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Delcam Plc

Small Heath Business Park, Birmingham Hampshir, B10 0HJ, United Kingdom

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Delcam Plc

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CAM Software optimizes production machining.

December 17, 2015

Designed for programming CNC mills, lathes, wire EDMs, and Swiss-type lathes, PartMaker 2016 includes 2 ½ axis milling strategies specifically targeted at needs of production machining applications. Users can create sophisticated toolpath strategies without requiring solid model. Program also lets users import multiple solid models into single PartMaker CAM project file. PartMaker 2016 automates programming of both index and rotary broaching operations in intuitive and visual manner. Read More

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CAM Software targets production machining application needs.

December 11, 2015

Used for programming CNC mills, lathes, wire EDMs, turn-mill centers, and Swiss-type lathes, PartMaker 2016 is optimized for productivity and usability. Features include 2 ½ axis milling machining strategies, support for import of multiple solid models into one project file, specialist broaching support, and accelerated 2D CAD drafting and tool path selection. Additionally, this Knowledge Based Machining system relieves user from reentering same features information for subsequent parts. Read More

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CAD/CAM Software facilitates modelling, accelerates simulation.

September 28, 2015

Offering 2D drawing, 600+ pieces of relief clipart, as well as 2D and 3D machining functions, ArtCAM Express 2015 R2 provides introduction to computer-based manufacturing for those involved with engraving, routing, or other areas of decorative metalworking and woodworking. In addition to various features which enhance modeling endeavors, integrated algorithm accelerates machining simulations by using processor in computer’s graphics card to calculate thousands of operations simultaneously. Read More

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CAD Software optimizes modeling and reverse engineering.

August 12, 2015

Combining solid, surface, and direct modeling with reverse engineering, PowerSHAPE Pro 2016 minimizes need to transfer data between programs. Groups of features can be copied between 2 solids in single operation, and axis direction of any number of surface or solid primitives can be edited simultaneously. For reverse engineering of prismatic parts, software can identify planes, cylinders, cones, and other primitives, or create wireframe arcs and lines directly from probed points. Read More

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Inspection Software facilitates assessment of complex assemblies.

August 4, 2015

Along with support for MCR20 and FCR25 probe change racks, PowerINSPECT 2015 R2 supports automation of inspection sequences via such options as probe changes, feature extraction for point cloud batch inspection, and control over collision checking. UI and zoom-to-fit option in CAD view facilitate navigation and operation, option to define which features are used for any best fit calculations promotes control over RPS alignments, and graphical display aids programming of CNC edge points. Read More

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CAM Software supports complete machining project mirroring.

July 28, 2015

To conserve time, PowerMILL 2016 can mirror complete machining projects in one operation and automatically maintain machining characteristics. This also accelerates programming of symmetrical objects. Used for 5-axis and high-speed machining, programming software also offers complete verification of project for machine-tool issues as well as simulation of machine-tool movements as tool changes are executed. Auto-translucency option and ability to draw translucently are also included. Read More

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CAM Software offers optimized collision checking.

July 15, 2015

With PowerMILL Robot 2015, manual and CNC programming of robots can be combined in single program. Software provides optimized collision checking, automatic avoidance of wrist singularities, and ability to generate robot programs from tape files produced in other CAM software. Users can duplicate in virtual environment teach-and-learn programming of robot for linking moves, which can then be integrated with cutting moves to provide complete sequence of operations. Read More

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CAM Software supports feature-based programming.

May 18, 2015

Designed to optimize productivity of mill-turn machines, 5-axis mills, and wire EDM equipment, FeatureCAM 2015 R3 is capable of duplicating physical constraints of machine tool in simulations. It is then possible to check that chosen machine tool is capable of completing proposed program for all types of equipment, from simplest lathe to complex multi-tasking machine. Accurate representations can be created of shanks and holders, allowing 3-axis and 5-axis collision checking to be performed. Read More

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Robot Software combines manual and CNC programming.

April 20, 2015

With PowerMILL Robot 2015, users can program robots for multi-axis machining operations. Program offers optimized collision checking, automatic avoidance of wrist singularities, and ability to generate robot programs from tape files produced in other CAM software. Release 2015 allows users to duplicate in virtual environment teach-and-learn programming of robot for linking moves. Programmed linking moves can then be integrated with cutting moves to give complete sequence of operations. Read More

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CAD Software offers reverse engineering options.

April 17, 2015

Combining solid, surface, and direct modeling with reverse engineering, PowerSHAPE Pro 2015 R2 minimizes need to transfer data between multiple programs. Software includes split-screen alignment option and can connect directly to most scanning hardware to capture and display scan data in real-time. Able to morph complete solid or surface model to mesh, PowerSHAPE Pro can use Smart Feature Selector to display type and parameters of each feature interactively as cursor is moved around model. Read More

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CAD/CAM Software supports multi-part, family electrodes.

