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Technology Roundup: You'll Only See It Here!

MMT presents a compilation of digital-only new/proven product content. Cutting tools, machining, AM, software and inspection/measurement categories are showcased in this latest roundup.
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New Webinar: How to Use Simulation to Reduce Material and Part Cost

Register for this free webinar on reducing downstream risk through injection molding simulation software.

CNC Machine Simulation Software Supports 3D Interface to Verify, Simulate and Optimize NC Programs

CGTech’s Vericut software can now read in GDML files with 3DLive, which enables users to easily obtain machine-specific information and manually build digital twin machines.

OPEN MIND Technologies Celebrates 25 Years of CAM Software Achievements

North American subsidiary reaches important milestone with hyperMILL CAD/CAM system, supporting Industry 4.0 initiatives and formidable consultation and services.

Wire EDM Module Streamlines Programming Process

HCL CAMWorks module offers a single-click model-to-G-code functionality, enhanced feature recognition for non-planar geometry, automatic angular wire threading and more.

Encoder Interface Enables Improved Machine Motion Control

The Heidenhain EnDat 3 interface is now available in ExI 1100 rotary encoders and offers users additional advancements.

Digital CNC System Enables Machine Tool Building Simulation Capabilities

Siemens’ digital native CAD system, Sinumerik One, enables mapping of the entire machine tool development process, with creation of a universal digital twin for product and production.

Siemens, EOS North America Partner to Improve AM Efficiency, Profitability

Combination of EOS machines and Siemens AM software to provide customers opportunity for a seamless, automated AM digital thread from design through production.

February Technology Roundup: Digital-Only

February’s compilation of digital-only products/services covers maintenance and repair, software, cutting tools and automation category offerings.

CAD/CAM Software Suite Enhancements Optimize Machine Tools and Molds

Latest hyperMILL 2021.1 CAD/CAM software suite updates offers several innovative features for efficient 3D, 5-axis and mill/turn machining

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MMT Chats: Breaking Down Design, Data, and More

MoldMaking Technology Editorial Director Christina Fuges chats with the program and sales manager for Michael Tool and Mold of Ontario Canada about mold design and data trends.

ToolRoom Software Supports Manufacturing of Complex Endmills

The support of new tool types with ANCA’s upgraded wizard-based BSB software improves productivity, lengthens tool life and makes for faster cycle times. 

MMT Chats: Lessons in Simulation

This mechanical engineer has a passion for simulation because he has spent most of his career working in injection molding and truly sees the value of detecting problems early in the design phase of a project.

How to Fix Predicted Warpage Before It Happens with Windage and CAD Model Morphing

Applying windage and model-morphing techniques saved toolmaker/molder Sturgis Molded Products the time, cost, headaches of multiple part/mold design iteration loops, cumbersome cooling fixtures, and long molding cycles.

How to Improve Your Current Efficiency Rate

An alternative approach to taking on more EDM-intensive work when technology and personnel investment is not an option.
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MoldMaking Technology's Top-Viewed December Content: CAM, MMT Chats, Design and Business

The MoldMaking Technology team has compiled this list of some of the top items that you, our audience, have looked at the most. Check out these ten items from December.

Digital Twin Software Update Enhances Functionality

NCSIMUL 2021 from Hexagon Production Software further increases shop-floor productivity and reduces manufacturing costs with improvements to detecting excess material, setup editing and wear on cutting tool simulation.

ESPRIT Probing Cycle Option Improves CAM Software Setup and Accuracy

While probing is not new for DP Technology’s ESPRIT CAM software system, new features enable more versatility, part consistency and quality.

Faster WORKNC Delivers on Performance

The Hexagon WORKNC 2021 software release offers faster toolpaths and a simpler user experience for improved productivity.