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hyperMILL: CAM strategies for multi-blade machining

hyperMILL all-in-one CAM system for turbomachinery developers

AxSTREAM: A multidisciplinary design, analysis and optimization tool for turbines, compressors, pumps, cooling, fans and secondary flows

AxCYCLE: For the quick and reliable design, analysis and optimization of various thermodynamic cycles (thermodynamic simulation and heat balance calculations)

SoftInWay Inc. and OPEN MIND Technologies AG have announced a cooperation agreement to provide a complete solution for the design, development and manufacturing of gas turbine components and other types of turbomachinery. "Both companies are known for their software platforms that provide component developers the needed productivity tools to accelerate the product development and production process while maintaining accuracy," said a spokesperson.

The AxSTREAM Software Platform provides an integrated and streamlined approach to turbomachinery design. The software consists of a number of different modules to perform preliminary design, meanline and streamline analysis, CFD and FEA, blade profiling, and rotor dynamics, bearings analysis and rotor design for compressors, pumps and turbines. These tools are used to produce optimal components, considering speed, power, range and life. The interactive and user-friendly design process enables these conditions to be achieved efficiently and reliably.

hyperMILL is a modular complete CAM solution for 2.5-D, 3-D, 5-axis, HSC/HPC and mill-turning processes as well as its special applications and efficient automation solutions. "The CAM software provides technology-leading geometry analysis and toolpath calculations," said the spokesperson. There are specialized routines designed for efficient programming and machining of these components on 5-axis milling or mill-turn machines. The multi-blade and single-blade turbomachinery solutions are embedded within hyperMILL that is applied to more broad-based milling, drilling and turning applications, allowing an all-in-one CAM system for turbomachinery developers. CNC postprocessors are also provided to assure strong communication to machine tool controllers.

This partnership between SoftInWay and OPEN MIND brings product, services, sales and technical teams together for a complete software solution. Customers can work with each company to obtain tools, training and services from these industry experts. "Both companies are well represented with direct employees and authorized resellers in America, Europe and Asia and look forward to collaborating together to contribute towards the advancement of the turbomachinery industry," said the spokesperson.

For more information contact:

SoftInWay Inc.

1500 District Avenue

Burlington, MA 01803


OPEN MIND Technologies USA, Inc.

1492 Highland Avenue, Unit 3

Needham, MA 02492

339-225-4557 / 888-516-1232

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