CIMCO Machine Simulation 8 Releases

CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.08.10 PreviewReleased: 14-09-20Register to download
Changes in CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.08.10
  • Added support for Siemens S840Dsl v4.7
  • Updated the user interface for simulation reports from a tree view to a list view
  • Added syntax / semantic error reports to Simulation docking pane
  • Added a new docking pane called Variables where you can modify predefined variables for a machine, as well as see the current value of a variable during simulation
  • Added a preview version of semantic / syntax error highlighting while backplot / Machine simulation is running
  • Added support for external subprograms in Fanuc, Haas, Heidenhain, Mazak, Mitsubishi and Okuma
  • Implemented M99 as return / destination return / jump / loop (Fanuc, Haas, Mazak and Mitsubishi)
  • Fixed a possible crash when adding user defined colors in Color setup
  • Fixed a possible crash when closing CNC Calc documents
CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.08.09 PreviewReleased: 15-07-20Register to download
Changes in CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.08.09
  • Improved 3D model loading/rendering performance
  • Changed simulation speed slider to represent a constant speed factor
  • Reverse Post:
  • Fixed arc vector and MOVZERO issues
CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.08.08 PreviewReleased: 10-07-20Register to download
Changes in CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.08.08
  • Fixed an issue with Editor becoming non-responsive when initializing stock simulation
  • Fixed a possible crash when opening Toolpath Statistics dialog
  • Fixed a possible crash when trying to run simulation on a new unsaved document
  • Fixed an issue with some arcs in solid simulation
  • Fixed an issue where white-spaces were not removed in found entries in Navigation
  • Fixed an issue where navigation setup sheet did not update when changing machine configuration inside global setup
  • Adjusted default colors for tool rendering
  • Adjusted default solid simulation colors
  • Tool Manager:
  • Fixes a possible crash when replacing components in assemblies
CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.08.07 PreviewReleased: 03-07-20Register to download
Changes in CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.08.07
  • Optimized modality highlighting when deleting lines in Editor
  • Fixed scanning options resetting when changing sheet in Global Setup
  • Fixed scanning options not updating when changing machine configuration in Global Setup
  • Fixed Toolscan options in Global Setup not updating correctly in certain situations
  • Fixed macros being cleared from newly added MACs
  • Fixed not being able to remove stock when using user-defined machine configuration
  • Added search for previous line number when inserting macro that includes line number
  • Fixed an issue with command line setup file not overriding MAC scanning settings
  • Improved Machine Simulation license notification when trying to launch Machine Simulation or download machines
  • Fixed an issue with collision detection on inch 3d models
  • Fixed an issue with tool length not being applied when calculating collisions
  • Fixed an issue with 'Ignore cutter on feed' also ignoring rapid moves
  • Fixed an issue with 'Ignore cutter on feed' not only ignoring collisions between cutter and workpiece
  • Fixed an issue with Editor becoming unresponsive when using the Machine Configuration Editor
  • Fixes an issue with holder segments not being converted correctly between Imperial and Metric units
  • Fixes an issue where holder description did not always get updated when modifying the description in Tool Manager
  • Fixes an issue with scanning larger and more detailed holders
  • Fixed an issue with solid simulation becoming out of sync
  • Changed solid simulation colors randomization to be per tool
  • Tool Manager:
  • Added a context menu to lower library list where it is possible to rename or delete libraries
  • Added "Save As new component" functionality when editing a component
  • Added the option to automatically delete associated assembly components when removing an assembly
  • Added the ability to resize the component preview
  • Added rulers in component preview
  • Removed the need to click "Apply" to update changes made to holder segments
  • Removed unused Flute Diameter from Radius Mill
  • Updated several icons with new colors
  • Moved "Show/Hide lower library" button from top right corner of the main view down to the left side of the lower library list
  • Repositioned all confirmation buttons (Cancel, Save, No, Yes, etc.) to lower right corner of dialogs
