Harvey Tool Libraries Contain Many End Mill Options
Mastercam’s Tech Exchange website now includes Harvey Tool libraries.
Mastercam’s Tech Exchange website now includes Harvey Tool libraries. These libraries are said to contain all the end mill options that can be found in the company’s recent catalogs, totaling to more than 15,000 tools for the software user to import. Users can download the tool libraries to have those tool immediately available, according to the company. The company also says that users can program confidently because of accurate tool dimensions and tool data optimized. Furthermore, the libraries will include the company’s specialty profile cutting tools, hole making and threading tools, and chamfer mills.
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