NCCS Corp. has developed an add-on module to NCL with VoluMill, its multi-axis machining software used in the aerospace, automotive and turbo-machinery industries, to enable high-speed bulk material removal.
A dual-toolhead multitasking machine made coordination of tool paths difficult, if not impossible. A new post processor for use with Mastercam Mill-Turn resulted in smooth programming of tight-tolerance tool paths using both toolheads.
Because the high cost of a perpetual-use license is often an impediment to shops, the company is adopting the increasingly common annual subscription model, which lowers the entry cost for its CAM software.
SprutCAM 12 features a more user-friendly interface and a 2D CAD editor integrated into the model page.
Software simulation helped this machine shop learn how to program its new advanced, high-tolerance wire EDM. The software also helped the shop turn job quotes around quickly.
Eastec 2019: Open Mind’s HyperMill 2019.1 has a range of new features and enhancements including expanded modules, process optimizations, a new function for reducing calculation times, tool database flexibility, and CAD optimization.
Eastec 2019: Mastercam 2019 Mill offers expanded machining flexibility, 2D high-speed tool paths, 3D enhancements and multi-axis features to improve shopfloor productivity.
CAM software enables quick design and manufacture of a custom racing part.
MecSoft Corp. has released VisualCAM 2019 for Solidworks, the latest version of its integrated CAM software.