Surfware Inc., developer of SURFCAM CAD/CAM software, announced recently that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued a patent (number 7451013) for its Engagement Milling technology.
"This patent protects the intellectual property and proprietary technology that we have developed over many years" says Stephen Diehl, President and CEO of Surfware. "The mathematics and science behind Engagement Milling are revolutionary, and we have incorporated that technology into our SURFCAM product line as TrueMill®. The patent provides strong protection for current and future versions of TrueMill."
The principal co-inventors of the Engagement Milling technology are Surfware co-founder Alan Diehl and mathematician Robert (Pat) Patterson.
"Because TrueMill is useful to a wide spectrum of industries," Diehl states, "Surfware looks forward to providing custom and turnkey solutions, as well as partnering with vendors of complementary technologies."
About Surfware, Inc.
Surfware develops SURFCAM Velocity CAD/CAM systems for two- through five-axis NC programming and machining. The company grew out of three generations of Diehl family machining experience. Surfware's current president, Stephen Diehl, is experienced in physics, business and programming and is personally involved in further developments regarding the TrueMill technology. For additional information, visit www.surfware.com.
SOURCE: Surfware Inc.