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OCTOPUZ introduces PathPlanner suite of tools in new OCTOPUZ 3.0 release
OCTOPUZ Posted 05/06/2020
Waterloo, ON: OCTOPUZ has just released OCTOPUZ 3.0, a major software upgrade to its OCTOPUZ Offline Robot Programming software solution. OCTOPUZ 3.0 introduces the OCTOPUZ PathPlanner suite of tools, an enhanced programming experience for creating, modifying, and transforming path and search statements, which brings an entirely new level of efficiency to Offline Robot Programming.
PathPlanner Create introduces new, intuitive tools for creating path and search statements in OCTOPUZ. With multiple path and search selection methods, along with real-time path previews, integrated automatic collision avoidance, and simple configuration options, creating statements in OCTOPUZ is better than ever.
Create path statements of any type by selecting a path in the OCTOPUZ 3D environment. Integrated creation of welding paths includes support for many welding operations, such as stitching, weaving, seam tracking, and multipasses.
Two new unique ways to create search statements are introduced to OCTOPUZ. Create a 1 point, 2 point, and 3 point search by manually selecting exact tool touch locations in the 3D environment; or, automatically create a search statement based on a previously-created path statement with automatic calculations of optimal touch locations.
PathPlanner Modify tools are built for when modifications to previously created path and search statements are needed. Easily make modifications without the need to recreate statements from scratch.
PathPlanner Transform is perfect for when there is similar geometry along the physical programmed part.
The Move transform tool moves entire path and search statements from their current location in the 3D environment to an alternate location. The Copy transform tool will copy statements to as many new locations as needed. The Mirror transform tool mirrors, or flips, statements to one or more new locations.
OCTOPUZ 3.0 is now available to download for all OCTOPUZ customers with an active OCTOPUZ subscription. Or, book a demo now to receive a free preview of how OCTOPUZ 3.0 is keeping industrial robots online and in production.
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For the past 15 years, OCTOPUZ has specialized in the design, development, implementation, and customization of superior Offline Robot Programming (OLRP) software for industrial robot applications.
Our focus is to provide an industrial robot software solution that not only enables companies to reach a higher level of efficiency with their processes but also opens opportunities for them to enter new markets and expand their business potential. OCTOPUZ Inc. was built on the concept of taking complex robotic programming and making it simple.