3/6/2007

Mold-Making Software Incorporates PDM Capability

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Available from Missler Software, TopSolid’Mold 2007 is the latest version of the mold-making CAD solution. New features include product data management (PDM) capability as well as an enhanced sketcher designed for ease of use. A function for lightweight slave parts is said to create a practical, associative link between design and CAM. In addition, the software is equipped with preliminary mold designs, including bases, components, actions and inserts.

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