MMT ZONE: Software


Power of PDM
MoldMaking Technology

Through the use of live, 20-minute software presentations, Missler Software showed visitors how working with a CAD/CAM solution based on product data management (PDM) can make a difference in their manufacturing experiences.

CAM Demo Gives Mold Builders Process Improvement Ideas
MoldMaking Technology

Open Mind used its new hyperCAD-S software in a "shoe" to demonstrate an achievable high quality surface finish.

Tracking System Supports Tooling Project Collaboration
MoldMaking Technology

ToolStats is now offering project timeline tracking, which enables users to create a customizable timeline for each tooling project to track activity throughout design, build and production.

Interface Enables MTConnect-Monitoring of Legacy Equipment
MoldMaking Technology

5ME’s Freedom Digital Interface (FDI) with integral MTConnect adapter enables shops with legacy equipment to monitor machine tool performance using the company’s Freedom eLOG or other MTConnect monitoring software.

Ease Shop Management
MoldMaking Technology

One of the biggest challenges of properly implementing enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is making sure it includes all necessary information, but even a basic ERP solution can positively impact a mold shop.

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Design and engineering is essential to building a better and more cost-effective mold with shorter leadtimes. A variety of software is available to help overcome the daily challenges faced with data, quoting, designing and programming—including computer-aided design (CAD), computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) and data management software. CAM is used to generate machining programs corresponding to part designs; CAD is used for detailed engineering of 3-D models and/or 2-D drawings.

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Cimatron Technologies