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SEP 2017

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140 MMS September 2017 SYSTEMS AND SOFTWARE simulated. This means the machine code macros are created via Edgecam's postprocessor. The Machine Simulator benef its from t wo enhancements. The abilit y to pick the target component while using View Comparison was introduce d in the prev ious re le ase, a nd has now been enhanced so that users can opt for "all components," which is especially useful when working with numerous parts on a multi- loaded fixture, the company says. Secondly, a quicker, more convenient way of rewinding the tool paths has been introduced when exiting Machine Simulator: Rather than using the tradi- tional menu option, users can now simply hold down the shift key. For wire EDM users, numerous enhancements have been made to the Machine Configurator. Suppor t for multiple versions of EDM E xper t is now available, and new technology settings have been added, enabling cycles to automati- c a ll y sw i tc h to th e a ppro pr i ate ED M E x p e r t technology page. Vero Software, call 248-356-8800 or visit TURNKEY CNC EMULATOR BRINGS LEGACY FADAL CNCS UP TO SPEED Power Automation America offers a Fadal turnkey retrofit operator panel, the PA FDL, based on

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