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.
And what drives machining growth? Aerodyn Engineering uses intuitive 5-axis CAM software from OPEN MIND Technologies that “gets it.”
The Kent, WA, location couples them with Hexagon Metrology to expand their services into the northwestern U.S.
CAD/CAM sales hit a six-month record during the first half of 2015, an increase of over 23 percent from last year.
Daniel C. Rutenbar will focus on business development and also manage specific accounts primarily in the Midwest.
Shops are using this innovative CAM software to increase their machine tool productivity with more efficient toolpaths in more applications — and also to improve their own CNC programming productivity.
This new CAD/CAM application marries the power and functionality of parametric design with the robust and powerful milling capabilities of standalone CAM software.
Waveform turning, multiple machining sequence support, ribbon bar and interface updates, and the inclusion of Wire EDM are the newest CAD/CAM game changers that machine shops need to compete in a global economy.