Software Products

MPanel Software

MPanel software is our base 3D form finding and 2D patterning software for tension fabric structures, working in AutoCAD. MPanel-R is the same product as MPanel above, except that it works inside Rhino 4 or 5.

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MPanel FEA

MPanel FEA (Finite Element Analysis) software is an additional module that allows a user to analyze MPanel 3D models for reactions due to environmental factors such as wind and snow loading.

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MPanel Shade Designer

MPanel Shade Designer is a stand-alone (no CAD system required) application that assists a user with the design and patterning of shade sail structures. MPanel Shade Designer has a step-by-step wizard type interface

MPanel Design

MPanel Design comes in either an AutoCAD® or Rhino® version. It is the same software as MPanel, but without the production tools. All of the form finding and mesh manipulation tools are active, but the patterning tools are disabled.

MPanel Production

MPanel Production was developed specifically for the Marine Canvas industry. MPanel Production has a wizard type interface that guides you step by step through your project, working in Rhinoceros software as an add-on plugin.

Software Features

FeatureMPanelMPanel DesignMpanel ProductionMPanel FEAMPanel Shade Designer
CAD PackageAutoCAD® or Rhino®AutoCAD® or Rhino®AutoCAD® or Rhino®AutoCAD® or Rhino®No CAD Required!
Design Tools
Analysis
Production Tools