EDGECAM/SURFCAM DESIGNER EDGECAM/SURFCAM DESIGNER SURFCAM TRADITIONAL 2- to 5- Axis milling EDGECAM The new production solution RADAN Sheet working TrueMill Mill WORKXPLORE WORKXPLORE

EDGECAM/SURFCAM DESIGNER

EDGECAM/SURFCAM DESIGNER

Filling the gap between CAD and CAM

The Designer fills the gap between CAD and CAM. From fixture design, to part repair & modification, the Designer is the ultimate CAD solution for taking geometry through to manufacture.

Direct modelling
Direct modelling frees the user from the constraints of a traditional modelling system. Rather than modifying a lengthy series of parameters to make

Filling the gap between CAD and CAM

The Designer fills the gap between CAD and CAM. From fixture design, to part repair & modification, the Designer is the ultimate CAD solution for taking geometry through to manufacture.

Direct modelling
Direct modelling frees the user from the constraints of a traditional modelling system. Rather than modifying a lengthy series of parameters to make a design change, direct modelling allows the user to push, pull and drag the geometry to obtain their desired shape. These changes can be completely freeform or driven by numeric increments and measurements taken from existing geometry. Knowledge of how the original model was constructed is no longer necessary and design changes are not constrained to the original methods of creation. Direct modelling gives the user complete freedom of construction whether creating a new component or modifying an existing design created in any of the myriad of CAD formats that Designer supports.

Ease of use
Simple menu and icon commands with context sensitive online help make it quick and easy to start using the Designer. Dynamic rotation, zoom and pan, together with programmable function keys and mouse buttons help speed up the operation of the software. Unlimited undo and redo operations with user definable bookmarks enable the designer to move backwards and forwards throughout the design process. Multi-layer and multi-origin control with user definable colour pallets and line styles makes it easy to review, create and work with very complex designs. Lightning fast rendering, transparency control and dynamic sectioning make it easy to visualise CAD files and large assemblies.

Model healing
Small gaps between surfaces on imported models can be automatically healed preventing the time consuming process of rebuilding very small surface patches. Where surfaces are corrupt or missing the Designer will automatically create the edge curve geometry making it easy to rebuild new faces using the comprehensive surfacing suite. Automation makes the time consuming process of model cleanup much faster and simpler. Closing a surface model to produce a solid body eliminates construction problems later in the design process and immediately brings the benefits of solid modelling to the user. The ability to seamlessly switch between solid and surface technology provides unlimited freedom, ensuring the user can work with difficult CAD data.

Feature Suppression
Many times the incoming CAD data includes geometric features that are either unnecessary for CAM, or will not be created by the machining process itself. Post-machining processes such as laser engraving, electrode marking and other techniques are often represented on the model. While this was important for the CAD design and will ultimately reside in the final component, such markings often impede the job of the CAM programmer. With the Designer, removing these markings and even saving them for later operations is just a mouse click away.

Model Simplification
Along with suppressing certain features of the model not used for machining, the user may wish to simplify the geometry during various stages of the machining process. Removing portions of the model, such as intersecting features, makes the machining process faster and provides better results. The ability to modify the model without being held to the constraints of a previous construction method or feature tree is incredibly powerful. Creating model variations for each stage of the machining process becomes simple and your machining results become both fast and of higher quality.

Powerful Sketching
The Designers sketch capabilities allows for the creation of two dimensional shapes using free form input. While the user can rely upon the traditional methods of coordinate based input, free form sketching intelligently interacts with surrounding geometry. This ability to intuitively create implied constraints with other geometry expedites the sketch creation process while maintaining the maximum flexibility for future changes.

Geometry for Machining
The Designer provides a host of geometry creation techniques that are critical to the machinist for model preparation. Hole capping is a great example of the simple and easy to use features of the Designer that help to ensure that surface machining provides the best possible results. This feature can be used to cap anything from a simple drilled hole to a complex open cavity with just a few clicks of the mouse. An extensive range of curve creation routines vastly improves boundary creation and simple but powerful surface creation techniques provide the machinist with more power than ever before.

Working with 2D Data
The Designer supports the import of DXF and DWG files allowing the user to transform existing 2D data into a 3D model by simply reusing the imported profiles from the original data. Imported data automatically creates sketch profile regions making the transformation from 2D to 3D easier than ever.

Extensive Range of CAD Interfaces
The Designer imports data from a wide variety of exchange formats including Parasolid, IGES, STEP, ACIS, DXF, DWG, STL and VDA files as well as native data from the following CAD systems:

• Catia V4 & V5
• Pro/ENGINEER & PTC Creo
• Autodesk Inventor
• Siemens NX
• SolidWorks
• Solid Edge

The extensive range of translators ensures that users can work with data from almost any supplier. Very large files can be handled with ease and companies working with complex designs will benefit from the simplicity with which their customer’s CAD data can be manipulated.

