OPEN MIND Technologies Announces Webinar on Maximizing CAM Software for Efficient DED Additive Manufacturing

September 3, 2020 6:10 pm

CAM Software Selection Tips, Application Examples and Innovative Additive Turning Capabilities to be Presented

NEEDHAM, MA U.S.A. – OPEN MIND Technologies, a leading developer of CAD/CAM software solutions worldwide, has announced they will be holding a Webinar on September 30th, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. (EDT) where hyperMILL® Product Manager David Bourdages will offer tips on selecting the best CAM Software for the Directed Energy Deposition (DED) process when Additive Manufacturing in 2D, 3D and 5-axis applications. DED application examples will be reviewed such as coatings, repairs, adding features on existing parts, and building entirely new parts on a base substrate.  Innovative solutions such as additive turning, enabling tool path generation to build rotational bodies with variational wall thickness, will also be demonstrated. Click Here to Register for the Webinar.

Computer aided DED processes are evolving, and this webinar is an excellent opportunity to learn more about ways to automate and control the processes through the right CAM software. CAM software selection tips will cover working in a hybrid process including both subtractive and additive manufacturing, maximizing simulation capabilities, and understanding CAM’s role in the 5-axis DED additive manufacturing process. During the webinar, CAM software’s post processor capability to transport the DED technology data to the machine will be presented.


About OPEN MIND Technologies AG

Headquartered in Germany, OPEN MIND is one of the world’s leading developers of powerful CAD/CAM solutions for machine and controller-independent programming. The company develops optimized CAD/CAM solutions that include many innovative features unavailable elsewhere, to deliver significantly higher performance in both programming and machining. Strategies such as 2.5D, 3D, as well as 5-axis milling, mill/ turning, and machining operations such as HSC and HPC, are efficiently designed into the hyperMILL® CAM system, providing maximum user benefit and compatibility with all current CAD solutions and extensive programming automation. OPEN MIND strives to be the best, most innovative CAD/CAM developer in the world, and has earned the top five ranking in the CAD/CAM industry according to the 2020 NC Market Analysis Report by CIMdata. OPEN MIND CAD/CAM solutions meet and exceed the requirements of the most demanding industries such as automotive, tool and mold manufacturing, production machining, medical, job shops, energy and aerospace industries, and is represented in all key markets of Asia, Europe and the Americas. OPEN MIND is a Mensch und Maschine Company: For more information visit


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