Native CAD Associativity Leads To Improved Productivity With EdgeCAM Solid Machinist

Southfield, MICHIGAN, November 2004 -- Version 9 introduces EdgeCAM Solid Machinist for CATIA V5, allowing the user to load native part and assembly files. Another addition is EdgeCAM Solid Machinist for ACIS, which allows the user to directly load native .sat and .sab files. Combined with the ability to load native Autodesk Inventor, Pro/Engineer, SolidWorks, and Solid Edge files, this new capability reinforces EdgeCAM's place as the standard in intelligent solids based manufacturing.

EdgeCAM Solid Machinist is a seamlessly integrated CAM system offering true associativity to the native CAD model, using the intelligence contained within the model to reduce programming time and eliminate the risk of errors. Full toolpath to model associativity means that even late design changes can be easily incorporated.

Using Automatic Feature Recognition, EdgeCAM Solid Machinist interrogates the model to find machineable features. No matter how complex the part, holes, 2D and 3D contour pocket and boss features can be found and information extracted with a single mouse click. The user also has the ability to find single, nested or both types of pockets. The information is used with EdgeCAM Tool Selector to select the optimal tools from the available toolstore to machine the features using EdgeCAM's extensive range of cutting strategies.

About Pathtrace

Pathtrace Engineering Systems is a division of Pathtrace plc. Pathtrace has offices in the UK, USA, China and Japan, complementing a worldwide network of resellers.

Pathtrace Engineering Systems is the developer of EdgeCAM an extremely powerful, but easy to use software solution devoted to automating the process of NC programming for metal cutting machine tools. For information about Pathtrace and EdgeCAM visit our website www.edgecam.com. EdgeCAM is Windows 2000 Professional and XP compliant and has over 28,000 users worldwide



Review Article Be the first to review this article
Featured Video
Editorial
Jeff RoweJeff's MCAD Blogging
by Jeff Rowe
GE Additive’s Big Plans For Metal AM
Jobs
ECAD Designer - Data Connectivity for Delphi at Auburn Hills, MI
Mechanical Engineer II - Requisition ID 090445 for L3 Technologies at New York, NY
Estimator / Bidder for Rulon International at Saint Augustine, FL
Upcoming Events
33rd Annual Coordinate Metrology Society Conference at Snowbird UT - Jul 17 - 21, 2017
EMO Hannover 2017 at Hannover Germany - Sep 18 - 23, 2017
The 30th Annual Integrated Process Excellence Symposium & Training at Wyndham Grand Bonnet Creek Resort Orlando FL - Sep 18 - 20, 2017
Additive Manufacturing Conference 2017 at Knoxville Convention Center 701 Henley Street Knoxville TN - Oct 10 - 12, 2017



Internet Business Systems © 2017 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
595 Millich Dr., Suite 216, Campbell, CA 95008
+1 (408)-337-6870 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation GISCafe - Geographical Information Services TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy Policy Advertise