CGTech (Vericut)

9000 Research Dr.
Irvine, CA 92618 US

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Company Profile

Headquartered in Irvine, California, CGTech specializes in numerical control (NC/CNC) simulation, verification, optimization, and analysis software for manufacturing.

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Verify & Optimize NC Programs; Simulate CNC Machining with VERICUT® Software from CGTech

Verify & Optimize NC Programs; Simulate CNC Machining with VERICUT® Software from CGTech

   VERICUT Software VERICUT software is used to simulate CNC machining in order to detect errors, potential collisions, or areas of inefficiency.

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CGTech Vericut Version 8

Simulation Software Benefits from 3D Cutting Tool Data
CGTech’s Vericut Version 8 is CNC machine simulation, verification and optimization software that simulates many types of CNC machining processes, including drilling and trimming of composite parts, waterjet cutting, riveting, robotic automation, multitasking and parallel kinematic machining.

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Manufacturer Sets Its Sights on Toolpath Simulation
When machining capacity and part complexity had grown to the point that simulation became necessary, Trijicon Inc. used Vericut software to reduce downtime while increasing production levels.

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Verification, Simulation Reduce CNC Machine Crashes
Increasingly complex parts led to more crashes and longer setup times at Phoenix Manufacturing Inc. Vericut software from CGTech improved product quality and increased shopfloor efficiency.

CGTech to Host 23 User Events in 2016
Last year, it held 40 events worldwide, drawing 1,300 users.

CGTech Vericut 7.4

Simulation Software Enables Direct Download of OEM Tool Geometries
CGTech and MachiningCloud have jointly introduced a feature that enables users to import an entire tooling package into Vericut 7.4.

CGTech Vericut 7.4 CNC simulation software

CNC Simulation Software Optimizes Cutting Speeds for Complex Multi-Axis Operations
CGTech’s Vericut 7.4 includes enhancements that improve workflow and programming for CNC simulation, verification and optimization.

CGTech Joins Partners in THINC
The company’s CNC and toolpath verification software is seen as a boon to the network, which revolves around Okuma’s THINC control system.

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Software Reduces Crashes on New Manufacturing Equipment
Despite new technology investments, Micro-Mechanics Holdings was still experiencing high software crash potential. Switching to CGTech's Vericut NC verification software resulted in increased efficiency and enabled crash-free, lights-out operation.

CNC Simulation Software Can Operate Independently, Integrate with CAM
CGTech’s booth will feature the latest version of Vericut CNC machine simulation, verification and optimization software.

Software Simulates CNC Machining
CGTech’s Vericut V7.3 software is designed to simulate, verify and optimize CNC machining.

United Technologies Optimization Tool Added to Vericut
The new feed rate optimization tool is based on machining trials within UTC. The commitment of an established software company will help this OEM bring cost-saving technology to its suppliers.

G-Code Simulation Ensures Precise Machining of Large Parts
Elliott Group implemented Vericut machine simulation software from CGTech and eliminated scrapped parts due to programming errors. It also helped improve employee safety.

Ready, Willing and Able to Work
Manufacturers seeking skilled workers should rid themselves of the misconceptions many hold about hiring disabled individuals, especially those with specialized industrial training.

Software, Cutting Tool Companies Partner to Speed Simulation
Offline machining simulation is becoming increasingly important as machine shops take on more complex, multi-axis work. That’s why CGTech (Vericut) is demonstrating the results of its new partnership with Kennametal in Booth E-3346.

United Technologies Corp., CGTech Complete Licensing Agreement
The agreement enables integration of UTC’s PromptFM technology with CGTech’s Vericut software for further development opportunities.

CGTech Vericut 7.3

CNC Simulation Software Integrates with CAM Systems
CGTech will introduce version 7.3 of its Vericut CNC simulation, verification and optimization software, emphasizing the program's ability to integrate with CAM systems.

CNC Simulation Software Detects Collisions
CGTech will showcase version 7.3 of its Vericut CNC machine simulation, verification and optimization software, which can operate independently or integrated with a CAM system.

every tool is arranged at the workstation at Skills Inc.

