February 15, 2010
Camarillo, CA – February 15, 2010 — Surfware, Inc.,
developer of SURFCAM® CAD/CAM software, today announced the release of SURFCAM V5. Powerful new features continue
to be added to SURFCAM in the multi-Axis, 2 & 3 axis and lathe products. All the new capabilities and enhancements
in SURFCAM V5 fulfill wide-ranging customer requirements. SURFCAM V5 will be available immediately to all SURFCAM
Sales partners and customers worldwide.
"This release of SURFCAM V5 proves to be a significant release of SURFCAM for NC programmers
who require world class precision and control from their CAM system," says Greg Schils, Product Manager of the SURFCAM
product suite. "This release continues to build on and extend all the new features and enhancements implemented in
SURFCAM V4, with the emphases on 'ease of use' to provide maximum gains in multi-axis programming and machining
Some of the new features in SURFCAM V5 for 4 and 5 axis programming are:
- Roughing Multi-Pass routines
- Plunge programming
- Morph pocketing toolpaths
- New depth cut strategies
- Automatic surface extensions
In addition to all the new multi-axis enhancements are:
- New 3-axis Z-Finish routines
- Multiple Tool Rest-Roughing toolpaths
- Viewable C-view planes for enhanced visualization
- Selectable operations in the Operations Manager for posting
- Set Axis/C-view gnome representation
- Updated lathe package
- TrueMill Calculator
- SURFCAM Backup Utility
Enhancements have also been implemented into the patented TrueMill® toolpath
including an updated slicer for better quality toolpaths, faster toolpath calculation time, intelligent
pocket ordering that dramatically reduces overall rapid moves, the ability to turn off the "open pocket"
cutting for 3-axis cuts, "depth first" cutting to allow for more efficient tool motion, and pilot hole
support for TrueMill operations.
"Surfware is pleased to offer this new release of SURFCAM V5 and will continue to provide CAM solutions with the excellence
our customers have become accustomed to receiving from us," says Peter Marton, General Manager of Surfware. "For many years, Surfware has been
known for innovation, quality and ease of use. We’re certain that customers, new and old, will achieve productivity gains and cost reductions
using this world class CAD/CAM software. We’re offering extreme value and are one of the most attractively priced CAD/CAM packages on the market.”
About Surfware, Inc.
Surfware, Inc., the developer of SURFCAM CAD/CAM systems and the award-winning TrueMill technology, provides world class
solutions for today's manufacturing challenges. Surfware, Inc. is dedicated to continuous innovation and development of new technologies that
increase customers' machining productivity and profitability. Surfware's goals are to provide top-quality technology, customer service and world
class solutions that allow its customers to gain a competitive edge in a changing global marketplace.