STEP-NC Based Integrated CAD/CAPP/CAM/CNC System


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To solve the problems of product data exchange and sharing between CAD, CAPP, CAM and CNC systems, a CAD/CAPP/CAM/CNC integrated system model is established according to STEP-NC standards. STEP-NC files are used to represent product data in form of neutral file, by which data exchange and sharing can be realized in the integrated system. Furthermore, the key integration technologies including integrated system data modeling, feature conversion are discussed in this paper.



Materials Science Forum (Volumes 532-533)

Edited by:

Chengyu Jiang, Geng Liu, Dinghua Zhang and Xipeng Xu




Z. Y. Li et al., "STEP-NC Based Integrated CAD/CAPP/CAM/CNC System", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 532-533, pp. 1100-1103, 2006

Online since:

December 2006




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