Robotics Industry News
Robotmaster V6.9 is Now Available!
Robotmaster (Hypertherm Inc.) Posted 07/01/2020
The Power of Robotmaster, Taken Further. Robot Programming has never been faster, easier, and more efficient.
Hypertherm, a U.S. based manufacturer of industrial cutting systems and software, today announced the release of Robotmaster® V6.9, its world-leading CAD/CAM based offline robot programming software.
Robotmaster V6.9 contains many new features, improvements, and bug fixes. Many of the changes, driven by customer feedback, are designed to continuously improve the software’s CAD/CAM technology and automate programming, to provide users with the specific tools they need to increase both productivity and profitability. At the same time, the software's ease-of-use remains unrivaled.
Added Features and Improvements Include:
Full support of Mastercam 2021 Adaptor which features over 100 enhancements to speed up and simplify the robotic programming process
A brand-new tool management module which also offers enhancements in custom tools through the ability to obtain an exact tool match between Robotmaster and Mastercam.
Improved cutting automation features through the Curve 5-Axis Toolkit which will decrease programming time
Major enhancements to the additive manufacturing module that is a powerful tool for creating trajectories tailored for additive processes in robotic applications, including mold/die repair, hybrid manufacturing, cladding, etc. This Additive Module contains unique features that allow for constant stepover and a sophisticated layer management system. It provides automatic collision avoidance and automatic link motions without manual interaction. LAM also offers support for laser hardening applications.
Robotmaster V6.9 gives the user the ability to program their robots faster and more efficiently with all these new updates and features to get your task to the robot in record time. No robotic expertise necessary!
Hypertherm develops Robotmaster software, which seamlessly integrates CAD/CAM based robot programming, simulation and program generation. Common robot programming challenges typically require intricate user intervention or costly manual editing for producing error-free programs. Robotmaster provides innovative tools to effortlessly optimize robot programs producing error-free robot paths, avoiding singularity zones and collisions, working around joint and reach limitations, and optimizing tool orientations along the entire trajectory. Furthermore, Robotmaster software is ideally suited to program robots for such tasks as trimming, de-burring, polishing, welding, dispensing, grinding, spraying, painting and 3D machining, while supporting most industrial robot brands.
Hypertherm designs and manufactures advanced cutting products for use in a variety of industries such as shipbuilding, manufacturing, and automotive repair. Its product line includes plasma, laser and waterjet cutting systems, in addition to CNC motion and height controls, CAM nesting software, robotic software and consumables. Hypertherm systems are trusted for performance and reliability that result in increased productivity and profitability for hundreds of thousands of businesses. The New Hampshire based company’s reputation for cutting innovation dates back nearly 50 years to 1968, with Hypertherm’s invention of water injection plasma cutting. The 100 percent associate owned company, consistently named a best place to work, has more than 1,400 associates along with operations and partner representation worldwide.