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radraft

adan
: radraft
Drafting Solution Features include

Fully featured 2D
Radraft provides users with a comprehensive drafting draughting package

solution for all your 2D design and drawing needs. Very quick and
easy to use
Although easy to use, Radraft has many advanced
Compact yet
features to assist with the quick production of drawings fully featured
Graphical User
and parts. With its compact GUI (Graphical User Interface

Interface), users can access a wealth of drawing tools Supplied with a


library of parametric
engineering profile
and parametric profiles.
Exchange drawings via
Productive Engineering Drawing Geometry utility will check for and close DWG, DXF and IGES
Radraft is a highly productive tool that will small gaps in the profiles, trim back
meet all your engineering drawing needs. overlapping lines and arcs and remove Parametric dimensioning
The full toolset of drafting functionality duplicated lines or arcs. It can also
is available for all other 2D geometry remove unwanted text and dimensions, if Parametric expressions
tasks within Radan. Whether it is a required.
drawing, a sheet metal profile in Radan Automatic profile healin
3D, a sheet metal part in Radpunch Compact User Interface
or Radprofile, the full power of Radraft Radraft’s compact user interface presents
geometry construction tools are available. the user with a complete set of drawing
The standard toolset made available in tools organized in a logical way. Similar
Radraft, reduces training requirements, commands are grouped together and
eases deployment and delivers higher sub menus appear only when required
productivity. and applicable to the task at hand.

Intelligent Profile Healin Radraft is quick and easy to learn and a


When transferring data between CAD highly productive drawing tool. Simple
systems, the integrity of the lines graphical icons lead the user to all of the
and arcs are all important; especially drawing commands with the addition of
when this data is intended for use in flyout tool tips to assist new or infrequent
downstream manufacturing. users. Backed up by an online manual
and context sensitive
Radraft is highly accurate and produces help, users will be producing quality
drawings of the highest quality. drawings in the shortest
Unfortunately this is not the case for possible time.
all CAD systems and file formats.
This is why Radraft comes with a set
of sophisticated, yet simple-to-use
Geometry Utilities.

When importing data from other CAD


or CAM systems, and considering your
specified tolerances, the Automatic
radraft

Creating quality drawings using Radraft could not be simpler . Radraft has been
specifically developed with manufacturing in mind to assist in the pr oduction of
engineering drawings and comes with a wealth of standard engineering profiles and
simple to use functions.

Intelligent Profile Smoothin Snap & Latch Controls Drawing Attributes


Radraft’s Geometry Utility can simplify or Intelligent and easy to control latch and Radraft drawings come with a host of
smooth the geometry profiles. Some file snap settings allow the user to quickly standard and customizable attributes. These
types can’t support complicated splines construct drawing profiles. attributes can be used to store and retrieve
or arcs and consequently represent these valuable information about the drawing such
by using many very short straight line Automatic Horizontal, Vertical and point as revision, drawn by, material, etc.
segments. Such profiles can be difficult to snapping, among others, allow the user
work with and can cause problems when to be quick but highly accurate when Attributes can be customized to hold
trying to apply tooling in the manufacturing constructing geometry. In addition, middle specific information about the drawings
process. mouse Zoom, Pan and Redraw combine and parts and if necessary can be made
to make Radraft an efficient and highly mandatory ensuring consistency across the
Working within your specified tolerances, productive drawing tool. drawing office.
Radan’s Geometry Smoothing Utility will
replace these many short line segments with Text and Annotation Parametric Dimensions
smooth tangential arcs while maintaining the Radraft facilitates the quick and easy Radraft offers full parametric dimensions
original shape of the profile. manipulation of multi and single line text. allowing the user to modify drawings and
With access to your true type fonts, Radraft geometry by simply editing a dimension
This has the effect of making these profiles enables the quick production of drawing value. This facility can dramatically speed up
much simpler to work with, and can notes and annotation. the editing process.
dramatically improve the quality of this
geometry for use in the manufacturing Standard notes can be saved as symbols Parametric Expressions
process. It can also have the effect of for later retrieval on the same drawing or For those who wish to go a stage further,
greatly reducing file size. used across multiple drawings. Text can be Radraft offers Parametric Expressions. This
exploded back to lines and arcs for use in feature allows the user to name some or all
Radan’s Geometry Utilities can greatly profile cutting in conjunction with Radpunch, dimensions and then create mathematical
speed up the process of cleaning and Radprofile or used in 3D modelling in expression to control these dimensions.
working with imported data, greatly conjunction with Radan 3D. Multiple versions can be created and stored,
improving drawing productivity and quality. this is ideal for creating variations on a
theme or developing whole families of parts.

adan
Radan tel. (800) 875-7232
25 North Lake Street email. radansales@radan.com
Suite 220 web. www.radan.com
Forest Lake, MN
55025
U.S.A
radan 3D

adan
: radan 3D
3D sheet metal design and automatic unfolding Features include

User-define
bend allowances
Radan 3D is a high performance and versatile 3D
Flexible design
modelling package designed to make sheet metal changes including
material thickness
design and engineering assembly modelling simple. Automatic, associative
drawing elevations

