part programming

part programming

[′pärt ‚prō‚gram·iŋ]
(control systems)
The planning and specification of the sequence of steps or events in the operation of a numerically controlled machine tool.
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Simulation software enables easy offline part programming, while advanced "see and do" 3D graphics and automatic processing intelligence compensate for varied operator experience levels.
VeriCode, the control system's color-coded editor, has real-time syntax and semantic verification to simplify part programming, as well as the ability to facilitate background editing during machining.
including part programming, Morris estimated that CNC machining would have taken 10 days, which would have been one full week more than the firm had for the entire project.
Direct CAD interface eliminates the need for the software to translate the original CAD model in any way, assuring that accurate design data is used for part programming.
products represent the latest in CAM technology, offering the first systems to replace part programming with CNC process modeling.
However, the majority of machining in the aerospace industry is outsourced to small- to medium-size companies, which have more modest resources, both in the machine shop and the part programming engineering office.
Time savings in part programming will be substantial because programs and the machined parts machined from them will be right the first time through the process.
In addition to applications engineering, the Charlotte facility will offer the same aftermarket services offered at other Precision Centers throughout the world, including contract inspection and part programming, and software training.
The BlueTurn 250 accepts programs generated on third party CAM programs or operators can use Hessapp's canned cycles for simple part programming.
As a result, part programming is handled with greater quality and productivity.
Off-line part programming and particularly CAD/CAM programming is worth considering because of its ever-increasing role in the evolution of automation.