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Choosing a CAD/CAM System Part 2

Part 2 of our What Every Shop Should Know About Choosing a CAD/CAM System goes over evaluating a reseller. This, as many of you know, is an essential step to guaranteeing the success of your system implementation. Hopefully the questions below will help you arrive at the perfect decision for you and your business. Section […]

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Verisurf 3-D Model-Based GD&T

Verisurf 3-D Model-Based GD&T The central concept behind model-based definition (MBD) is that the digital model contains all of the detailed information necessary for all aspects of the product life cycle. This includes everything from design to manufacturing, in particular, GD&T data. When the digital model is the authority it removes ambiguity, conflict and doubt […]

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Mastercam Dynamic Motion Day Two: Reducing Tool Wear

Last month we discussed Mastercam’s groundbreaking Dynamic Motion technology and how it can help reduce cycle time. Today we dig into one of the biggest issues a shop faces – tool wear – and how Dynamic Motion can help. Next we’ll cover a related but different topic – how to extend that reduced wear to your […]

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What is Mastercam Dynamic Motion?

 Check out Part 1 of the Dynamic Day Blog Series! We’ve mentioned Mastercam Dynamic Motion technology over the past few months – in stories about customers who have scored big wins, in tech tips, and in mentions of upcoming shows. Now we’re ready to pull back the curtain and dig a little deeper into just […]

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Verisurf Automates SLS Rocket Panel Inspections

AMRO Fabricating chooses Verisurf software to automate the production inspection of NASA SLS rocket panels. In space flight the first eight minutes are critical; this is when the greatest opposing forces of thrust and gravity are impacting the launch vehicle.  The new NASA Space Launch System (SLS) will weigh 5.5 million pounds at liftoff, or […]

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Manufacturing Day 2015!

Last week held a great day for the future of manufacturing in the USA. Manufacturing Day 2015 was last Friday, October 2nd, and was celebrated at numerous educational institutions around the Great St. Louis Area. QTE participated in events hosted at the Ranken Technical College campuses in St. Louis and Wentzville, as well as Southwestern […]

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Inspection Technology Showcase

We are teaming up with FARO to showcase the latest in inspection and reverse engineering technology. We will be hosting the event and providing lunch while we go through best practices and uses of software and hardware to properly inspect and reverse engineer parts. Demonstration topics: 1st article inspections – completed in minutes! Shop Floor / In […]

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Mastercam Has Powerful Built in Translators

Did you know that Mastercam can open many native file types with out converting to STEP or IGES and risk losing information? You can open the files directly from engineering or your customers, saving time and headaches for everyone. All of the types listed below are included at no charge with Mastercam. We offer translators […]

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