Composites: Delcam's 35,000th PowerMill user is very ship-shape

12/21/2010

Many of us use Delcam PowerMill CAM software to make molds and dies. However, recently initiated user number 35,000 is different, employing the CAM package to program robots that make components for large, expensive, performance yachts.

Southern Spars, the Auckland, New Zealand-based designer/builder of high-performance yachts, has grown to a 75% market share in Grand Prix race boats and super-yachts since building its first carbon-fiber-reinforced composite spar in 1990. Owners of its boats also own more than 25 world sailing records, a factor in the company's success resulting from its passionate drive for excellence....
Composites: Delcam's 35,000th PowerMill user is very ship-shape


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