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News, Oct 2013

Sent to: John Smith, Delft Spline Systems, NL
via <dummy@spline.nl>

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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.

Contour toolpaths in V6.1 DeskProto Version 6.1 has been released.
After four months of beta testing DeskProto V 6.1 has been released !
Beta testers were very happy with the new Offset strategy.  Other new features include Toolpath optimization and generating a freeform segment round the geometry. See What's new in Version 6.1 >>
Version 6.1 is a Free update for registered V6.0 users: download a V6.1 trial version (some translations not yet available) and unlock it with your V6.0 Name/Code combination.
For users of previous versions a Discounted upgrade offer is available, until Jan 15, 2014. Upgrade to allow using Win7 and Win8, to quit using the dongle and to benefit from all exciting new features !
Download V6.1 from page   Download trial version >>

Rhino logo CAD-integration 1: complete automation in Rhino.
For some applications it is nice to completely hide the DeskProto user-interface, allowing any untrained user to generate flawless toolpaths. DeskProto allows such complete automation, using it's default parameters.
In Rhino you can add one button to execute this complete process. When manufacturing series of a product with minor variations this can save you lots of time !
Read the instructions on the RhinoProto page >>

MOI logo CAD-integration 2: start DeskProto from MoI.
MoI stands for Moment of Inspiration, a relatively new 3D CAD program. We have heard positive comments, have been asked about starting DeskProto from MoI, and have found that it is easy to add a DeskProto button to MoI.
We published our findings on the DeskProto forum.
Read the instructions on DeskProto forum topic 317 >>

Racing bike detail Gallery: Tunisian children customize racing tricycle.
Lycée Gustave Flaubert in La Marsa, Tunisia, each year organizes the Green Machine Challenge: 11 and 12 year old students race on customized tricycles. Customization is done in Technology class, using SolidWorks, DeskProto and a CNC milling machine.
Read the story on Gallery: Lion Logo >>

Try for yourself and download the DeskProto trial version from our website.
To get started you can use the tutorials (both video and PDF) and the sample geometries.
This is all possible completely free of charge !

Best Regards,

Lex Lennings.

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Delft Spline Systems, The Netherlands.
We offer DeskProto: CNC machining for non-machinists.
Email: info@deskproto.com --- Website: www.deskproto.com
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