Delcam to preview uniquely flexible PartMaker 2015 at IMTS
Delcam’s PartMaker Division will unveil the 2015 version of its PartMaker CAM software for programming CNC mills, lathes, wire EDM equipment, turn-mill centres and Swiss-type lathes at IMTS 2014 in Chicago from 8th to 13th September on booth E3222, the largest CAM software booth at the show. Major highlights of PartMaker 2015 include improved support for today’s latest breed of multi-tasking machine tools, more powerful milling and turning functionality and a unique approach to post-processing for multi-axis turn-mill centres and Swiss-type lathes, among other productivity enhancements.
"The innovations in PartMaker 2015 further cement the software’s position as the preeminent CAM system on the market for programming of multi-tasking machining applications,” said PartMaker Division President, Hanan Fishman. "PartMaker 2015 extends support of the product’s patented approach to programming multi-tasking machine tools to support today’s latest breed of multi-function machines.”
"Additionally, the power of the machining algorithms driving PartMaker will be enhanced in Version 2015, giving our users even more capability while retaining the software’s trademark ease of use,” continued Mr. Fishman.
PartMaker 2015 includes specialist support for a new breed of machine tools that has been growing steadily in popularity in recent years called vertical mill-turns. These machine tools are unique because they combine the functionality typically found on a vertical-turret lathe with that of a five-axis vertical machining centre. PartMaker 2015 will also offer support for turret-based Swiss lathes with programmable B-axis live tooling attachments.
Also headlining PartMaker Version 2015 is a unique approach to post-processing for multi-tasking machine tools. This new approach includes a variety of improvements to the software’s post-processing technology and new software functionality to help guide users on how to best take advantage of the unique capabilities their specific multi-tasking machine tools.
03 June 2014