Tech Trends: Suitable Software
CAM software programs and updates from Autodesk, Inc., CAM-TOOL by CGS North America, Inc., and CGTech provide a range of features, including independent operation, reduced cycle times and easier machining programming, simulation and verification.
Is your current CAM software not working for you? Looking for a new program but just can’t decide which one would suit your needs? Check out some of these choices below! Ranging in features from enabling easier three- and five-axis programming, simulation and verification, reducing cycle times while increasing surface finish, independent operation, and sharper, clearer and more realistic views of machines and the machining process, you are sure to find something suitable for your business and machining needs.
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A quality hot runner system is one of the more important enhancements you can incorporate into a mold to improve molded part quality, reduce production times and remain price competitive.
While both hot runner and cold runner systems have their benefits, for design flexibility as well as reduced cycle times and costs, hot runner systems will probably be the better choice.
Integrated CAD/CAM software that combines CAD, CAM, electrode design and CMM programming capabilities in one system can save you time and effort in the following five ways: