CAM FOR PRODUCTION MACHINING

CAD/CAM

NCL with VoluMill Gets an Add-On Making Bulk Material Removal More Efficient

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.

Turn/Mill

From-Scratch CNC Post Processor Lets Dual-Toolhead Mill-Turn Shine

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.
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NEWS

SmartCAMcnc Offers Software Under New Subscription Model

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. 

CAD/CAM

SprutCAM 12 Robot Enables Programming for Robotic Machining and Finishing

SprutCAM 12 features a more user-friendly interface and a 2D CAD editor integrated into the model page.

CAD/CAM

CAM Simulation Gets Toolmaker up to Speed with B-Axis EDM

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.
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CAD/CAM

CAM Software Optimized for Multitasking Machining

The updated GibbsCAM 13 provides a streamlined user experience, additional milling and turning capabilities and an enhanced G-code editor.  

CAD/CAM

CAD/CAM Suite Eliminates Cycle Recalculation Requirements

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.

CAD/CAM

Milling Software Introduces Deburring Tool Path Strategy

Eastec 2019: Mastercam 2019 Mill offers expanded machining flexibility, 2D high-speed tool paths, 3D enhancements and multi-axis features to improve shopfloor productivity.

Automotive

CAD/CAM Enables Rapid Turnaround for a Racing Part Rush

CAM software enables quick design and manufacture of a custom racing part.
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CAD/CAM

CAD/CAM Update Impacts 2½-, Three-, Four- and Five-Axis Milling

MecSoft Corp. has released VisualCAM 2019 for Solidworks, the latest version of its integrated CAM software.