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Published: 4/17/2014

Hands-On Experience Helps Autodesk Innovate
During a recent trip to San Francisco, Calif., Senior Editor Chris Felix from sister publication Production Machining got a chance to visit Autodesk’s new Pier 9 facility. There, he learned about the commercial availability of Inventor HSM, an integ...

Published: 3/19/2014

Video: Optimizing Rapid Moves on a Five-Axis Machine
How do you optimize rapid positioning tool paths for five-axis operations? This write-up and video explains one approach.

Published: 3/13/2014

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...

Published: 2/20/2014

Laying Composites Fiber—Digitally
The most recent release of Spring Technologies’ NCSIMUL software can simulate the laying of fiber ribbon with NC machines.

Published: 2/14/2014

Done Deal
After a long ramp up, CAD software giant Autodesk announced on February 6 that it has completed acquisition of CAM software leader Delcam.

Published: 2/10/2014

Webinar Links CAM Software and Multitasking Efficiency
Multitasking technology allows manufacturers to select from a variety of part production scenarios. However, it’s not always easy to identify the most efficient process for a job. In response, Mazak will host a free webinar.

Published: 2/7/2014

VIDEO: Software for the Right Angle
Delcam’s FeatureCAM 2014 R2 is its latest release and is designed to provide support for milling and drilling with right-angle heads.

Published: 2/4/2014

Why a Few Degrees Matter
3 + 2 machining might not be as captivating as five-axis contouring operations, but it can be just as valuable.

Published: 2/3/2014

User Group Meetings Launch New Software Version
If you are interested in learning about the latest PartMaker CAM suite, PartMaker 2014, consider attending one of Delcam’s PartMaker Inc. Division’s User Group Meetings around the country to launch the new software version.

Published: 1/31/2014

Helping the Bloodhound SSC Hunt for a New World Record
This video shows how Delcam PowerMill’s Vortex machining strategy is helping to manufacture the front suspension subassembly for the Bloodhound SSC (SuperSonic Car).

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