Multi-user CAM and Manufacturing (Phase I)

Project status: Complete

Thrust area: New Design Paradigms and Processes

Research team: Andrew Priddis, Edward Red

Independent features on parts are ideal for decomposition among CAM multi-users. Single user CAM constrains the ability to collaborate and to use resources effectively, thus making the lead times for complex parts completely dependent on the single user’s ability. Also, this user may not be knowledgeable in all processes. While using multi-user CAM not only can the lead times be cut down dramatically on projects, but experts can define processes while providing training to others.