MachineWorks latest machine simulation at JIMTOF
SHEFFIELD (15th October, 2008) – Sheffield-based MachineWorks Ltd, supplier of the leading toolkit for CNC simulation and verification, is presenting its latest release v6.5 and its new MachineBuilder at JIMTOF 2008 on booth W0009.
Anybody wanting machine simulation can now take advantage of the new MachineBuilder which simplifies significantly the process of creating a full machine model . The MachineBuilder allows users to quickly produce their own application, with its own unique look and feel that can sit either on the controller or a standalone PC.
MachineWorks’ toolkit simulates any type of CNC machining with any type of tool no matter how complex. Allowing an unlimited number of axes, we can simulate turning, milling, mill-turn, grinding, water jet, laser, wire EDM and robotics. MachineWorks also checks for clashes and gouges in the full machining environment.
Our partners have been integrating a whole range of simulation solutions from simple simulation of the tool and stock to complex simulation of multi-tasking machines with multiple axes since 1995.
Moreover, since OKUMA created its Collision Avoidance System using MachineWorks engines in 2006 we are seeing more and more machine tool-based simulation. DMG’s Virtual Machine for example has integrated geometry, kinematics and dynamics of real DMG machines. Doosan Infracore has also integrated MachineWorks into its own Collision Protector System. Hurco machines with their twin-screen controllers are another example of MachineWorks simulation embedded in a CNC controller system.
“Being a toolkit, MachineWorks takes up any shape” says Mike Nicholson, ”so if you walk around JIMTOF you can see the 'face' of MachineWorks embedded not only on CNC controllers but over 60% of the world's CAM applications”.
You can get a feel for MachineWorks with our demos at www.machineworks.com
About MachineWorks Ltd
MachineWorks Technology sets the standard for CNC simulation and verification component software in the industry. More than 60% of CAM developers in the world have integrated MachineWorks technology into their applications and benefited from MachineWorks’ cutting-edge functionality over the last 15 years. Our toolkit has been adopted by software and hardware OEMs looking for a solution that combines speed, accuracy and stability. It is ideally suited for clash detection, complex machining and full machine simulation.