CAM FOR PRODUCTION MACHINING

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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Cutting Tools

7 Tips for Programming Ceramic Cutting Tools

Ceramic tools require different thinking and a willingness to tweak tool paths developed with carbide in mind.

NEWS

DP Technology Announces 2020 Esprit World Conference Dates

Esprit World 2020 will be held in Las Vegas, the location of the company’s first conference in 2003.

CAD/CAM

NCG CAM v17.0 Updates UI with Ribbon Design

NCG CAM v17 features an updated user interface whose ribbon design organizes the program into a series of tabs at the top of a window.

TDM System's Global Line 2019 Aims to Meet Shops' Software Needs

TDM Shopfloor Manager enables comprehensive workflow management, incorporating booking functions and interfaces for crib systems, presetting devices and machines as well as for high-level systems such as MES, FMS and ERP.

NEWS

Hexagon Hires New Alphacam Applications Engineer

Lisa Cameron The Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Production Software business has hired new applications engineer Lisa Cameron to support customers of the Alphacam computer-aided-manufacturing (CAM) solution for metal, stone and wood.

NEWS

Mastercam Produces Video Series Demonstrating CAM Methods on Real Parts

The Signature Parts Series currently includes coverage of parts such as a chain guard, spiral staircase tread, hot runner nozzle, aerospace latch and an optical mount.

CAD/CAM

Mastercam 2020 Lathe Improves Usability and Tooling Options

Mastercam 2020 Lathe is designed to accept and program any CAD file to Dynamic Motion roughing and precise finishing.

Turn/Mill

A Seven-Axis Multitasking Machine Demands a CAM Software Upgrade

A new order led Forbidn Manufacturing to buy a multitasking machine, but to program it effectively required taking on Esprit CAM software. The combination produces the part in two hours instead of eight.
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CAD/CAM

NUM Flexium Office Enables Offline ISO Part Program Simulation

NUM’s Flexium Office software framework enables users of CNC machine tools to generate and test ISO part programs offline with NUM human-machine interfaces (HMIs).