SMIRT 2018 R1, by Vero Software, Delivers Improvements for Manufacturing Planning and Machining

SMIRT 2018 R1, the latest release of Vero Software’s powerful viewing and manufacturing solution for the die-mold industry, introduces numerous improvements which improve planning efficiency and machining quality.

Improvements to SMIRT DieBuild
SMIRT DieBuild 2018 R1 contains several enhancements requested by our users, including the ability to change all operation axes in a process simultaneously, a new function to show all non-connected processes, and a new easy-to-access Update Operation button in the op-eration view.  These incremental improvements will decrease the time necessary for users to create the DieBuild plan and advance to the next stage of manufacturing more quickly.

Improvements to SMIRT DieNC
SMIRT DieNC 2018 R1 now contains a new option for 3D Profile paths to eliminate sharp di-rection changes in situations where the cutting tool radius is larger than the radius of the profile being machined.  This condition often leads to vibration and/or poor finish quality.

Other improvements to DieNC include enhanced support for machines with rotating/tilting tables, as well as settings for automatically removing co-linear points from mill paths.

An add-on module to SMIRT DieShop, SMIRT DieNC is designed to create toolpath for planar faces, profiles, and drilling holes. “Drag & drop" technology is used to create toolpath di-rectly upon solid geometry with no manual entry of coordinate values.

SMIRT Licensing
SMIRT 2018 R1 now utilizes Vero Software’s CLS Licensing system.  While similar to the Vero License Manager used in past versions of SMIRT, the CLS system offers features and func-tionality that ease the license retrieval and installation process through the Vero Customer Portal.  Vero License Manager licenses are no longer supported in SMIRT 2018 R1 and future versions.

About SMIRT
SMIRT is the leading supplier to the world of powerful viewing software designed explicitly for the stamping die industry. In addition to our flagship products, SMIRT DieShop and SMIRT DieNC, we have developed complementary software products to aid in the estima-tion, planning, and scheduling of large die and tool construction projects.

SMIRT DieShop and SMIRT DieNC have been developed specifically for the "Shop Floor" en-vironment. These products provide machinists and other users with powerful easy to use "Viewing" and "CAM" tools that enhance productivity and increase the bottom line for our customers.

About Vero Software
Headquartered in England, Vero Software designs, develops, and supplies CAD/CAM/CAE software radically enhancing the efficiency of design and manufacturing processes, provid-ing its customers with exceptional value through high productivity gains and significantly reducing time to market.

The company’s world-renowned brands include Alphacam, Cabinet Vision, Edgecam, Ma-chining STRATEGIST, PEPS, Radan, SMIRT, Surfcam, WorkNC and VISI, along with the pro-duction control MRP system Javelin. Despite the diversity of application, these solutions have one thing in common: they all address the rising challenges of achieving manufacturing efficiencies and bring huge value to the operations in which they are deployed.
 
Vero has direct offices in the UK, Germany, Italy, France, Japan, USA, Brazil, Netherlands, China, South Korea, Spain and India supplying products to more than 45 countries through its wholly owned subsidiaries and reseller network.
 
Vero is part of Hexagon (Nordic exchange: HEXA B), a leading global provider of information technologies that drive quality and productivity across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications.

For more information, please visit www.verosoftware.com.

 

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