Case Studies Summerbridge Links Cabinet Vision And Alphacam With Special Software Application A special software application enables a cabinet and door manufacturer to load its Cabinet Vision Screen-To-Machine files into Alphacam for nesting. Stair Systems Highly custom projects, including complex millwork, are par for the course at Stair Systems, which, as its name suggests, builds at least one thing that most of its competition does not. Stair Systems uses a combination of Alphacam and Cabinet Vision to manufacture a wide range of highly custom commercial and residential projects. Alphacam Toolpaths Cut Intricate Designs On 8-Metre Viking Pillars A woodworking company built a door in the side of its CNC machine to load an eight-metre component for intricate cutting with Alphacam. Bespoke Macros For Alphacam Streamline Processes For Tech-Savvy David Salisbury The UK’s leading manufacturer of high quality orangeries creates its own unique macros to populate vital manufacturing information in Alphacam. Battersea Arts Centre Project Prompts CNC And Software Investment A company invested in a CNC machine tool and Alphacam after winning a contract for intricate acoustic panels covering a 60-metre ceiling. Alphacam Slashes Allwood Architectural Joinery’s Manufacturing Process for CNC, From a Day to an Hour The Director of family-run Allwood Architectural Joinery says: “Alphacam is one of our energisers – it’s definitely helped us get where we are today.” Alphacam Macro Ensures Unique Fonts on War Grave Headstones The Commonwealth War Graves Commission use a special macro from Alphacam to ensure font consistency on headstones and stone memorial panels remembering the men and women of the Commonwealth armed forces who died in both world wars. Alphacam Programs UK’s Only Pro Evolution 5-Axis Twin Head Machine for ercol High end furniture manufacturer, ercol, use Alphacam to drive their CMS Pro Evolution machine tool with two 5-axis heads – which is the first one of its kind in the country. Cabinet Vision And Alphacam: The “Backbone” Of Andrew Ryan Furniture Andrew Ryan Furniture director Michael Cowell says Alphacam and Cabinet Vision are vital tools for modern craftsmen – just as chisels were state-of-the-art technology for woodworkers in bygone times. Teaching the Tools of the Trade Many college students ultimately find themselves in careers that bear little semblance to their chosen fields of study, let alone the jobs of their dreams. Northcentral Technical College uses Alphacam to prepare furure woodworkers for the workforce. Alphacam “Provides The Line Of Least Resistance” For Solid Timber Specialist, Woodbase Joiners The combination of Alphacam’s parametric function and its ability to drive 5-axis routers is the way forward for Woodbase Joiners, who specialise in high end solid timber work. Trifibre’s “Jigsaw” Nests In Alphacam Aid Bottom Line The UK’s leading case manufacturer uses Alphacam to drive three CNC machines which produce metal, wood and plastic cases. Training the Modern Woodworker For instructors at Madison Area Technical College, training a new generation of woodworkers entails the use of modern tools to teach the art and science of the time-honored craft. Madison Area Technical College uses Alphacam to train the next generation of woodworkers. Manufacturing the Impossible If two heads are better than one, five talented entrepreneurs joining forces to found a custom woodworking company sounds like a solid recipe for success. West Ridge Cabinetry, Inc., increased job capabilities and overall efficiency with Alphacam automation Alphacam Macros Provide A Step Up For Stairplan Purpose-written macros in Alphacam have slashed programming time of bespoke projects from a day to an hour, for staircase specialists Stairplan. Bridging the Skills Gap Many manufacturers who embrace technology to remain competitive find that implementing the latest machinery and software can be easier than finding the skilled labor needed to successfully use it. Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School trains carpentry and cabinetmaking students with Alphacam and Cabinet Vision. The Sky’s the Limit If a one-of-a-kind architectural design looks nearly impossible to build, chances are that it’s made its way across the desk of Mike Graves. Architectural Systems uses macros in Alphacam to manufacture its towering, one-of-a-kind structures Visionary Manufacturing A man of many talents, machine-shop owner Domenic Mucciacciaro knows a thing or two about everything from algorithms and machining precision parts to the perfect cup of coffee and the way biscotti should be made. Innovative precision manufacturer LIGI Tool & Engineering, Inc., remains competitive with Alphacam.