Formula SAE Validation – Michigan

July 7-10, 2021 │Brooklyn, Michigan

Equipment Suppliers

Companies may become involved in Collegiate Competition Events at the competitor's level by registering as an Equipment Supplier. The following companies are supplying parts to competing teams for free, at cost or discounted from retail.

Please email Victoria Ewing for details and pricing of becoming an Equipment Supplier.

 Altair Engineering

Items Available: 

HyperWorks Sponsorship

Discount Offer: 

Free

Discount Amount: 

100%

Additional Information: 

Altair® HyperWorks® is the most comprehensive, open architecture CAE simulation platform in the industry, offering the best technologies to design and optimize high performance, weight efficient and innovative products. HyperWorks includes best-in-class modeling, linear and nonlinear analyses, structural and system-level optimization, fluid and multi-body dynamics simulation, electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and antenna placement, multiphysics analysis, model-based development, and data management solutions. The free HyperWorks Student Edition brings all these features directly to students around the world and can be easily installed on any PC or laptop. The Student Edition is based on HyperWorks Desktop, an integrated user environment for modeling and visualization. It can be used to pre-and post-process finite element and multi-body dynamics simulations as well as to manage and visualize simulation results and test data. Program: https://altairuniversity.com/free-altair-student-edition/. Don’t forget to “Like” our Altair University page to keep in touch get be the first to know about updates and events. facebook.com/AltairUniversity

 

CTech Manufacturing

Items Available: 

High-performance aluminum toolboxes, pit carts, and cabinets for both trailer and garage/workshop application. CTech can provide personalized storage consultation and strategies.

Cart Catalog
Cabinet Catalog

Discount Offer: 

All products discounted from MSRP

Discount Amount: 

31.5% Registration required at the CTech SAE Resource Page

Additional Information: 

For more detailed information regarding CTech's SAE sponsorship program please Click Here 

Any inquiries or questions may be directed to maxk@ctechmanufacturing.com

 

DS Solidworks Corp.

Items Available: 

SolidWorks with Simulation and Sustainability

Discount Offer: 

Free

 

Discount Amount: 

100%

Additional Information: 

www.solidworks.com/StudentSponsorship

 

Fibre Glast Developments Corp. 

Items Available: 

Fibre Glast Developments is offering a 20% discount off retail price on all products ranging from carbon fiber, fiberglass, Kevlar® , resins, vacuum bagging materials, pumps and equipment, additives, gel coats and all the supplies and tools you could need! Our first quality products guarantee consistent materials each time you order.

Discount Offer: 

Discount total retail order using Promo Code FGDSAE20

Discount Amount: 

20%

Additional Information: 

Fibre Glast Developments specializes in the distribution of fiberglass and composite materials. We have built the largest and most comprehensive composites web site in the industry; investing along the way in the product knowledge to support it. That means you can depend on Fibre Glast as a trusted and reliable resource for all your project needs. Fibre Glast is offering a 20% discount off retail price on all items in our extensive inventory to SAE participants. Contact us at customerservice@fibreglast.com or 800-821-3283 and one of our knowledgeable staff will be happy to assist you! Visit our website at fibreglast.com to view our huge selection of composite materials, resins, and more!

 

Hoosier Racing Tire

Items Available: 

10" and 13" Racing Tires(Slicks) and Rain Tires(Treaded)

Discount Offer: 

Discounted from retail

Discount Amount: 

20%

Additional Information: 

Contact Hoosier Racing Tire at 574-784-3152 to order your Race Tires for your FSAE Vehicle at 20% Discount from Suggested Retail. hoosiertire.com/images/content/files/FormulaSAE18.pdf

 

Mastercam / CNC Software, Inc

 

Items Available: 

CAD/CAM software and support

Discount Offer: 

Free – 5 Educational licenses of Mastercam 2021 and technical support

Discount Amount: 

100%

Additional Information: 

With Mastercam, you have the tools you need to give your team a competitive edge in the design and manufacture of parts and assemblies. Mastercam is CAD/CAM software designed for innovation, streamlined precision, and efficiency in manufacturing. The software empowers engineers, designers, and NC programmers across a spectrum of industries, delivering manufacturing solutions for milling, turning, wire EDM, router programming, Swiss machining, plasma cutting, lasers, and 3D design and drafting.
Educational institutions choose Mastercam to prepare their students for exciting careers in manufacturing—with working knowledge and practical skills using the world’s #1 CAM software. And, with Mastercam’s prevalence in industry, students improve their chances of job placement by gaining experience with it through school programs and organizations like SAE International.

Complete the sign-up form to get started: https://www.mastercam.com/sae-international/.

MathWorks Inc.

Items Available: 

MathWorks is offering complimentary software and video tutorials to all teams participating in this year's events. You can find more information and request software at mathworks.com/academia/student-competitions/formula-student-michigan.html.