3D Sheet Metal Design Unfolding parameters, such as Associative 2D


The software is specifically focused on bend allowances, can be controlled dimensioning on
the rapid creation and modification of independently of the geometry, enabling drawing elevations
3D sheet metal parts and assemblies. an accurate development that is based and flat blank
The system understands the attributes on actual bending machines and tooling
An integrated
of sheet metal and utilizes user-definable to be used in production. This leads to
component
parameters for precise automatic more accurate flat blanks, more accurate
of Radan
unfolding. folding and ultimately, a higher quality
product.
Based on the ACIS solid modelling
kernel and employing modern parametric Benefits include
techniques, it provides design flexibility
and a unique 2D-to-3D method of • Specialized sheet metal
creating 3D objects. assembly design

In addition, Radan 3D allows the import • Design errors eliminated


of a range of file formats, including
Inventor, Solidworks, Catia V4 & V5, • Accurate automatic unfolding, even
SAT, IGES, STEP and Parasolid, as well with imported models
as the creation of assemblies in the 3D
environment. • Increased production flexibility

The Radan 3D model can be updated • High quality data import with
with manufacturing information such as optional geometry healing
expected radius and setback values from
Radbend, Radan’s offline programming • High productivity
solution.

Automatic Unfolding
Parts can be unfolded directly into the
sheet metal part editor, ready for onward
processing. This enables a smooth
and efficient workflow from design to
manufacture.
radan3D
radan 3D

Radan 3D is a simple to use 3D design tool. It is ideal for the design of sheet metal
parts and assemblies. However it doesn’ t have to stop there, Radan 3D is an all ar
ound
3D modelling tool that can handle all of your 3D design and modelling requirements.

Sheet Metal Unfolding Top Down Tool Detailing


The unfolder can flatten models, such as Alternately Radan 3D can be used in a Top The unique multi view feature in Radan
intersecting cylinders, producing complex Down approach. This means that the user 3D offers the user the ability to turn 2D
profiles in the developed shape. In order can work within the assembly designing orthographic views into a 3D model.
to manufacture such shapes efficiently on parts in context ensuring correct function
CNC machinery where the cutting entities and fit. Simply extract profiles from an existing 2D
available are typically lines and arcs, the drawing or draw two or more 2D views of
software can automatically translate these Fold Up From Flat an object, press the button and Radan 3D
complex profiles into a series of lines and Radan 3D has a powerful utility that allows will convert these views into a 3D model. It
arc elements. The process is designed to users to take existing 2D blanks and fold really is the quickest and simplest way to go
create the minimum number of geometries them up into 3D sheet metal models. from 2D to 3D.
necessary to make the part to the required Working from your bend allowances, the
accuracy. The benefit is shorter programs Fold Up from Flat utility will scan any 2D Accurate Design
and better quality parts. blank drawing looking for external profiles To ensure accurate and flexible 3D design,
and bend lines. It will then create an Radan has the following key features :
Full Assembly Modelling accurate 3D sheet metal model from this
Radan 3D is ideal for modelling simple or 2D drawing. • Parameter driven design
complex assemblies. Parts can be grouped
together in assemblies or sub-assemblies Once created, this model can be edited • Automatic addition of bends
within the model or can be saved and used in the normal way. This really is the most
across multiple models and assemblies. productive way to re-engineer existing blank • Advanced corner treatment with sheet
Radan 3D supports both the Bottom Up data. overlaps or “airtight” corners
and Top Down approach to 3D modelling
Integrated CAD/CAM • Merge face function to join complex
Bottom Up Radan 3D will stand alone as a powerful and corners
Radan 3D can be used in the Bottom Up productive modelling tool. However, Radan
approach. This means the user can design 3D can be fully integrated into Radan’s suite • User defined blend allowances with
each part in isolation and them bring them of manufacturing products offering truly global update
all together to form large assemblies. integrated CAD/CAM.

adan
Radan tel. (800) 875-7232
25 North Lake Street email. radansales@radan.com
Suite 220 web. www.radan.com
Forest Lake, MN
55025
U.S.A
genesis

adan
profile

: genesis profile Features include

Drag and drop data input


CNC profiling for your existing CAD Solution
Batch processing of DXF/DWG

Smart Order lead-ins - maximize


Genesis Profile p ovides the perfect CAM solution if you safety/reduce runtimes

are planning to utilize your current CAD investment. It cost Automatic Hazard avoidance
maintaining head safety
effectively provides your operators with the World Class Radan
Intelligent tagging of
CAM solution they require to reduce lead times and optimize components and scrap

your lasers, plasmas, water jets and flame cutting machines Bridge cutting – reduced
costs/times

Automatic common
Seamless Programming Power and Control line cutting
Genesis Profile seamlessly integrates the The power of automation with the ability to
whole programming process from part control by your preferences. The Genesis Automatic remnants, sheet
nesting, cut path profiling, sequencing, Profile programming solution provides your scrapping and off-cuts
code generation and finally DNC operators with easy to use software that
connectivity to the machine controller. can be educated to adopt your preferred Project Nesting incorporating
practices and processes. user definable eports
Accuracy and Consistency
Material specific lead-ins, lead-outs, Efficiency is Everythin Graphical program
tagging, machine tool specific cutting A machine tool is only as efficient as the verificatio
technology data and material nesting software driving it, so that is why we
characteristics are stored in the personally install every Genesis Profile post Simple intuitive interface
Manufacturing Database (MDB) in readiness processor to ensure that it is commissioned with clear simple icons
for instantaneous distribution when required to match your machine tool and controller.
to assist an operator or automated process. Reduced lead times and
It is your production efficiency that it’s increased production flexibilit
Process Optimization controlling, and that’s why your software is
Genesis Profile intelligently applies the important to us. Upgrade options for advanced
profile tool paths automatically at the Radan Solutions
nesting stage to maintain the quality and
integrity of your parts, while also optimizing
the cutting sequence and ensuring cutting
head safety, thus enabling the machine tool
to perform to its optimum potential.

