3-D tool-pathing solution

  • 09-Jun-2014 12:39 EDT
Intelli-CAM_Explosion.jpg

Through collaborative efforts, Spatial Corp. and Omax Corp. offer an easy-to-use 3-D tool-pathing solution for waterjet machining. The new Intelli-CAM software tool for OMAX JetMachining Centers generates 3-D tool paths from solid 3-D models as well as quickly performs 3-D to 2-D file conversions. It incorporates Spatial’s 3D InterOp to import CAD files from a variety of 3-D sources, including CATIA, SolidWorks, Solid Edge, Autodesk Inventor, Siemens NX, Pro/E, Creo, and more. Intelli-CAM then applies custom solutions from OMAX and Spatial to convert the geometry into full 3-D paths suitable for waterjet cutting. The OMAX JetMachining Center’s controller then uses the 3-D paths to automatically apply cutting models using OMAX’s AutoPath functionality, which, according to the companies, ensures the most precise part in the least amount of time and with minimal operator involvement.

Share
HTML for Linking to Page
Page URL
Grade
Rate It
5.00 Avg. Rating

Read More Articles On

2017-04-06
Low temperature combustion (LTC) remains an area of high interest with extensive research, even though many challenges must still be overcome before LTC sees commercial acceptance.
2017-10-30
COMSOL’s Multiphysics 5.3a adds several features, improves speed, has fewer bugs
2017-05-19
At Envisage, traditional coachbuilding skills blend with 3D printing and other digital tools to create concept/show vehicles and individual bespoke solutions.
2017-07-14
Designed in Japan with exterior surfacing finalized at Honda’s California studio, the 2018 Accord is up to 176 lb (89 kg) lighter than the outgoing model, depending on trim level. Key technical features include two new turbocharged gasoline engines, the first use of a 10-speed automatic transaxle (Honda’s own 10AT) in front-drive sedan, and the return to the low-cowl/thin pillar body architecture.

Related Items

Technical Paper / Journal Article
2011-05-17
Article
2017-04-18
Event
2018-04-10
Technical Paper / Journal Article
2011-05-17