Prospector software operates under Windows NT and allows electronic development of the entire moldmaking process. Built-in "Wizards" guide operators through the tool and cutter path selection. In addition, Prospector generates "bulletproof" cutter paths by alerting operators to potential violations or design flaws created by off-line CAD/CAM systems. The software also features a Remaining Stock Model feature. Brochure explains how Prospector helps machinists on the shop floor make decisions based on conditions that may not have been apparent in the CAM room.
This slideshow includes several versions of multi-materials machines, two different composites processes including one at microscale, and two vastly different metals processes. Potential game-changers down the line include three microscale processes.
Hosted CAD or PDM systems is an emerging technology that offers many advantages over traditional on premise workstation CAD configurations and is making many companies rethink how to deliver future CAD software solutions.
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