Radan tel. (800) 875-7232


25 North Lake Street email. radansales@radan.com
Suite 220 web. www.radan.com
Forest Lake, MN
55025
U.S.A adan
genesis

adan
punch

: genesis punch Features include

Drag and drop data input


CNC punching for your existing CAD Solution Batch processing of DXF/DWG

Automatic tooling/sequencing
Genesis Punch provides the perfect CAM solution if you
Automatic part removal
are planning to utilize your current CAD investment. It cost
Graphical program
effectively provides your operators with the World Class Radan verificatio

CAM solution they require to reduce lead times and optimize Single Part True
Shaped Nesting
your punch machine tools.
Project Nesting incorporating
user definable eports

Seamless Programming Power and Control Simple intuitive interface


The seamless process delivered by Genesis The power of automation with the ability to with clear simple icons
Punch provides an easier to use experience control by your preferences. The Genesis
for your operators, while accuracy and Punch programming solution provides your Support for your machines
consistency of programming is maintained operators with easy to use software that advanced features
with the collation of process critical data can be educated to adopt your preferred
in the Manufacturing Database (MDB). practices and processes. If material Improved machine/tooling
Material, tooling and machine tool specific utilization is critical to your business, efficienc
data are stored in the MDB in readiness for upgrading the nester to Radnest (our
instantaneous distribution when required to true shape nester) will raise your material Reduced lead times and
assist an operator or automated process. utilization while also providing further increased production flexibilit
advanced nesting tools for your operator.
Tooling Optimization
Genesis Punch orientation specific tooling Efficiency is Everythin
permits multiple tooling setups to be A machine tool is only as efficient as the
applied to a part for different nesting software driving it, so that is why we
orientations. This enables the downstream personally install every Genesis Punch post
nesting process to fully optimize material processor to ensure that it is commissioned
utilization by part rotation, which may to match your machine tool and controller.
have otherwise been restricted due to tool
rotation limitations. Minimizing programming It is your production efficiency that it’s
lead time identification and manipulation controlling, and that’s why your software is
of tooling is paramount to an operator. important to us.
Radpunch provides this capability with the
user customizable interactive tool list. The
easy to use interface enables an operator to
quickly identify and interact with tooling at
process critical stages.

Radan tel. (800) 875-7232


25 North Lake Street email. radansales@radan.com
Suite 220 web. www.radan.com
Forest Lake, MN
55025
U.S.A adan
radpunch

adan
: radpunch Features include

Drag and drop data input


CNC programming for all your punch machines
Batch processing of
DXF/DWG including healing
Radpunch is machine independent and designed to provide
Automatic
your operators with the tools they require to reduce lead tooling/sequencing

times and optimize your punching machines. Designed to Automatic part removal

seamlessly integrate with Radprofile, the Radan punch Graphical program


verificatio
profile solution delivers optimization for punch, p ofile and
Single part true
combination machine tools. This combination will expand with shaped nesting
you to program all your future punch, laser, plasma, router and
Project nesting incorporating
combination machine tool investments from one system. user definable eports

Quick estimates for


Seamless Programming parts or nests
Radpunch seamlessly integrates the wheel tooling, de-burring tools, scribes
whole programming process of geometry and flexible part marking tools. Radpunch Simple intuitive interface
creation, tooling, nesting, sequencing, code understands the constraints of tools and with clear simple icons
generation and finally DNC connectivity the necessary NC codes required to
to the machine controller. The seamless support them. Supporting machines
integration delivered by Radpunch provides advanced features
an easy to use experience for your Radpunch orientation specific tooling
operators, while accuracy and consistency permits multiple tooling setups to be Improved machine/tooling
of programming is maintained with the applied to a part for different nesting efficienc
collation of process critical data in the orientations and different machine tools.
Manufacturing Database (MDB). Material, This enables the downstream nesting Reduced lead times
tooling and machine tool specific data process to fully optimize material utilization and increased production
are stored in the MDB in readiness for by part rotation which may have otherwise
instantaneous distribution when required to been restricted due to tool rotation
assist an operator or automated process. limitations. The same functionality also
Understanding the sophistication and the optimizes preparation of parts for removal
limits of each machine tool individually is processes on more sophisticated machine
the key to driving it efficiently; Radpunch tools. While a part may be capable of
will assist your operators to optimize your dropping down a chute or being picked
manufacturing capacity to within those at one orientation, at another orientation
limits for all of your machines from a single it may not be suitable. Orientation specific
system. tooling enables the appropriate part removal
processes to be applied to complement the
Tooling Optimization part orientation during nesting.
Optimizing the tooling used by a punch
machine is paramount to the efficient To minimize programming lead time,
programming of a punch machine and thus identification and manipulation of tooling
the reduction of the cost to manufacture a is important to an operator. Radpunch
part. Simply optimizing conventional tools provides this capability with the user
on a part and their location in the turret or customizable interactive tool list. The easy
tool rail is no longer sufficient, as tooling to use interface enables an operator to
suppliers are providing more sophisticated quickly identify and interact with tooling at
tooling such as close to clamp slitters, process critical stages.
radpunch

Understanding the sophistication and the limits of each machine tool individually is
the key to driving it efficiently; Radpunch will assist your operators to optimize your
manufacturing capacity to within those limits for all of your machines.

