Cimco's NC Base is the next step in machine shop automation to complement the powerful DNC Max software. NC Base is a CNC program management tool that enables you to manage your part programs as well as any associated documents related to a particular program. NC Base provides a highly integrated part program search tool that enables complex queries to ensure the correct documents and correct part program version or revision are selected for production. Shop personnel can no longer accidentally grab the wrong shop documentation or worse, the wrong part program as all related data is stored and linked [...]
We are very excited to start announcing what the keynote speakers will be presenting at the upcoming Xpand3D event taking place October 15 - 17, 2019 in Branchburg, NJ. This event is the tri-state's premier event for manufacturers and designers and it will be chock full of educational sessions, as well as thought-provoking keynote presentations. Here is what Ric Fulop, CEO and co-founder of Desktop Metal will be presenting on October 16, 2019 at 11:30 AM. Application Discovery - Evaluating Real Use Cases for In-office Metal 3D Printing Metal 3D printing technology has the power to redefine the way companies [...]
https://cimquesttv.wistia.com/medias/7dxrxkcsgc?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Control Definition Changes Being able to go into the control definition and make changes to how our arcs, drilling cycles, and NC code is outputted is quick and easy.
There is a new feature in Mastercam 2020 called Dependencies. In previous versions of Mastercam, the process of selection and regeneration of parent and dependent operations was a process of several clicks. Now, in Mastercam 2020, the regeneration and selection process are streamlined for us with just one click of a button. After clicking on the new icon in the toolpath manager titled Dependencies you will see inside of the drop-down arrow that you have 2 options: Selection and Regeneration. When the selection option is on if you click on a parent operation all of the dependent toolpaths that are [...]
In today's global marketplace, manufacturers are under great pressure to speed up production and increase efficiencies. To accomplish this, they must develop innovative prototypes and manufacture small-batch spare parts, all while cutting costs and adhering to strict plant safety standards. Inventory management is also an important component, as this can drastically drive down costs. With RIZE 3D Printing, companies can produce custom tooling, fixtures & jigs, and replacement parts all on-demand. In our first case, PSMI had the challenge of making replacement parts when the original manufacturer was out of business. Small batch parts were too costly to outsource and [...]
Cimquest now offers new 3D scanning products and services from Shining 3D and Variscan. We made this exciting reveal at ADS 2019 and you can watch the recap video below. Read on for more details of these two new products. Variscan Based on white light fringe pattern projection, the Variscan scanner models are our industrial, high accuracy, easy to use solution for those seeking to employ the power of 3D scanning for their applications. With a bright high-resolution light source, these scanners offer true value for the novice or the advanced user for almost any application. *Accurate up to +/- [...]
https://cimquesttv.wistia.com/medias/b5q83vcq5s?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Variscan Pico 3D Scanner This new Variscan Pico 3D Scanner from Cimquest is a stationary, light based scanner. It can scan parts with extreme accuracy and enough resolution to capture very tiny features, such as very small holes and crisp part edges.
We just added two more Mastercam 2020 Rollout events so you learn all about the latest features in Mastercam 2020! Join Wynn Frick Consulting to see how Mastercam 2020 offers faster, more efficient CNC programming, as well as process improvements for the digital age. Just a few of the programming highlights include: New 3D Blend Toolpath Hole Table 3D Tooling Filters for Inserts and Holders Improved Machine Configuration Workflow Improved Job Preparation/Setup will get your parts on the machine faster and improve production efficiency, while the enhanced Validation processes with improve quality and give you more programming assurance. Come to [...]