Keywords CAD, CAM, CAPP, integration, product modelling, sheet metal parts
Start Date: 01-NOV-89 / Duration: 36 months
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The objective of this project is to develop and validate a prototype of next-generation CAD/CAM knowledge-based product modeller within an open architecture and with open system communication protocols.
The project will focus on:
The project will be based on existing software resources (geometric modellers, inference engine, object-oriented database management system, computing algorithms, etc).
The applications of this project are rotational, 2 -D milled, EDM and sheet metal parts.
A fully integrated product modelling system will enable "right first time" design, improve product quality, reduce product costs, and enable a rapid response to market needs in terms of reaction time and changing specifications.
The project partners intend to develop a commercial product based on the project results and to exploit this by internal application.
Mr Mansour Afzali
CETIM-ETABLISSEMENT DE SENLIS
Avenue Felix Louat 52
F - 60304 SENLIS CEDEX
tel: + 33/ 44-583 341
fax: + 33/ 44-583 400
telex: 140006 F
CETIM-ETABLISSEMENT DE SENLIS - F - C
CHARMILLES TECHNOLOGIES SA - CH - P
KADE-TECH - F - P
DELTACAM SYSTEMS LTD - UK - P
IDS-INTELLIGENT DECISION SYSTEMS SA - E - P
MECANICA DE LA PENA SA - E - P
TECHNISCHE HOCHSCHULE DARMSTADT - D - P
MATRA DATAVISION - F - P
GILDEMEISTER AUTOMATION - D - P
CORETECH INTERNATIONAL - F - P
ECOLE CENTRALE DE LYON - F - A
EXAPT - VEREIN ZUR FÖRDERUNG
DES EXAPT-SYSTEMS - D - A
IPDES - 2590, December 1993
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