Mastercam's Dynamic Motion Technology Reduces Cycle Times
Mastercamrsquos Dynamic Motion toolpath engine reportedly is applicable to any machine with a ldquomaterial awarerdquo technique that reduces cycle times extends tool life and cuts down on machine wear because it develops smoother motions with fewer reversals
Customized Harley-Davidson, Programmed with hyperMILL
Edgecamrsquos Part Modeler ensures that legacy information stored as 2D design data can be used without total part remodeling A 2D drawing can be converted automatically into a 3D model by selecting the views and tracing the part outline
Vericut Reviewer mdash now formatted for iPad mdash shows animations of CNC machining processes to machine tool operators suppliers customers etc It is a standalone viewer that requires no license and can play forward and backward while removing and replacing material
Alphacam 2014rsquos tooling Machine Angles functions are available as Element attributes for postprocessing in the latest release and also supply definitions for the new simulator views
A CAD design for an XBOX controller displays the anticipated toolpaths to be generated for the CNC router that would complete the design to manufacturing sequence
NUMRoto tool grinding software now allows use of a production clamping system for profile inserts in the 3D simulator
Spring Technologiesrsquo awardnominated system includes a Panasonic Toughpad built for the shopfloor environment equipped with NCSimul Player 91 the CNC simulation reviewer for NCSimul Machine program software and a remote connection to a machine tool controller eg Fanuc CNC
GE Going Local in New Manufacturing Partnership