A number of these productivity-boosts have been achieved through reducing calculation time by enhancing EDGECAM 2021’s parallel processing capability. Two of the most popular machining cycles – Roughing and Profiling – benefit from improvements to the software’s multi-threading technology algorithms.
Three significant time savings: EDGECAM’s world-leading high speed Waveform Roughing strategy is now significantly faster when generating toolpaths for both solid and wireframe components. Machining Market and Product Manager Miguel Johann says: “Numerous benchmark tests show a 30 per cent improvement in calculation times, compared to the previous version.” When using the Profiling cycle’s Undercut function, savings of between 40 and 60 per cent have been recorded, depending on the part’s size and complexity. And improvements in the software’s architecture give an average time saving of 70 per cent on checking toolpaths with Machine Simulator when the software is initially launched.