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8/25/2017

Software’s AM Module Simulates Hybrid Manufacturing Processes

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Westec 2017: CGTech will demonstrate the newest version of its CNC machine simulation, verification and optimization software, Vericut 8.1.

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CGTech will demonstrate the newest version of its CNC machine simulation, verification and optimization software, Vericut 8.1.

The software includes an additive manufacturing module for hybrid CNC machines, which simulates both additive and traditional machining processes in any order to help identify potential problems that can occur when integrating additive methods. Users can also access history stored with Vericut’s droplet technology, which can save programmers time in identifying the sources of errors. The module checks laser cladding and material deposition, detects collisions between the machine and part, and finds errors, voids and misplaced material. The software also simulates the postprocessed NC code that is used to drive the machine and ensures proper usage of AM functions and laser parameters for accuracy.

Vericut 8.1 also includes enhanced support for force optimization, workpiece sectioning, X-caliper measurement tool, report template, and grinding and dressing operations.

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