Simulation, optimization digital twin software

Simulation, optimization digital twin software

January 28, 2019

SPRING Technologies
Machining Software

Boston, Massachusetts – NCSIMUL MACHINE simulation and optimization software from SPRING Technologies helps manufacturers create “digital twin” process models that facilitate fulfilment of customer demands for higher production rates and unwavering product quality.

To meet continual output demands, manufacturers are employing leading-edge machine tools, tooling, and CAM software in the Internet of Things (IoT)/Industry 4.0 environment.

A key element of the Industry 4.0 domain is creation of electronic digital twin models of product data and production processes. The virtual models correspond with the physical shop floor processes and allow manufacturing operations to be simulated, tested, and altered to avert possible problems and downtime and while also facilitating process optimization.

NCSIMUL MACHINE software works directly with ISO NC machining codes to simulate, verify, and optimize machining programs based on specific parts, tooling, and machine tool characteristics. Three-dimensional graphics help prevent crashes while complex algorithms and embedded process-based knowledge enable optimization of cutting conditions. Use of the software reduces time spent debugging programs, eliminates risk of spindle collision, tool breakage and scrap, and improves cycle times, process efficiencies, and machine utilization.

NCSIMUL MACHINE provides machining verification in three steps: it investigates and corrects coding errors, simulates to detect collisions and correct motion errors, and validates the machining results. The software also monitors production transfers, tool management, and machine status. Overall, use of NCSIMUL software can help manufacturers meet delivery schedules, maintain product quality, and reduce preparation times up to 70% while cutting costs by 20%.