has paid off, and the ED-CAM Version 5 is on the way! The new ED-CAM software
for sinker EDMs is currently projected for release on September 8, 2008,
to coincide with IMTS in Chicago.
included many new features to improve on our widely accepted ED-CAM version 4,
including expanded model data, machining conditions technology, and electrode
material types. Further options include carbide machining and Z-axis
stabilizer. It can now provision a wide selection of cavity types, including
rib, open side, connector, pin gate, speaker grill, EDM after pre-cut, and
simplified the user interface, making it more logical when entering data. Users
will also be happy to know we’ve added spreadsheet data import for those of you
that lay out their processes on spreadsheets. The new version is also Windows
Vista compatible, for those of you who have made that jump.
currently using ED-CAM version 2, Makino is offering a free software upgrade
should you desire to do so.
feel free to leave questions and comments for me. Despite the busyness of day
to day life here at Makino, I will make time to respond!