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CAD/CAM

Computer Aided Design/Computer Aided Manufacturing.

CAD/CAM

(Computer-Aided Design/Computer-Aided Manufacturing) The integration of designing by computer and manufacturing by computer. The electronic image of products designed in CAD programs are translated into a numerical control programming language, which generates the instructions for the machine that makes it (see numerical control). CAD designs are also converted into slices for rapid manufacturing (see 3D printing).

CADD/CAM
The second D in CADD/CAM refers to the drafting component. CADD stands for computer-aided design and drafting.
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IT systems provider the Anisa Group, based in Solihull, London and Manchester, has expanded its interests in the manufacturing sector by acquiring New Technology Cadcam.
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ArtCAM Express is the entry-level version in the range of artistic CADCAM software offered by Delcam.
The local sites which have been sold comprise: the CadCam Centre, Middlesbrough; Oakesway Industrial, Hartlepool; Skelton Industrial Estate; Trimdon Court, County Durham; Dabble Duck Industrial Estate, Shildon; Tow Law Industrial Estate and the Stillington Industrial Estate.
Since then he has held several roles in the company, progressing from CADCAM programmer to systems manager.
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We believe this agreement is one of the first steps which will prove our ability to provide a full product life cycle development and management across the entire CADCAM Design, Rapid Prototyping, Engineering, and Manufacturing disciplines in the aeronautical industry.