Cimsource will be presenting what it claims is the world's largest tool database with six new suppliers. With close to 900,000 tool components, it is said to be ever more likely that Tools United will find the appropriate solution for any manufacturing task. The EMO Hannover 2017 will also witness the launch of the Where-to-Buy link, whereby the web will be crawled to display optional distributors for each tool selection. Moreover, Tools United direct, the direct integration of the leading tool database will be revealed for two further CAM systems. As a result, according to the exhibitors, the digital twins of the cutting tools elegantly make their way directly to the NC programming or NC verification systems. Digitization is therefore effectively supported. A list of item numbers is said to be enough and the Tools United crawler retrieves the data records form the huge database. Import filters for many CAM systems are available to provide customized data.
Tool data from the cloud
Cimsource extends what is reportedly the world's largest tool database with six new suppliers. With almost 900,000 available tool components, the tool search engine Tool United has a greater chance of finding the right solution for every machining task.