June 19, 2018
MecSoft Corporation, developer of CAM software solutions, has announced the availability of VisualCAM 2018 for SOLIDWORKS. VisualCAM 2018 for SOLIDWORKS now includes the ability to run inside the Assembly document of SOLIDWORKS.
Other release highlights include 2 ½ axis automatic feature detection and automatic feature machining; 3 axis horizontal finishing follow containment, performance and stability improvements; 4 Axis: create round stock method and helical milling; 5 axis: use 5 axis continuous programming methods for 4 axis machining; and productivity and user interface enhancements.
“The newly released ability to perform CAM programming inside an Assembly document of SOLIDWORKS opens up significant productivity improvements for our users,” says Joe Anand, president and CEO of MecSoft Corporation. “This in addition to the innovations such as Automatic Feature Detection (AFD) and Automatic Feature Machining (AFM) along with the addition of new toolpath methods and enhancements to existing methods have been introduced. MecSoft continues to deliver functionality only found only in products costing thousands of dollars more.”
Other solutions that MecSoft provides include such products as VisualCAD/CAM, RhinoCAM, VisualCAM for SOLIDWORKS and AlibreCAM. These software products deliver easy-to-use solutions for users in the custom manufacturing, rapid prototyping, rapid tooling, mold making, aerospace, automotive, tool & die, woodworking and education industries.
For more info, visit MecSoft.
Sources: Press materials received from the company.
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