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How to Analyze and Optimize Cutting Conditions to Reduce Cycle Time

Plastic injection mold design and manufacturing company puts NC program optimization software module to the test. The results were surprising.
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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.

New Finishing Toolpaths Simplify Programming

Autodesk’s newly released PowerMill 2022 offers a range of improvements and new capabilities to optimize toolpath utilization and increase user simplification.

Enhanced CAD/CAM Software Optimizes User Experience and Design Process Speed

VISI 2022.0 from Hexagon offers CAD and CAM updates from optimized and new commands, 30-60% 3D roughing operation calculations and easier file transfer between versions.

CAM System Eliminates Overtravel Issues, Saves Programming Time

CAM-tool by CGS North America provides mold and die manufactures a wide range of modeling capabilities and will be releasing additional improvements for increased optimization.

All-In-One CAD/CAM System Streamlines Mold, Die and Model Design and Manufacturer

Tebis 4.1 from Tebis America enables manufacturers to automate the design and build process, while improving safety, efficiency and quality. 

Post Processor Optimizes CNC Five-Axis Capabilities 

Mastercam’s new post processor unlocks faster and more accurate “art to part” FANUC CNC capabilities.
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Injection Mold Networking Software Application Reduces Mold Transfer Inefficiency

The Hub for Mold Transfer offered by RJG facilitates standardized processes, improves organizational efficiency and ensures proper mold and machine matching across global facilities.

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.

InnovMetric Launches PolyWorks | DataLoop PLM Connectors

Interconnected product lifecycle management and 3D measurement digital ecosystems to facilitate sharing of product definition and provide direct access to 3D measurement data.

VIDEOS

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

MMT Chats: The All or Nothing Approach to ERP

For this MMT Chat, my guests hail from Omega Tool of Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, who share their journey with using enterprise resource planning (ERP)—and their people—to solve their schedule and capacity load monitoring challenges.

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.

Tips for Tackling Mold Design, Machining, Cutting Tool and Wear Challenges

Tips for tasks ranging from reducing risk in part design and taking advantage of five-axis machining to refining cutting tool performance and reducing wear with guiding and centering systems.

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.

Leading Mold Manufacturers Share Best Practices for Improving Efficiency

Precise Tooling Solutions, X-Cell Tool and Mold, M&M Tool and Mold, Ameritech Die & Mold, and Cavalier Tool & Manufacturing, sit down for a fast-paced Q&A focused on strategies for improving efficiencies across their operations.
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Siemens, SAP Expand Partnership to Deliver Intelligent Service and Asset Lifecycle Management Solutions

Cloud-based solutions close the loop between IT and OT systems through a model-based digital thread, enabling real-time business information, feedback and performance data over the entire product or asset lifecycle.

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.

What is Scientific Maintenance? Part 3

Part three of this three-part series explains how to use maintenance data, set targets and goals for improvement, and allow better, faster, and more accurate mold and part troubleshooting.