CAD/CAM Software

Precision Grinding With Graphical Monitoring

The special controls used by thread grinding machine tool builder Mikromat keeps their machines simple to operate as they get faster and more precise to meet complex aviation, aerospace, marine and automobile applications.
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CAD/CAM Software: Articles

Mission Accomplished

Thanks to SolidCAM iMachining, cycle times are down 50 percent, tool life is up 40 percent, and Mico Industries is creating dies, weld fixtures and check fixtures without compromise.

CAD/CAM Machining Software: The Latest Trends and Advances

Nothing is changing faster or more profoundly than the software used to design and machine parts. To help shops keep up with the latest competitive advances being introduced on the shop floor, here is a report on some of the newest CAD/CAM software.

Trophy Work: Moving from Art to Part

Check out how Blue Chip Engineering was able to engineer and machine a complex, mobile sculpture for renowned designer Tom Shannon using advanced CADCAM software from Gibbs and Associates.

Test and Engineering Services Grow with Machining

And what drives machining growth? Aerodyn Engineering uses intuitive 5-axis CAM software from OPEN MIND Technologies that “gets it.”

 

CAD/CAM Software: Industry News

SPRING Technologies Appoints New Reseller in Canada

Spirit of Innovation now resells NCSIMUL machine control software to the Canadian aerospace, defense, high tech, manufacturing and oil and gas industries.

Vero Software Hires New Canadian Sales Manager

Jeff Nesbitt now manages Canadian distributors and direct sales of product lines throughout the region.

GibbsCAM Certified for Autodesk Inventor

Engineers and CNC programmers who use GibbsCAM 2016 to program complex and simple parts for machining can now work directly from Inventor CAD models.

 

CAD/CAM Software: Products

Streamline the NC Validation Workflow

VERICUT 8.0 machine simulation, verification and optimization software from CGTech ties complex processes together by monitoring and evaluating many potential problems in an efficient and consolidated method that reduces the time spent in the programming and machining cycle.

CAD/CAM Software for Complex Aerospace Applications

Version 4.0 Release 3 CAD/CAM software from Tebis can shorten cycle times by roughly 30 percent in laser cutting and trimming through improved NC point distribution in more compact programs.

How to Streamline NC Validation Workflow for Composite Parts

VERICUT 8.0 from CGTech streamlines the steps needed to get from a CAD-designed composite part to CNC programs driving Automated Fiber Placement or Automated Tape Laying machines.