  • Fixed a possible crash when clicking a section of a component in component preview
  • Reverse Post:
  • Added support for Roeders RMS-6
CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.08.06 PreviewReleased: 18-06-20Register to download
Changes in CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.08.06
  • Added support for tool length compensation commands
  • Added NC-Assistant macro suggestions when typing in the Editor
  • Updated Toolscan setup to dynamically show valid parameters for each tool
  • Fixed various possible crashes when generating tool list using "Make Tool List"
  • Fixes an issue where jumping to Next / Previous Tool change did not work after moving the simulation time-slider during Backplot and Machine Simulation
  • Fixed an issue where help in Toolscan setup did not always work
  • Fixed interpretation of LBL 0 for Heidenhain
  • Fixed an issue with drilling cycle parameters resetting after first hole
  • Fixed an issue with FQ not being recognized as F+Q with Heidenhain RP
  • Fixed an issue with limit warning on tool changes
CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.08.05 PreviewReleased: 29-05-20Register to download
Changes in CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.08.05
  • Added Left/Right/Front/Back support for cylindrical stock and updated origin drawing in Geometry Manager
  • Added support for local variables and macro subprogram calls with arguments (G65, argument specification I, decimal point) for Fanuc, Haas, Mitsubishi and Mazak
  • Added support for local variable declaration and simple subprogram calls with arguments for Okuma
  • Fixed an issue with Machine Configurations not actually swapping place when moved up/down in the Machine Configuration list in Editor Setup
  • Fixes an issue where it was not possible to jump to a position using the Navigation pane when running multiple simultaneous simulations
  • Fixed an issue with Navigation always appearing to be disabled in Editor Setup when using command line setup file
  • Fixed a possible crash when deleting lines at the beginning of an NC file
  • Fixed an issue with NC-Assistant failing to identify some macros
  • Fixed an issue with tools conflicting when running two or more simulations simultaneously using different NC files
  • Fixed an issue preventing scanned tools to be modified
  • Fixed a UI rendering issue when resizing NC Assistant
  • Tool Manager has been updated with new features and a complete overhaul of the User Interface:
  • Tool Manager now supports Assemblies
  • Tool Manager now shows a preview of the selected component (Assembly, Cutter or Holder) in the main view
  • The lower library list is now collapsible
  • Reverse Post:
  • Added support for conditional and unconditional jumps in Okuma
  • Added multiline comments support for Okuma
CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.08.04 PreviewReleased: 07-05-20Register to download
Changes in CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.08.04
  • Updated sample programs to reflect machine origin reference
  • Removed line numbers in Navigation
  • Fixed an issue with Machine Configuration Editor saving incorrect color for geometry components
  • Fixed wrong line position shown in text editor when stepping through subprograms/goto/loops
  • Fixed an issue with Machine Configuration Editor not normalizing rotary axis direction vector
  • Fixes an issue where it was not possible to save stock STL to file
  • Fixed an issue with axis direction vector not being normalized
  • Fixed an issue with rotary axis angle not being calculated from transformation in singular situation
  • Fixed an issue with M140 tool axis retraction
  • Added machine rotary axis position to simulation status bar
  • Added support for Heidenhain Q120, Q121 and Q122
  • Fixed incorrect interpretation of labels
CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.08.03 PreviewReleased: 15-04-20Register to download
Changes in CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.08.03
  • Fixed work offset gnomen scaling
  • Fixed measure distance always showing metric values
  • Fixed tool change position being scaled twice
  • Fixed solid simulation not scaling in inch mode
  • Fixed machine origin not being scaled to geometry units
  • Fixed solid simulation being initialized to metric dimensions without scaling
  • Fixed false limit errors for linear axes in table
  • Fixed Machine Reference positioning not being scaled
  • Expansion state for Machine Origin and Work Offsets is now restored after regeneration
  • Fixed rotation being lost from Solid Stl model on regeneration
  • Fixed geometry rotation being ignored when machine origin was not X0 Y0 Z0
  • Fixed a possible crash when regenerating solid models
  • Improved memory cleanup when closing Machine Simulation
