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Alphacam - Part Modeler

Rapid Modelling for Manufacturing

ALPHACAM PART MODELER is a cost effective, 3D modeling tool specifically designed for quick and simple construction and/ or modification of solid models.

Features at a glance:

Alphacam Part Modeler will import and manipulate files from most CAD systems, including :

  • SolidWorks
  • Solid Edge
  • Unigraphics NX
  • STEP files
  • Catia V5
  • ACIS 
  • Creo Parametric
  • Autodesk Inventor
  • VISI 
  • IGES
  • DXF
  • Parasolid

PART MODELER comes complete with fully associative drafting capability. It’s the perfect complement to Alphacam Feature Finder – providing advanced modelling tools to create parts or workholding systems such as chuck jaws or fixtures. The major features of a machine tool can also be modelled, for accurate cutting simulation and collision detection within Alphacam.

With the ability to execute a series of logically grouped construction operations as a single keystroke, Alphacam Part Modeler enables rules to be applied simultaneously across multiple parts of an assembly with automatic part-to-part compatibility. Full associativity is maintained across 2D and 3D drafting; isometric, plan and orthogonal views; standard and ordinate dimensioning; and geometric tolerancing.

Part Modeler’s intuitive user interface can be quickly and easily tailored to individual requirements, with features such as dockable windows and customisable menus and toolbars ensuring a highly productive, smooth and seamless progression from design concept through to finished component model and detail drawing.

Tighter integration between engineering and manufacturing paves the way to increased productivity.

Part Modeler data is loaded directly into Alphacam, where innovative functionality offers state-of-the-art machining. Automatic feature recognition enables machinable features to be identified, with Alphacam, then offers the most appropriate tooling and strategies to cut them. s.

Alphacam automatic manufacture ability in conjunction with Alphacam Part Modeler provides automated machining of solids and a rapid return on investment through increased productivity.

The application streamlines part programming by capturing the knowledge from previously machined parts and applying it to new components, eliminating programming errors and delivering an unprecedented level of consistency and automation..