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A Message from 3D Systems
As Seen In Production Machining
GibbsCAM CAM Software Simplifies Solidworks Programming
3D Systems’ GibbsCAM 12 software is a CAM product that provides integration with Solidworks by directly reading Solidworks part models, preserving features and attributes, and using these to identify, organize and select features for machining.
Updated CAM Interface for Both New and Long-Time Users
As younger generations have moved through the manufacturing shop, they have demonstrated different perspectives on how to best interact with software systems. This CAM system has a newly enhanced interface designed with these concerns in mind.
CAM Software Helps Eliminate Scrap and Reduce Cycle Times
GibbsCAM 2016 was designed with the assistance of shop owners and shopfloor employees.
CAM System Aids with Productivity and Simplifies Complex Parts
In the case of Webber Metal Products, upgrading the CAM system was all it needed in order to increase productivity and simplify complex part production.
3D Printing and CNC Converge
Reengineering of a CAM Engine
Software suppliers are doing their part in meeting the programming demands of multitasking operations for complex parts.
CAM Software Enables Machining Complex Parts Faster, in More Ways
When Advance Manufacturing Technology (Salt Lake City, Utah) acquired a multitasking machine in 2012, it licensed GibbsCAM MTM (multitask machining) software from Gibbs and Associates Inc. to enable programming the new machine.
1,250 MTM Postprocessors Delivered
Gibbs and Associates, developer of GibbsCAM software for programming CNC machine tools, recently delivered its 1,250th postprocessor in support of a large variety of multitasking machines (MTMs) from nearly 70 manufacturers.
Mark Your Calendars—GibbsCAM Webinar
GibbsCAM webinar will discuss how the implementation of several existing and proven CAM strategies, technologies and methodologies working in harmony can have a significant impact on a shop’s profitability and bottom line.
Exceeding Expectations with Multitask Machining
Implementing a multitasking machine with new CAM software enabled setup and production time reductions for the shop. One part even went from a setup time of 6 hours to 5 minutes.
A Soft Landing for Distributor Making Hard Parts
Since opening shop, Avmat has added two NT 4300s and an NZ 2000 for the most difficult work. With Y axis and subspindles on all the turning centers, the NLs, NTs and NZ do about 95 percent of the work, all programmed with GibbsCAM, which Mr. Vander Meyden also uses to program the NV 5000 VMC and Sodick wire EDM.
Upgrade Your CAM Abilities
Applying Technology to Save Lives
Given the number of tragic news stories we’ve already heard this early in the year, I thought I’d turn the tables and revisit one of the most incredible positive stories of 2010. On October 13, the last of the 33 Chilean miners who were trapped 2,067 feet underground for more than 2 months, was rescued.
September 2010 News
Company Endows Chair in Production Engineering at UniversityMachine tool manufacturer MAG Industrial Automation Systems is to endow a chair in production engineering at Tongji University’s Chinese-German College for Postgraduate Studies (CDHK), in Shanghai.
August 2010 PM News
Acquisition of Mobile Robot ProviderAdept Technology Inc. has entered into an agreement to acquire privately held MobileRobots Inc., a provider of autonomous robot and automated guided vehicle (AGV) technologies.
Shop Delivers for Urgent Need
A CAM package plays an integral role in helping this shop fulfill its customers’ emergency machining requirements.
January 2010 News
600 Europe Appoints New Managing DirectorMike Berry has been appointed managing director of 600 Europe, responsible for managing and developing the Group’s newly centralized machine tool business in the U. K.
November 2009 News
Software Certified by Autodesk InventorGibbs and Associates’ GibbsCAM 2009 has been certified for Autodesk Inventor 2010 software under the Autodesk Inventor Certified Applications Program. Certification is granted only after a product has been thoroughly tested by internal staff at Autodesk.
One-Part Solution With Huge Payoff
Machine shops prioritize different challenges daily, but some challenges are more critical than others. Precise Products Corporation (Minneapolis) was faced with a challenge when one of its original customers asked the company to reduce the cost of a family of parts or risk losing the job.
Multitasking with Enhanced Lathe Features
GibbsCAM MTM (multitask machining) now includes lathe features that are said to provide more efficiency through tool control and take advantage of newer high-tech cutting tools that turn harder materials and machine smoother surfaces.
CAM For Multitasking Operations
While still running a few different CAM systems in the shop, this manufacturer of aerospace and oil and gas industry components has implemented what it sees as the ideal package for programming its multitasking work.