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Third Wave Systems offers an updated version of its NC program optimization software, AdvantEdge production module. The software integrates workpiece material properties, CAD/CAM inputs and machine dynamics to enable users to better understand machining processes and to identify potential areas for improvements. According to the company, this ultimately reduces costs and cycle times, avoids unnecessary capital equipment expenditures and maximizes machine performance.
Other benefits are said to include maximized machine utilization, improved tool life and increased productivity.