April 14, 2015

Delcam Electrode, which combines PowerSHAPE CAD software, PowerMILL CAM system, and PowerINSPECT inspection software, provides integrated solution for design, machining, and inspection of electrodes. Along with wizard-based process, features include collision prevention technology in simulation algorithms. Electrodes can be displayed in history tree of tool on which they will be used, and all electrode drawings update automatically if design is changed.<br /> Read More

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CAD Software offers options for reverse engineering.

April 1, 2015

Offering combination of solid, surface, and direct modeling, together with reverse engineering, PowerSHAPE Pro 2015 R2 minimizes need to transfer data between multiple programs and streamlines product development process. Program offers split-screen alignment option for combining multiple scans, and ability to morph complete solid or surface model to mesh. For analysis of models, Smart Feature Selector displays type and parameters of each feature interactively as cursor is moved around model. Read More

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CAD/CAM Software offers add-on modules.

March 17, 2015

Offering entry-level solution for engraving, signmaking, and woodworking, ArtCAM Express includes 2D drawing, over 600 pieces of relief clipart, and 2D/3D machining functions. Toolpath-paneling module allows larger jobs to be divided into sections for machining and reassembly once cut. With bevel-carving module, hand-carved look with beveled edges can be added to frames, molds, or signs. Fluting module allows ramping moves in and out of material to create grooves or textured surfaces. Read More

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Inspection Software offers automatic collision avoidance.

February 18, 2015

With PowerINSPECT 2015, software adjusts probe path automatically if direct move between inspection features could produce collision. Program also offers optimized display of results from point-cloud data, including shaded display of color map, complete with colored scale of tolerances. In scale-model inspection mode, measurements from scale model are displayed as though they were results from full-size item. In addition, version 2015 gives users greater control over contents of any report. Read More

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Artisan-Focused CAD/CAM Software shows results in real-time.

February 16, 2015

Requiring minimal engineering/computing knowledge, ArtCAM Insignia 2015 increases artisan/hobbyist productivity. Ability to create/edit 3D shapes with shape editor and 2-rail sweep tools in real-time let users see changes instantly, while extrude, spin, and turn modelling tools enhance methods available for creating freeform 3D shapes and also operate in real-time. Solution also includes tools that accelerate editing of vectors and allows rotary models to be developed as basis for designs. Read More

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CAD/CAM Software designs custom orthotic insoles.

February 6, 2015

With direct interface to iQube range of scanners, OrthoMODEL 2015 offers real-time design of both accommodative orthotics, suitable for diabetic patients and for those requiring comfort insoles, and corrective orthotics, to address problems with patient&rsquo;s foot orientation and gait cycle. Program includes ability to create ¾-length rigid orthotics and extended range of corrections for rigid devices, including extrinsic and intrinsic forefoot and rearfoot posts, as well as heel lifts and raises. Read More

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Artistic CAD/CAM Software can create complex 3D designs.

February 5, 2015

For users new to CNC machining, ArtCAM Express 2015 offers 2D drawing, over 600 pieces of relief clipart, and 2D and standard 3D machining functions, as well as tools to speed up editing of vectors. Movement of relief clipart and vectors has been made more accurate with ability to specify exact distance to be moved. Ability to create and edit text has been extended so that text can be written in 3D view. In addition, software can identify all vectors created in one direction automatically. Read More

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CAM Software offers rib-machining module.

January 29, 2015

Available for PowerMILL CAM system used for high-speed and 5-axis machining, Rib-Machining Module enables users to program machining of cavities for narrow ribs, even when cutter&#39;s length is much greater than its diameter. First stage of process is to create pattern for single rib by sketching line along its length. PowerMILL uses this line to automatically identify all surfaces needed to form rib. Machining sequence is then calculated. Read More

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CAM Software enhances efficacy with Vortex milling calculator.

January 27, 2015

Milling calculator within FeatureCAM 2015 R2 helps users maximize benefits from Vortex high-efficiency area-clearance strategy. Other software features include ability to create multi-tool blocks within machine designs, optimized control over toolpath output, and efficient automatic selection of tools. Vortex area-clearance strategy produces safe toolpaths with deep cut by using controlled engagement angle that maintains optimal cutting conditions for entire toolpath. Read More

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CAM Software enhances 5-axis and high-speed machining.

January 20, 2015

While fostering usability via customization, PowerMILL 2015 R2 verifies project for machine-tool issues and generates detailed list of discovered problems. Automatic collision checking of area-clearance toolpaths takes into account any remaining stock on model, and all tool-holder collision checking for area clearance takes place during toolpath calculation. Other features include machine-tool movement simulation during tool changes and drilling calculations referencing stock model. Read More

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