  • Added more snap points to Workpiece, Fixture and Stock geometries
  • Fixed issue with the Export as DXF function not exporting toolpath to DXF
  • Added offset to work offset rendering based on machine axis position
  • Reduced update timer causing simulation to pause when collision detection is running
CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.08.02 PreviewReleased: 07-04-20Register to download
Changes in CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.08.02
  • Improved syntax coloring, removing limit of 100 lines
  • Reviewed Editor Setup usage, settings are now properly saved when pressing OK and discarded on Cancel
  • Renamed Simulation Report docking pane to Simulation
  • Removed origin property from stock STL
  • Moved work offsets and machine origin to Geometry Manager
  • Added functionality to load stock STL files from ACSII format
  • Added copy/paste position option to Geometry Manager
  • Added new simulation options [Ignore Cutter on Feed, Collision Tolerance] to Simulation docking pane
  • Added arc tolerance for imperial mode
  • Fixed an issue where it was not possible to hide dirty stock model wireframe
  • Fixed an issue where the wrong machine configurations were selected when starting the Editor
  • Fixed an issue with random machine movements when no axis exists in either table or head
  • Fixed an issue where geometry manager went blank when pressing Enter/Return key
  • Fixed an issue with stock model properties being shared between multiple simultaneous backplot/machine simulations
  • Fixed an issue with viewing license details when using license server
  • Fixed an issue where it was not possible to replace the current stock model without having to remove the existing model first
  • Fixed an issue with saving to setup file from geometry manager
  • Fixed an issue with Machine Configuration Editor not saving configuration units to disk
  • Fixed a possible crash when closing machine simulation
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  • Reverse Post:
  • Fixed incremental drilling for Mazak Matrix
  • Adjusted maximum tool number for Haas UMC 96-8250E
CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.08.01 PreviewReleased: 06-03-20Register to download
Changes in CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.08.01
  • Fixes a possible crash when changing solid model quality
  • Fixes an issue with saving stock model to STL file
  • Added support for cylinder stock model
  • Added support for defining rectangular stock by dimensions
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  • Reverse Post:
  • Fixed an issue with non-enclosed math expressions
  • Fixed an issue with modal commands being falsely activated
  • Fixed an issue with wrong rotary axes position from G53.1/PLANE SPATIAL TURN
  • Improved command identification accuracy
  • Added support for variables
  • Added support for IF, THEN, WHILE, DO
  • Added clamped rapid movement type
  • Added support for vector input for rotary axes
CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.08.00 PreviewReleased: 17-02-20Register to download
Changes in CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.08.00
  • Upgraded application from 32-bit to 64-bit
  • Updated to CIMCO Edit version 8.07.09
  • Added support for Radius mill
  • Simulation now uses Machine Origin as reference for Work offset/Workpiece/Fixture/Stock
  • Fixed a possible crash when editing the nc-code while stock simulation model exists
  • Fixed an issue where toolpath statistics were not generated
  • Fixed an issue where backplot and machine simulation only worked first time when running inside a VM
  • Fixed an issue with radius compensation
CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.07.04 PreviewReleased: 12-02-20Register to download
Changes in CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.07.04
  • Fixes a connection issue with the machine simulation server
CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.07.03 PreviewReleased: 02-12-19
Changes in CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.07.03
  • Fixed a memory leak in Solid simulation
  • Added a new command line option to backplot / machine simulation, "/sf path-to-setup-file", which makes it possible to start backplot or machine simulation with a specific setup file, where all scanning read-options are enabled
  • Stock model is now automatically added to simulation if solid scanning is enabled and solid definition is found in nc program or setup file
  • Fixed an issue where tool shaft collision was not correctly detected
  • Backplot / machine simulation is now disabled for Text File configuration.
  • Prevent backplot / machine simulation from starting if no machine configuration is selected.
