CAD/CAM software designs woodwork: Wood & Wood Products reviews the latest CAD/CAM software from 15 companies.
CVSolidCAM from Cabinet Vision Inc. generates machine-ready code for jobs in as little as one second per sheet, the company says. It is fully integrated with Cabinet Vision Solid Professional and is compatible with many machines from nested-based routers to point-to-point machines.
KCDw Software has introduced the Closet Maker, which was created to be the main design tool for custom closet storage unit designers and builders, says the company. Features include Photo Realistic 3-D drawings, floor plans, elevations, shop drawings, detailed cut lists, estimates, proposals and contracts. It also includes more than 200 mouldings and door styles. It is available as stand-alone software or it can be added to the KCDw DesignPro or CabinetMaker.
Building Blocks Inc. has released version released version - release 14.5 of its CIMBlock automated GAD/CAM software for cabinet, door and countertop industries. The improved version includes the Shop Floor Studio module, a software suite designed to streamline processes and increase manufacturing throughput with a graphics-based machine interface, the company says.
CNC (Computerized Numerical Control) See numerical control.
CNC - Collaborative Networked Communication Software Inc. offers Mastercam Router software, a CAD/CAM CAD/CAM
in full computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing.
Integration of design and manufacturing into a system under direct control of digital computers. software. It features CAD modeling, NC programming, part nesting and optional engraving engraving, in its broadest sense, the art of cutting lines in metal, wood, or other material either for decoration or for reproduction through printing. In its narrowest sense, it is an intaglio printing process in which the lines are cut in a metal plate with a . The company says it can design tightly nested parts and program complex scroll work.
Cabinet Solutions offers a CAD software package. Its features include floor plans, elevations, bird's-eye views bird's-eye view
1. a view seen from above
2. a general or overall impression of something
bird's-eye view n → vista de pájaro
, cutlist generation, estimation, parts labeling, optimization, customization and 2-D and 3-D designs. The company says it can do kitchens, entertainment centers, closets, vanities, islands and peninsulas.
Pattern Systems International Inc. has introduced RapidEngineer. It uses the modeling features of AutoCAD 2000/200i. It has an on-the-fly engineering to production capability and automatically generates CNC data for machinable parts, bill-of-materials, cutlists, optimization, nesting, part pictures, etc.
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MBI Maslach Burnout Inventory (psychometrics) Software Co. provides integrated software Separate software components or applications that have been combined into one package. See integrated software package. solutions for the woodworking industry. The company offers the Enterprise Resource Planning See ERP.
(application, business) Enterprise Resource Planning - (ERP) Any software system designed to support and automate the business processes of medium and large businesses. system, various CAD software programs for graphical order entry, design and construction, modern web applications and an archive system.
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CADCode Systems' SeeSaw (language) SEESAW - An early system on the IBM 701.
[Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959)]. Software enables users to print labels for any saw or router at the time the parts are created, which eliminates mislabeled mis·la·bel
tr.v. mis·la·beled also mis·la·belled, mis·la·bel·ing also mis·la·bel·ling, mis·la·bels also mis·la·bels
To label inaccurately.
Adj. 1. parts, says the company. The software also offers automatic online printing via an electronic interface with label-capable CNC saws. It displays a cutlist panel image showing material dimensions, cuts and parts descriptions when used with manual saws and routers.
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DII Defence Information Infrastructure International manufactures Quick-Scan software, which is a package that can automatically produce CAD data from hand drawings, templates or sample parts and for all complicated contours for CNC processing machines.
Eurosoft Inc. has released the 'High Efficiency" option for the ARDIS (Advanced Radio Data Information Service) The first wireless data network in the U.S. It was formed in 1983 by Motorola and IBM to support IBM field service technicians. cutting optimization program, which reduces the number of cutting patterns while maintaining good yields. The company says the number of patterns are reduced up to 20% compared to standard ARDIS.
NC Micro offers an easy-to-use CAD/CAM system that now includes AutoCAD 2000i built in. Users can automatically program any CNC router or point-to-point machine using Router-CIM. Router-CIM now includes a parametric macro builder, 40 MDF (1) (Main Distribution Frame) A wiring rack that connects outside lines with internal lines. It is used to connect public or private lines coming into the building to internal networks. door macros, pocketing and 4th axis aggregate support.
Planit-Cabnetware Inc. has introduced an addition to its series of Enabler software programs. The MDF Door Enabler allows Cabnetware's CNC Link program to output multiple tooling instructions for virtually any MDF door style to Cabnetware's G-Code Enabler or Nesting Enabler programs.
Imos-CAD is Virtual Systems International Inc.'s AutoCAD-based software that integrates manufacturing systems with pre-production processes. The software creates 2-D and 3-D presentation and construction drawings, material bills, cutlists and CNC programs.
Licom Systems Inc. manufactures AlphaDoor, an AlphaCAM VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) A subset of Visual Basic that provides a common language for customizing Microsoft applications. VBA supports COM, which allows a VBA script to invoke internal functions within Excel, Word and other COM-based programs or to make use of application designed for the creation and production of MDF simulated raised panel doors and drawer fronts using CNC woodworking machines. The company says an expanding library of door styles allows the user to apply different tool paths, thus creating an infinite range of style types. Automatic true part nesting, machine code output and job reports round off the process.
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