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Sandvik, Pathtrace team up to enhance mold, die productivity. (Moldmaking).

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Sandvik is a Swedish company founded in 1862 by Göran Fredrik Göransson in Sandviken.
 Coromant, Fair Lawn Fair Lawn, borough (1990 pop. 30,548), Bergen co., NE N.J., across the Passaic River from Paterson; inc. 1924. It is residential with light industries. , NJ, and Pathtrace Pathtrace was founded before 1998 and remains in Reading, Berkshire, England. Its main product is a 3-axis CAM system that specializes in production machining.

The company was bought by Planit, a kitchen design company, in January 2006 [1] from its original founder.
 PLC, Southfield, MI, have signed a global agreement to cooperate on new machining techniques for both production machining and mold mold, name for certain multicellular organisms of the various classes of the kingdom Fungi, characteristically having bodies composed of a cottony mycelium. The colors of molds are caused by the spores, which are borne on the mycelium.  and die applications. Sandvik and Pathtrace will carry out joint research and development to meet future demands across the broad spectrum of manufacturing. Die and mold makers will now be able to use Sandvik Coromant machining date and tooling throughout their processes.

As part of the agreement, Pathtrace will supply its EdgeCAM software, training and technical suport to Sandvik's worldwide network of productivity and training centers. The collaboration Working together on a project. See collaborative software.  wil give customers the benefits of Sandvik tooling combined with EdgeCAM machining expertise. Future releases of EdgeCAM will benefit from a comprehensive Sandvik database, complete with cutting feed and speed data for the complete range of Sandvik tools.

Waino Kaarto, Sandvik Coromant manager of business development for die and mold, says: "Productivity improvement is critical to reduced manufacturing costs. By integrating Sandvik tooling and cutting data into EdgeCAM, users can benefit immediately from the latest developments in tooling and machining technology. They can achieve the highest level of return on their investment."

David Boucher, Pathtrace director-research and development, says: "Experience has shown that tooling manufacturers and CAM cam, mechanical device
cam, mechanical device for converting a rotating motion into a reciprocating, or back-and-forth, motion, or for changing a simple motion into a complex one.
 software developers need to work closely together. That ensures customers are able to get the major benefits from deploying new tooling technologies with optimized machining strategies. Our collaboration with Sandvik gives us advance access to the very latest developments in tooling technology. It allows us to bring forward new developments to compliment Not to be confused with Complement.
Compliment may be
  • An expression of praise, congratulation or encouragement.
  • A misspelling for complement, meaning something which makes the original object complete.
 these advances."

Sandvik Coromant, Fair Lawn, NJ, or circle 258

Pathtrace PLC, Southfield, MI, or circle 261
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Date:Feb 1, 2002
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