  • Fixed an issue where the dimensions of a solid model, if changed during simulation, incorrectly reverted to previous dimensions when regenerating solid model
  • Fixed an issue where no setup file was created when saving setup file through Geometry Manager
  • Fixed tool and holder scaling issue in backplot / machine simulation
CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.07.02 PreviewReleased: 11-11-19
Changes in CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.07.02
  • Fixed an issue with toolpath generation aborting if toolchange not configured
  • Fixed an issue with 360deg arc not in G17/G18/G19 plane
  • Fixed an issue with drilling parameters not being configured
  • Fixed a possible crash when closing solid simulation
  • Fixed an issue where remnants of previously generated solid models appeared when they should not
CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.07.01 PreviewReleased: 01-11-19
Changes in CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.07.01
  • Fixed angle solution from planes for Head/Table combination
  • Fixed full arc interpolation
  • Fixed issue with drilling cycles for Mazak_Mazatrol_Matrix_MC and Heidenhain_iTNC530_60642x-04_SP8
  • Fixed issue with G-Codes being ignored for Fanuc_30i-31i-32i_M
  • Added support for CP IPA move without depth specification for Heidenhain_iTNC530_60642x-04_SP8
CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.07.00 PreviewReleased: 28-10-19
Changes in CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.07.00
  • Replaced filter system with Reverse Post.
  • Completely replaced solid simulation in machine simulation.
  • Scanned fixture and workpieces not found on disk are now ignored.
  • Scanning feature is now limited to commented nc code only. Removed special case for Heidenhain stock scanning.
  • Use new inspect machine kinematic for Backplot/Toolpath statistics.
  • Removed unsupported settings from solid setup dialog.
  • Replaced machine setup dialog with a new and better dialog
  • MachineSimulation folder renamed to MachineCfg, which now stores both machine models and machine configurations.
  • Changed the format of machine configurations, and added upgrade function to convert old User5Axis.cfg user-defined machine configurations to the new format.
  • Solid model can now be added through the Geometry Manager instead of Solid Setup dialog.
CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.06.05 PreviewReleased: 28-08-19
Changes in CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.06.05
  • Decreased feedrate for rotary axis movements
  • Added Navigation docking pane to Backplot/Machine Simulation, which enables a quick program overview with the use of user specified keywords
  • Added support for new tools: Face Mill, Slot Mill, Radius Mill, Dove Mill, Lollipop Mill and Reamer
  • Fixed an issue where it was not possible to run Backplot/Machine Simulation on more than one program when using Mesa computer graphics library
  • Fixed an issue where it was not possible to start Backplot/Machine Simulation from command line on an already opened file
  • Fixed a possible crash in SimDownloaderExe.exe when updating the list of available machines
  • Improved the installation process of new machines so that it is no longer necessary to restart the Editor when installing new machines via Editor setup
  • Patch Notes for machine simulations now lists complete history of changes
  • Fixed layout issues in Machine Simulation in Editor setup
  • Fixed layout issues in machine simulation Patch notes dialog
  • Tool Manager no longer saves/loads libraries to/from "ToolLibs\NC Files\"
CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.06.04 PreviewReleased: 17-06-19
Changes in CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.06.04
  • Added a new command line option, "/ms filename", which makes it possible to start machine simulation on a file from command line
  • Added support for downloading machines when connected to a License Server. CIMCO Software Manager 8.06.07 is required for the License Server.