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SURFCAM TRADITIONAL

2- to 5- Axis milling

Surfcam Traditional is the modern, high-performance CAD / CAM system under Windows. With its aid, complex parts are designed and programmed fast and reliable. Radan provides a complete solution for sheet metal processing – from the automation of the data flow of the construction on the work preparation to manufacturing. Tailored to your needs – because of the modular design Surfcam Traditional can be configured individually.

Surfcam Traditional is the modern, high-performance CAD / CAM system under Windows. With its aid, complex parts are designed and programmed fast and reliable. Radan provides a complete solution for sheet metal processing – from the automation of the data flow of the construction on the work preparation to manufacturing. Tailored to your needs – because of the modular design Surfcam Traditional can be configured individually. So you can put the optimum package for your design, production planning and shop floor programming together. A later development of your solution is possible at any time and with little effort. This safeguards your investment – from the first day.

  • Surfcam Traditional´s 2-Axis system is a robust, high Performance, cost effective CAM solution for any machine shop looking for the Balance between Feature sets and ease of use.
  • Surfcam Traditional delivers efficient and reliable 3-Axis toolpath on the most complex geometry. 3-Axis high-speed machiningstrategies Feature fast processing, minimal rapid motions, tapered toll Support and excellent Surface finish.
  • Surfcam Traditional’s 4/5-Axis system offers true simultaneous multi-axis machining, giving the programmer precise control over tool motion in the most challenging situations.
  • Surfcam Traditional Lathe features strong turning, facing, grooving, boring, threading and cut-off capability. The turning module also delivers front and back angle checking on the tool for gouge-free toolpath.
  • Surfcam Traditional offers state of the art technology to support full Machine Simulation on toolpaths in Surfcam Traditional to ensure safe and accurate tool and machine movement on the shop floor.
  • Surfcam Traditional’s Wire EDM package contains three different strategies designed to meet all of your wire EDM needs.
  • Surfcam Traditional Part Modeler is a cost effective, 3D modeling tool specifcally designed for quick and simple construction / modifcation of solid models.

For more informations click here: http://www.surfcam.com/

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EDGECAM

The new production solution

EgdeCAM is the modern, high-performance CAD system under Windows. With ist aid, complex parts are designed and programmed fast and reliable. These are powerful modules for the processes of turning, EDM, laser cutting and milling up to 5-axis simultaneous processing.

 

: production milling

Intelligent Machining From Native CAD Data

EgdeCAM Milling provides exceptional functionality to program component parts ranging from wire frame geometry to

EgdeCAM is the modern, high-performance CAD system under Windows. With ist aid, complex parts are designed and programmed fast and reliable. These are powerful modules for the processes of turning, EDM, laser cutting and milling up to 5-axis simultaneous processing.

 

: production milling

Intelligent Machining From Native CAD Data

EgdeCAM Milling provides exceptional functionality to program component parts ranging from wire frame geometry to solid models. Milling Confgurations, ranging from 2 1/2-Axis to complex 5-Axis toolpaths are cut with speed and accuracy.

 

: 3D milling

An Extensive Range of 3D Milling Cycles

EgdeCAM 3D offers a complete solution for generating high quality, gouge protected toolpaths for the programming and machining of complex parts and free form shapes.

 

: 4 & 5-Axis machining

Extensive Range of 3D Milling Cycles

EgdeCAM seamlessly integrates 4 & 5-Axis simultaneous machining within its milling and mill/turn environment to allow a wide range of multi-axis cutting strategies to be applied to the most complex tooling or components.

 

: mill / turn

Multi Task Machining

The use of tail stocks, steady rests, sub-spindles and twin turrets, along with B-Axis, C-Axis and Y-Axis motion, are common features on today’s machine tools.  In this complex workspace, the programming of these machines is simplifed by utilizing the power of EgdeCAM Mill/Turn.

 

: turning

Production turning for 2-Axis > MTM machines

EgdeCAM Turning provides functionality for a wide range of machine tools, including 2-Axis lathes, multi- turret confgurations, sub-spindle  turning centers and Mill/Turn machines. On Mill/Turn machines with C, Y and B-Axis milling and drilling capability, a single turning program can be produced for a fully integrated and associative programming  solution.

 

: wire edm

Advanced 2 and 4-Axis Wire EDM solutions

EgdeCAM Wire EDM is the industry leading Wire EDM CAD/CAM system developed specifcally for precision engineering industries. It offers an intuitive  environment for the comprehensive programming of all Wire EDM machine tools.

 

: workfow

Accelerated generation of CNC Code

EgdeCAM Workfow, the market leading software application, is designed to lower manufacturing costs, improve part quality and shorten lead times. Workfow understands the component  topology and the required manufacturing  environment, thereby accelerating toolpath generation.

