ESPRIT by DP Technology Corp.
ESPRIT by DP Technology Corp.
1150 Avenida Acaso
Camarillo, CA 93012 US
ESPRIT – Machine with Confidence
ESPRIT's high-performance capabilities include machining any part geometry (solid, surface or wireframe), universal post processing to format G-code for virtually any machine tool, and solid simulation and verification with dry runs rendered in dynamic solids for optimal part quality and consistency. ESPRIT is 100% pure Windows®, and provides a comfortable and familiar user interface for maximum productivity. ESPRIT provides: · 2-5 axis milling · 2-22 axis turning · 2-5 axis wire EDM · Multitaksing mill-turn machining and B-axis machine tools One CAM System Does It All - ESPRIT. The Most Powerful CAM Software Ever! Get more information about the benefits of CNC programming with ESPRIT on the web at www.dptechnology.com
Esprit to Host World Conference
The conference will take place in May.
Adapting to Aerospace Change
The changing demands of aerospace companies have prompted machine shops such as this one to evolve their processes and equipment to become more competitive.
VBA Macros Ease CAM Program Creation
Taking advantage of the open architecture of Esprit CAM software to write Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) macros simplifies CNC programming at this manufacturer of automotive presses.
Direct Interface for Machining Simulation
CGTech and DP Technology have developed the Esprit-to-Vericut interface.
Custom CAM Add-ins Automate Threading
The ability to create custom add-ins using the Esprit CAM system’s API and Microsoft’s Visual Basic has significantly reduced thread programming times at this manufacturer of oil and gas industry components.
CAM Software Enables Parking on Axes
DP Technology’s Esprit 2012 CAM software features enhanced turning, milling, turn-mill and wire EDM cycles.
CAM Shortcuts Simplify Lights-Out Burns
A CAM system with an intuitive user interface, adaptable postprocessors and time-saving shortcuts help this manufacturer maximize unattended EDM burn time.
Esprit Community to Gather in Miami
CAM software developer DP Technology will kick off the annual Esprit World Conference Monday, May 23 at the Trump International Beach resort in Miami, Florida. The five-day event provides 30 hours of hands-on technical training, presentations from dynamic speakers and opportunities for networking with peers, industry experts and Esprit engineers, the company says.
CAM System Features Improved Graphic Displays
New to the Esprit 2011 CAM software package are a series of analysis tools—the Zebra, Porcupine, Heat Map and Toolpath Analysis commands—that provide graphic displays for the inspection of solid models and ease in programming.
Analysis Tools Enhance Software
The ESPRIT 2011 CAM software features system-wide enhancements and new analysis tools designed for milling, turning, wire EDM, multitasking, turn-mill, three-axis, five-axis and high speed machining applications.
CAM System Simplifies Swiss-Type Lathe Programming
To reduce setup times, this medical device manufacturer replaced its conventional CNC turning and milling machines with Swiss-type lathes. However, taking full advantage of these complex machines’ capabilities required another investment—Esprit CAM software from DP technology.
New CAM Software Makes the Most of Mill-Turn Machines
A webinar on Wednesday, July 28 explains how CAM developed specifically for mill-turn machines allows shops to get the most out of such multi-function equipment.
CAM Developer CEO Forecasts R&D Cash Crunch
Dan Frayssinet, CEO of Esprit CAM software developer DP Technology, predicts tough times ahead for CAM developers.
CAM Software for Mills, Lathes and Wire EDM
Esprit 2011, the latest edition of the company’s CAM software for CNC programming of mills, lathes and wire EDM machines, features system-wide upgrades.
CAM Community Gathers for Annual Conference
The 2010 edition of DP Technology’s Esprit World Conference attracted more than 200 end users, resellers, business partners and other members of the company’s CAM software community from around the world.
Software Update Improves Multitasking Integration
Esprit 2010 CAM software features improved support for integrated, multitasking mill-turn machine tools.
