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.
Additive manufacturing technology supplier acquires CNC machining software company in a move focused on “the entire value proposition for manufacturing.”
Missler Software launches TopSolid’Mold 7, its CAD/CAM software for designing molds and machining tools.
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.
Autodesk has announced its intention to acquire Delcam, a supplier of advanced software for the manufacturing industry.
The Vortex roughing strategy produces tool paths with a controlled engagement angle for the complete operation.
This year, CNC Software Inc. is celebrating Mastercam's 30th anniversary. It's been quite a journey for this progressive company.