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Verify & Optimize NC Programs; Simulate CNC Machining with VERICUT® Software from CGTech

VERICUT® is software that enables NC programmers to reduce or completely eliminate manual NC prove-outs by simulating the CNC machining process and detecting errors!

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Eliminate Collisions and Over-Travels with Automated Toolpath Simulation
Toolpath simulation and optimization software simplifies moldmaking by eliminating collisions between the cutting tool or tool holder and the mold base.

Tech Trends: WESTEC-Bound
For this week’s Tech Trends, we’re heading to the west coast! Below are products offered by companies that will be attending and exhibiting at WESTEC 2019, the leading manufacturing event in sunny California.

Software Enhancements Increase Power and Improve Efficiency
CGTech’s Vericut 9.0 simulates real NC data on digital twin machines to prevent crashes, identify conflicts between setups and tooling, and ensure machined parts match engineering designs.

OPEN MIND Technologies at Amerimold 2019

Amerimold 2019: Software Solutions for Moldmaking
Looking for software options that are developed for moldmaking? Amerimold had plenty in store for attendees and we bring you some highlights here.

CGTech Vericut version 9.0 CAM software screenshot

CAM Solution Reduces Machining Times by 30-70%, Even for Superalloy Metals
CGTech will demonstrate VERICUT Force optimization, which reduces machining times by as much as 30-70%, even for superalloy metals, and makes cutters last longer.

Amerimold 2019 Product Showcase, Part 9
Plan ahead for Amerimold 2019 with a sneak peek of some highlighted products from the show’s extensive list of exhibitors!

CGTech Proctors SkillsUSA/NIMS Contest Submissions
CGTech technical support engineers will be on hand at the National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, KY, June 25-27. Each year, CGTech staff proctor multiple SkillsUSA/NIMS competitions related to CNC machining, using the company’s Vericut software to evaluate the accuracy participants’ programs.

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Directed Energy
Additive manufacturing solution provider BeAM joins forces with CGTech.

colage of molds

IMTS 2018: Process,Technology and Service Advancements
Advancements in automation and digital manufacturing took center stage during IMTS last week, but developments in additive manufacturing, cutter technology, machining solutions, simulation software, EDM, laser technology and customer service were other hot items.

CGTech to Showcase Vericut 8.2 at Top Shops
Vericut 8.2 optimization software will be demonstrated at Top Shops Conference at IMTS in Chicago, Illinois.

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Accurate Additive Manufacturing Requires Machine Simulation
Machine simulation can help to provide a clear picture of the additive manufacturing process from the first to the last step.

Marpss augmented reality system

Tradeshow Tuesday: On Display at IMTS 2018
Cruise through this week’s slideshow for a peek at some of what will be on display at the upcoming, biennial manufacturing show.

Uddeholm mold halves for a juicer and the juicer

2018 Technology Review and Sourcing Guide: Additive Manufacturing
MoldMaking Technology’s annual Technology Review and Sourcing Guide is an accurate, comprehensive, easy-to-read and easy-to-use use guide for researching today’s technology, equipment, products and services. The year’s latest moldmaking product developments within mold engineering/design, build and maintenance/repair are broken down into 10 sections, including additive manufacturing.

VERICUT tool manager system

CGTech Expands Partnership with Siemens
This agreement enables CGTech to further improve the functionality of its product, VERICUT software, for customers using Siemens’ NX and Teamcenter.

Open Mind software screenshot

2018 Technology Review and Sourcing Guide: Software
MoldMaking Technology’s annual Technology Review and Sourcing Guide is an accurate, comprehensive, easy-to-read and easy-to-use use guide for researching today’s technology, equipment, products and services. The year’s latest moldmaking product developments within mold engineering/design, build and maintenance/repair are broken down into 10 sections, including software.

CGTech Vericut software screenshot

CGTech to Feature Vericut at Smart Manufacturing Experience
At the Smart Manufacturing Experience from April 30 to May 2, 2018, in Boston, Massachussetts, CGTech will feature Vericut version 8.1 in booth 639.

CGTech Vericut VUE logo

CGTech Announces 26 North American Vericut Users’ Exchange Events
CGTech has scheduled 26 North American Vericut Users’ Exchange locations in 2018. The first will be on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 in Irvine, California, near CGTech’s headquarters.

Example of advanced CAM software.

Software Technology Is More Versatile, Efficient and Simplified
Software suppliers are working diligently to provide moldmakers with relevant but easy-to-use solutions that speed processes and lower costs.

Apprentice learning to polish an injection mold.

2017: Gone but Not Forgotten
I wish to thank everyone I’ve worked with to write features that have appeared each month in MMT. Plus, a look at a series of features about one of my favorite topics: Workforce development.

screen shot of CAD/CAM design software

Throwback Thursday: Software Advances Push Limits of Speed and Quality
This throwback article provides interesting perspectives on software for moldmaking while also illustrating how fast software technology moves today.

Proto Labs machines

Technology Showcase: More of What’s to Come at WESTEC
There will be so much to do and see at WESTEC 2017. If you are planning to attend, be sure to check out these products, which will be on display.

Product Categories of CGTech

CAD (Computer Aided Design)
CAE (Computer Aided Engineering)
CAM (Computer Aided Manufacturing)
Data Management Software
Mold Flow and Simulation Software
NC Simulation and Verification Software
Software for Additive Manufacturing—Job & File Management