Power and control The fully integrated Project Nester provides is required; but it does not necessarily
The power of automation with the ability to your operator with an instantaneous demand that the whole programming
control by your preferences. The Radpunch overview of your punching demand. process is repeated.
programming solution provides your Automatic rectangular nesting, single
operators with easy to use software that part true shape nesting, and manual drag A machine tool is only as efficient as the
can be educated to adopt your preferred and drop nesting techniques enable your software driving it, so that is why we
practices and processes. Tool selection, operator to quickly, easily and efficiently personally install every Radpunch post
tagging, preferred removal procedures, meet your ever-changing production and processor to ensure that it is commissioned
preferred punching sequences, and customer demands. If material utilization to match your machine tool and controller. It
more can be defined relative to material is critical to your business, upgrading the is your production efficiency that it is going
type, thickness and machine tool in the nester to Radnest (our true shape nester) to be controlling, that’s why your software is
Manufacturing Database (MDB). The will raise your material utilization while important to us.
MDB expands with your business. The providing further advanced nesting tools for
introduction of new customers, new your operator.
products or new machines brings into
your manufacturing environment the need Efficiency is Everythin
to control new material, tooling and new Radpunch is a fast, modern programming
practices. The MDB ensures consistency of application designed and written by Radan
programming for these new criteria for all to assist a programmer in transferring
of your machines which translates to less data from CAD to NC code. The seamless
rejects, less rework and higher returns. interface, and the automatic processes
all assist the operator. Unfortunately in
If manual control is your preference, this is reality, production workflow is not always
in abundance with Radpunch. An operator that consistent. Problems downstream,
can take full control of the programming manufacturing change requests, and rework
process at any stage. The ability to interact requests all require an operator to be fast
manually and override any of the automated and efficient. Radpunch enables an operator
processes gives a Radpunch user the to jump into the programming process at
power to tackle the most difficult jobs with the point where the change
ease and confidence.

adan
Radan tel. (800) 875-7232
25 North Lake Street email. radansales@radan.com
Suite 220 web. www.radan.com
Forest Lake, MN
55025
U.S.A
radprofile
radprofile

adan
: radprofile Features include

Drag and drop data input


CNC programming for your laser, plasma, waterjet
Batch processing of DXF/DWG
and flame cutting machines
Smart Order lead-ins - maximize
safety/reduce runtimes
Radprofile p ovides your operators with the tools they require
Automatic Hazard avoidance
to reduce lead times and optimize your laser, plasma, waterjet maintaining head safety

and flame cutting machines. Designed to seamlessly integrate Intelligent tagging of


components and scrap
with Radpunch, the Radan punch/profile solution delivers
Bridge cutting – reduced
optimization for punch profile combination machine tools. costs/times

Automatic common
line cutting
Seamless Programming Radprofile intelligently applies the profile
Radprofile seamlessly integrates the whole tool paths automatically at the nesting stage Automatic remnants, sheet
programming process of geometry creation, to maintain the quality and integrity of your scrapping and off-cuts
nesting, cut path profiling, sequencing, parts, while also optimizing the cutting
code generation and finally DNC sequence and ensuring cutting head safety, Project Nesting incorporating
connectivity to the machine controller. The thus enabling the machine tool to perform user definable eports
seamless integration delivered by Radprofile to its optimum potential.
provides an easier to use experience Graphical program
for your operators, while accuracy and Radprofile supports automatic common verificatio
consistency of programming is maintained line cutting. This enables the downstream
with the collation of process critical data nesting process to fully optimize material Quick estimates for
in the Manufacturing Database (MDB). utilization while also benefiting from reduced parts or nests
Material, lead-ins, lead-outs, tagging, and cutting times and gas costs. Parts identified
machine tool specific cutting technology for common cutting can be controlled to Simple intuitive interface
data are stored in the MDB in readiness for cut in clusters to maintain sheet rigidity and with clear simple icons
instantaneous distribution when required to remove tolerance problems associated with
assist an operator or automated process. common cutting in large quantities. Reduced lead times and
Understanding the sophistication and the increased production flexibilit
limits of each machine tool individually is
the key to driving it efficiently; Radprofile
will assist your operators to optimize your
manufacturing capacity to within those
limits for all of your machines.

Process Optimization
Optimizing the tool path, cutting
technologies and cutting sequence for
a profiling machine is paramount to the
efficient programming of the machine
and thus the reduction of the cost to
manufacture a part. As profiling machines,
(particularly laser profiling machines)
become faster and more sophisticated, the
integrity of the part in the nest sheet and
the safety of the machine head become
even more important.
radprofile

Radprofile intelligently applies the profile tool paths at the nesting stage to maintain
the quality and integrity of your parts while also optimizing the cutting sequence and
ensuring cutting head safety, to enable the machine tool to perform to its optimum
potential.

