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Published: 6/9/2005

When Probing Is Pivotal
Software for using the probe at angles expands the productive capabilities of this plant’s five-axis machine.

Published: 1/10/2005

Turning Ideas Into Parts
To get maximum leverage from its manufacturing know-how, Krieger Machine, a CNC shop in Stuart, Florida, draws on all of its software resources - CAD, CAM and shopfloor programming. The shop relies on KeyCreator from Kubotek as its main CAD resource...

Published: 10/14/2004

CAM Software For Probing
Software for creating probing routines off-line promises to make machine tool probing easier to use. As a few examples show, different software providers look at this off-line programming in different ways.

Published: 6/17/2004

Making It In Medical
Examining this shop's healthy medical machining business shows that both medical components and medical customers require special care.

Published: 4/2/2004

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.

Published: 4/2/2004

The Process Before The Program
CAM automation can change the very focus of the programmer’s attention. Reduced programming time is only one of the benefits.

Published: 12/15/2003

Plugging Into Tombstone Productivity
Customized software helps this machine tool builder maximize the output of its horizontal machining centers.

Published: 10/1/2003

You Can Automate More Than You Think
This shop expedites 3D milling work by reducing its dependence on employees for all of the information-related tasks that occur before the machining center can start to cut.

Published: 9/15/2003

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 programm...

Published: 4/15/2003

Automation's Extended Reach
The experience of a Windsor mold shop offers an object lesson in machine shop automation. In an interconnected process, automating one aspect of the process offered benefits beyond what the initial planning had led the shop to expect.

SmartCAM features New Mill/Turn Sub-Spindle and B-axis Support, Morph Pattern Roughing.
If machines were to decide, they’d love the Tebis NC programs for high-quality, efficient and reliable CAD/CAM solutions.