Mastercam, Haas Partner with American Precision Museum

Mastercam applications engineers designed and machined a scaled-down version of the waterwheel originally used to power the factory that now houses the American Precision Museum. 


ModuleWorks Update Optimizes Multiple Processes

ModuleWorks’ 2020.08 CAD/CAM software update includes a variety of new and enhanced features across all of ModuleWorks’ machining software lineup.


CNC Machining and Manufacturing Students Find CAM Software Intuitive

A Lincoln College of Technology machining instructor details the most useful features of Mastercam — his school’s software of choice.


Hexagon VISI 2021 Improves CAD Analysis

Hexagon's VISI 2021 includes new analysis-shading modes to improve CAD analysis.


Renishaw FixtureBuilder 8.0 Reduces Set-Up Times

FixtureBuilder 8.0 from Renishaw enables users to design metrology fixturing set-ups without having to use coordinate measuring machines and other inspection devices.


SurfCAM, NCSIMUL Integration Improves Efficiency

SurfCAM 2021 includes integration with NCSIMUL manufacturing simulation software to connect the virtual and real for greater flexibility and productivity.


DP Technology's Esprit Supports DED Additive Manufacturing

Esprit CAM introduces support for direct energy deposition additive manufacturing, offering users a full-spectrum additive solution from CAD file to finished part.


HyperMill 2020 Updates Include Advanced Automation Center

Open Mind hyperMill 2020 CAD/CAM software incorporates an advanced automation center and user-friendly enhancements to simplify the machining process.


HyperMill's CAD Access, Reuse Technology Eases Data Transfer

Hoops Exchange, a CAD data access and reuse technology, will be integrated into HyperCAD-S and HyperMill to ease transfer of CAD and product manufacturing information (PMI) data between applications.

CNC & Machine Controls

Five-Axis Conversational Programming from a Solid Model

This CNC feature imports a 3D solid model from which operators can perform conversational-type programming even for five-sided machining applications.