Power and Control The fully integrated Project Nester provides Radprofile enables an operator to jump
The power of automation with the ability to your operator with an instantaneous into the programming process at the point
control by your preferences. The Radprofile overview of your profiling demand. where the change is required; but it does
programming solution provides your Automatic rectangular nesting, single not necessarily demand that the whole
operators with easy to use software that part true shape nesting and manual drag programming process is repeated.
can be educated to adopt your preferred and drop nesting techniques enable your
practices and processes. Lead-in and lead- operator to quickly, easily and efficiently A machine tool is only as efficient as the
out preferences, tagging, preferred profiling meet your ever-changing production and software driving it, so that is why we
sequences - all these and more can be customer demands. If material utilization personally install every Radprofile post
defined relative to material type, thickness is critical to your business, upgrading the processor to ensure that it is commissioned
and machine tool in the Manufacturing nester to Radnest (our true shape nester) to match your machine tool and controller. It
Database (MDB). The MDB expands with will raise your material utilization while is your production efficiency that it is going
your business. The introduction of new providing further advanced nesting tools for to be controlling, that’s why your software is
customers, new products or new machines your operator. important to us.
brings into your manufacturing environment
the need to control new material, strategies Efficiency is Everythin
and new practices. The MDB ensures Radprofile is a fast, modern programming
consistency of programming for these application designed and written by Radan
new criteria for all of your machines which to assist a programmer in transferring
translates to less rejects, less rework and data from CAD to NC code. The seamless
higher returns. interface and the automatic processes
all assist the operator. Unfortunately in
If manual control is your preference, this is reality, production workflow is not always
in abundance with Radprofile. An operator that consistent. Problems downstream,
can take full control of the programming manufacturing change requests, and rework
process at any stage. The ability to interact requests all require an operator to be fast
manually and override any of the automated and efficient.
processes gives a Radprofile user the power
to tackle the most difficult jobs with ease
and confidence.

adan
Radan tel. (800) 875-7232
25 North Lake Street email. radansales@radan.com
Suite 220 web. www.radan.com
Forest Lake, MN
55025
U.S.A
radnest

adan
: radnest Features include

Increased material utilization


Advanced true shaped nesting with the ability to
prioritize sheets

Radnest analyzes the true shape, material and Improved machine


efficienc
thickness of all components in a batch. Separates
Reduced lead
and sorts automatically to produce highly utilized, times through dynamic
nesting and enhanced
data imports
manufacturable nests from sheets, off-cuts and
Automatic material
remnants to deliver substantial savings in material and sorting

increased machine efficienc . Automatic remnant


usage and tracking
Radnest for punching or profilin Profiling with Radnes
Radnest is a high performance true When used with Radprofile, Radnest Easy integration and
shape nester for punching and profiling can automatically produce common line inclusion into your
machines supplementing the nesting cuts between adjacent parts to further current workflo
utilities present in a standard Radan increase material utilization and reduce
Flexible and powerful
system. It allows the user to have cycle time. Gaps between components
nest editing tools
full control over part placement and are controlled by the kerf width created
nest generation either manually, semi- by a given material, thickness and cutting Machine specific nests
automatically or fully automatically. method for a specific machine. This with associated
Radnest can dramatically increase sheet data is stored within Radan, meaning CAM rules
utilization and significantly reduce the that complete automation is possible.
time taken to create nests. Radnest is able to mix different nesting Simple intuitive interface
techniques on the same sheet. Whether with clear simple
Radnest allows 2D profiles to be Rigid Kits, Picking Clusters, Common icons showing status
imported on mass setting attributes such Cutting or Standard Spaced, the result
as material, thickness and quantity. As is industry leading nests for today’s
part of the quick and easy process, files modern machinery and manufacturing
can be cleaned and healed on import techniques.
removing drawing borders, text and
dimensions while closing small gaps and
removing rogue geometry. Preferences
can be saved into templates allowing you
to tailor your import to your customer’s
data.

Kits can be created within Radan helping


avoid parts being missed from assembly
lists. Enter which kit you would like to
manufacture and how many, Radnest will
then explode the kit into its component
parts with the correct materials,
thicknesses and quantities.
radnest

By using Radnest, you can expect to pr oduce more components from less material
in less time. The efficiencies gained have a significant fect on profit, enabling you
to manufacture parts from material that would have previously been in the scrap bin.

Advanced Nesting for Punching


Machines based on the machine the nest is being because a component has been cut out
When Radnest is used with Radpunch, the created for. Radnest enables manufacturing or the sheet is defective for some reason.
tooling for each part is compared against flexibility that is unrivalled in our industry by When nests are created that have an
the available stations in the turret or tool using the information available to create the amount of free sheet remaining, Radnest
changer. This may restrict the orientations best manufacturable nest possible for any can automatically create a remnant. This
at which a part can be placed or mean punching or profiling machine. remnant can be true shape being exactly
that a different part is selected for the the skeleton created, a rectangle trimmed
current nest. It is extremely important that Power and Control to the last component on the nest or to
the nest produced does not exceed the Radnest will keep track of components that a predetermined size in a range of sizes.
tooling capacity of the machine tool, as this have been nested and materials available. Radnest will automatically store and
would result in a program that could not If the user decides that they do not want a use remnants as required with the user
be run. Radnest can analyze the geometry nest for some reason, they can just delete able to create bias helping to avoid the
of punch tools used on parts enabling it prior to manufacture. Any parts that accumulation of remnants.
accurate spacing of components based on were on the nest will return to the waiting
the distance between tool hits rather than list of parts, and the material will return to Efficiency is Everythin
the conventional part spacing, allowing the stock list. At any point, the user can Radnest is a fast, modern nesting
parts to be nested closer together while take manual control and place parts into application designed and written by Radan
still maintaining rigidity in the sheet and a sheet or remnant. Radnest will keep a to get the absolute best from available
removing the danger of large external tools count of what has been done and modify options while still allowing a human
entering a neighboring part. the requirements accordingly. Manual touch when required. This is crucial in
placement of parts is interactive with fast moving, ever changing production
Reading the data stored on Radan Radnest keeping control of component environments. Radnest uses very modern
geometry is another way that Radnest spacing if required. Simple functions like and complex nesting algorithms to make
improves the accuracy and reliability of filling the free area of a sheet with stock or decisions about parts being nested, the
nesting within an organization, Radan parts extra components can be accomplished materials available and the machine running
can have orientation restrictions, common easily either manually or automatically. the program. To do this effectively, it
cutting rules and removal data embedded uses all of the computing power available,
onto them for any machine tool. Radnest is Radnest can place parts onto a sheet of any fully utilizing today’s modern multi-core
able to extract this data and use it in context shape and areas of a specific sheet can be processors to get the most cost efficient
marked as unusable, whether that is result in the shortest time.

