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Tooling Libary

Easily create tools from our large range of parametric tool shapes for standard and forming tools.

Auto Tooling

Auto tooling defaults to generate the results you need. Standard settings for Nibble Pitch, Tool Overlap, Engineering Tolerances and Pattern Punch options are but a few of the features we have.

Sequencing

Sequencing options include configurable  Grid , Belt, Shortest Distance optimisation along with Intelligent part store functions which will retain any specialised and detailed cutting rules you have giving you more automated sequencing.

 

Shape Mapping

Create custom scripts to map geometry specific features to tools.

Interactive Turret

Highly visual turret displays with full interactivity for drag and drop tooling, manual pick and placement or automatic tool assignment.

Tool Collections

Build your master tooling libraries into detailed collections for distinct machines, jobs or customers.

Custom Tools and Dies

Easily create custom shaped tooling by importing or drawing the tool directly in our CAD.

Tags / Tabs / Joins

Automatically or manually assign tags to your parts with features for

  • Configurable Wire Joints
  • Configurable Corner Joint
  • Preference placement
  • Joint tools
  • MJC tools

Chute

Full support for Chute Drop / Trap Door Devices which can be applied automatically or manually depending on your preference.

  • Automatic assignment.
  • Visual Drag and Drop placement.
  • Easy edit of push and retract commands.

Part Removal

Full support for Part Removal / Picker Devices which can be applied automatically or manually depending on your preference.

  • Automatic assignment.
  • Visual Drag and Drop placement.
  • Smart suction feature to detect slugged out apertures or tagged in apertures to maximise lift capacity.
  • Simple suction control to switch on or switch off individual suction caps or blocks.
  • Graphical display of lift capacity.

Simulation and Time Study

MetaCAM provides a detailed time study that displays the total time along with information such as the total length of cut, traverse time, part weight and number of pierces.

Reports

Punch Part reports contain a wealth of part information and graphics that are easily customisable using a simple drag and drop interface.

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