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There´s complex CAD design and then there´s mold design which is a whole other ballgame in terms of complexity.
Even though i don´t know much about mold design i look forward to the release of TopSolid’Mold in TopSolid 7 as i´ve seen some of the work Missler Software has done on the way to it´s release. I don´t know how they do it but once again Missler deliver what at times seems like an impossible task.
Anyhow, obvioulsy they did it and if you want to read more about it check out the official press release on the Topsolid website.
Want a preview of what´s coming? Check out the video below:
Because the sheet metal functionality being developed among the first parts of TopSolid 7 it´s been quite capable even since the release of TopSolid 7.2.
Obvoiusly there aren´t alot of news about it because of that and also the fact of new “modules” being added with every new release. But that doesn´t mean that sheet metal design is left behind. It´s in constant development and desereves some attention.
Now, this might not be groundbreaking news but here are some news in TopSolid 7.7.
A while back the IMTS 2012 was held in Chicago, USA. Now for those of you not familiar with IMTS it´s a trade fair for the manufacturing industry and IMTS is short for “International Manufacturing Technology Show”. Missler Software has been presented on IMTS for years and this year was no different.
MCAD Café got a chance to interview Missler Software Technical Director Bill Genc who explains TopSolid 7 and the possibilities of next generation CadCam software.
TopSolid 7.7 is about to move from Alpha to Beta and while the official release of TopSolid 7.7 might feel as if it´s still far, far away why not take a look at some of the work Missler Software has done to graphics and realistic rendering in the next version of TopSolid 7.7