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  • Product News
    Article by Clinton Perry, PowerMill Product Marketing Manager It’s that time of year again. The Autodesk PowerMill development team has just released the latest update to Autodesk’s CAM software. Following recent releases, this specific update includes a healthy mix of fixes, improvements, and new capabilities aimed at simplifying the daily life of CAM programmers around […]

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    In finite element analysis, a finer mesh typically results in a more accurate solution.[1] However, as a mesh is made finer, the computation time increases. How can you get a mesh that satisfactorily balances accuracy and computing resources? In additive manufacturing, when using Netfabb Local Simulation, the rule of thumb is to mesh models so […]

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    On November 17, 2020, the latest Autodesk Netfabb and Netfabb Simulation releases became available for subscribers. If you want just a quick overview, take a look at the What’s New in Netfabb 2021.1 video playlist (links to YouTube). Each video is around 1 minute long and will give you a high-level overview of the new functionality in this […]

  • BLOG
    Dealing with five axes when machining isn’t a simple process in any industry, but it gets especially interesting in the realm of aerospace. When we’re talking about subtractive manufacturing in general, you have to consider everything from your material and holding that work to your tooling and the toolpaths to get to your finished part. […]

  • BLOG
    In the constantly evolving world of manufacturing, mold and die shops must continually improve productivity without sacrificing part quality. As you strive to stay competitive, you may need to work smarter and harder… With harder materials, that is. Many molds and dies require these hard materials to operate optimally. For example, H13 steel is capable of […]

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    What you don’t know about High Efficiency Roughing vs High Speed Roughing is costing you money It is often joked that you can tell a good machinist from an average machinist by their Kennedy toolbox. However, what is not a joke is that a good machinist can hear the difference between a high quality and […]

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    Although there are dozens of CAM systems available, choosing one is not as difficult as many believe. It comes down to choosing the best one for your application. This paper is meant to help give you the tools to help pick the best one for you. Consider the packaging CAM software is available in three […]

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    Advantages of Automatic CAM When utilizing CAM software, one of the common requests is why can’t it be more automatic. There are many people that would like to simply load a CAD model, and have the CAM software determine the best way to mill it, then automatically program it. While this utopia world of CAM […]

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    Take 3D printing to a new level with the latest release of Netfabb®, 3D printing software designed to help you accomplish more work in less time with fewer build errors. Improved printer integrations The Netfabb 2021 release adds four new 3D printers to the built-in integration list: • Origin One (programmable photopolymerization for mass production) […]

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    Product News
    Article by Clinton Perry, PowerMill Product Marketing Manager If you’ve been following the development of Autodesk PowerMill over recent years, you’ll have noticed a definite pattern, this being a laser focus on the core user experience. This has resulted in some substantial improvements in terms of calculation speed, product reliability, and overall usability. It will […]