Searching for Skilled Workers? Here’s Part of the Solution
In recent years, manufacturers have found it increasingly difficult to find trained, skilled employees, especially in the metalworking industry.

new shops are adopting CAM simulation software

New Users Are Adopting Simulation Software
Even though the market for NC simulation software is mature, that doesn’t mean that new users cannot adopt it. In fact, one CGTech representative lists four reasons why shops that had never considered simulation software before are now opting for it.

CGTech to Host Vericut Users’ Exchange Events
The company will host the first of 22 VUE events scheduled for 2014 in March.

Product Categories of CGTech (Vericut)

Software, CAD/CAM
Software, Engineering Analysis & Simulation
Software, Machinability Databases
Software, NC Program Optimization
Software, NC Verification
Software, Other Manufacturing
Software, Post Processors, Stand-Alone (Sold Independent of CAM System)
Software, Tool Design
Training of All Types, Including Audiovisual/Internet

Trade Names

AUTO-DIFF™
CGTech®
Force™
OptiPath®
VERICUT®

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Company Profile

Headquartered in Irvine, California, CGTech specializes in numerical control (NC/CNC) simulation, verification, optimization, and analysis software for manufacturing. Since 1988 CGTech’s product, VERICUT® software, has become the industry standard for simulating CNC machining in order to detect errors, potential collisions, or areas of inefficiency. VERICUT enables users to eliminate the process of manually proving-out NC programs. It reduces scrap loss and rework. The program also optimizes NC programs in order to both save time and produce higher quality surface finish. VERICUT simulates all types of CNC machine tools, including those from leading manufacturers such as DMG/Mori Seiki, Mazak, Makino, Matsuura, Hermle, and Chiron. VERICUT runs standalone, but can also be integrated with leading CAM systems such as Catia, NX, Creo Parametric, Mastercam, Powermill, EdgeCAM, Hypermill, GibbsCAM and more. CGTech also offers machine-independent off-line programming and simulation software for CNC fiber-placement, tape-laying, auto-drilling, and fastening machines. With offices throughout Europe and Asia, CGTech software is used by companies of all sizes, universities/trade schools, and government agencies.

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Special Message

Verify & Optimize NC Programs; Simulate CNC Machining with VERICUT® Software from CGTech

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Verify & Optimize NC Programs; Simulate CNC Machining with VERICUT® Software from CGTech

   VERICUT Software

VERICUT software is used to simulate CNC machining in order to detect errors, potential collisions, or areas of inefficiency. VERICUT enables NC programmers to correct errors before the program is ever loaded on the CNC machine, thereby eliminating manual prove-outs. VERICUT also optimizes NC program cutting speeds for more efficient machining

 

   VERICUT Composite Applications

VERICUT Composite Applications are machine-independent off-line programming and simulation software solutions for automated composite tape and fiber-placement CNC machines. There are three separate applications: VERICUT Composite Programming (VCP) and VERICUT Composite Simulation (VCS) are already released to the market. A third module, VERICUT Composites Paths for Engineers (VCPe) has all the features of VCP but is not configured to program a specific Automated Fibre Placement (AFP) machine. VCPe provides software tools to allow a design or production engineers to evaluate strategies and test the manufacturability of layup methods for composites parts.  

 

   VERICUT Drilling & Fastening (VDAF)

VERICUT Drilling & Fastening (VDAF) is a software application for simulating and programming auto-drilling & fastening machines. VDAF is independent of both the machine and CAD system.

 

   Robots

VERICUT simulates six-axis articulated-arm robot motion from leading robot machine builders including Fanuc, Kuka, ABB, Kawasaki, Motorman and others.  VERICUT also supports robots that have additional “external” axes. For example, robots mounted on a linear axis (or a part on a rotisserie axis) can significantly improve robot usefulness, reach, stiffness, speed, and accuracy. In addition to simulation, VERICUT can also be used to adjust motion and post-process for robots.  VERICUT computes joint positions from the incoming tool point commands and orientation, and then post-processes for the specific robot-language program. Most robots are programmed by “teaching.” Off-line programming is preferred when there are many motions, precise positions are needed, or the process must be controlled or traceable.