Discount Offer: 

Free

Discount Amount: 

100%

Additional Information: 

The MATLAB and Simulink Racing Lounge is a video series covering topics relevant to racing teams. Learn the basics of MATLAB and Simulink, see how you can improve your race car, and discover how successful teams use MATLAB and Simulink in their race car development, mathworks.com/academia/student-competitions/racing-lounge.html. Join the MATLAB and Simulink Racing Lounge Facebook Group to stay informed and ask questions, facebook.com/groups/racinglounge. Learn more about best practices and teamwork for student competitions in the Racing Lounge Blog https://blogs.mathworks.com/racing-lounge/category/auto/

 

Phoenix Integration

Items Available: 

ModelCenter® Integrate

ModelCenter® Explore

Discount Offer: 

Free

Discount Amount: 

100%

Additional Information: 

Phoenix Integration's ModelCenter® is the framework for Model Based Engineering. ModelCenter® is a vendor-neutral software platform for creating and automating multi-tool workflows, optimizing product designs, and enabling Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE). It is used by leading organizations worldwide to reduce development costs, improve engineering efficiency, stimulate innovation, and design more competitive products.

Included - complimentary software licenses (Annual, $500 Administrative fee required) to partner institutions for use as a teaching, learning, and research tool only.  This is a 12-month license.

 

Polaris Industries Inc.

Items Available: 

Polaris supplies a variety of parts approximately 30-40% off the retail price, as listed at polarissuppliers.com/sae_team/parts.htm. The Polaris Engineering team will also help answer technical questions relating to the supplied parts.

Discount Offer: 

Discounted from retail

Discount Amount: 

%

Additional Information: 

To be eligible to order parts from Polaris please read the terms of sponsorship and complete the sponsorship agreement form including the submission of the teams previous year design report or project schedule(for teams new to competition). Upon sponsorship confirmation the team can begin submitting orders. All instructions, ordering information, and order deadlines can be found at polarissuppliers.com/sae_team/Polaris_SAE_Sponsorship.htm. For additional information and questions please email the Polaris SAE Support Team at sae@polarisind.com

 

Siemens PLM Software

Items Available: 

Academic Partnership Program: PLM Software and Support to Academic Institutions

Discount Offer: 

Free

Discount Amount: 

100%

Additional Information: 

Siemens’ Academic Partnership Program provides engineering software, online training and technical support to schools and student teams to improve the ability to develop top-notch engineers and technologists for great careers in industry, such as automotive and aerospace. The program is the most comprehensive of its kind, serving students at thousands of universities worldwide, and uniquely offers integrated software tools for every engineering and manufacturing discipline. The extensive software range includes electrical systems and semiconductor design (Siemens EDA brand), as well as mechanical, embedded software, manufacturing, design and simulation tools that enables the ‘Digital Twin’ methodology used by all the top-tier student teams.

For student teams, there’s a great forum full of tutorials and even free cloud-computing for CFD simulation. For more details on software available, click here for an overview of software most relevant to student competition teams. And here and here for even more info.

Siemens is the largest and most comprehensive engineering software company in the world – and we want to enable your future. If you are interested in becoming an academic partner, please fill out the software grant application to let us know your information and which software you’re interested in.

 

VI-grade

Items Available: 

VI-Motorsport consists of the latest version of VI-CarRealTime, VI-grade's vehicle dynamics simulation solution – you need nothing but one vehicle model from concept to the checkered flag; additionally included are VI-Driver, VI-SuspensionGen, VI-Animator, VI-Road, VI-Tire.
VI-DriveSim for STATIC Simulator allows to utilize the vehicle models developed within VI-Motorsport on VI-grade’s driving simulators.

Discount Offer: 

Free

Discount Amount: 

100%

Additional Information: 

VI-grade is the leading provider of best-in-class software products and services for advanced applications in the field of system level simulation. Together with a network of selected partners, VI-grade also provides revolutionary turn-key solutions for static and dynamic driving simulation.

VI-Motorsport is a software environment for vehicle modelling and dynamic analysis, which helps race car designers and track engineers to predict vehicle performance when set-up parameters are modified, before the car is built and also in support of race events. In doing so, VI-Motorsport predicts car behavior faster than real-time and has been highly validated against test data in various race car series. For further information: https://www.vi-grade.com/en/products/vi-motorsport/.

VI-DriveSim is a turnkey software solution which allows users to go from offline to online simulations with one single vehicle model, ultimately allowing to use vehicle models developed within VI-Motorsport on all VI-grade’s driving simulators. For further information: https://www.vi-grade.com/en/products/vi-drivesim/

For more information on our Virtual Formula initiative, please visit http://vi-grade.com/virtualformula or follow our Facebook dedicated fanpage https://www.facebook.com/VirtualFormula.
For questions and inquiries, please contact info@vi-grade.com.

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