Cutter development

A cutter is put into action at British Aerospace’s revamped high-tech tooling facility at Samlesbury, Lancashire. The cutter is a joint development between BAe and German engineering company DEPO Holdings. Catia 4.1.9 CAD/CAM software has also been installed to help reduce programming times and boost rapid response performance for projects such as Eurofighter. A 30% […]

A cutter is put into action at British Aerospace’s revamped high-tech tooling facility at Samlesbury, Lancashire. The cutter is a joint development between BAe and German engineering company DEPO Holdings. Catia 4.1.9 CAD/CAM software has also been installed to help reduce programming times and boost rapid response performance for projects such as Eurofighter. A 30% cost reduction has been achieved in creating machining data with more than 1,000 hours of programming.