Collaboration with Mori Seiki Optimizes GibbsCAM for New High-Efficiency Mori Seiki NZ Series Machines
MOORPARK, California, September 3 / / - Cimatron Limited (NASDAQ:CIMT), a leading provider of integrated CAD/CAM solutions for the toolmaking and manufacturing industries announced today the release of GibbsCAM post processors developed for Mori Seiki's NZ series of machine tools. GibbsCAM's posted output effectively supports the advanced capabilities of these multi-tasking machine tools, because of a collaborative effort with Mori Seiki. As competitive pressures grow, so does the market demand for high-efficiency mass production machine tools like the Mori Seiki NZ line which can dramatically reduce machining time.
"As the complexity of today's advanced machine tools increases, sophisticated post processors are required to program them effectively," explains Bill Gibbs, founder and CEO of Gibbs and Associates. "Working directly with Mori Seiki engineers, we were able to acquire the expertise needed to develop and validate these post processors for their NZ Series."
The Mori Seiki NZ series of machine tools are ideally suited for mass-production machining. The NZ series machines can be configured with up to three turrets, all using Mori Seiki's BMT(TM) (Built-in Motor Turret) technology. By placing the motor inside the turret, heat generation and vibration are kept to a minimum and transmission efficiency is improved.
Cutting performance, speed and precision are also significantly increased.
The new NZ Series of multi-axes machines offers not only turning, but also excellent milling with the Y-axis. With the longest Y-axis stroke in its class, it achieves high-precision, high efficiency machining. In addition to developing post processors for the Mori Seiki NZ series line, GibbsCAM post processors are also available for Mori Seiki's NMV series of 5-Axis machine tools.
For more information about GibbsCAM or to locate your local GibbsCAM Reseller, go to www.GibbsCAM.com, call 1-800-654-9399, or email info@GibbsCAM.com. For more information about Mori Seiki and their line of machine tools, visit MoriSeiki.com.
About Gibbs and Associates and GibbsCAM
For over twenty years, Gibbs and Associates has been a leader in providing cutting edge CAD/CAM technology, while maintaining its signature ease-of-use and productivity. Powerfully Simple, Simply Powerful is the guiding philosophy at Gibbs. Gibbs believes in empowering the NC programmer, machinist, and manufacturing engineer, not eliminating them. Gibbs' goal is to introduce manufacturers to new technologies and new ways of working that makes their machining easier and their businesses more profitable. To achieve this goal, Gibbs creates tools that are naturally intuitive, graphically interactive, extremely visual, associative, and just plain enjoyable to use. Gibbs provides a total quality solution with the service and support successful customers require.
The current GibbsCAM product line supports 2- through 5-axis milling, turning, mill/turning, multi-task simultaneous machining and wire-EDM. GibbsCAM also provides fully integrated manufacturing modeling capabilities that include 2D, 2.5D, 3D wireframe, surface, and solid modeling. GibbsCAM has received Microsoft's "Designed for Windows XP/2000" and "Works with Windows Vista" certifications. GibbsCAM's data exchange capabilities are able to access the broadest range of native and industry standard CAD data formats. GibbsCAM is certified under the Autodesk Inventor Certified Application Program, is a Solid Edge Certified Select Product, and is a SolidWorks Certified CAM Product. GibbsCAM is either offered or endorsed by a number of leading worldwide control and machine tool manufacturers, including GE Fanuc, Infimatic, Siemens, Doosan Infracore, Haas, Index, MAG Fadal, Mazak, Mitsubishi, Mori Seiki, and Tornos. Gibbs and Associates distributes its products worldwide through a network of international Resellers.
In January 2008, Gibbs and Associates merged with Cimatron Ltd, and is now operating as a wholly owned subsidiary. For more information about Gibbs and Associates and its CAM software packages, call 1-800-654-9399, or visit the company on-line at www.GibbsCAM.com.
With over 25 years of experience and more than 40,000 installations worldwide, Cimatron is a leading provider of integrated, CAD/CAM solutions for mold, tool and die makers as well as manufacturers of discrete parts. Cimatron is committed to providing comprehensive, cost-effective solutions that streamline manufacturing cycles, enable collaboration with outside vendors, and ultimately shorten product delivery time.
The Cimatron product line includes the CimatronE and GibbsCAM brands with solutions for mold design, die design, electrodes design, 2.5 to 5 axes milling, wire EDM, turn, Mill-turn, rotary milling, multi-task machining, and tombstone machining. Cimatron's subsidiaries and extensive distribution network serve and support customers in the automotive, aerospace, medical, consumer plastics, electronics, and other industries in over 40 countries worldwide.
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