CNC Software’s Mastercam 2018 offers new 2D/3D Milling features, design improvements, turning and mill-turn enhancements, and new CAD functions such as the Angle Sweep—which improves the creation of more complex wireframe functions.

In addition to releasing an industry first for turning, Sandvik Coromant is expanding its offerings for Industry 4.0. APMEN was in Sweden to cover the company’s latest developments. By Jonathan Chou

Pune, India: CNC Software has opened a new company in Pune, India. Named Mastercam India, the company will serve India, the Middle East, and neighbouring regions.

Mastercam 2017 has a suite of programming tools for machining jobs. It features a new ribbon interface, making it easier to find functions to complete tasks. The ribbon tabs group similar functions and displays them in order from simple to more complex.

Orpington, UK: The future CAM software growth potential is predicted to be 17 percent this year and 29 percent over the next three to five years, according to results of the Worldwide CAD Trends 2016 Survey by research specialist The Business Advantage Group.

Mastercam, in conjunction with Onshape, has launched a private beta app for selected individuals. The app is expected to cater to CAD users in general.

Machine simulation can go a long way into improving part quality and productivity. By Karlo Apro, product marketing, technical manager at CNC Software, Tolland, CT USA




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