Cimatron E 4.2 Release Provides Robust 5-Axis Capabilities for Tooling Customers
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Cimatron E 4.2 Release Provides Robust 5-Axis Capabilities for Tooling Customers

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Rose Malichi
Phone: +972-3-531-2095
Email: 
rosem@cimatron.com
Givat Shmuel, ISRAEL, February 17, 2003 – Cimatron Ltd. (NASDAQ: CIMT), a leading developer of CAD/CAM solutions for the tooling industry, today announced the release of Cimatron E 4.2. With this release, Cimatron has added new enhancements to its CAD/CAM for tooling software. These include 3-Axis and 5-Axis Milling, High-Speed Machining, and improved Design solutions. This release will maintain Cimatron's leading market position and provide customers with increased power and flexibility to stay ahead of the competition.

Cimatron E 4.2's improvement checklist includes the innovative QuickNC Technologies: Rough, Re-Rough and Clean-Up. The version also provides Aiming Surface in Flow Lines, True Spiral HSM, and 5-Axis Swarf Machining, where machining is carried out with the side of the cutter instead of the tip. In addition, Cimatron E 4.2 offers QuickDrill, a dedicated knowledge-based application for automation of the plate-drilling process, and a new version of WireEDM, which efficiently executes 2-axis and 4-axis Wire EDM operations. In the Design area, this release offers a range of improvements in Drafting, Assembly and Mold Design.
Cimatron E's Flowline Milling


Cimatron E encompasses a set of powerful, easy-to-use 3D design tools. The unified solid- surface-wireframe modeling environment allows the user to manipulate imported data, or create conceptual part designs with equal ease. In the design process, Cimatron E smoothly integrates tools to split part geometry, finds and implements engineering changes, creates electrodes and inserts, and details tooling components. During manufacturing, Cimatron E implements 2.5- to 5-axis toolpaths using high-speed machining, knowledge of stock remaining and templates to dramatically reduce programming and machining time.

Natan Mossak, VP Sales of Cimatron, comments, "We are very satisfied with Cimatron E sales around the world and are confident that this release will position us as a leader in the tooling industry. With Cimatron E, we are becoming our customers' total solution - experts who assess customers' needs and partner with them to build appropriate solutions," he added.

About Cimatron

Cimatron Ltd. (NASDAQ: CIMT) is a leading developer of integrated CAD/CAM solutions for the tooling industry. Through its Data-to-Steel product philosophy, Cimatron is committed to providing mold, tool and die makers with comprehensive, cost-effective solutions that streamline manufacturing cycles, enable collaboration with outside vendors, and ultimately shorten product delivery time. Worldwide, more than 8,500 customers, with over 15,000 installations in the automotive, consumer plastics, and electronics industries, employ Cimatron's leading CAD/CAM solutions for manufacturing. Founded in 1982, Cimatron Ltd. is publicly traded on the NASDAQ exchange under the symbol CIMT. Cimatron's subsidiaries and extensive distributor network are located in over 35 countries to serve customers worldwide with complete pre- and post-sales support. For more information, visit our web site at http://www.cimatron.com.

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