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Software Update Ensures High-Quality Finishes
CGS North America releases an updated version of CAM-TOOL, V15.1, the CAD/CAM system corresponding to the five-axis machining center for molds and dies.

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CAD/CAM Software Improves Accuracy with Version Upgrade
CGS North America introduces the latest version of its CAM-Tool software at Amerimold 2018.

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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.

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Amerimold 2017: Multitudes of Metalworking Materials and Machines
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Stepping Up to the Challenge
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CAM Update Ease Simultaneous 5-Axis Conversions
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CAM Release Incorporates User-Defined Features
CGS North America will demonstrate the latest version of its CG CAM-Tool software, designed for machining molds or dies with minimal or to no polishing required.

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Product Categories of CAM-TOOL by CGS North America, Inc.

CAD (Computer Aided Design)
CAM (Computer Aided Manufacturing)