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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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The latest version of Delcams ArtCAM Pro artistic CADCAM software will be demonstrated on Booth #723 at the ISA Sign Expo to be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, from April 20th to 23rd.