Modern Machine Shop

OCT 2017

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Page 141 of 188 October 2017 MMS 139 SYSTEMS AND SOFTWARE The new version offers NCK features such as a large block look-ahead capability of more than 1,000, together with short NCK cycle times. The tool management system requires no special software tools. Users employ the Flexium Tools software to extend the project to the data- base server. A full set of API functions is included to implement all necessary tool operations, together with dedicated functions in NCK firmware. NUM Corp., call 630-505-7722 or visit SOFTWARE DELIVERS JOB FILES, PROCESS CONTROL FOR AM D P Te c h n o l o g y h a s a nnounce d its Espr it Additive Suite, a com- p r e h e n s i ve s of t wa r e p ro d u c t d e s i g n e d to deliver ef ficiency and accuracy while simplify- ing the additive manu- facturing process into a few steps. The soft- ware delivers machine- optimized job files and p r o c e s s c o n t r o l f o r direct metal deposition m a c h i n e s a n d 3 D p o w d e r- b e d f u s i o n systems. For hybrid machine tools, the Esprit Additive a p p f o r d i r e c t m e t a l deposition offers inte- g r ate d p ro g r a m m i n g and simulation for mul- titasking, multifunction, multichannel additive a n d s u b t r a c t i v e machine tools, all inte- grated within the Esprit CAM system. Features include specialized tra- j e c to r i e s fo r ad d i ti ve Precision Meets Speed For the fastest part processing and best finishes in the industry, make sure your machine tool is equipped with the latest M8 series CNC controls. Downtime have you stressed? We've got you covered. Mitsubishi Electric offers a variety of support services to keep your business running, including: ■ On-site Service ■ 24/7 Technical & Parts Support ■ Repair Services ■ Comprehensive Training ■ MTConnect ® ■ CloudCNC ® ■ Service Agreements ■ CNC/Robot Preventative Maintance For a full list of services visit: processes, full-spectrum tool paths for subtrac- tive processes, simulation and verification for both additive and subtractive processes, and postprocessing for any CNC machine tool. The Esprit Additive app for 3D powder-bed fusion systems is a printer driver designed to support the full process of additive manufactur- ing, from orienting the part and creating supports to optimizing the build, slicing and nesting, and

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