  • Fixed an issue where machine configurations did not update correctly when changed
  • Fixed a possible crash when user backplots a file from disk
  • Fixed an issue where SimDownloaderExe might crash after clicking the Update button
  • Fixed an issue where incorrect tools were added to the tool manager when running a Heidenhain program
  • Fixed an issue where changes made to the unit system of a tool in tool manager were not reflected in the editor/simulation
  • Fixed an issue where visibility of columns in the tool manager did not update automatically
  • Fixed an issue where simulation reports failed on large NC files
  • Fixed a possible crash when clicking on simulation reports when running simulation on large NC files
  • Fixed an issue where libraries removed in the tool manager were not removed from disk
  • Fixed an issue where machine models did not move during machine simulation if models were added to head/table root elements
  • Fixed an issue with backplot and machine simulation not rendering correctly when using Intel integrated graphics
CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.06.03 PreviewReleased: 02-05-19
Changes in CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.06.03
  • Fixes a possible crash when downloading machines through the Editor Setup dialog
  • Fixes an issue where it was not possible to download machines if license key file was not present inside the CIMCOEdit root folder
  • Fixes a bug where image is not rendered until the cursor is moved over the backplot window
  • Fixes a bug where toolpath disappears when using Solid Model and the NC file is modified
  • Fixes a bug where machines with linear axes in the table would travel to incorrect home position
  • Add proper support for both tool ID and number
  • Added possibility to scan holders, work offset and geometries (work pieces and fixtures) inside an NC file or through a setup file
  • Updated CIMCOEdit help
CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.06.02 PreviewReleased: 27-03-19
Changes in CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.06.02
  • Updated to CIMCO Edit version 8.06.02
  • Removed pre-installed machines
  • Made it possible to download machines from Editor Global Setup under the tab Machine Simulation
  • It is also possible to download machines using the standalone downloader SimDownloaderExe.Exe in the CIMCOEditMachineSim8\Sys\ folder
  • Editor is now launched with the dedicated graphics card (Nvidia/AMD) by default
  • Fixes an issue where editor crashes if an empty custom placement query is used when writing tools into nc file
  • Fixes an issue where Editor crashes during solid simulation
  • Fixes an issue which caused the Editor to crash in some rare cases when saving a file
  • Fixed tool not moving when no machine model in configuration
  • Fixed tool deviating from toolpath with TCP active
  • Fixed crash when closing the simulation
  • Fixed collision detection issue when editing the NC program
  • Fixed machine setup not being saved
  • Fixed Q-Parameters not being recognized
  • Defaulting to WCS0 for Heidenhain
CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.06.01 PreviewReleased: 11-02-19
Changes in CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.06.01
  • Updated to CIMCO Edit version 8.06.01
  • Re-enabled solid animation
  • Updated graphics engine (Remember to configure your graphics card settings to use the dedicated card)
  • Fixes issue resulting in collision color being written to models
  • Fixes a tool visibility bug where tool hangs in place when hide tool option is selected
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  • Added new machines
  • Doosan DNM200 w/Fanuc
  • Doosan DNM200 w/Heidenhain
  • Doosan DNM350 w/Fanuc
  • Doosan DNM350 w/Heidenhain
  • Doosan DVF5000 w/Fanuc
  • Doosan DVF5000 w/Heidenhain
  • Doosan VC630 w/Heidenhain
  • Haas UMC-750
  • Haas UMC-1000
  • Haas VF1
  • Haas VF2 HRT210
  • Haas VF6-40TR
  • Haas VF1
  • Hermle C42 w/Heidenhain (NM)
  • Hwacheon M2 w/Fanuc
  • Quaser MF400 w/Heidenhain
  • Quaser MF500 w/Heidenhain
  • Quaser UX500 w/Heidenhain
  • Quaser UX600 w/Heidenhain
CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.00.48 PreviewReleased: 06-12-18
Changes in CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.00.48
  • Fixed wrong return type of function pointer cast
  • Updated Inspect
  • Updated Fanuc machine simulation filter
  • Updated Mazak machine simulation filter
  • Added Haas UMC-1000 machine to demo files
  • Added Haas VF2 HRT210 machine to demo files
  • Updated 90 day license key
CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.00.47 PreviewReleased: 12-10-18
Changes in CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.00.47
  • Added proper support for inches
  • New "replace" feature allows the user to replace a loaded tool with a library tool
  • Major performance improvements for background collision and limit control
  • Updated Tool Manager
  • Fixed workpiece/fixture transformation issue in modern rendering
  • Tool with errors are now highlighted with red
  • Holders are now scaled properly with regards to units
CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.00.46 PreviewReleased: 03-09-18
Changes in CIMCO Machine Simulation 8.00.46
  • Initial public release.