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September 2017

AME Exhibitor Spotlight – Verisurf

By | September 22nd, 2017|Advanced Manufacturing Expo, Featured Sponsors|

Verisurf Software provides complete software and hardware solutions for computer-aided inspection, tool building, and reverse engineering to manufacturers around the world. The Verisurf Inspection Suite tackles any inspection challenge head-on. It offers a unique, [...]

Reverse Engineering a 3D Pipe

By | September 20th, 2017|3D Scanning, Tech Tips|

This blog article will illustrate how to extract the centerline of a 3D pipe with compound angles. Extracting the centerline of a 3D pipe that contains angles in 2 dimensions is not that complicated. However, [...]

Mastercam 2018 Plane and View Systems Options

By | September 18th, 2017|Mastercam, Tech Tips|

There are some new options available in the plane and view systems of Mastercam 2018. In previous Mastercam versions, there were only seven default system planes and their corresponding graphics views available to choose from. [...]

ProShop – AME 2017 Featured Exhibitor

By | September 14th, 2017|Advanced Manufacturing Expo, Featured Sponsors|

A featured exhibitor at this year’s Advanced Manufacturing Expo, ProShop is a leader in Manufacturing ERP and shop management software. ProShop, a modern web based ERP that can manage every aspect of your front [...]

SolidWorks 2017 3D Offset on Curved Surfaces

By | September 13th, 2017|SOLIDWORKS, Tech Tips|

There is new functionality in SolidWorks 2017 that allows you to offset 3D curves on a surface. Offsetting 2D geometry is very efficient. It allows you to quickly grab 2D geometry and create a same [...]

Metal 3D Printing for Manufacturing

By | September 8th, 2017|3D Printing / Additive Mfg, Desktop Metal|

Reprint from www.techcrunch.com Desktop Metal has already earned a number of fans with its 3D printed metal technology — Lowe’s, Caterpillar and BMW were all among its earliest clients. As first noted by CNBC, the [...]