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FASTCURVE

Offline programming system for 3D contours with robots

FASTCURVE is intelligent and high-performance offline programming software for 3D contours in a robotic environment. Several technologies are supported; from laser, water-jet and ultrasound cutting, sealing and roll hemming to laser-beam hardening and laser deposition welding. With FASTCURVE, offline programming for 3D contours is executed quickly and easily within CATIA/DELMIA V5 while taking technology and robot movements into account.

ROBOT CONTOUR APPLICATIONS WITH FASTCURVE

FASTCURVE is seamlessly integrated into the powerful CATIA/DELMIA V5 infrastructure. Several automatic functions, integrated programming, comprehensive CAD/CAM ability as well as the simulation of the entire robot cell create a working environment fully attuned to the requirements of the user and guarantee collision-free tool paths.

The various complex processes of 3D contour processing can be realized with FASTCURVE quickly, efficiently and in high quality. 

Product features

  • Fully integrated 3D programming, simulation and process verification
  • Definition and validation of complex robot cells
  • Practice-proven and comfortable fixture construction functionality as a supplement to CATIA V5 (fixture can be processed, nested and programmed in 2D, and also exported to external 2D systems)
  • Free positioning as well as calibration function to align fixtures and component
  • UHF programming options (universal holding fixtures)
  • Geometry-based algorithms for the calculation of optimum, collision-free tool paths
  • Parametric programming
  • Simulation of the entire robot cell, incl. robot, fixture, clamping mechanism and auxiliary axis systems
  • Versatile teach and optimization functions
  • Macro recognition for standard geometries (circle, rectangle, hexagon, keyhole, etc.)

CUSTOMER TESTIMONIALS

Benefits

  • Short programming times
  • Cost savings
  • Easily programmed 3D path applications
  • Increased system availability
  • Adjustable
  • Quality assurance and increase
  • Security thanks to collision-free programs
  • Flexibility

Technologies

Water-jet cutting and ultrasound cutting
Laser cladding and laser hardening