VERICUT verification and simulation software is used to detect CNC programming errors as well as potential collisions and areas of inefficiency. MachiningCloud is an independent provider of CNC cutting tool and workholding product data.
New to VERICUT 7.4, CGTech says after defining a tooling package on the MachiningCloud, users can directly download all the tool assemblies within the package and use it within VERICUT with significantly fewer steps compared to manually configuring a tool for use in a simulation session.
According to CGTech, the process is simple:
- build a MachiningCloud job containing your tool assemblies,
- export the job downloading it to your local computer from within VERICUT click once to import all the tools from the job, and
- simulate using your tool assemblies just created in the MachiningCloud.
“This upgrade eliminates manual steps saving time and further increasing efficiency in the simulation process for VERICUT customers using the MachiningCloud”, says Christophe Rogazy, Cloud Evangelist for MachiningCloud.
“VERICUT users don’t want to do duplicate work to create tool assembly models for simulation if the tool geometry already exists”, says Bill Hasenjaeger, Product Marketing Manager for CGTech. “MachiningCloud makes OEM tool geometry easily available for part program simulation, and VERICUT’s connection makes it easily accessible to our users, with simulation-ready tool models representative of the commercial cutting tools they’re purchasing and using every day.”