Updated Software Imports All File Types at High Speeds
Updates to WorkXplore from Vero Software include additional icons and dialog and menu screen captures.
Updates to WorkXplore from Vero Software include additional icons as well as dialog and menu screen captures. The software contributes to high-speed import and analysis of file types and sizes.
The 2018 R2 version enables users to perform part diagnostics, create assembly instructions and prepare production of 3D models. The software displays RGB color for sheets, defines rotation by vector in View Management and includes a “Triangles” option to show or hide tessellation in the Change Entity Display menu. Users can display shading in this latter menu if they activate the “Triangles” flag.
The STEP Export function translates components relative to the coordinate system of the workplane. It supports DXF/DWG format for 2018 files, Solid Edge ST10 format, SolidWorks 2018 format and UG NX NX12 format.
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 programming challenge significantly.
A Lincoln College of Technology machining instructor details the most useful features of Mastercam — his school’s software of choice.
What is a post processor? A software engineer from CNC Software, makers of Mastercam programming software, explains the different types of CNC post processors, the different types of post processor users and the different levels of functionality in post processors.