CAM for Die/Mold
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Standardized Parameters Make Unattended Machining Predictable and Reliable
Standardized parameters for specific material and cutting tool combinations help this hard milling specialist manage a highly varied workload with minimal labor.
QFS Keeps Its Customers Moving With Integrated CAD/CAM
Quickly updating tool paths to remachine die surfaces enables this shop to provide short runs of prototype formed sheet metal parts. This fast response to engineering changes and design adjustments helps its customers adhere to tightly scheduled veh...
Efficient High-Speed Roughing
The Vortex roughing strategy produces tool paths with a controlled engagement angle for the complete operation.
High Speed Leads to Lights-Out
This mold maker has become more competitive by establishing a high speed machining process that is predictable enough to confidently run lights-out.
Webinar: Engineering Changes Made Easy
A free webinar on Wednesday, December 12 highlights tools to help shops master the process of engineering change orders.
Coming Soon: Universal, CAM-Independent Cutting Tool Library
Software relying on the ISO standards for cutting tools aims to dramatically simplify tool selection.
Software/Tooling Partnership Promises Easier HSM
High-efficiency parameters are calculated automatically—partly using a slider that lets the programmer set the level of aggressiveness.
Learn What More Your Software Can Do
Consider a software audit involving the software company’s support personnel. Let them watch how you use (and don’t use) the capabilities of the product you already own.
Another Angle On HSM
The savings in setup time were welcome enough, but this mold maker found that a 3+2 machining center also accelerated its use of high speed machining.
The Progress of a Progressive Die Maker
This shop sees no long-term threat in the reality of lower prices. Machine tool investments related to various die components allow the shop to use skilled labor more efficiently.