Latest CAM Offering To Debut At Annual Conference
DP Technology says the next iteration of its annual World Conference, which marks the introduction of the latest version of its Esprit CAM software, provides opportunities for attendees to learn how to get the most out of their machine tool and software investments. Scheduled for May 18-21 in Long Beach, California, The Esprit 2010 World Conference features suite of product training courses, business presentations and networking opportunities for the company’s user community.
Software Enhancements For Milling, Turning, Wire EDM Cycles
The latest version of CAM software from DP Technology, Esprit 2010, includes enhancements for milling, turning and wire EDM cycles. Users can view the simulation state at any point in the process, and a stock automation engine calculates the stock model in the background to make simulation more efficient.
Optimized Tool Paths Save Time, Boost Profits
Faced with inefficient roughing operations on its stamping dies, foundry patterns and other aerospace industry tooling, this manufacturer sought to upgrade its CAM software. The Esprit CAM package from DP Technology helped reduce programming and cycle time by enough to generate a substantial increase in profits.
CAM Software Features New Machining Strategies
The company has added 22 five-axis machining strategies to the existing functionalities of both Esprit SolidMill and SolidMillTurn FreeForm CAM software packages. These simultaneous five-axis machining cycles are available for both milling and turn-mill machines. The FreeForm 5-axis composite machining cycle allows users to independently define the machining patterns and tool orientation strategies to be used when creating the simultaneous five-axis tool paths.
Yearly Conference Offers Hands-On CAD/CAM Training
DP Technology (Camarillo, California) announces the next edition of the Esprit World Conference. Scheduled for May 12 through 15 in San Diego, California, the annual event offers a suite of product training courses, business presentations and networking opportunities for the company’s Esprit CAD/CAM software user community. The conference will mark the public introduction of the latest versions of the software, including Esprit 2010, Esprit Mold v11 and Esprit SMINNC v2.
CAM Software Offers Ease of Use
The Esprit 2009 CAM software is designed to save time and money by importing solid models, recognizing features on those models and automatically drawing options from a database of machining practices for the machining of those specific features and for a range of machine types. The KnowledgeBase user interface has been centralized to make it easier to manage all of the data in the database, the company says. The single, consistent user interface allows users to access all the data from one central location, such as the processes, materials and cutting tools, and context-sensitive commands are available with a right-click of the mouse.
Enhanced Three- And Five-Axis Machining Capabilities
Esprit Mold Version 10 from DP Technology is designed to be user-friendly and to maximize efficiency. Features and upgrades include an Esprit FreeForm five-axis composite machining cycle and a cycle designed specifically for machining impellers. For faster processing speeds, the software features multi-core processors (CPUs).
DP Technology Renews Third-Party Agreements
DP Technology has renewed agreements that expand the functionality of its CAM software via integration with third-party applications. Through an agreement with Spatial Corp. a provider of 3D software components for technical applications, the company will extend the use of the InterOp Suite in its Esprit CAM application.
DP Technology Buys Simulation Software Developer
DP Technology, author of the Esprit CAM system, has purchased BinarySpaces Software Technology GmbH, a virtual machining software company based in Teltow (Berlin), Germany. “This acquisition provides DP Technology with direct access to simulation technology that will allow us to further develop our OEM partnerships with machine tool builders around the world,” says Chuck Mathews, vice president of DP Technology. “We are also excited about the opportunity to offer our Esprit end users a stand-alone simulation product, a tool that is extremely important for today’s complex multi-axis and turn-mill machine tools.
Updated CAM Software
DP Technology's Esprit 2009 features new technologies in three- and five-axis milling, feature recognition and the user interface as well as productivity-enhancing features for milling, turning and wire EDM part programming.
Three- To Five-Axis CAM
Esprit Mold is an automated, easy-to-use, robust and powerful three-axis and five-axis CAM system, the company says. Utilizing knowledge of in-process stock, remaining material and integrated simulation and verification, this CAM system is said to deliver fast, safe and reliable programming for a variety of 3D mac
Operation Library Slashes EDM Electrode Cycle Time
EDM sinker electrodes have complex geometries and must be manufactured to high precision, creating a challenge for CNC programmers. Additionally, because electrodes are produced in small lots, it is important to keep programming time short. The EDM Department, a provider of EDM tooling and contract manufacturing, o
Continuous Turning On Turn-Mills
A new CAM feature continuously manages B-axis head rotation to allow turn-mills to completely turn inner and outer workpiece profiles using a single tool.
