CAM FOR PRODUCTION MACHINING

CAD/CAM

CAD/CAM Software Optimizes Five-Axis Milling

IMTS 2018: Tebis America’s Version 4.0 CAD/CAM software provides optimized functions in five-axis simultaneous milling.

CAD/CAM

Software Performs CNC Simulation Plus Physics-Based Optimization

IMTS 2018: Version 8.2 of CGTech’s Vericut optimization and verification software simulates all types of CNC machining.

NEWS

ModuleWorks, Zeiss Develop Unified CAD/CAM Solution for Precise Optical Parts Machining

ModuleWorks and Zeiss have developed an integrated CAD/CAM software for ultra-precision machining of optical parts.

NEWS

Jetcam, Mitsubishi Electric Announce Partnership

Jetcam International and Mitsubishi Electric Corp. will combine their areas of expertise for the benefit of their users.

CAD/CAM

Manufacturing News of Note: July 2018

Successful tests of computer-aided manufacturing with barrel-nose cutters, Siemens PLM switches to new distribution regime for NX software and other industry news. 

CAD/CAM

Chip Management Software Improves Tool Life, Accuracy

IMTS 2018: Milltronics USA Inc.’s ChipBoss enables conversational program users to take advantage of trochoidal machining strategies, previously found only in CAM systems or high-end controls.

Simcenter Amesim Software Extends System Simulation

Siemens’ Simcenter Amesim software is a 1D mechatronic system simulation platform with two new products, Simcenter Webapp Server and Simcenter Embedded Software Designer, that extend the system simulation capabilities.

CAD/CAM

CAM Software Improves Workflow, Enables Machine Simulation

IMTS 2018: Open Mind Technologies’ HyperMill CAM software includes a range of features: greater blending capabilities, 3D-optimized roughing and finishing, global fitting, rotational abilities for CAD electrode applications and virtual machining simulation. 

CAD/CAM

Software Automatically Enters Part Geometry Data

IMTS 2018: Griffo Brothers’ CamLink GeoSolid software links SolidWorks part model data to Mazatrol and reduces programming time required to input part geometry.

CAD/CAM

Software Platform Improves Programmer-to-Shop-Floor Communication

IMTS 2018. The NCSIMUL software platform from Spring Technologies improves forecasts, reduces operating cycles and automates production, according to the company.