Solid model import option simplifies programming for HURCO machines
3D STEP-files can now be imported directly into the HURCO Max 5 Control
Reduce programming time, avoid programming errors: Using a solid model import option, 3D models available as STEP-files can be now be imported directly from HURCO machines. This greatly simplifies 5-side machining.
Programming on 5-axis machines from HURCO can be performed easily and quickly. New and less specially-trained employees can be trained in a short period of time. The new “solid model import” option further reduces the steps. Machine tool manufacturer HURCO has enabled connection of its machines to a solid model import.
The programming time is reduced and simplified through simple data importing in the STEP 3D model format. The import option interprets the data and makes production programming directly at the machine possible. The path from workpiece to component becomes more secure as well. The potential for error during programming is reduced many times over, partly because the machining simulation of the written program is shown together with the solid model in a single view. Thus, users can immediately see if the programming matches the finished component and can refinish this component if necessary.