American Machinist

Custom solutions generate new capabilities. (Bits & Bytes).

THE CUSTOM SOLUTIONS GROUP (CSG), formed by Gibbs and Associates, responds to specialized needs of customers by building custom add-ons for GibbsCAM. While the solutions are customer-specific, they often provide other GibbsCAM users with a foundation for new capabilities.

The Tombstone Management System (TMS) is an example of one such custom solution. Initially developed for Haas Automation Inc., the TMS option accelerates programming for tombstone machining by letting users effectively duplicate piece part programs across multiple locations and sides of a tombstone. TMS reduces the time it takes to create multi-part processes, sometimes as much as a tenth compared to other methods. …

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