CAM FOR PRODUCTION MACHINING

CAD/CAM

Esprit 2020 CAD/CAM Software Improves CAD Interface

Esprit 2020 from DP Technology features significant updates to its CAD interfaces, among other improvements.

CAD/CAM

4 Things to Incorporate in CAM-System-Generated CNC Programs

Streamline G-code programs created by CAM systems.
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Additive Manufacturing

Siemens' NX Platform Includes CAM, AM and Postprocessing Software

Siemens Digital Industries Software’s NX platform is described as an end-to-end software solution for part manufacturing, powering machining, robot programming, 3D printing and CNC programming.

CAD/CAM

CAM-Tool Software Supports Simultaneous Five-Axis Machining

CAM-Tool software, available from CGS North America, features an improved simultaneous five-axis conversion function.

NEWS

CNC Software Launches Mastercam 2021 Beta

Participants in the Beta Program will test drive the software before release, providing feedback to help shape the final product.

CAD/CAM

Open Mind's HyperMill 2020.1 Provides Improved Five-Axis Strategies

Open Mind Technologies has introduced HyperMill 2020.1, featuring enhancements to 3D and 5-Axis Machining for complex part manufacturing.

NEWS

Executive VP of Mastercam Retires

Working with his brothers, Brian Summers helped to start CNC Software in the early 1980s out of a home office.

CAD/CAM

CAMWorks 2020 Provides SolidWorks Support

HCL Technologies has developed CAMWorks 2020 with enhancements designed to assist machine shops in advancing their Smart Manufacturing practices.

Five-Axis

Five-Axis Conversational Programming from a Solid Model

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

Aerospace

Aerospace Shop Adopts NC Optimization as a Means of Continuous Improvement

Steelville Manufacturing adopted CGTech’s Vericut NC verification software to safeguard its high-volume/high-mix work, but found unexpected benefits from its Force Optimization module.
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