HSMWorks 2014 introduces options that give users greater control over toolpath creation including finer control over leads and transitions overlaps roughing and finishing passes Turning toolpaths have been optimized to reduce machining time by improving linking and ordering as well as control over home and retract positions
CAMWorks is a parametric ldquosolidsbasedrdquo CNC software system that emphasizes speed for programming and production The developer claims it reduces programming time significantly by using Feature Recognition in conjunction with ldquotoolpath to solidmodel associativityrdquo and knowledgebased machining
The IntelliMAX suitersquos new scripting engine allows waterjet operators with advanced programming skills to create standalone applications for automating their machines
GibbsCAMrsquos new Porting option reportedly generates a cleaner more efficient toolpath for faster machining and higher quality parts
Imscorp operates two Amada Vipros Queen turret punch press as part of its sheet metal fabricating operations Jetcamrsquos nesting module is credited with improving sheet utilization by 15 or more
A reengineered machine targeted at centerless grinding applications in the aerospace industry produced with the aid of NUM CNC hardware and software
A digital camera housing machined in aluminum by of PS Technik Praumlzisionsteile GmbH
ldquoWe have worked hard to provide our customers with a robust group of enhancements that will help them become more profitable by increasing the efficiency of not just their NC programming but also improving their machine run timesrdquo according Bill Gibbs founderpresident of Gibbs and Associates
CAMplete TurnMill Version 60 offers 64bit support for larger programs and the tool library was redesigned and enhanced for greater easeofuse and faster processing
Milltech Precision Engineering can program up to 32 components to be machined on each of four faces of a tombstone ndash from just a single software setup This diagram shows a part for a hydraulic system to be used in subsea drilling equipment