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Simplify Setups with 3D-Modeling Software

New software allows setups to be created onscreen, making it easier to determine the optimal designs and the quickest setups.


Video: Think Twice Before Reaching for That Ballnose

Another type of tool engages comparatively more of the work to facilitate larger stepovers for improved efficiency and surface finish in five-axis finishing operations.


Good News for Swiss-Type Shops

The latest PartMaker release features enhanced cloud connectivity and a host of new technologies that will be of particular interest to Swiss-type shops.


How a CAD/CAM Consultant Can Help

This article gives a good picture of why and when some shops turn to an independent software specialist for CAD/CAM services such as CNC programming of difficult or complex parts.


Video: Accelerated Blisk Milling

CAM and cutting tool companies develop a process for machining a titanium bladed disk in less than half the conventionally expected cycle time.


Bloodhound Fin Support Machined with Vortex

Machining strategy contributes to 40 percent cycle time saving on large five-axis aluminum part.


Are You Familiar with Zones on MMS Online?

Zones are knowledge centers on key topics where information is aggregated and organized for you to find relevant information on that topic.


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.


3D Systems to Acquire CAD/CAM Company Cimatron

Additive manufacturing technology supplier acquires CNC machining software company in a move focused on “the entire value proposition for manufacturing.”


Useful Advice for CAM Software Users

In a new whitepaper, Mastercam calls useful advice for CAM software users “CAM Initiatives.” These initiatives are practical projects and procedural policies designed to help a machining company make more effective use of its CAD/CAM resources. Alth...


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