The FastCAM® System is compatible with other CAD/CAM systems, however the system does not require additional software; You can Draw, Nest and cut from the one programming system. Best of all, FastCAM® allows people at a shop floor level to start profile cutting with the minimum of training.
The FastCAM® System produces immediate NC code for a wide variety of cutting machines and there is also a non-NC edition available.
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EASY, AFFORDABLE OFFLINE PROGRAMMING
Our flagship product FastCAM® was first introduced as a simple Drawing Editor in 1976. Today, with many thousands of users around the world, it's most commonly sold as part of a 'bundled system' with the trademarked products FastPLOT, FastPATH and FastNEST, offering a complete low-cost solution to profile cutting. The FastCAM® System has been designed to draw, nest and cut metal as simply and efficiently as possible. Ease of use is as important as the high levels of materials utilization and optimization the software provides.
FastCAM® is far less complex than other systems. Easy Editing & Verification of geometry combined with one step nesting makes the system instantly productive. FastCAM's long experience in heavy plate fabrication makes the system ideal for even the largest construction jobs. The FastCAM® System is used successfully in Service Centers, Shipbuilding, Mining, Steel Fabrication, Metal Fabrication & Sign Cutting.
FastCAM® supports all combinations of machine and controller as well as ESSI, EIA and ISO NC languages in both inch and metric. NC output can be Absolute or Incremental.
Where drawing information exists electronically, FastCAM® has an extremely Powerful CAD interface that cleans and compresses code ready for quality cutting. FastCAM® can read or convert CAM, DWG, DXF, IGES, ESSI, Word Address, (EIA) as standard. Direct DSTV, HPGL import are cost-plus options.
Supports all additional machine processes; marking, text marking, drilling, multiple torches, multi-torch nesting, multi pass single torch bevel cutting and more.
DXF layer support for different processes.
Tool Path Generation and Code Verification.
Pierce Reduction and Speed Cutting features.
Interactive/Automatic Nesting and Post Nest Optimization features.
FastCAM is available in 3 editions to suit your needs.