New MBC Standard – Curtis Brown Explains

30 January 24

A newly drafted Model-Based Characteristics (MBC) standard from DMSC was introduced by Curtis Brown, DMSC President and Co-Chair of the MBC Working Group, at the PTC/User Global Summit in Orlando (FL) on January 22 – 24, 2024.

A three-day event, the PTC/User Global Summit is a User-to-User experience that brings users of PTC software together for the exchange of application information, offering informational sessions, networking opportunities, and PTC product training.

PTC is a major supplier of CAD, PLM, ALM, IoT, AR, and SLM technologies that work together to establish a digital thread that spans the entire product lifecycle, enabling faster data continuity across enterprises and facilitating better collaboration between design teams.

Over the last three years, the DMSC MBC Working Group has been collaboratively developing this new standard that describes persistent identification and related digital practices. The draft standard is currently in the final stages of approval by ANSI. Approval by the ANSI Executive Committee will allow MBC v1.0 to be published as an American National Standard (ANS).

The MBC presentation, Primer on the new ANSI/DMSC Model-Based Characteristics (MBC) Standard, is available for public viewing via the DMSC website or the DMSC SharePoint MBC Working Group folder.

Once approved by ANSI, anticipated Q1 2024, the MBC v1.0 standard will be available for free public download from the DMSC website.