Software Incorporates Strategies for Roughing, Drilling and Finishing

Open Mind will present HyperMill 2016.2, which includes the Maxx Machining performance package, a set of high-performance toolpath techniques for roughing, drilling (pocket-opening) and finishing.

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Open Mind will present HyperMill 2016.2, which includes the Maxx Machining performance package, a set of high-performance toolpath techniques for roughing, drilling (pocket-opening) and finishing. These techniques are said to help reduce machining times and increase cutter life. The software’s high-performance roughing is based on Celeritive’s Volumill kernel with extensions allowing 2D, 3D and five-axis roughing. Its drilling is a five-axis helical technique that uses standard end mills and effectively opens pockets with high chip evacuation. Finishing operations use conical barrel cutters to reduce cutting times on planar, ruled and other generalized surfaces.

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Amerimold 2017: Moldmakers Make a Splash as Exhibitors

Today’s blog brings highlights of the mold manufacturing companies that exhibited at Amerimold 2017. We had a record number this year, and each company displayed with pride its capabilities and accomplishments.