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.
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 CEO Joins Aerospace Committee

Gilles Battier joins GIFAS, which spearheads France’s aerospace industry.

Mastercam and Emuge Establish Partnership

They will share technical data and best practices on machining applications and programs, do joint seminars and training, and collaborate on machining solutions for North American manufacturers.

Ed Carpenter Racing Partners with Surfcam

ECR now uses Surfcam software to machine vehicle component parts on their Hurco mills and lathes.


CAD/CAM Software: Products

Video Training Companion Maximizes Milling Applications

CAMJam 2016 MILL from MecSoft now includes a complete unscripted video archive of training sessions conducted by the support staff for milling applications.

IMTS 2016: Controls & CAD-CAM

Here is the world of custom automation and the latest software that is needed to extract the maximum efficiency from your machine tool and optimize your plant operations with cost efficiency.

Streamlined NC Validation Workflow

Version 8 of VERICUT CNC machine simulation, verification and optimization software by CGTech simulates all types of CNC machining, drilling and trimming of composite parts, waterjet, riveting, robots, mill/turn and parallel kinematics.