News | June 7, 2004

SURFCAM Tool Path Verification Powered By MachineWorks™

Source: Surfware Inc.
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Westlake Village, California, USA - Surfware, Inc., makers of SURFCAM CAD/CAM systems, and MachineWorks, Ltd., supplier of simulation and verification solutions, announced the formation of a strategic agreement that combines SURFCAM's computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) functionality with MachineWorks™ tool path verification and machine tool simulation technology. The new MachineWorks verification will be fully integrated within the SURFCAM manufacturing product line, providing its customers with a complete set of tools to proof their tool path motion.

Through superior visualization and analysis capabilities, MachineWorks™ technology helps ensure that the part program in question will accurately and efficiently machine the as-designed part. "Accurate information to assist in the cut analysis is vital to toolpath optimization", comments David Manley, Managing Director of MachineWorks. "SURFCAM™ has a great name in the market and we are pleased that Surfware recognizes the strength of our verification solution".

MachineWorks technology will be available in the next release of SURFCAM, slated to release July 2004. Joe McChesney, Surfware Product Manager says, "The integration of MachineWorks™ technology provides our customers with industry leading verification and machine tool kinematics. SURFCAM's already powerful machining capabilities will benefit further from the broad range of simulation tools providing a powerful programming solution."

About Surfware, Inc.
Surfware, Inc. is the manufacturer of SURFCAM® CAD/CAM software, built for the Microsoft® Windows® operating system environment. SURFCAM makes easy CNC programming of 2-, 3-, 4, and 5-axis mills, lathes, wire EDM, laser, plasma, and water-jet machines a reality. Machinists, designers and engineers worldwide use it for 2D and 3D mechanical design, surface modeling, reverse engineering, prototyping, mold-making, pattern-making and production machining. For more information, contact us at: www.surfware.com, email: info@surfware.com, telephone: 800.SURFWARE (North America) or +1.818.991.1960 (worldwide), fax: +1.818.991.1980 (worldwide).

About MachineWorks Ltd.
MachineWorks Technology is the industry standard for CNC simulation and verification component software. It combines unparalleled speed and accuracy with industrial strength robustness, and is embedded in most world's leading CAM applications. For more information on MachineWorks, please visit www.machineworks.com.

Source: Surfware Inc.