Aras®Component Engineering Overview

The Aras®Component Engineering applications makes it easy to select, source, and compare the electronic components that best meet your requirements. With the Aras Component Engineering application, users have instant access to complete, up-to-date technical data, as well as obsolescence and compliance information on more than 450 million board-level components in over 400 categories from leading manufacturers around the world — without launching multiple browsers or separate applications. The application embeds commercial component data from the IHS CAPS Universe database into the Aras environment, providing engineering and sourcing professionals with a single point of access to the information needed to design, procure, and sustain your company's products.

Aras®Component Engineering is highly flexible, allowing organizations to tailor business processes to their specific requirements.

Capabilities Enabled

Component Engineering

Simplifies selection, approval, sourcing and compliance for externally sourced electronic components.


Some capabilities of the Aras® Component Engineering application are open-access, while others require a L3 subscription.

FeaturesL1(Open-access)L3 Subscription
Search by manufacturer part number, manufacturer name and keywords

Download the latest component datasheets

View Manufacturer Part Information

Launch New Part approval workflows

Parametric / filtered search across 400+ attribute fields and keywords

Approved Manufacturers – red / yellow / green status indicators

In-use parts – red / yellow / green status indicators

Side by Side Part Compare

Environment Compliance Documentation for RoHS and REACH

Certificates of Conflict Mineral Compliance / CMRT

Full Material Disclosure Data Sheets & Regulated Substances

Product Change Notices (PCN) Data

End of Life (EOL) Data



Lifecycle prediction