Westlake Village, CA - July 9, 2007 - Surfware Inc., developer of SURFCAM CAD/CAM Systems, is now shipping the Service Pack 1 (SP1) for SURFCAM Velocity® version 3.0. SURFCAM Velocity is the exclusive provider of the patent-pending TrueMill® technology. TrueMill is the only toolpath engine that reduces machining time 30 to 50% by dynamically managing the tool-to-material engagement angle.
Service Pack 1 includes:
CAD Interoperability: Open AutoCad® 2008 files. Stronger direct transfer of Catia® layers.
This service pack extends the functionality of version 3.0. With the 3.0 release, our customers have already found large productivity gains across many manufacturing disciplines. "TrueMill® shaved 90 minutes from a 4.5 hour cycle time by being able to rough at 500 IPM vs. 100 IPM w/o TrueMill®." said Anthony Reyes, Foreman, C&H Machine.
This service pack provides an additional boost." said Don Esters, President, Surfware, Inc. "Surfware continues to produce high quality and cutting edge products built to increase our customer's bottom line" continued Mr. Esters "I attribute our success in SURFCAM Velocity® with TrueMill® to our dedicated forward thinking engineers, the vision of our founders and executive management, and the precision of our products".
Highlights of Previous SURFCAM Velocity V3.0 included:
Version 3.0 delivered world-class 4– and 5-Axis operations for finishing cylinder heads, aerospace structures, power generation blades and blisks.
Complete with APT-like Tool-To, -On, and -Past options providing precise control over any number of surfaces or model features.
Templates capture user knowledge and machining preferences to streamline the part-programming process.
For more information on SURFCAM Velocity, TrueMill and other Surfware products visit www.surfware.com.
About Surfware, Inc.
Surfware, Inc., the developer of SURFCAM Velocity® CAD/CAM systems, provides optimal solutions for today's design through manufacturing challenges. Surfware's TrueMill® technology (patent pending) is the only toolpath engine that intelligently manages tool load to significantly boost productivity and extend cutting tool life for all materials, including tool steels, aluminium, titanium, even exotics.
SURFCAM Velocity is used globally for CNC programming of 2- through 5-axis mills, lathes, Wire-EDM, and multi-tasking machines. Leaders in the aerospace, defense, automotive, consumer electronics, industrial equipment and medical industries depend on SURFCAM Velocity to manufacture with automation, speed and precision. For additional information, visit www.surfware.com.
For more information contact:
Director of Marketing