MecSoft, RoboDK Join to Offer an Integration for Robot Machining

MecSoft, RoboDK Join to Offer an Integration for Robot Machining
0 comments, 27/05/2020, by , in CAM, News

IRVINE, CA, USA, May 27, 2020 - MecSoft Corporation, the developer of industry leading CAM software solutions, has announced a partnership with RoboDK Inc., maker of RoboDK, a Robotic simulation software for robot machining and robot offline programming. This partnership enables users of MecSoft’s CAM products the ability to use robots for milling. 2-½ Axis to 5 Axis toolpaths that are generated inside of MecSoft’s CAM products can be transferred to RoboDK to create robot specific control code.

“We are pleased to offer an integration between MecSoft and RoboDK for robot machining.“ Stated Albert Nubiola, President & CEO of RoboDK Inc. “MecSoft’s CAM users can now program industrial robots for robot machining using RoboDK in just a few clicks”.

RoboDK software supports an extensive library of robots, with over 500 robot arms and more than 50 different robot controllers.

RoboDK ’s partnership with MecSoft allows the seamless conversion of 2-½ Axis to 5 Axis milling toolpaths generated by MecSoft’s CAM products into robot control programs. RoboDK’s intuitive user interface and extensive support for various robots, coupled with the power, functionality, and ease of use of MecSoft’s milling products make this an outstanding product combination for milling using robots.

MecSoft is also very excited about this new partnership. “RoboDK is a great addition to MecSoft’s product portfolio which enables us to adapt our milling solutions for robotic milling applications” stated Joe Anand, President & CEO of MecSoft Corporation. “This partnership is one more step in our constant efforts to meet our stated goal of providing powerful and affordable CAM software solutions to the manufacturing industry.”

About MecSoft Corporation:

Headquartered in Irvine, California, MecSoft Corporation is a worldwide leader in providing Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) software solutions for the small to mid-market segments. These solutions include products VisualCAD/CAM, RhinoCAM, VisualCAM for SOLIDWORKS, AlibreCAM and VisualCAMc for Onshape®. These software products deliver powerful, easy-to-use and affordable solutions for users in the custom manufacturing, rapid prototyping, rapid tooling, mold making, aerospace, automotive, tool & die, woodworking, and education industries.

For more information, visit mecsoft.com or call (949) 654-8163.

About RoboDK:

RoboDK is a spin-off company from the CoRo laboratory at ETS University in Montreal, Canada, one of the most prestigious robotics labs in North America. RoboDK software is the extended commercial version of RoKiSim and is designed to bring powerful robotics simulation and programming capabilities to companies large and small and to coders and non-coders alike. Today, it supports more than 500 robots from 50 manufacturers, including ABB, Fanuc, KUKA, Yaskawa, Stäubli and Universal Robots.

For more information/references:

  1. https://robodk.com/doc/en/Plugin-MecSoft.html
  2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FMG-CkB4CL4
  3. https://robodk.com/blog/robot-machining-rhinocam-robodk

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