Additive & Process Technologies

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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ModuleWorks and Rafinex Synchronize Toolpath Planning and Topology Optimization

Rafinex, developer of advanced numerical optimization software solutions, and ModuleWorks, developer of CAD/CAM software components, have integrated ModuleWorks toolpath calculation technology with the Rafinex software algorithm suite. In effective synchronization, topology optimization and toolpath planning enable more effective design-to-manufacture processes. This eliminates late change requests, avoids machining and robotic problems during the design phase and …

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ModuleWorks and CADS Additive partner to offer improved Time2Print

CADS Additive, manufacturer of high-performance data preparation software for metallic additive processes, is integrating ModuleWorks toolpath calculation algorithms into its AM Studio solution to achieve fast time-to-print for an extended range of additive processes.   AM Studio speeds up data preparation for additive manufacturing by helping operators identify the optimal part orientation, the correct support …

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Accelerating Robot-Assisted Industrial Additive Manufacturing

ModuleWorks, supplier of CAD/CAM software components, and Robotized, supplier of bespoke CNC and robotic manufacturing solutions, have extended their partnership to offer customized, automated solutions that accelerate robot-assisted additive manufacturing, including CMT (Cold Metal Transfer). Cold Metal Transfer (Image courtesy of LKR Leichtmetallkompetenzzentrum (Light Metals Technologies) Ranshofen GmbH) Robotized and ModuleWorks already supply customers with …

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Great Place To Work® 2021 awards ModuleWorks as top-employer

This is the eighth year in a row that ModuleWorks has been named top-employer in three different categories. The award is presented by the Great Place to Work® international research and consulting institute that helps companies develop their corporate and workplace culture. A trust-oriented and high-performance culture not only ensures motivation and loyalty on the …

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European Consortium Targets Zero Defect Manufacturing

ModuleWorks, a leading supplier of CAM software components, announces its participation in the EU-funded InterQ project. Coordinated by the IDEKO research centre in Spain, the InterQ project unites 25 partners from 11 European countries to develop an integrated data management platform for zero-defect manufacturing. Digital manufacturing unlocks a vast amount of data on the production …

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