as we have experience with fine mechanics as well as heavy machinery used in the energy industry.
References Product Development
Since the company was founded in 1986, we have distinguished ourselves by our ability to take on complete and often cross-functional turn-key projects.
Customers who turn to Consat usually have difficult problems to solve and are looking for a partner willing and able to take responsibility.
Höganäs Digital Metal partnered with Consat to develop a high-precision 3D writer for metal.
The first machine was developed in Consat’s concept workshop. Today, many advanced products are mass produced for external customers using several 3D writers. The precision is exceptionally high and the technology can manufacture products using several types of metal.
AstaZero is partnering with Consat for development of new test equipment.
We have together developed the world’s most advanced winch system to control multiple collision targets for use in the auto industry. The winch system is exceptionally powerful and is capable of precise acceleration of targets, such as elks and bicyclists, to realistic speeds in an exceptionally short amount of time.
The new winch system is enabling tests of next generation active safety systems and autonomous vehicles.
Industrial product and system development are complex projects that require a wide range of expertise. Consat is able to take on large and complex projects thanks to close and long-standing partnerships with companies that complement our competencies.
Consat is one of the founders of Netgroup Engineering, which is strengthening our ability to deliver projects for the automotive industry.
Netgroup Engineering AB was founded in 1999 and is comprised of several technology companies, each with their own niche, which can offer over 1200 consultants to solve all conceivable and inconceivable challenges.
Lindholmen Science Park is an international collaborative environment for research, innovation and education in Transport, ICT and Media areas.
Lindholmen Science Park offers a neutral development environment where industry, academy and public sectors collaborate on research and development projects. Consat is a shareholder of Lindholmen Science Park and has been involved with successful collaborations and innovations for more than 10 years.
Consat and Ericsson has a partnership with focus on ITS for public transportation and smart cities.
Consat Telematics is the largest company in the Nordic countries in this area and with Ericsson’s aggressive global investment in Networked Society, we combine the strengths of the two companies to take on more and bigger projects.
Choosing architecture for an electric system requires multi-disciplinary expertise. It involves consideration of hardware, cabling, system software, and integration with IT systems. We have expertise and extensive experience in all disciplines.
Through our own product development experience, we know that a basic and functional architecture is essential to develop efficient and maintainable code. A code base must be able to be maintained and enhanced with new functionality without requiring rewrite.
We have experience in architectural design in both large and small projects..
We have several agile development teams, specialized in software development for telematics and industrial products such as manufacturing and monitoring systems. Many of our projects are focused on controlling and monitoring complex and time-critical systems on embedded platforms in large environments.
Depending on the preference of our customers, we work at the customer premise or in one of our offices. We use an established agile and delivery process which ensures that our deliverables meet our customers’ requirements for control and traceability.
We are also excited to help guide our customers in the agile journey to improve efficiency in software development projects.
Model-based development may be preferred when developing large, complex systems. The system’s design and architecture are directly connected to the code so all team members get a great understanding of the system functions.
For hardware dependent high-performance systems, model-based development with the associated generated code may be less suitable.
This is however something that our architects will evaluate in pre-studies or at the start of a project.
Consat has extensive experience with projects related to the automotive standard AUTOSAR (AUTomotive Open System ARchitecture). We were involved in the standardization and have since done several implementations of complete stacks.
We have established relationships with product providers of AUTOSAR components and have the skillset to guide customers to make the right decisions.
We design and develop both analog and digital electronic products. We take on complete projects or assist with required resources – whichever fits our customers the best. With our manufacturing partners, we can offer everything from prototypes to mass production.
The demand for solutions using Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) is growing quickly among our customers. The technology is beneficial for applications that require wireless monitoring and communication between mobile units using small antennas. We have developed our own platform which can be used as base for applications we build for our customers.
For efficient development, it is important to have access to a test environment. For this the reason, we have invested in our own electrostatic discharge (ESD) protected laboratory with measuring and soldering equipment.
Internet of things
Consat is the market leader in providing telematics for public transportation in the Nordic countries. Our systems and deliverable span vehicle systems, connectivity, back-end, and front-end for clients, web and mobile apps. We have advanced depot systems to handle different versions as well as update software and parameters.
Our platforms are generic to enable customization for various IoT purposes such as hybrid vehicles, trucks, industrial machines, etc.
