3D Printing Software Solutions on Display at TCT Show


SHEFFIELD, UK, September, 18, 2013 -  Leading software providers MachineWorks Ltd and Tech Soft 3D are demonstrating a new combined software solution aimed at 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing users and bureaus. It will provide robust data conversion, solid healing and viewing to cloud-based applications without the need for any specialised 3D knowledge or expertise.
HOOPS Communicator integrating Polygonica

The solution combines best-of-breed polygonal modelling from MachineWorks - Polygonica - with cloud based visualisation and translation from Tech Soft 3D - HOOPS Communicator. The cloud solution is designed to allow users to upload files in a wide variety of common CAD formats. The models can be viewed, shared and inspected in real time, through zero-client web browsers as well as mobile devices. Formats supported include CATIA, Pro/E, NX, SolidWorks, STEP as well as many others.

Polygonica from MachineWorks provides fast, built-in and fully automatic solid model healing to ensure that all models are ready for printing. It also provides metrics such as build volume, bounding box and surface area for quoting algorithms. Polygonica can also hollow out parts prior to printing. The Polygonica technology is founded on 20 years of development and provides a full set of fast, robust and easy-to-use polygon modelling operations, including solid healing, boolean operations, offsetting and simplification. Polygonica is available as an SDK.

About Polygonica 
Polygonica Toolkit provides polygon modelling component software for industries such as CAD/CAM/CAE, reverse engineering, rapid prototyping, 3D printing, 3D movies and gaming, geo-exploring, urban modelling and other 3D digital applications. Polygonica is developed by MachineWorks Ltd, the leading provide of CNC simulation and verification software. For more information on Polygonica visit  http://www.polygonica.com/ or contact +44-114-223-1370.

See Polygonica in action at Stand G33, Hall 3A.

About Tech Soft 3D 
Tech Soft 3D is the leading global provider of engineering solutions that help software teams deliver successful applications. Established in 1996 and headquartered in Bend, Oregon, Tech Soft 3D has offices in California, France, England and Japan. The company’s product portfolio powers nearly 500 applications globally and includes the HOOPS suite of software tools, 3D PDF solutions and Autodesk OEM products. For more information, visit  http://www.techsoft3d.com or contact +44-1539-898-020.

Tech Soft 3D can be found at Stand G25, Hall 3A.

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