It wasn’t so long ago that machinists programmed CNC lathes and mills by hand. Some still do. Yet most manufacturers today would agree that investment in a modern CAD/CAM system—one driven by knowledgeable, well-trained programmers—brings numerous benefits to the shop floor, manual programming abilities notwithstanding. Chief among these are accurate, productive toolpaths, resulting in improved tool life, greater equipment uptime, and reduced wear and tear on humans and machinery alike.
With the continued growth and evolution of Advanced Manufacturing International, Inc. (AMI), the