Dear John Smith,
We are happy to send you this next issue of the DeskProto newsletter,
about "CNC machining for non-machinists". We hope
that you will enjoy reading.
DeskProto V6.1 Beta testing has started.
The brand new DeskProto Version 6.1 is now ready for beta testing !
It offers a new strategy (Offset), toolpath
optimization, automatically generating a freeform
segment round the geometry, and much more.
Any DeskProto user is welcome to beta test: download the Setup and install
V61 next to your current V60. Let us know about your findings, we
are looking forward to receiving your feedback !
Read and download on
What's new in Version 6.1 >>
Digital Manufacturing: 3D Printing and CNC machining.
3D technologies are in the spotlight, as 3D
Printing currently is the hot topic in all
mainstream media. Personal fabrication is reported to be
the next industrial revolution, with huge impact. Delft Spline
Systems has published an article in TCT Magazine on
Digital Manufacturing, comparing 3D Printing (additive) with
CNC milling (subtractive).
A Dutch version of the article has been published in de
Download and read on the
DeskProto articles page >>
Customize a custom wizard (advanced topic).
A powerful DeskProto feature is scripting. Any user can make custom scripts and
custom (scripted) wizards. This is an advanced feature as some
programming skill is required. See the Reference manual for more
information on scripting.
Easiest is to adapt an existing script.
DeskProto user Chris Botha adapted the JWX-30 wax ring
wizard for use on his MiniTech machine.
Find a link to his blog in
DeskProto forum topic 295 >>
Moldmaking: the complete process shown.
This Gallery project by DeskProto user LaHeli in the Czech Republic clearly shows
all steps in the process of creating an injection
mold: design, machining electrodes, EDM machining, the
mold, the molding machine. Very instructive material !
DeskProto is well suited for machining electrodes and mold cavities.
Read the story on
Gallery: Injection mold for push button >>
Try for yourself and download the DeskProto trial version from our website.
started you can use the tutorials (both video and PDF) and the sample geometries.
is all possible completely free of charge !
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