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Autodesk Fusion 360 adds PowerMill Technology and More

Autodesk’s Fusion 360 receives a major functionality upgrade with the addition of PowerMill, PowerShape and PowerInspect technology – offering more technology and better value.

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Autodesk Fusion 360 adds PowerMill Technology and More

Autodesk’s Fusion 360 receives a major functionality upgrade with the addition of PowerMill, PowerShape and PowerInspect technology – offering more technology and better value.

DP Technology and Alma Develop Robot Additive DED Solution

DP Technology and Alma have partnered to create a complete programming solution for robot additive direct energy deposition.

Siemens NX Update Adds Model Based Definition

Siemens’ NX Model Based Definition adds support for non-geometric data within CAD digital twins, adding to their accuracy and utility for the production process.

Simulation Gets Real

Capability to generate something close to a true digital twin can significantly improve confidence in CAM program prove-outs.
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DP Technology Optimizes ESPRIT for Willemin-Macodel

DP Technology has worked with Willemin-Macodel to optimize the ESPRIT CAM software for Willemin-Macodel’s complex mill-turn machines.

Sandvik Acquiring CGTech

Sandvik has signed a deal to acquire VERICUT developers CGTech, enhancing Sandvik’s ability to provide full machining solutions and increase its value proposition.

Mastercam Adds Support for Kyocera SGS Precision Tools

Mastercam users can now download 10 libraries of SGS tools in a native Mastercam format, providing fast, seamless access to SGS’s cutting tools. 

Mastercam, Haas Partner with American Precision Museum

Mastercam applications engineers designed and machined a scaled-down version of the waterwheel originally used to power the factory that now houses the American Precision Museum. 

ModuleWorks Update Optimizes Multiple Processes

ModuleWorks’ 2020.08 CAD/CAM software update includes a variety of new and enhanced features across all of ModuleWorks’ machining software lineup.

CNC Machining and Manufacturing Students Find CAM Software Intuitive

A Lincoln College of Technology machining instructor details the most useful features of Mastercam — his school’s software of choice.
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Hexagon VISI 2021 Improves CAD Analysis

Hexagon's VISI 2021 includes new analysis-shading modes to improve CAD analysis.

Renishaw FixtureBuilder 8.0 Reduces Set-Up Times

FixtureBuilder 8.0 from Renishaw enables users to design metrology fixturing set-ups without having to use coordinate measuring machines and other inspection devices.

SurfCAM, NCSIMUL Integration Improves Efficiency

SurfCAM 2021 includes integration with NCSIMUL manufacturing simulation software to connect the virtual and real for greater flexibility and productivity.

DP Technology's Esprit Supports DED Additive Manufacturing

Esprit CAM introduces support for direct energy deposition additive manufacturing, offering users a full-spectrum additive solution from CAD file to finished part.

HyperMill 2020 Updates Include Advanced Automation Center

Open Mind hyperMill 2020 CAD/CAM software incorporates an advanced automation center and user-friendly enhancements to simplify the machining process.

HyperMill's CAD Access, Reuse Technology Eases Data Transfer

Hoops Exchange, a CAD data access and reuse technology, will be integrated into HyperCAD-S and HyperMill to ease transfer of CAD and product manufacturing information (PMI) data between applications.

Five-Axis Conversational Programming from a Solid Model

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

SigmaTek Adds Business Systems Suite to Product Portfolio

A new user interface across all products is designed to improve navigation and employs a universal easy-reading display to increase user focus and stamina. 

Integrated CAM Software Automates Data Transition From Engineering to Production

By switching to CAMWorks software, Decimal Engineering was able to boost its throughput and quality while saving time and money.  
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Hexagon's NCSIMUL 2021 Detects Unwanted Rest Stock on Large Parts

IMTS Spark: NCSIMUL 2021 virtual twin software from Hexagon features a new comparison mode that detects excessive material with fast, hidden simulation.
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CAM-Tool Shortens Speeds Tool Path Calculation

IMTS Spark: The latest version of CAM-Tool from CGS North America is said to shorten calculation time by as much as 60% compared to previous versions.
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