2017.06.09 Notice on known defects
2017.02.03 Notice on known defects
2016.12.06 Notice on system error (resolved)
2016.12.02 Notice on known defects
2016.11.04 Notice on known defects
2016.10.14 PICLS V2 and PICLS Lite have been released
2016.04.26 Notice on known defects
2016.01.29 Notice on known defects
2016.01.07 Notice on known defects
2015.12.25 Software Cradle is to exhibit at Printed Wiring Boards Expo (Jan 13-15, 2016): Booth E50-35 at Tokyo Big Sight
2015.10.01 PICLS information page is opened

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The thermal simulation tool for printed circuit boards
-Generates results real-time through easy and quick operation in 2D

PICLS is a thermal simulation tool specially designed for thermal simulation of PCBs. PCB modeling can be done easily through simple and quick operation in 2D like E-CAD using layers and PCB manipulating tool. You can import E-CAD data to perform thermal analyses from day 1.

Front loads thermal design processes

PICLS is a simulation tool for designers to perform thermal analyses during upstream design process. Software Cradle’s PICLS is designed to minimize the tasks on design engineers in upstream design phase. Using the tool, design engineers can perform thermal analyses of PCBs during conceptual phase of the development, where drastic design changes are still possible.

front loads thermal design processes

Generates results real-time and visualizes thermal distribution by quick calculation

Using typical thermal analysis tools, longer time is required to calculate and attain simulation results. With PICLS, one click and analysis results can be generated real-time. Through simple setting and fast calculation, thermal distribution can be shown on the spot to evaluate effectiveness of thermal countermeasures.


Downstream design

High performance

The concept of PICLS is to deliver high capability at low cost. PICLS is a perfect tool that can be installed and maintained without difficulty, which is designed to promote more PCB designers to undertake thermal analyses and achieve better product design.


To make an inquiry on PICLS, contact our closest sales location.

Or, send emails to the following address.
Email: picls@cradle.co.jp