Laminate Tools: Laminate Tools is a powerful stand-alone Windows application aimed at the professional composites designer. It addresses the entire Design-Analysis-Check-Manufacture group process of structural design, but focuses on the composite material features. It interfaces with Ansys, other FEA solvers, as well as CAD software such as SolidWorks and Rhino. Its ability to communicate with most industry standards ensures flexibility in the workflow. It is a tool that links the various disciplines, communicates original data between departments, ensures proper understanding of the structure, offers in-depth checks and saves valuable team time.