Model Proofing with XenoWax
Model Proofing is a prototyping method that will help you verify your parts before creating them for manufacturing.
Model proofing is the process of evaluating a CAD model, a 3D digital representation of the product, in order to identify any errors that need to be corrected. The model is created using a CAD software such as Inventor, Solidworks and Creo and is used as the basis for manufacturing. Then CAM software is used to create toolpaths for metal cutting, which are then programmed into CNC machines or robots. The CAD model and toolpaths of a metal part will have to go through several rounds of proofing before it can be used for manufacturing. The process involves checking for errors in geometry, tolerances, and dimensionality being reproduced on a machine or not.
Model proofing can be done in many ways, such as:
• Visual inspection
• Analytical calculations
• Physical testing or simulation
If errors are found during this stage, they must be fixed before proceeding to the next stages of verification. Model proofing is done before final production starts and it's an essential step in manufacturing. It helps prevent errors from being introduced into the final product which could lead to significant problems down the line.
Save time and money
Proof models so they are accurate and will fit in your assembly before creating them - saving time and money while preventing manufacturing defects. Designers and engineers in a number of industries have to verify the fitment and viability of novel prototypes. But with the help of XenoWax, they can save time, money and effort. With this patent pending material, companies can save up to 70% in their cost of materials compared to traditional aluminum prototyping methods. CNC still is a great way for designers and engineers such as yourself to quickly create prototypes that you can use in their design process. This helps you save time and effort because they don't have to wait for prototyping companies or rely on outsourcing for 3d printing, while also being able to test the final method of manufacturing in house at the same time.
Check for any errors before sending to the client
Utilizing XenoWax will help you easily identify design flaws during the concept stage of prototyping. It's important to check for any errors before sending the design to the in house or third party manufacturer for final production. The design is first checked for any errors in the CAD software, then it's transferred to a CNC machine for milling. XenoWax provides a easy to use solution to help with the transfer from digital to reality.
Save more of your budget by catching problems early on
XenoWax takes care of all your design needs, from checking for accuracy to proofing the fitment of your parts or components in 3D – with a single, easy-to-use plug and play application. The goal of a test assembly is to catch errors early on. This will save your company money by not having to go through a long prototyping process. It can also help the client (internal or external) be more satisfied with the final product by showing proof of concept in a physical form prior to final buy-in or approval. The biggest advantage of test assemblies using XenoWax is that it can reduce prototyping expenses and help you save budget for other projects or services. Not only that, but it can also increase client satisfaction with the final product because they get to see what their project will look like before it’s made.
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