CAM FOR PRODUCTION MACHINING

CAD/CAM

Generative Design Generates New Interest in a Range of Manufacturing Options

New developments in generative design can help companies make better decisions about part design by including manufacturability as a key value. CNC milling, for example, not an additive process, might come up as the better choice for making a complex part.

CAD/CAM

CAM Software for Lathes Enables More Aggressive Grooving

Mastercam 2019 Lathe is designed to enable users to accept and program any CAD file for dynamic roughing and precision finishing.

CAD/CAM

CAD/CAM Updates Expand Finishing Functions, Ease Job Management

Open Mind has released HyperMill 2019.1, the latest version of the CAD/CAM suite, with an expanded finishing module in the the HyperMill Maxx Machining performance package.

Hexagon Forms Production Software Business

Vero Software, FASys and Spring Technologies will adopt Hexagon’s corporate identity.

CAD/CAM

Mill-Turn Module Supports Third-Axis Swiveling Head

The HyperMill Mill-Turn Machining module, created by Open Mind Technologies, combines turning and milling functions to promote optimal process reliability and efficient use of machines and tools.

NEWS

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Rebrands Vero Software

Vero Software, FASys and Spring Technologies are adopting Hexagon’s corporate identity.

NEWS

ModuleWorks, Sandvik Machining Solutions Collaborate on CNC Program

“Around half of the parts produced today are not programmed using CAD/CAM software but are instead programmed on the shop floor, and we aim to simplify this process,” says ModuleWorks.

CAM Software Simplifies Complex Parts

Intuitive interfaces and automated steps are making CAM programming easier for new users, even as parts and the machines that produce them increase in complexity.

CAD/CAM

Software Module Optimizes Turning Programs

CGTech has announced that its latest release of Vericut 8.2, includes a new module for NC program optimization: Force Turning.

NC Program Module Helps Achieve Ideal Chip Thickness

Vericut version 8.2 includes a Force Turning module for NC program optimization.