adan
Radan tel. (800) 875-7232
25 North Lake Street email. radansales@radan.com
Suite 220 web. www.radan.com
Forest Lake, MN
55025
U.S.A
radbend

adan
: radbend
Features include
Offline programming and simulation for press brakes
Automatic bend
sequencing
Radbend from Radan is the comprehensive offline
Automated tool
programming solution for Press Brakes. Completely selection

integrated with Radan 3D, it also provides a full 3D Tool setup


optimization
simulation of the bending process.
Automatic fingerstop
positioning
Offline P ogramming In addition, fingerstop positions are
Radbend enables full, accurate 3D-model set automatically to provide reliable Customizable
simulation of the bending process, positioning. reports
including advanced features such as
automatic bend sequence calculation, Radbend’s tooling library can incorporate Support for lifting
automatic tool selection and automatic a tooling manufacturer’s complete aids and angle
fingerstop placement, offering simple inventory, enabling nonstandard tools to measurement systems
programming and high productivity. be tested and proven on new products
before purchase. Can be integrated
The ability to program and verify bending with Radan3D
operations offline frees up valuable
machine time and improves first-off
reliability, reducing manufacturing costs.
Radbend also eliminates costly mistakes
with automatic detection of collisions with
both tooling and the machine tool itself.

Radbend is available to provide offline


programming and simulation of a
wide variety of press brake machinery.
Radbend can create full shop floor
documentation in print form or a file
for viewing on a shop floor viewer and
DNC system ensuring access to only
controlled data from production office
through to shop floor resulting in a ‘right
first time’ manufacturing approach.

Highly Automated
Radbend features high levels of
automation. The system examines the
part to be programmed and automatically
determines a bending sequence taking
into account part geometry and best
machinery practice.
radbend

Press brake independent, Radbend can help you to r educe bottlenecks and costs,
while increasing efficiency and p oductivity by enabling you to pr ogram and verify
your bending operations offline as well as detecting any collisions with the tooling,
finger stops and the machine tool itself.

Machine Independent SolidWorks Plug-in Benefits include


Radbend is totally press brake independent. Utilizing the Radbend Plug-in, taking
Users are able to program all of their press your part from SolidWorks, Standard, • Reduce downtime through fast and
brakes from one common interface. This Professional or Premium couldn’t be more reliable offline programming
offers great flexibility where users can straight forward. Once you are happy with
quickly try out several press brakes to your design, simply click on the Radbend • Reduce lead times due to improved
ensure the right machine for the job. icon and your drawing and associated files efficiency
are seamlessly transferred into Radbend.
Data Import • Reduce the setup times of machine tool
Radbend can import data in a range of 2D Increase Productivity from the availability of manufacturing
and 3D formats as well as having specific Once your part has been transferred into information
plug-in interfaces for well known 3D CAD Radbend, you will be able to:
systems. • Fewer design errors, due to the 3D
• Select the most appropriate machine simulation contained within Radbend
Autodesk Inventor Plug-in tool and the appropriate tools to bend
Autodesk Inventor can be fully integrated the part correctly. • Avoid costly manufacturing errors by
with Radbend using the plug-in. The making use of the collision checking
Radbend plug-in offers a seamless, • Provide you with consequences of your
accurate and intelligent transfer of data tool set up - expected radius, press • Machine Independent means that you
between these two programs. depth, etc. can easily use Radbend on any of your
press brake machine tools
Taking your part from Autodesk Inventor into • Automatically position fingerstops
Radbend couldn’t be more straightforward. against every valid face requiring • Open up the press brake to a wider
Once you are satisfied with your design, fingerstops. audience of employees
simply click on the Radbend icon and
your part and associated information gets • Run a full 3D simulation of the bending • Accurate automatic unfolding, even
transported into Radbend. process detecting any collisions and with imported models
potential problems.
• Increased production flexibility
• Automatically generate complete
shopfloor documentation, including
setup sheets.

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Radan tel. (800) 875-7232
25 North Lake Street email. radansales@radan.com
Suite 220 web. www.radan.com
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radview

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: radview
Intranet drawing and document management system Features include

Easy-to-use
Windows interface
The need to provide your staff with timely, accurate and
Intranet-based
up-to-date technical information is now seen as a key shop floor acces

issue in maintaining competitiveness and increasing Improved document


control
efficienc . Radan has developed Radview to provide
Company wide
you with a cost effective means to access drawings access to Radraft
drawings to improve
productivity
electronically across your computer networks.
Lower administration
costs
Secure Drawing Control Radview also gives end users a feedback
Radview gives straightforward, function, allowing efficient and effective Improved customer
effective and secure control of drawing communication between the shop floor service and response
distribution. It is simple to use, takes and the drawing office.
advantage of existing networks and is Reduced cost of
quick to implement. Benefits include consumables

Radview also offers the ability to view • Easy to use, intranet-based Uses existing corporate
drawings, include scanned images of drawing and associated document network infrastructure
old drawings, design specifications and management.
Paperless, straightforward,
spread sheets. In addition, it allows
effective and secure
feedback from users and gives an • Paperless, straightforward, effective control of drawing
increased level of control. and secure control of drawing distribution
distribution.
Drawing Distribution
Radview provides full control of drawing • Reductions on labor time.
distribution to the department most able
to manage it, the Drawing Office. Only
the approved drawing releases can be
found and viewed. Drawings can also
be printed – saving the labor of plotting,
distributing and checking by senior staff.