 

: waveform

A Primer for Setting Proper Feeds and Speeds

The new Waveform cycle is superior to traditional roughing cycles, where machinable geometry Features are offset (inward or outward) by the % of stepover. Traditional toolpaths must often run slower feeds and speeds due to the variable width of cut conditions encountered in corners. Tool load spikes as chip thickness increases in areas where the tool fnds more material. Waveform toolpath solves this problem.

 

: waveform roughing

Consistent Material Engagement

Waveform roughing strategy is a high speed machining technique that maintains a constant tool cutting load by ensuring the tool engagement into the material is consistent. The toolpath moves in a smooth path to avoid sharp changes in direction which maintains the machine tool’s velocity.

 

:  Solid Machinist

The additional module Solid Machinist for EgdeCAM used for automatic generation of turning and milling strategies based on the geometry and metadata supplied by the CAD model.

 

For more informations click here: http://www.edgecam.de

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RADAN

Sheet working

Radan offers an all-in one solution with a unique combination of punching, forming, bending, design and production management applications for the sheet

Radan offers an all-in one solution with a unique combination of punching, forming, bending, design and production management applications for the sheet metal processing automation of data flow of design and the preparation to the production.

 

: radimport 2D

Automated Import and Processing of 2D CAD-Data

For most sheet working companies the work preparation of parts for nesting is very time consuming and also an error-prone work. With Radimport 2D, geometry files are automatically converted to tooled Radan parts. With the same mouse click your selection of geometry files can be converted to a nest Project. As a result, the processing time can be considerably shortened in production sheduling.

 

: radraft

Drafting solution

Radraft provides users with a comprehensive drafting solution for all your 2D design and drawing needs. Although easy to use, Radraft has many advanced features to assist with the quick production of drawings and parts. With its compact GUI (Graphical User Interface), users can access a wealth of drawing tools and parametric profiles. Creating quality drawings using Radraft could not be simpler. Radraft has been specifcally developed with manufacturing in mind to assist in the production of engineering drawings and comes with a wealth of standard engineering profiles and simple to use functions.

 

: radan 3D

3D sheet metal design and automatic unfolding

Radan 3D is a high performance and versatile 3D modelling package designed to make sheet metal design and engineering assembly modelling simple. Radan 3D is a simple to use 3D design tool. It is ideal for the design of sheet metal parts and assemblies.  However it doesn’t have to stop there, Radan 3D is an all around 3D modelling tool that can handle all of your 3D design and modelling requirements.

 

: radCAM profile

CNC programming for cutting machines

RadCAM profile provides your operators with the tools they require to reduce lead times and optimize your laser, plasma, waterjet and fame cutting machines.  Designed to seamlessly integrate with Radpunch, the Radan punch/profile solution delivers optimization for punch profile combination machine tools. Radprofile intelligently applies the profle tool paths at the nesting stage to maintain the quality and integrity of your parts while also optimizing the cutting sequence and ensuring cutting head safety, to enable the machine tool to perform to its optimum potential.

 

: radCAM punch

CNC programming for all your punch machines

Radpunch is machine independent and designed to provide your operators with the tools they require to reduce lead times and optimize your punching machines. Designed to seamlessly integrate with Radprofle, the Radan punch/ profile solution delivers optimization for punch, profle and combination machine tools. This combination will expand with you to program all your future punch, laser, plasma, router and combination machine tool investments from one System.

 

: radnest

Advanced true shaped nesting 

Radnest analyzes the true shape, material and thickness of all components in a batch. Separates and sorts automatically to produce highly utilized, manufacturable nests from sheets, off-cuts and remnants to deliver substantial savings in material and increased machine effciency. By using Radnest, you can expect to produce more components from less material in less time.  The effciencies gained have a signifcant effect on proft, enabling you to manufacture parts from material that would have previously been in the scrap bin.

 

: radbend

Offine programming and simulation for press brakes

Radbend from Radan is the comprehensive offine programming solution for Press Brakes. Completely integrated with Radan 3D, it also provides a full 3D simulation of the bending process. Press brake independent, Radbend can help you to reduce bottlenecks and costs, while increasing effciency and productivity by enabling you to program and verify your bending operations offine as well as detecting any collisions with the tooling, fnger stops and the machine tool itself.

 

: Radan logistics

Platform for order processing and process automation

Radan Logistics is the platform for the integration of technical- and logistical software systems to automate the ordering and manufacturing processes in metal processing companies.

 

: radm-ax

multi-axis laser technology for 3D sheet metal components

Radan’s Radm-ax is an industry leading 5 axis laser CAD/CAM system developed specifcally for the general engineering, automotive and aerospace industries. Radm-ax offers an intuitive environment for the comprehensive programming of multi-axis laser or water-jet cutting machines. By using Radm-ax, not only will programming time be minimized, the eventual cut-path will be far more effcient, saving further time on the machine.  Add in the comprehensive simulation and proofng tools and you have a system that not only streamlines day- to-day production, it also reduces costly errors and eradicates the need for dry-runs.

