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Published: 3/21/2014

Automate Programming with CAM
Even for those shops still manually programming their simple parts on Swiss machines, there are compelling reasons to automate the programming process now.

Published: 9/19/2013

Efficient High-Speed Roughing
The Vortex roughing strategy produces tool paths with a controlled engagement angle for the complete operation.

Published: 4/19/2013

Full Programming for Traditional and Multi-Axis Turning
Many shops that have long operated with traditional turning centers are now rapidly supplementing their processes with multi-axis machines that have the ability to produce complex parts unattended.

Published: 2/25/2013

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.

Published: 2/14/2013

A Primer for Working with 3D Engineering Data
Automation takes many forms in the metalworking shop and one of them is incorporating 3D engineering data into the production process.

Published: 2/13/2013

Mastercam Software is Driven with PMPA Member Needs in Mind
Mastercam, developed by CNC Software Inc., is the most widely used CAD/CAM software in the world.

Published: 1/17/2013

Consistent Tool Engagement in Five Axes
This tool path applies the consistent-tool-engagement-angle strategy that previously has been only available for two- and three-axis operations to four- and five-axis simultaneous movements.

Published: 12/21/2012

Simplifying CAD/CAM Programming
Manufacturing has come a long way since the introduction of CAD/CAM software.

Published: 12/7/2012

Savings from Sustainability
A project aimed at energy-efficient machining delivered production efficiencies, too.

Published: 10/17/2012

CAM to Conversational to CAM
Despite having turning centers with conversational controls, this gear manufacturer has benefited from going back to CAM as its primary method of programming those machines.

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