Radan tel. (800) 875-7232


25 North Lake Street email. radansales@radan.com
Suite 220 web. www.radan.com
Forest Lake, MN
55025
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radview

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DNC

: radview DNC
Intranet based DNC Features include

Production resource
usage data
Radview DNC provides the machine tool operator
Simple CNC
with the ability to view detailed drawings, nests of program loading

components, work instructions and to feed programs Robust technology

to the machine tool with speed and efficienc . Radview Remote and
multi-site operation
DNC enables machine tools to be used as effectively
Company wide
as possible and gives the operator information needed access to Radraft
drawings to improve
to manufacture to a current production schedule. productivity

Lower administration
costs
Tailored Data machine tool operator can receive
Data can be individually tailored to optimum information. The installation Improved customer
meet current production requirements. can be easily enhanced and modified so service and response
Each operator can be provided with that any future growth in the production
information to ensure that production facilities may be readily incorporated. Reduced cost of
targets are met. Implementation and When required, the system can provide consumables
training is minimal, with standard CNC programs to remote sites on tape or
Radview menus, user friendly functions disc or by networking. Exploits existing corporate
and ergonomic screen. network infrastructure
Operator Information can include :
The availability of CNC programs for Paperless, straightforward,
current production demands ensures effective and secure
• CNC programs control of drawing
that outstanding orders are met. Strict
• Tool setting details distribution
controls ensure that only approved work
is carried out so as to make maximum • Component detailed drawings
use of all manufacturing resources • Raw material needs
keeping errors and waste reduced to an • Annotated nest layout
absolute minimum.

Radview DNC is very flexible. There


are many options to the way machine
tools may be connected to the CNC
programming system. All company
standards can be enforced and each

Radan tel. (800) 875-7232


25 North Lake Street email. radansales@radan.com
Suite 220 web. www.radan.com
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radm-ax

adan
: radm-ax
Features include

Intuitive graphical user interface

Extensive range of CAD interfaces


multi-axis laser technology for 3D sheet metal for both import and export
components
Comprehensive machine and
postprocessor database
Radan’s Radm-ax is an industry leading 5 axis laser CAD/CAM
Locate large parts with simplified
system developed specifically for the general engineering, part location system

automotive and aerospace industries. Radm-ax offers an Automated fixtu e design

intuitive environment for the comprehensive programming of One-click application of toolpath


for inner and outer profiles
multi-axis laser or water-jet cutting machines.
Manual application of toolpath
Extensive Range of CAD Interfaces Automated Fixture Design for selected areas
Radm-ax comes with an extensive range of Stamped forms typically need to
integrated CAD data translators that allow be held using fixtures and within Radm-ax Edit cut technology and nozzle
the direct import of CAD drawings in their this can be done in a number of ways. One setting at unlimited positions
native form or as industry standards, such way is to import clamps and fixtures from
as IGES, STEP and DXF. The standard external files and then manually reposition Total control of nozzle angle
system configuration comes with interfaces them. Another way is to use the Fixture interactively or explicitly
for DXF, AutoCAD DWG, AutoCAD-Inventor, Design utility to create the support fixtures
VISI, SolidWorks, SolidEdge, IronCad using sheet metal. Simply define the Create and apply technology
and IGES. Optional CATIA V4, CATIA V5, number of horizontal and vertical support data at any point
Unigraphics, Pro Engineer, VDA and STEP sheets, how they interlock - including
translators are available. Radm-ax can locking features if you require them - and Inter- and intra-cut collision
display the CAD data as simple wireframe, how they run-off the part. Once these detection
solids and surfaces or a combination of details have been defined, Radm-ax creates
both; which are used as the source for each sheet, nests them on standard sheet Full solid 3D simulation of
all cut-path programming and process metal sizes, adds assembly notes such machine, nozzle and part
simulation. as number references and creates the NC
code with which to manufacture them.
Machine and Database
Radm-ax contains a comprehensive
database of laser and water-jet machines
from a large number of Machine Tool
manufacturers; including NTC, Prima,
Trumpf and Amada. Should a machine
not be supported, Radm-ax also contains
a Machine Setup utility that allows the
configuration of bespoke machine types
and postprocessing information. The
advanced postprocessors aren’t just limited
to the use of generic G and M codes; posts
are easily configured to suit different head
configurations and table sizes.
radm-ax

By using Radm-ax, not only will pr ogramming time be minimized, the eventual cut-path
will be farmore efficient, savingfurther time on the machine. Add in the comprehensive
simulation and proofing tools and you have a system that not only streamlines day-
to-day production, it also reduces costly errors and eradicates the need for dry-runs.

