Additive & Process Technologies

Multi-Axis Metal Additive Manufacturing Without Support Structures

A collaborative team from Promation, ModuleWorks, and Multi-Scale Additive Manufacturing (MSAM) Laboratory of the University of Waterloo has developed and successfully tested a new method for manufacturing overhang geometries without the need for support structures. The tests were conducted at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada using Laser Directed Energy Deposition (LDED). By eliminating …

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ModuleWorks Appoints New Business Heads

ModuleWorks announces the creation of three new senior positions as well as the successor to Heiko Weber, former Head of Digital Manufacturing. Continued growth has led to the creation of new positions which will enable ModuleWorks to deliver more highly integrated business and technology solutions to its customers. New appointments in the ModuleWorks Business Areas. …

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LT Ultra-Precision Technology and ModuleWorks partner on ultra-precision machining

CAD/CAM software specialists ModuleWorks and LT Ultra, specialists for ultra-precision technology, have collaborated on a software solution for ultra-precision milling and turning. Built upon the ModuleWorks 6-axis optics kernel, the new software enhances LT Ultra’s machining platforms with automated workflows for manufacturing diverse parts with nanometer precision. LT Ultra-Precision Technology machining platform with integrated ModuleWorks …

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The MIC 2022 – Re-connecting the CAD/CAM Industry

ModuleWorks’ mission to provide the best toolpath and simulation technology in the world is embedded in a desire to advance the entire CAD/CAM industry. Therefore CAD/CAM experts and innovators are invited to the ModuleWorks Insider Conference (MIC) every other year. But despite the atmosphere of anticipation, the events of the last two years with the …

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ModuleWorks Releases 2022.04 Digital Manufacturing Software

ModuleWorks announces the release of its 2022.04 CAD/CAM software components for digital manufacturing. This is the first major ModuleWorks release of 2022 and contains new and enhanced features across the entire product range, including the new blisk module for multiblade machining, undercut machining with slot mills and stock pillar removal for adaptive roughing. Blisk machining …

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Quo Vadis Additive Manufacturing?

At the Formnext 2021 (Nov 16-19 in Frankfurt, Germany), ModuleWorks spoke with Andreas Saar, former Vice President of Manufacturing Engineering Solutions at Siemens, about the advances and challenges in additive manufacturing. The increasing demand to manufacture complex geometries and structures for higher performance, better functionality and greater usability of print products, the need for ecologically …

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ModuleWorks Releases 2021.12 Digital Manufacturing Software

ModuleWorks announces the release of its 2021.12 CAD/CAM software components for digital manufacturing. This is the third ModuleWorks release of 2021 and contains new and enhanced features across the entire product range, including new multi-axis hole making cycles with independent feed rate control, a new morph pattern for laser aided manufacturing and a collision-free solution …

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ModuleWorks and Energid Extend Partnership for Automated Robotic Solutions

ModuleWorks, supplier of CAD/CAM software components, and Energid, software supplier for cooperative and high-axis robotic systems, have extended their partnership. The two companies already supply CAM developers with solutions for subtractive and additive robotic manufacturing and are now extending and intensifying this cooperation to accelerate the development of automated, customized workflows for robotic manufacturing. “Energid …

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ModuleWorks Releases 2021.08 CAD/CAM Software Components

ModuleWorks announces the release of its 2021.08 CAD/CAM software components. This second ModuleWorks release of 2021 contains new and improved features across the entire product range, including new performance improving features for multi-axis machining, 2-axis machining and PrimeTurning™. Automatic rest finishing for multi-axis machining This new feature for multi-axis machining automatically applies a rest finishing …

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ModuleWorks and METROM Collaborate on Mobile Hybrid Manufacturing

METROM, manufacturer of parallel kinematic machine tools, has integrated ModuleWorks hybrid toolpath planning software into its pentapod machining centers to offer high-performance additive and subtractive manufacturing of complex freeform workpieces on a single, mobile machine tool. Instead of taking workpieces to the machining center, METROM mobile machining centers come to the workpiece for convenient, just-in-time …

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