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Guangzhou, China: September 20, 2016 ZW3D, one of the world's leading suppliers of advanced CAD/CAM solutions for the manufacturing industry, today announced the availability of ZW3D 2017 Beta, bringing new features and numerous enhancements to improve efficiency and minimize overheads in the process of designing and manufacturing.  

  Expansive Sheet Metal Design to Bring Better User Experience

 

One of the most highlighted advancement in ZW3D 2017 beta would be the expansive sheet metal, delivering engineers & designers much better user experience.

 

For instance, the newly-added hem flange allows expanded flange creation with all necessary pre-defined hem types provided; the brand-new jog helps users create 2 bends at one time to better suit design technology; the enhanced full flange and partial flange enables users to intuitively control dimension with drag of mouse; the new editing tools are included to avoid reprogramming trouble…

 

  

     “We’ve invested a lot of R&D resources in sheet metal module,” said Colin Lin, Director of ZW3D Overseas          Business, “You’ll definitely embrace a much more user-friendly & productive ZW3D.”

 

High-Performance CAM to Boost Productivity

 

The CAM module in ZW3D 2017 beta comes up with lots of new handy functionalities, in a bid to improve the efficiency & reliability of CNC machining.

 

For example, the flat finishing operation is added to automatically detect all planes and generate tool-path accordingly at just one click, shrinking the programming time up to 50%; the milling and turning strategies can be simulated in the same environment, helping users intuitively analyze each manufacturing status to safeguard machining process…

 

 

Better File Compression to Facilitate Smoother Exchange

More flexible control options are provided in configuration form to compress Z3 file. Saving big models in ZW3D 2017 will cost you nearly no time. Especially, the file size of various formats, like NX, Step and z3 etc., can be reduced by 30% compared with previous versions, greatly saving the transferring time of data communication.

 

 

AboutZW3D CAD/CAM

ZW3D, an integrated CAD/CAM solution designed for the complete product development process, features the fastest kernel for Solid-surface Hybrid Modeling, non-solid mold parting and smart CNC Machining tactics from 2 axis to 5 axis. It brings customers endless benefits such as reduced costs, optimized design workflow and improved efficiency.

   

  


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UK Company Ogle Chooses ZW3D for Easy-to-use 3D CAD Modeling

Based and manufacturing wholly in the UK, Ogle specializes in making some of the best models and prototypes available today. Equipped with unrivalled expertise and cutting-edge manufacturing technologies, including industrial 3D printing for prototyping and additive manufacturing together with CNC machining and traditional bench model making skills, Ogle has been delivering an exemplary service and has won the trust of various customers including Bentley, Jaguar Land Rover, Nissan, Rolls-Royce, GSK, QinetiQ, Fosters and Virgin. 

   

Ogle has selected ZW3D mainly because of its flexible and powerful 3D CAD modeling which can be mastered by any mechanical designers or 3D industrial designers at ease. With clear workflow, friendly user interface and embedded tutorial of “Show-n-Tell”, model makers in Ogle can get skilled at ZW3D quickly to handle large and complex designs like aircraft interiors and seating projects, divorcing themselves from external R&D services to reduce cost and boost productivity.

Plus, speedy support and service provided by ZW3D ensures Ogle’s CAD/CAM problems answered within 24 hours, assisting them to build a well-developed and highly-professional model making team.
 
“When choosing the 3D design software, whether it is easy-to-use and efficient or not is a priority. But ZW3D offers more than that.” said Dave Bennion, the Sales and Marketing Director of Ogle. “We are very glad to receiving answers to technical questions from ZW3D within 24 hours.”

About Ogle

The ZW3D technical team provides technical support to directly help Ogle stay up-to-date with the latest technology. Optimized for ease of use, model makers can quickly master ZW3D, helping them to ensure maximized design and machining efficiency during actual work.

 

Ogle, an on-time supplier of top models and prototypes,aims to be the first choice, by reputation, for models and prototypes, by meeting or exceeding client’s expectations for service and quality. To be achieved by continuous improvement and development of capabilities through the on-going development of staff and the adoption of appropriate advanced new technologies.