An Investment In Design

Logopress3 and SolidWorks work together to create a very powerful 3D die design package Logopress3 and SolidWorks work together to create a very powerful 3D die design package

Modern machining equipment works in multiple axes, and to accommodate the seamless transition between design and manufacture, Jonesboro Tool and Die Company, Inc. has recently invested in a new 3D design package.

Logopress3 is an add-in package to SolidWorks and allows the designer to easily design dies in a visual and intuitive manner. Every part of the die is a 3D solid model that can be sent directly to the CAM software with no loss of detail and no misinterpretation of what a particular line, such as in traditional 2D design software, might mean. Bolt holes, taps, dowels holes, and punch clearances are parametrically linked between the individual parts of the die meaning that changing a bolt location in one part automatically changes it in all parts. Once the design is complete, the die can easily be run virtually on the computer screen with upper die movement, stripper movement, and strip progression automated by the Logopress3 software.

We look forward to taking full advantage of the functions of this new software while keeping an eye open for further advances as well.

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