Software Optimizes Rapid Positioning Tool Paths

ICAM Technologies’ SmartPath technology is said to promote programming efficiency while reducing machine set-up time.

New Product Announcements From: 2/10/2014 Modern Machine Shop

Click Image to Enlarge

ICAM Technologies’ SmartPath technology is said to promote programming efficiency while reducing machine set-up time. The software automatically optimizes rapid positioning tool paths generated by CAD/CAM systems. It identifies inefficient and unsafe positioning motions and automatically replaces them with minimized collision-free motions based on machine tool kinematics, physical travel limits, axes positioning rates and the dynamically changing state of the in-process stock. It also is said to enable operators to quickly and easily migrate part programs from one CNC machine to another. According to the company, the software reduces cycle times by minimizing machine tool motions and positions, ensures safe multi-axis machine tool paths, and maximizes workpiece accessibility and the machine’s work envelope.

Loading the player ...
SmartCAM features New Mill/Turn Sub-Spindle and B-axis Support, Morph Pattern Roughing.
iMachining - the
Revolution in
CAM. 70% Time
Savings and More.
Greatly Extended
Tool Life!
• 2-5 Axis Milling
• Mill/Turn and Multi-Task Machining
• Solid Modeling & High Speed Machining
HSMXpress is full
featured 2 1/2-axis
CAM for SolidWorks.
Best of all, HSMXpress
is absolutely FREE!
MMS ONLINE
Channel Partners
  • Techspex