Wolcott Design

By Design Held back by its vertical machining centers, this small shop took the plunge into a flexible manufacturing system. VERICUT toolpath simulation software helped make it possible. Like many who open their own machine shop, Bob Wolcott of Wolcott Design Services started out with a basic “commodity” brand vertical machining center. It was 2005.… Read more

Premium AEROTEC

May the FORCE be with you Aerospace experts are anticipating a significant growth, with more than 30,000 new passenger and freight aircraft required by 2033. This is going to pose immense quantitative and qualitative challenges to the existing aerospace manufacturing plants. Augsburg-based Airbus subsidiary, Premium AEROTEC, is ensuring its participation in this fiercely competitive field… Read more

Trijicon

Trijicon

Manufacturer Sets Its Sights on Toolpath Simulation When machining capacity and part complexity had grown to the point that simulation became necessary, Trijicon Inc. used Vericut software to reduce downtime while increasing production levels.   Along with good form, a crucial aspect of shooting accuracy is a sight that’s straight and true. Trijicon Inc. of… Read more

ACTech

Mit VERICUT® in die Pole Position: ACTech setzt bei Entwicklung und Fertigung von Gussteilprototypen auf marktführende NC-Simulationssoftware Keine Überraschungen Köln / Freiberg, April 2016. „Vorsprung behalten. Von Anfang an.“ Die ACTech GmbH aus dem sächsischen Freiberg macht den eigenen Slogan zum Programm. Die extrem schnelle Fertigung von einbaufertig bearbeiteten Gussteilprototypen und Kleinserien für primär die… Read more

Niehoff

Einfahrzeiten reduziert – Laufzeitberechnung optimiert: Maschinenfabrik Niehoff nutzt alle Facetten der NC-Simulationssoftware VERICUT® Sauber kalkuliert Köln / Schwabach, April 2016. Im Prinzip ist das ganze menschliche Dasein verdrahtet. Vom Energiekabel über die Lasche am Reißverschluss bis hin zum Herzkatheter – ohne Drähte und Drahtzieher kaum denkbar. Das Drahtziehen selbst ist ein uraltes Handwerk, wobei die… Read more

Reko Tool

About a year and a half ago, Reko International Group’s mold division purchased a DMU 210 P from DMG MORI, a very large, very fast five-axis CNC machine with a full, palletized tool-changer, for machining large workpieces. Having made this significant investment in its future productivity, the company wanted to be sure to find the… Read more

UMC & Computape

Software Heads Off Costly Code Rework, Crashes Programming in the Swan City Two shops share their stories on CGTech’s Vericut software and the benefits of machine simulation   Forty-five minutes northwest of Minneapolis sits the small town of Monticello, a place of parklands and hiking trails on the banks of the Mississippi River. Thousands of… Read more

SANTONI

Quando virtuale e reale si incontrano   Se un’azienda vuole restare competitiva sul mercato, oggi non può esimersi dall’utilizzo di applicativi per la simulazione virtuale. Questo vale per la maggior parte dei settori industriali, meccanica inclusa. Ne sa qualcosa Santoni, azienda bresciana che da alcuni decenni è specializzata nella realizzazione di macchinari per la produzione… Read more

Blaser Jagdwaffen

Jagdwaffen aus dem Allgäu: NC-Simulationssoftware VERICUT® bei Blaser Eine Anschaffung für Generationen Köln / Isny, August 2015. „Technische Perfektion und klassische Eleganz zu vereinen ist eine unserer Leidenschaften.“ Bernhard Knöbel – Büchsenmacher und Diplom-Betriebswirt, Jäger und Flintenschütze – verweist als Geschäftsführer der Blaser Jagdwaffen GmbH ebenso auf kompromisslose Praxisnähe als Grundlage fürs perfekte Produkt: „Unsere… Read more

Contour Engineering

HANGING THEIR HAT ON HIGH TECHNOLOGY AND HIGH CAPABILITIES   Contour Engineering president Michael Sherwood started out as a 21 year old machinist in Southern California. He quickly discovered he had a knack for reading a blueprint and seeing it in his mind in 3D. When graphics came to the forefront he hit the ground… Read more