Cutting With A 0.001-Inch End Mill
JPL’s Space Instrument Shop does this routinely, but it takes some special equipment and some unusual procedures. Above all, it takes patience.
Software Switch Leads To Improved Surface Finishes
MSI Products, a division of Dixie Iron Works (Alice, Texas) faces the challenge of building products with complex geometries for the oil- and gas-producing industries in relatively low volumes. The company struggled with programming software that was not able to import the complex assembly models needed to define its products or fully support the functionality of its CNC machine tools. This meant programmers had to define machine movements with lines of G code.
Another Step Toward CNC Programming Automation
Part designers and part programmers have to think differently. Esprit FX is a development from DP Technology (Camarillo, California) that helps overcome the "disconnect" that occurs when designers pass geometry to CNC programmers. FX stands for "feature exchange." It allows programmers using Esprit CAM software to receive information about the designer's original intent automatically so that part programs can be created more quickly and more accurately.
CAD/CAM Add-In Automates 80 Percent Of NC Programming Tasks
This company designs and builds the molds used to manufacture most of its products. In the past, the company's designers used a 2D CAD software package to create the mold design, and they wrote a series of macros in a 2D CAM system that performed much of the process of converting the design to a CNC program.
New CAM System Reduces Extrusion Die Manufacturing Time
A switch to a new CAM system from DP Technology that enables single setup production reduced the time needed to manufacture extrusion dies from 5 or more days to 2 days at Alcoa Engineered Products.
Slashing Programming Time For Similar Parts
There’s no reinventing the wheel for this shop! It saves machining programs in a knowledge base for use on future jobs.
B-Axis Turn/Mills Have Their Place
The additional rotary milling axis on these machines allows them to complete many types of complex parts in a single setup, but these machines have gained a reputation for being difficult to program. Today’s CAM software, however, eases the programming challenge significantly.
CAM System Cuts Production Time By 50 Percent For Pharmaceutical Manufacturer
Switching to a new Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) system has enabled Merck to cut the time required to design, program and machine parts by 50 percent while at the same time greatly increasing the complexity of parts that the company can produce internally.
Getting To Know Knowledge-Based Machining
The term refers to different levels of automation that CAM software developers are building into their NC programming software.
Plugging Into STEP NC
CAM software companies are offering software programs that allow their users to read STEP-NC files into their existing CAM software to generate the tool path and output for specific CNC machines. These "plug-ins" make many of the benefits of STEP-NC available to the average machine shop today.
Advanced CNC Programming Methods Help Manufacturer Meet Tight Deadlines
Nearly every aircraft is prone to tiny cracks that begin at holes used to insert fasteners and that, if not addressed, can eventually migrate from one hole to the next and cause structural failures.
Company Increases Manufacturing Capability With CAM System
This manufacturer is a 'one stop shop' offering custom machining and manufacturing, precision sheet metal work and prototyping, as well as long and short production runs.
Using CAM To Unlock Your Turning Machine's Potential
Armed with multiple spindles, multiple turrets, C-axis control and powered tooling capable of moving in the Y axis, production turning machines today are powerhouses of productivity.
CAM System Shaves Time Off Programming Four-Axis Turning Operation
Command Tooling has become a leading manufacturer of precision CNC toolholders. Its products, primarily end mill, collets and shell mill holders, are designed and manufactured to deliver the extreme gripping pressure that ensures precise tool centering and rigidity.
Programming Multi-Axis Lathes
You're going to need more than the CAM program you're currently using for your standard CNC lathes and mills.
Smart And Efficient
Deft use of macros for 'family-of-features' NC programming allows this compressor manufacturer to do in minutes what once took hours, and get more consistent machining processes in the bargain.
Building 3D Machining Knowledge Into CAM
This supplier has turned the complex 3D machining of custom orthopedic implants into a single "standard" process through the use of knowledge-based machining technology.