hyperMILL supports automated NC programming and efficient manufacturing
Ann Arbor, Michigan, 6 August 2013—CIMdata, Inc., the leading global PLM strategic management consulting and research firm announces released a new product review for OPEN MIND Technologies’ CAM solution, hyperMILL. This product review presents CIMdata’s perspective on hyperMILL, a geometry-based CAM solution that provides a highly graphical Windows-oriented user interface that supports 2- and 3axis milling, high-speed cutting, mill-turn and industry-leading 5-axis milling capabilities for cavities, surfaces and specialized machining tasks. The suite of hyperMILL modules includes the newly-developed hyperCAD-S, a high-performance CAM-capable hybrid surface and solid modeling software package for designing, editing, repairing, and analyzing surfaces and solids. This paper presents a business case offered by hyperMILL for end-users who are concerned about the business risk of transitioning from their existing 2- and 3-axis equipment, to more efficient and flexible 5-axis equipment.
This review provides CIMdata’s perspective on OPEN MIND Technologies’ approach to the CAM market. According to Jeanné Naysmith, CIMdata’s Manufacturing Practice Manager, “With a strong commitment throughout the company to flexible and integrated applications and ease of use, OPEN MIND Technologies gives its customers an edge in quality, productivity, profitability and return on invested capital.” The OPEN MIND Technologies approach results in a hyperMILL suite that contains flexible and versatile modules for automated programming, optimized processes and efficient manufacturing. Mr. Naysmith states: “The solution is developed by a knowledgeable and experienced team that continues to lead the industry in terms of innovation and creativity.”
In this paper, CIMdata provides its own reflections as well as a perspectives offered by an OPEN MIND Technologies customer whom CIMdata interviewed to gain an understanding of the integral role hyperMILL plays in an end-user’s business and market strategy. The complete “OPEN MIND Technologies hyperMILL–A Product Review” report is available to be freely downloaded from CIMdata’s web site at http://www.cimdata.com/publications/reports_complimentary/white_papers.html
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