MOORPARK, CA, November 13, 2014 – Celeritive Technologies, Inc. announced today that the US Patent Office has issued US Patent 8,880,212, the second patent covering key innovations of the VoluMill Ultra High-Performance Toolpath technology.
“This patent covers a number of unique features of the VoluMill technology that we developed to address critical problems in rapid material removal,” said Glenn Coleman, chief product officer for Celeritive. In particular, some of the patent claims relate to VoluMill’s ability to pre-clear specific transition areas of the workpiece, allowing high-speed connections between cutting passes in locations where other material removal techniques routinely overload cutters. “Traditional toolpaths and so-called high-speed milling techniques commonly introduce spikes in tool load, forcing programmers to slow down to avoid catastrophic tool failure, which of course increases cycle times. In contrast, VoluMill maintains a consistent material removal rate, allowing machines to run safely at high speeds throughout the cutting process, while dramatically extending tool life.”
VoluMill has consistently proven itself to be the easiest, quickest, and most cost-effective way for manufacturing organizations to reduce costs and increase productivity, with some companies realizing a return on their investment during their very first production run after adoption. Cycle time reductions of up to 90% and tool life increases of 8 times or more are being reported by customers on a regular basis. Unlike any other toolpath technology on the market today, VoluMill is seamlessly integrated into the world’s leading CAM systems, and is available as a standalone product. With nearly a decade of proven success, VoluMill has become the technology of choice for manufacturers worldwide.
About Celeritive Technologies:
Celeritive Technologies, the developer of VoluMill, is the world’s leading innovator of platform independent, technology driven toolpaths for the manufacturing industry. Celeritive develops and markets economical and simple-to-implement toolpath technology that enables CNC machine tools and cutting tools to operate at peak performance. Through dramatically reduced cycle times and cutting tool costs, manufacturers become more profitable, flexible, competitive, and maximize the return on their capital investments. Located in Moorpark, California, Celeritive Technologies was founded by industry-leading experts in machining, programming and software development. For additional information, visit www.volumill.com.
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