SprutCAM

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SprutCAM
SprutCAM Logo.jpg
SprutCAM product screenshot.jpg
The SprutCAM user interface.
Developer(s) SPRUT Technology, LTD.
Initial release 1997; 20 years ago (1997)
Stable release
10
Preview release
11
Operating system Microsoft Windows (2000 / XP / Vista / 7 / 8)
Available in multilingual
Type CAM
License Proprietary
Website www.sprutcam.com

SprutCAM (32/64 bits version) is a mid-level CAM (Computer-Aided Manufacturing) program that runs on Microsoft Windows and was developed by SPRUT Technology, LTD. SprutCAM provide off-line CNC programming for cutting, wire EDM, 2, 3 and multi axial machining with support Multi-tasking Turn-Milling centers with live tooling (CNC Swiss-Type Lathe) and robots (OLP).

History[edit]

SPRUT Technology, LTD. was founded in 1987 by Alexander Kharadziev, who recruited a team of engineers to build a company for developing CAx software, with its headquarters at Naberezhnye Chelny, Russia, and released its known product, SprutCAM, in 1997. This is one of the oldest Russian developers of PC-based  CAx software.

Version History[edit]

Past Versions

  • SprutCAM (1997)
  • SprutCAM 2 (2000)
  • SprutCAM 3 (August 4, 2003)
  • SprutCAM 4 (May 6, 2005)
  • SprutCAM 2007 (August 11, 2007)
  • SprutCAM 7 (November 18, 2009)
  • SprutCAM 8 (June 6, 2012)
  • SprutCAM 9 (January 1, 2014)

Current Version:

  • SprutCAM 10 (1 January 2016)

Future Editions:

  • SprutCAM 11 (January, 2017)

System Requirements[edit]

The system requirements for SprutCAM depend upon which complexity and size project are used in customer's PC. An oversimplification would be to say that one should have a PC with an Intel Core2 Duo, 4GB RAM, 5GB HDD, 3D pointing device: 3Dconnexion 3D mouse-compliant, professional VideoCard: OpenGL-capable card (OpenGL 1.5), Windows XP SP2 and Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 SP2.

Computer Aided Design products[edit]

SprutCAM have an associative geometry for CADs and toolpaths provide to modify the geometry or machining parameters and get updated toolpath.

File format[edit]

SprutCAM opens/saves following file formats: SprutCAM Files (*.stc, *.stcx), Operation/Parameters Files (*.sto), Drawing Files (*.eps, *.ps, *.txt), DXF (*.dxf), Toolpath (*.xml, *.txt), Template (*.html), Postprocessors (*.sppx, *.spp, *.ppp, *.inp), IGES (*.igs, *.iges), VRML (*.wrl), STL (*.stl),

And Export/Convert following Formats via CAD Plugin as Background Process to IGES an Import: Rhinoceros (*.3dm), Cobalt (*.co), PowerShape (*.fic, *.model, *.psmodel, *.dgk, *.pfm, *.x_b, *.xmt_bin, *.x_t, *.xmt_txt, *.stp, *.step, *.prt, *.par, *.sldprt, *.vda), Autodesk (*.iam, *.idw, *.ipt, *.ipn, *.ide, *.prt, *.asm, *.sat, *.ste, *.step, *.dwg, *.dxf, *.iges, *.igs), Kompas (*.a3d, *.m3d, *.cdw, *.frw), Rhinoceros (*3dm, *.rws, *.3ds, *.stp, *.step, *.raw, *.wrl, *.vrml, *.ai, *.eps, *.lwo, *.spl, *.vda, *.dwg, *.dxf, *.dgn, *.sldprt, *.sldasm), SolidEdge (*asm, *.dft, *.par, *.psm, *.mds, *.pwd, *.dgn, *.dxf, *.dwg, *.prt, *.sat, *.stp, *.step, *.x_b, *.xmt_bin, *.x_t, *.xmt_txt), SolidWorks (*sldasm, *.asm, *.sldprt, *.prt, *.slddrw, *.drw, *.x_b, *.xmt_bin, *.x_t, *.xmt_txt, *.stp, *.step).

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