CAD/CAM

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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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Using the latest in CADCAM technology, its highly experienced designers, technologists and pattern technicians can help the development of local companies.
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Application ref: M/FP/1203/12/P Address: Unit 2 Cadcam Centre, Highforce Road, Riverside Park, Middlesbrough Proposal: Change of use from offices (B1) to cafe/takeaway (A3/A5).
The city group has launched a new subsidiary in Turkey, Delcam Turkiye, to help further increase the growth rate for the company's CADCAM software business in the country.
The deal follows a data-sharing agreement between the two companies announced this August that connects the iTero system into Straumann's CADCAM workflow.
Delcam has released a new version of its ArtCAM Pro CADCAM software for artistic applications in the sign making and woodworking industries.
"The combination of Crispin's and Delcam's products provides a total CADCAM solution to the industry in line with our commitment to giving excellent service and support to customers.
CADCAM Projects began life at the centre with three staff and by the time it moved into a custom-built 13,000 sq ft property, it employed 52.
The production of Jumbo tow tractors and platform trucks has already been transferred to SEV's 40,000sq ft facility, which is equipped with the latest CADCAM design facilities, in Gateshead.
Autodesk is the latest to use this method, allowing students and start-ups access to Fusion 360, its CADCAM package that enables the product development process to be carried out using a single cloud-based tool.