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Mastercam 2023 Public Beta Released for Global Testing

Currently maintained Mastercam customers can now participate in the Public Beta Program for Mastercam 2023. Manufacturers all over the world, from small job shops to Fortune 100 companies, get a chance to test-drive Mastercam 2023 before it is released and provide valuable feedback to help shape the final product. Participants in the Public Beta Program get an early look at dozens of new tools for simple to complex jobs. Consolidating Multiaxis Toolpaths Morph, Parallel, Along Curve and Project Curve are no longer individual toolpaths...

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Multidirectional Turning Tool System

Tungaloy offers AddMultiTurn, a new turning tool concept with unique insert and toolholder geometries that allow multidirectional turning for maximum productivity and cost efficiency, according to the company. AddMultiTurn provides the flexibility for OD, face and profile turning operations in multiple directions-including high-feedback (pull) turning method-allowing toolpaths that turn in the opposite direction of conventional turning process at higher feeds. "Multidirectional turning optimizes the toolpaths by eliminating air cut...

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Forming Simulation of Progressive Dies

Accurate Die Design Software, Inc., the North American Master Distributor and Technical Center for Logopress software, has announced the launch of Logopress ProgSim. This software enables progressive die designers working in SOLIDWORKS to efficiently simulate, modify and validate their strip layouts. The software allows them to gain deep insight into the forming process and take corrective measures on the computer screen to prevent costly prototyping and reduce time spent in the tryout press. Logopress ProgSim was developed using incrementa...

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Kitamura Partners with Great Lakes Machinery

Kitamura Machinery, a manufacturer of precision horizontal, vertical and 5-axis machining centers, announced that Great Lakes Machinery has been awarded exclusive rights to represent the company's products in Upstate New York. Family owned and operated, Great Lakes Machinery has over 40 years' experience selling, installing, training and servicing CNC machine tools. "Great Lakes Machinery takes immense pride in announcing its partnership with Kitamura Machinery in Upstate New York," said Thomas McArdle, President of Great Lake...

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Grinders with Next-Gen Control

Chevalier Machinery has introduced the newly designed SMART-IV Series of CNC surface grinders that are suitable for the medical, energy, semiconductor, aerospace, mold and processing industries. "With six machine sizes available, this series is capable of producing complicated shapes along with finer finishes, resulting in highly accurate workpieces," said a company spokesperson. "The heavy-duty slide rails, one-piece base casting and hardened wheel head guideways create a rigid machine structure that minimizes vibration, mov...

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Linear Motor Machines for Moldmaking

Asia Pacific Elite Corp. (APEC), a subsidiary of TTGroup, offers moldmaking solutions as well as state-of-the-art 5-axis large-scale machining centers designed to satisfy the requirements of aerospace, automotive and die and mold. "These products feature the performance, flexibility and reliability essential to the production of complex parts as well as manufacturing of plastic molds, castings, forging dies and other precision tooling," said a spokesperson. "APEC also offers comprehensive customer services including factory p...

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