PowerShape analysis functions.
What's more important to your shop floor? Hard Skills or Soft Skills?

Hiring for the Factory Floor -- Are Hard Skills or Soft Skills More Important?

Starting next week - see Autodesk manufacturing solutions at booth 1506

Home - Houstex

This blog claims using ceramic tools is about as easy as using carbide ones. Does anyone here mill with ceramic tooling? Share your thoughts and experiences.

Applications Advance for Solid Ceramic End Mills

Happy National Engineers Week - Dream big, design bigger.

Celebrating National Engineers Week > ENGINEERING.com

Interesting take, how software will be part of everything in the future. Are you prepared?

Your Business Should Be Building Competency in Software Development

Utilizing robots to assist with loading and unloading. From Modern Machine Shop

Machine-Tending Robot Hits on Three Automation Trends

Can #3dPrinting some common items be less expensive than buying from Amazon?

3D printing your household items could save you some serious cash, study finds

Interesting story about aerospace engineering. Why can't engineers improve on a 60 year old aircraft design? We think moldmaking has changed considerably more in 60 years.

Why Can’t Engineers Improve on a 60 Year Old Aircraft Design? > ENGINEERING.com

Are you a PowerMill user? What would you most like to see in the next version?
Autodesk will be at Houstex with our portfolio of manufacturing solutions. Feb 28 - Mar 2. Booth 1506 - come out and see why Autodesk is a leader in manufacturing software solutions.


A blog on some differences between 3DPrinting and milling

Rapid Prototyping: Subtractive vs. Additive

Chris Northall (Autodesk) and Richard Stretton (2D CNC) explain how PowerMill combines with an OKK VC-X350 5-axis machine tool and SGS tooling to produce a high quality mold tool.

Look out for:-

* 3+2 machining
* 5-axis continuous milling
* Smooth machine motion
* Auto-collision avoidance
* Swarf finishing
* Surface finishing

Watch the full length video here [ Youtu.be Link ]
A Throw back Thursday image of some PowerMill molds.