Let’s discuss two pieces of software that work really well together in the 3D part inspection world: SolidWorks, and Control X. SolidWorks is one of the leading CAD tools in today’s design and manufacturing world. One of its advantages is that it offers you the opportunity to create a 3D annotated model. This can include [...]
https://cimquesttv.wistia.com/medias/q9crvmgfmb?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 With one simple checkbox, an adjustable clearance angle can help prevent upcut motions which fall outside the tools useable cutting angle. See live CNC demonstrations at our Advanced Manufacturing Expo, October 18-19. http://www.cimquest-inc.com/2017ame/
Searching for up-to-date, accurate tooling data can be a tedious, time-consuming task for CAM programmers. A myriad of websites, catalogs, and other sources are available for the task, but typically require manual entry methods that may result in data inaccuracies as your NC program takes shape. Every tooling manufacturer offers their own approach to making [...]
https://cimquesttv.wistia.com/medias/k4j6ybp1i3?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Cimquest now represents HP’s Multi-Jet Fusion 3D Printing Technology. This transformative solution eliminates many of the barriers of traditional 3D printing, providing low costs per part, largescale outputs, and superior mechanical characteristics.
Cimquest has announced an agreement with HP Inc. to sell and support HP Jet Fusion 3D printersin the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast territories, encompassing the state of Virginia all the way through Maine. “I am excited to combine Cimquest’s award winning customer service with HP’s award-winning 3D printing platform. Our 19 years of 3D printing and [...]
Additive manufacturing is the poster child of the engineering world right now. There are other posts on the web and on the ANSYS blog talking about this and what the opportunities are that it brings. But we need to talk about the changes that must be made to the whole product development process. It’s pretty [...]
https://cimquesttv.wistia.com/medias/fpymot9eb4?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 This new option in Mastercam Simulator allows you to save full 3D executable presentation files. Attend our Advanced Manufacturing Expo on October 18-19 to see more great content on Mastercam, CNC machining, and advanced toolpaths. http://www.cimquest-inc.com/2017ame/
There are several improvements to Viewsheets in Mastercam 2018. In previous versions, the Viewsheet tools could at times be hard to set up, but now in Mastercam 2018 the new Quick Add button makes them easy to create and the bookmark tools on the view ribbon help save changes quickly. Look in the configuration file [...]