MachineWorks Tech Soft
TCT Show + Personalize is the UK's foremost showcase of 3D printing and additive manufacturing technologies and this year leading software providers MachineWorks and Tech Soft 3D have chosen the event to demonstrate their new software solution for the first time.
Both organisations are proud to unveil a new combined software solution aimed at 3D printing and additive manufacturing users and bureaus.
The solution combines the best polygonal modelling systems from MachineWorks - Polygonica - with cloud-based visualisation and translation from Tech Soft 3D - HOOPS Communicator. It will provide robust data conversion, solid healing and viewing to cloud0based applications without the need for specialised 3D tech knowledge or expertise.
The cloud solution is designed to allow users to upload files in a wide variety of common CAD formats. The models can be viewed, shared and inspected in real time, through zero-client web browsers as well as mobile devices. Formats supported include CATIA, Pro/E, NX, SolidWorks, STEP as well as many others.
Polygonica from MachineWorks provides fast, built-in and fully automatic solid model healing to ensure that all models are ready for printing. It also provides metrics such as build volume, bounding box and surface area for quoting algorithms. Polygonica can also hollow out parts prior to printing.
The Polygonica technology is founded on 20 years of development and provides a full set of fast, robust and easy-to-use polygon modelling operations, including solid healing, boolean operations, offsetting and simplification. Polygonica is available as an SDK.