CAD/CAM Software

Industry 4.0 for Sheet Metal Manufacturers

Factories in the future will be able to run automatically, for the most part. We are only at the start of this revolution, with a lot more development and integration to come, covering every aspect of a business and the performance of its machinery and resources.
CAD/CAM Software: Articles

Six Business Processes Every Shop Should Micromanage

In Industry 4.0, process micromanagement is the new baseline for shop operations, an opportunity to increase your bottom line in every step of your business. It’s a tough feat to accomplish, but the integrated MRP functions found in next generation nesting software can help you make it a reality. Here’s how.

Plasma Cutting Keeps Milk and Cheese on the Table

Tetra Pak uses Lantek Expert CADCAM software to laser cut large stainless steel sheet metal parts for diary and cheese processing vats. Here's how they do it.

CAD/CAM and the Smart Factory

Integrated sheet metal fabrication software is moving far beyond nesting and production functions to step into Industry 4.0 management of end-to-end data flow and business administration tasks.

When Less Is More

The automation behind CAM nesting software helps shops become more competitive by reducing non-cutting time and doing more with less. Here are some of the latest nesting software advances and proven ways to use them to help your shop operate more efficiently and further reduce costs.

M is for Impact

Advanced CAD/CAM nesting software enables fabricators to become more competitive by making the greatest impact in these five process areas of profitability.


CAD/CAM Software: Industry News

Lantek Partners with Nukon

Turkish cutting systems manufacturer Nukon will now supply Lantek software with their fiber laser cutting machines worldwide.

Radan Hires Presales Applications Engineer

William Betancourt now provides comprehensive sheet metal CAD/CAM support to users.

Lantek Opens New Office in UAE

This new location in Sharjah will support 500 current users, with plans to reach other Arabian Gulf countries.


CAD/CAM Software: Products

High Performance Strategies for 2.5D Through 5-Axis Milling, Drilling, Mill-Turn and Specialty Applications

The hyperMILL MAXX Machining CAM software from OPEN MIND Technologies features high performance strategies for finishing that applies conical barrel cutters to large planar, ruled or general surfaces; five-axis roughing for engine casings and radial components, such as in tire mold segments; and drilling that uses 5-axis helical motion to open pockets with good chip removal by using standard endmills.

Tracking and Nesting Software for Highly Effective Composite Fabrication

CrossTrack 4 composite manufacturing software from JETCAM can cost effectively trace rolls and kits of plies from arrival, across the cutting room through to departure.

One Digital Factory Platform, Endless Options

The unique software architecture of FASTSUITE Edition 2 digital factory software from CENIT can easily program robots and/or machine tools by using the process geometry defined on the workpiece and the available technology packages.