CAM FOR DIE/MOLD

CAD/CAM

CAM for Moldmaking Simplifies Rib Programming

Delcam’s PowerMill programming software for five-axis and high-speed machining offers new developments for moldmaking, including improvements to the Vortex high-efficiency area-clearance strategy, enhanced collision checking, toolpath simulation and verification, and a new module for machining ribs into tooling.

3D Systems to Acquire CAD/CAM Company Cimatron

Additive manufacturing technology supplier acquires CNC machining software company in a move focused on “the entire value proposition for manufacturing.”

CAD/CAM

Integrated CAD/CAM Software Optimizes Project Management

Missler Software launches TopSolid’Mold 7, its CAD/CAM software for designing molds and machining tools.

CAD/CAM

CAD/CAM Module Manages Mold Design

Missler Software’s TopSolid 7 edition is now applied to TopSolid’Mold, an integrated CAD/CAM module for mold makers as well as tool and die specialists.

CAD/CAM

CAM Program Enables Precise Rest Machining

Open Mind Technologies USA will present its high-performance HyperMill CAM software for the mold and die industry.

Five-Axis

QFS Keeps Its Customers Moving With Integrated CAD/CAM

Quickly updating tool paths to remachine die surfaces enables this shop to provide short runs of prototype formed sheet metal parts. This fast response to engineering changes and design adjustments helps its customers adhere to tightly scheduled vehicle launch programs. QFS relies on integrated CAD and CAM software to make this happen. In this case, the software of choice are PowerShape and PowerMill from Delcam.

CAD/CAM

CAD/CAM Update Eases Job Startup

CGS North America will demonstrate the latest version of its Cam-Tool CAD/CAM software, designed to machine molds or dies that require minimal to no polishing.

Autodesk Announces Intention to Acquire Delcam

Autodesk has announced its intention to acquire Delcam, a supplier of advanced software for the manufacturing industry.

Efficient High-Speed Roughing

The Vortex roughing strategy produces tool paths with a controlled engagement angle for the complete operation.

Still Going Strong

This year, CNC Software Inc. is celebrating Mastercam's 30th anniversary. It's been quite a journey for this progressive company.