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PartscapeNavigator provides unique part mapping technology to find similar parts or duplicates and assemblies using 3D-shapes and ERP/PDM data. Its features include:

  • Patented shape-based search (algorithm of 3DSearchIT) included
  • Automatic clustering of similar parts and assemblies
  • Automatic duplicate analysis
  • Automated classification of parts and assemblies
  • Professional standard part libraries for DIN/EN/ISO/ANSI parts


  • Reduce the number of parts and complexity costs
  • Improve re-use of parts and avoid unnecessary creation of new parts
  • Decrease immediately search time without prior classification
  • Improve master data quality

App details

  • Integration

    PartscapeNavigator is launched from the Autodesk® Inventor® menu, under "Tools/User Commands". The part map itself will have a separate window offering additional commands.

  • Compatibility

    Autodesk® Inventor® 2019, Autodesk® Inventor® 2018, Autodesk® Inventor® 2017, Autodesk® Inventor® 2016,

  • Target industries

    Machinery Manufacturing, Transportation Equipment Manufacturing, Industrial Manufacturing

  • Languages

    English, German

  • Countries



CADBAS GmbH is an expert and innovative leader for management of part diversity and complexity based in Essen, Germany since 1986. For our customers we work out strategies, processes and implement solutions to structure, to find and to increase the re-use of parts, components, solutions and know-how.

Contact information

Teilevielfalt Wissen Innovationen
Kruppstrasse 86
D-45145 Essen

Phone: +49 201 24723-0