Recent Advances in the Development of CAD/CAM Systems for the Machine Tool Industry

  • R. G. Francis
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Summary

The paper reviews the role of the CADCentre in the development and introduction of CAD/CAM systems for both manufacturers and users of machine tools. Based upon the successful development of the Centre’s graphical n.c. tape preparation systems, which now have a sound user base throughout the world, the paper will outline the development and introduction of two recent systems in the fields of interactive draughting and planning and estimating.

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    B GOTT (1980) CAD Centre services for tool and die making. Reprint Sheet Metal Industries Google Scholar

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© Macmillan Publishers Limited 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. G. Francis
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer-Aided Design CentreCambridgeUK

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