10/9/2019

ANCA's ToolRoom RN34 Software Eases Design of Complex Helical Tools

Originally titled 'Software Eases Design of Complex Helical Tools'
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ToolRoom RN34 is the latest generation of ANCA’s software package designed for making cutting tools.

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ToolRoom RN34 is the latest generation of ANCA’s software package designed for making cutting tools in the aerospace, die/mold, general machining and power generation industries. 

According to Software Product Manager Thomson Mathew, the software enables users to design complex tool geometries for improved tool life, productivity and cutting volume. “The constant helix ballnose option, for example, is replaced by a graphical drag-and-drop designer,” he says. The software can switch from 2D projection of the cutting edge to 3D, easing the optimization of irregular helix curves to reduce vibration. 

ToolRoom supports both manufacturing and regrinding applications. 

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