Haas Technical Education Center

EDGECAM, by Vero Software, at the 2018 HTEC Americas CNC Educators Training Conference, July 23-27, Danville, Virginia

Technical education will be the focus July 23-27, when EDGECAM, by Vero Software, takes part in the 2018 HTEC Americas CNC Educators conference hosted by the Haas Technical Education Center (HTEC) Network in Danville, Virginia.

Featuring high-school program visits, educational workshops, breakout sessions, panel dis-cussions, and more, the event is an opportunity to network with educators, HTEC partners and industry professionals to learn how to build partnerships with students, communities, manufacturers, schools, and programs.

The conference reflects the network’s goal to provide students with a relevant, high tech and hands-on educational experience to prepare future CNC machinists, programmers and engineers for today's industrial employers and the manufacturing challenges of the future.

The latest version of EDGECAM offers 54 items of new or enhanced functionality that im-prove productivity by using a range of cutting technologies and machining strategies.

These include significant changes to the Pre-Drill Approach Roughing cycle, creating fea-tures from wireframe entities, 3D milling cycles in mill-turn Rotary mode, 28 new technolo-gy databases in the Wire EDM module, and Tombstone.

The new “Add Tombstone” function ensures users never overwrite their master tombstone assembly file, referred to as “Seed file.” The originating file is always protected, guarantee-ing that vital information is never overwritten.

The number of components that can be inserted onto the Tombstone is now limitless, re-flecting best industry practice. Once inserted, the toolpaths are not only automatically merged, but the enhanced “Closest Next” ordering further economizes the CAM toolpath.

About Vero Software
Headquartered in England, Vero Software designs, develops, and supplies CAD/CAM/CAE software radically enhancing the efficiency of design and manufacturing processes, provid-ing its customers with exceptional value through high productivity gains and significantly reducing time to market.

The company’s world-renowned brands include ALPHACAM, CABINET VISION, EDGECAM, Ma-chining STRATEGIST, PEPS, RADAN, SMIRT, SURFCAM, WORKNC, WORKPLAN, and VISI. Despite the diversity of application, these solutions have one thing in common: They all address the rising challenges of achieving manufacturing efficiencies and bring huge value to the opera-tions in which they are deployed.

Vero has direct offices in the UK, Germany, Italy, France, Japan, USA, Brazil, Netherlands, China, South Korea, Spain and India supplying products to more than 45 countries through its wholly owned subsidiaries and reseller network.

Vero is part of Hexagon (Nordic exchange: HEXA B), a leading global provider of information technologies that drive quality and productivity across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications.

For more information, please visit www.verosoftware.com.


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