March 5, 2019
MecSoft makes available AlibreCAM 2019, the latest version of MecSoft’s fully integrated CAM solution for Alibre Design 2018.
Release highlights include: 2 ½ Axis—Improved feature based machining, new Drag Knife cutting method, new cornering options in Profile machining; 3 Axis—Improvements in Flat Area machining, new Trochoidal entry motions for High Speed Machining, improved cut connections and overall performance improvements; 4 Axis—Smoother motion outputs in the post-processor; 5 Axis—Nutating Head support & local coordinate plane programming have been introduced; and Simulation—Tool shank collision detection and early error detection.
The TURN module is included free in certain 2019 MILL configurations. Free demo software of AlibreCAM 2019 can be downloaded here.
MecSoft Corporation provides computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) software solutions for the small to mid-market segments. These solutions include products VisualCAD/CAM, RhinoCAM, VisualCAM for SolidWorks, AlibreCAM and VisualCAMc for Onshape. These software products deliver solutions for users in the custom manufacturing, rapid prototyping, rapid tooling, mold making, aerospace, automotive, tool & die, woodworking and education industries.
Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.
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