EMO Globe Represents Vero’s International Presence
A 1 meter globe, manufactured by Edgecam’s Master Reseller, Camtech GmbH, symbolises how Vero’s software brands on display at EMO are international market leaders. Videos playing on the combined Edgecam/WorkNC booth showed the combined turning and 5-axis milling processes that went into manufacturing the globe, on a DMG DMU60 Evo machine.
Visitors to the EMO exhibition in Hannover, Germany also witnessed how Edgecam’s slogan “Workflow – the fastest way to create a program since NC code began,” lives up to its reputation.
Edgecam 2013 R2 was released for German manufacturers at EMO, and Camtech’s director, Ulrich Rienks says everyone was excited about the new Workflow user interface, which enables engineers to apply intelligent toolpaths within seconds. “Workflow assists with loading and positioning the component, choosing the manufacturing method and suitable machine tools, adding stock material, importing fixtures, selecting a machine and toolkit, and managing strategies to automate manufacture.”
Visitors to the Edgecam/WorkNC stand, and Vero’s other stand, featuring SURFCAM, were also interested in tool and data management systems. Edgecam highlighted their interface with Zoller, optimising and organising complex manufacturing processes through a transparent data transfer between tool management and CAM system.
The Edgecam/WorkNC stand featured a 9 screen video wall demonstrating both software brands cutting complex parts, including Vero’s symbolic globe.
WorkNC’s latest release, V22, was on show, featuring new morphing and spiral transition options, along with improved toolpath point distribution management, which all contribute to ensure optimal surface finish quality as well as reduced cycle times. Visitors also saw the versatile 3D viewer, WorkXPlore 3D, which contains many features usually only found in CAD systems, enabling users to perform diagnostics, create assembly instructions and prepare the production of 3D models for manufacture.
SURFCAM, in partnership with their German reseller, 3D Concepts GmbH unveiled SURFCAM 2014 R1 – the first major release since becoming part of the Vero Group earlier in the year. This new version includes Adaptive Roughing technology as well as multiple enhancements designed to deliver additional ease of use and control in masking, chaining, operations manager and layering functionality.
Users now have complete control over their licensing, with the new internet-based customer portal. Updated and additional CAD translators, post processors and editNC are also included in the release at no additional cost.
With over 2,100 exhibitors from 43 countries, and 145,000 trade visitors, EMO remains the place to see the latest industry innovations rising to the challenge of achieving manufacturing efficiencies and bringing huge value to the operations where they are deployed.