Smart simulation software for efficient offline programming: with KUKA.Sim, you can easily and quickly optimize the production operations of your systems and robots – for increased flexibility, productivity and competitiveness.

Fast, simple, efficient: decisive advantages in planning robot applications thanks to KUKA.Sim

Thanks to intuitive operation as well as a multitude of different functions and modules, KUKA.Sim is the optimal solution for maximum efficiency in offline programming.

  • Time savings

    KUKA.Sim enables you to plan your system and robot concepts quickly, easily and individually in line with your customers’ needs – without anything actually having to be built in the real world.

  • Increased sales

    KUKA.Sim helps your sales team to professionally present your solutions to end customers and to increase your sales success.

  • Planning reliability

    Design system concepts in advance with very accurate cycle times for increased planning reliability and competitiveness.

  • Verifiability

    The reachability check and collision detection features allow you to test the viability of your robot programs and cell layouts.

Pick and place with robots: simulation using KUKA.Sim software 

KUKA.Sim ensures efficient production processes and is perfectly suited to pick and place.

Simulation software for offline programming: more flexibility, productivity and efficiency

You can create optimum layouts for your production systems at an early stage of the project. Simply drag the smart components from the library and drop them in the required position. Investigate alternatives and verify concepts with a minimum of effort.

KUKA.Sim: simulation of automated palletizing applications

Palletizing of cartons with physical behavior in a simulated representation.

Virtual reality and Mobile Viewer app

KUKA.Sim enables you to enter the world of virtual reality. Using VR hardware (not included in scope of supply), you can demonstrate your system concepts virtually – a highlight for your product presentation at any trade fair.

Mobile Viewer app

You can also use the new Mobile Viewer app to display your simulation results quickly and easily on tablets or smartphones while on the go. 

Download the app from Google Play or the App Store.
QR code for the Mobile Viewer app

Functional scope of the current KUKA.Sim Pro 3.1 version

  • 64-bit application for the highest level of CAD performance
  • Integrated CAD imports (CATIA V5, V6, JT, STEP, RealDWG, etc.)
  • Extensive online library with currently available robot models, etc.
  • Configurable collision testing and distance check
  • 2D drawings (RealDWG) export function
  • AVI HD video and 3D PDF export function
  • Support of 3D mouse (e.g. 3Dconnexion)
  • OPC UA interface allowing PLC connection for Beckhoff TwinCAT, CodeSys, Siemens PLCSIM Advanced (Tia Portal)
  • Modelling page for creating your own components
  • Support of Mobile Viewer app
  • Support of virtual reality (additional VR hardware required)
  • Cycle time determination (even without KUKA.OfficeLite)
  • Support of NVIDIA PhysX
  • KUKA.OfficeLite included in scope of supply

Minimum requirements for KUKA.Sim Pro 3.1

  • Supported operating systems: WIN 10 64-bit
  • Graphics card with 1 GB RAM (recommended: graphics card with 2 GB RAM) and a resolution of at least 1024 x 768 pixels (recommended: 1920 x 1080 pixels)
  • VMware Workstation 14 or higher (only for use of KUKA.OfficeLite)
  • Dual-core CPU with 8 GB RAM (recommended: Intel i7 with 16 GB RAM)
  • DirectX 9.0 support
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