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SEP 2017

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198 MMS September 2017 EMO 2017 September 18 - 23 it can open a file in half the time of the original CAD application. Vero Software, call 248-356-8800 or visit CAM SOFTWARE PROVIDES STRATEGIES FOR ROUGHING, FINISHING, DRILLING OPEN MIND TECHNOLOGIES USA INC., BOOTH A08 Open Mind Technologies will present HyperMill Maxx Machining and other new CAM software solutions. Maxx Machining provides strategies for roughing, finishing and drilling, covering machin- ing functions including 2.5D through five-a xis milling and drilling, mill-turn, and specialty appli- cations. Based on the Volumill toolkit, the rough- ing function has been applied to 2.5D pocketing, 3D roughing and five-axis roughing, and is said to be suited for engine casings and radial com- ponents such as the tire molds. The drilling function enables five-axis helical motion to open pockets, with chip removal using standard end mills. The finishing function applies conical barrel cutters to large planar, ruled or

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