Proven and powerful platforms, 24/7 operation, domain knowledge in several industries and many very experienced development teams make Consat a very competent partner and provider of telematics and IoT applications.
Consat has over 30 years of experience with providing mechanical engineering for product development. We have the capability to deliver turn-key system solutions ourselves or in cooperation with our partners
When you develop a product, it is essential to understand how the product will be manufactured.
One of our areas of expertise is the development of tools for tool-related manufacturing. We develop tools for plastics painting, extrusion matrices, vacuum forming tools, and more.
Many of our designers have also worked as tool makers, which means we have a great understanding of the manufacturing and maintenance of tools.This experience is valuable throughout the development process.
Sheet metal is one of the basic elements of mechanical development and is consequently one of Consat’s strongest areas. We have experience ranging from blinds made of thin sheets to ramps and bow doors for ships.
Product development using sheet metal requires a good understanding of how one can later produce and assemble the final product. One of our biggest strengths is the combination of product and production development.
Consat has a design team with a focus on user interface, interaction design and developing user manuals.
The team works continuously with design of our own products, but is also utilized for external projects.
Based on customer requirements, we will work with customers’ designers or one of our design partners for the industrial design.
Consat has over 30 years of experience with mechanical products and production development. Our deep understanding of both areas make us a strong development partner for initial prototypes to mass-production.
We are also able to deliver physical prototypes and turn-key production solutions, either ourselves or with our partners.
DFA / DFM
When developing products, Design for Assembly (DFA) and Design for Manufacturing (DFM) is very important. For our engineers, this design method comes naturally and is an integral step in our development process. Engineers at Consat participate in the installation of the products and machines they have developed, which provides a natural feedback and an increased understanding for the work involved in production.
Consat is frequently hired to assist with the development of advanced specialty machines for manufacturing. To achieve the best total cost, it is essential to find a balance between modifying the products and how much investment is required for the development of the special machines.
Choice of Materials
Choice of materials is an extremely important parameter for product development since it affects not only function, price, appearance, and production, but also the environment. We have developed Consat Green Guideline, a support for our engineers to develop more environmentally friendly products.
With carbon fiber composite materials it is possible to achieve structures which are both extremely strong and light weight.
Consat is working closely with several companies to develop new weaving techniques for carbon fiber. With Professor Nandhan Kohkar, we have developed the first weaving machines to produce the carbon fiber weave for Oxeon’s TeXtreme carbon fiber, as well as machines capable of weaving carbon fiber in three dimensions for solid blocks and beams of varying shapes.
Our customers demand high quality and on-time delivery.
There are requirements for transparency throughout the design and development process and we provide final reports of testing and implementation.
We are measured not only by our ability to deliver a quality product, but also by how we provide assurance throughout the development process.
Our objective is to not only meet, but to exceed, customer expectations and requirements. For this purpose we have an established agile-based quality assurance process for all in-house development.
We continuously monitor quality and regularly revise our methods and processes to ensure consistent quality.
Development of Prototypes
Since the company’s founding more than 30 years ago, we have helped customers develop prototypes ranging from small components to complex machines
Realizing our solutions as physical prototypes is invaluable for testing and provides valuable feedback to the continued development work.We develop prototypes with the help of manufacturers in a well established network.
We have also advanced the technology of prototype development through our work with the company Digital Metal, where we developed a new 3D writer that utilizes metallic powder.
When developing a product, there is usually a need for quick verification of the design.
Consat has acquired a machine for development of prototypes using the FDM (Fused Deposition Modelling) technique for models in ABS-plastic. The machine is intended to be used as a service in our projects and for our customers. The max size of the models developed is 203x203x305mm. In addition to this machine, we have our own workshop for assembly and basic machining such as turning and milling.
Proximity to testing and verification facilities is essential for effective development. This is why we have invested in our own Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) protected laboratories with measuring and welding equipment.
We have our own design and documentation department, that develops documentation for both internal and external projects.
Our products are always accompanied with complete documentation in the form of manuals, training material, training and marketing videos, and illustrations.
We have worked with machine safety and CE conformity marking since 1995 and can assist you with:
• Risk analysis (based on the machinery, LVD and ATEX directives)
• Compiling CE conformity documents
• Practical measures
• Advice regarding reconstruction, machine moves etc.
• Establishing routines, roadmaps etc.
• Customized training
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