 

: radtube

multi-axis laser technology for tubular components

Radan’s Radtube is an industry leading laser CAD/CAM system for rotary and multi axis cutting machines.  Radtube was developed specifcally for the tube cutting and manipulation industry.  The intuitive programming system allows tubes or sections to be parametrically defned from a library of standard shapes into which cutting apertures and profles can be defined. By using Radtube, not only will programming time be minimized, but also the eventual cut-path will be far more effcient, saving further time on the machine.  Add in the comprehensive simulation and proofng tools and you have a system that streamlines day-to-day production, reduces costly errors, and eradicates the need for dry-runs.

 

: WebQuote

Online listing service for sheet metal processing

Radan presents a unique full service package for the preparation of the quotation over the Internet, for the laser cutting of sheet metal components, with WebQuote. Radan WebQuote is integrated into the website of the supplier to request quotes or to submit orders. The customer of the supplier has access around the clock. This unique approach shortens the process from offer to order for many suppliers.

 

For more informations click here: http://www.radan.com/

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TrueMill

Mill

TRUEMill is a patented 2 & 3 axis toolpath that controls the tool´s Engagement with the material to deliver faster and deeper cutting to achieve the highest material removal rates – in all materials  geometries. the key to TRUEMill´s high productivity is ist ability to cut fast and deep. What might take a traditional toolpath four passes to get down to full depth will

TRUEMill is a patented 2 & 3 axis toolpath that controls the tool´s Engagement with the material to deliver faster and deeper cutting to achieve the highest material removal rates – in all materials  geometries. the key to TRUEMill´s high productivity is ist ability to cut fast and deep. What might take a traditional toolpath four passes to get down to full depth will only take a single pass with TRUEMill.

 

Patented controlled Tool Engagement means:

  • Constant Tool Engagement
  • Constant Chip Thickness
  • Constant Feed Rate
  • Constant Tool Load
  • Constant Material Removal Rate

 

Technical Features:

  • Ability to cut into sharp Corners
  • REst Machining
  • Automatic Pilot Hole Drilling
  • Cutting Parameter Calculator
  • Cutting Values Database

 

TRUEMill Benefits

  • Accurate control of tool Engagement, cycle times that are two to four times shorter on even the hardest materials (e.g. titanium, Inconel, 62 HRC)
  • Constant feedrate and controlled chip thickness resulting in optimal cutting conditions and increased tool life.
  • High Performance and efficient toolpath for even the most complex parts.
  • High feed repositioning.
  • Rest Machining
  • No sharp Corners or abrupt changes in direction.
  • Enhanced Performance of any machining hardware (cutting tools, tool holders, machine tools, controllers).
  • Works on almost any CNC milling machine, even older machines.
  • There is no need for multiple specialized toolpaths. Instead, one toolpath works in all cases.

 

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WORKXPLORE

WORKXPLORE

The most powerful, full-featured, high-speed CAD file viewer and analyzer

WorkXplore is distinguished by having a powerful combination of full feature capabilities, highest overall functionality, and incredible speed. It is specifically developed to dramatically increase collaboration, productivity and effectiveness throughout your cross-functional product development activities including: design, process development, manufacturing, quality, sales and customer communication, purchasing, product documentation

The most powerful, full-featured, high-speed CAD file viewer and analyzer

WorkXplore is distinguished by having a powerful combination of full feature capabilities, highest overall functionality, and incredible speed. It is specifically developed to dramatically increase collaboration, productivity and effectiveness throughout your cross-functional product development activities including: design, process development, manufacturing, quality, sales and customer communication, purchasing, product documentation and others.

This is an essential tool for bringing products to market by the most collaborative and effective means possible.
The software is very easy to use and is designed for users who are not necessarily CAD experts to enable them to explore any type of 2D/3D CAD file.

WorkXplore enables you to make all kinds of measurements on 3D parts and offers advanced analysis features which allow you to determine undercut areas, plane surfaces, thickness, volumes, surfaces, weight and also to perform dynamic cross-sectional visualization.

2D drawings are no longer necessary as you can directly add dimensional and geometric measurements, annotations and labels to the 3D model.

WorkXplore also allows you to communicate 3D parts and assemblies files to sub-contractors, customers or colleagues via a standalone and extremely compact application which can be easily transmitted via the Internet. The recipient can immediately display and work on the 3D model received.

WorkXplore is extremely fast  opening and processing large, even very large, 3D files.

The software features a set of tools for simplifying and optimizing 3D model processing, ranging from 3D file comparison to relatively simple or complex cinematic animations and exploded views.

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