Five-Axis Software Option

Gibbs and Associates (Moorpark, CA) has released a new software option, which supports five-axis simultaneous milling and further extends the software’s existing machining capability and provides the user with a complete range of five-axis milling functionality.

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Gibbs and Associates (Moorpark, CA) has released a new software option, which supports five-axis simultaneous milling and further extends the software’s existing machining capability and provides the user with a complete range of five-axis milling functionality. The new module introduces the following capabilities: multi-surface, five-axis roughing and finishing; multi-surface, five-axis flowline machining; surface edge, five-axis swarf cutting (trimming vacuum-formed parts); adaptable interface, based on part type strategy, shows only what is needed; advanced gouge checking ensures safe cuts in even the most complex operations; complete control over entry/exit, cut-to-cut, and between cut moves; and five--axis depth cuts machining. Additionally, the company licenses PTC’s Granite kernel to ensure seamless interoperability with Pro/ENGINEER.