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SmartCAM V16: Integrated Data Translation

Data translation has been integrated directly into the application, eliminating the separate CAM Connection Utility and streamlining the data translation process.

Integrated Data Translator - New in V16.0, Updated in V16.5

A new integrated data translator will be replacing the previous separate CAM Connection install. CAD files can now be opened using the File - Open and File - Merge, and exported using File - Save As.

Data translation directly from the file open dialog.
Data translation directly from the file open dialog.

STL Import & Export - New in V16.5

STL models can now be imported directly and will be displayed as a faceted, solid model. Faceted models are not machinable, but can be used to represent stock, fixturing, or void geometry during verification.

STEP Format - New in V16.0

Standard translation capabilities now include SAT format STEP format for wireframe, and surface/solid data.

Native-file SOLIDWORKS® 2009 and Autodesk® Inventor® 2010 Translators - New in V16.0, Updated in V16.5

Two optional data translation products are available for purchase. SmartCAM SOLIDWORKS Connection™ is an integrated data translation tool imports geometry from SOLIDWORKS native .SLDPRT files, up through SOLIDWORKS 2009.

SmartCAM Inventor Connection™ imports geometry from Autodesk Inventor native .IPT files, up through SOLIDWORKS 2010.

These new translation modules provide accurate native data translation through the SmartCAM file open and merge menus.

A SOLIDWORKS .SLDPRT file opened directly in SmartCAM FreeForm Machining.
A SOLIDWORKS .SLDPRT file opened directly in SmartCAM FreeForm Machining.
An Autodesk Inventor .IPT file opened directly into SmartCAM Advanced Turning.
An Autodesk Inventor .IPT file opened directly into SmartCAM Advanced Turning.

 

Text and Dimensioning - New in V16.0

The drawing text and dimension annotation found in some CAD files are now imported.

Drawing annotations now imported.
Drawing annotations now imported.