Cutting-path Creation Reduce Machine Wear The trim-path parameters can be edited
Cutting operations within Radm-ax can Radm-ax has a wealth of in-built features directly or, in the event of a collision,
generally be divided into two areas: inner that allow for the optimization of the laser automatically corrected at any time;
and outer trims. Outer trims are the external toolpath. For example, by smoothing out ensuring that your toolpath is both safe
forms of the part while inner trims represent the toolpath in areas around tight corners and using the optimum strategy to reduce
the internal cut-outs and other features to or small features, Radm-ax will optimize the processing time. Once the toolpath has
be machined. The basic toolpaths for these toolpath to reduce the wear on the machine been optimized, simply select the piercing
cutting operations can be automatically tool at the same time; ensuring that feeds and cutting conditions from the pre-defined
generated by the automation tools built into and speeds are maintained across the job. technology tables and Radm-ax quickly
to Radm-ax. User interaction is available generates reliable NC code.
for all toolpath types to allow for manual Toolpath Verification and Simulatio
creation and refinement. Radm-ax provides Within Radm-ax the toolpaths are NC Code Simulation
a great amount of control over how each presented showing the angle of the nozzle The NC code can be re-imported into
inner or outer trim is handled; for example, as it moves around the part. Instant Radm-ax and simulated within the same
creating micro-joints to hold the material feedback is provided about whether or environment in which it was created. The
in place until processing is finished, which not a specific move is possible - either in NC simulation shows how the tool moves
becomes quick and uncomplicated. The terms of machine head movement limits or through space, allowing the toolpath to be
toolpath can also be edited in terms of how accessibility. Any collisions that are detected sanity checked before any metal cutting
the cutting nozzle is angled towards it or are highlighted both on the model and via occurs.
how it handles jigs and fixture features. on-screen messages.

Radan tel. (800) 875-7232


25 North Lake Street email. radansales@radan.com
Suite 220 web. www.radan.com
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radtube

adan
: radtube Features include

Intuitive graphical user interface


multi-axis laser technology for tubular components
Extensive range of CAD interfaces

Radan’s Radtube is an industry leading laser CAD/CAM system Comprehensive machine and
postprocessor database
for rotary and multi axis cutting machines. Radtube was
Built-in library of standard tube
developed specifically for the tube cutting and manipulation and aperture types

industry. The intuitive programming system allows tubes or Nesting over single or multiple
pipes or sections
sections to be parametrically defined f om a library of standard
One-click application of toolpath
shapes into which cutting apertures and profiles can be
Manual application of toolpath
for selected areas
defined
Total control of nozzle angle, both
Extensive Range of CAD Interfaces Library of Standard Tube Sections
interactively and explicitly
Radtube comes with an extensive range of Radtube supplies a library of parametric
integrated CAD data translators that allow tube shapes that simplify the creation of
Create and apply technology
the direct import of CAD drawings in their the tube material to be cut. If a suitable
data at any point
native form or as industry standards, such section does not exist, the ‘Freeform’
as IGES, STEP and DXF. The standard option is used to create the special shape
Inter- and intra-cut collision
system configuration comes with interfaces section. Freeform shape tubes can even
detection
for DXF, AutoCAD DWG, AutoCAD-Inventor, be created from one of the libraries of
VISI, SolidWorks, SolidEdge, IronCad and Radtube parametric shapes. If none of
Full solid 3D simulation of
Solid IGES. Optional CATIA V4, CATIA V5, these standard shapes are suitable, the
machine, nozzle, and part
Unigraphics, Pro Engineer, VDA and STEP user simply draws the section center line
translators are available. Radtube can profile or outside / inside shape using the
Ability to import 3D geometry
display the CAD data as simple wireframe, integrated CAD tools. All
and machine them directly
solids and surfaces or a combination of modeling in Radtube is
both. Solids are used as the source for done entirely in 3D.
all cut-path programming and process
simulation.

Comprehensive Machine and


Postprocessor Database
Radtube contains a comprehensive
database of laser machines from a large
number of Machine Tool manufacturers;
including Adige, NTC, Trumpf and Amada.
Should a machine not be supported,
Radtube also contains a Machine Setup
utility that allows the configuration
of bespoke machine types and post
processing information. The advanced
postprocessors aren’t just limited to the
use of generic G and M codes; posts are
easily configured to suit different head
configurations and table sizes.
radtube

By using Radtube, not only will programming time be minimized, but also the eventual
cut-path will be far mor e efficient, saving further time on the machine. Add in the
comprehensive simulation and proofing tools and you have a system that str eamlines
day-to-day production, reduces costly errors, and eradicates the need for dry-runs.

Library of Standard Shapes Nesting Multiple Parts on a Single Pipe Toolpath Verification and Simulatio
In a similar way to tube sections, Radtube or Section Within Radtube the toolpaths are presented
supplies a library of parametric hole shapes, Where a number of small parts can be showing the angle of the nozzle as it moves
again with the option to define ‘freeform’ produced from a common tube section, it is around the part in a full solid simulation.
shapes; so specialized joint features such possible to use the Radtube nesting option. Instant feedback is provided about whether
as duck tails, clips, and key holes are easily This allows the user to create individual or not a specific move is possible - either in
added. Holes in the tube are created by programs for each part (including cutting terms of machine head movement limits or
generating a solid object to represent the path), simulate and check the cutting path. accessibility. Any collisions that are detected
shape, which is then extracted from the Parts of suitable sections are then selected are highlighted both on the model and via
tube. The solid can pass through all walls or and the quantity required specified. New on-screen messages.
one wall and can pass through the edge of parts and quantities are added until Radtube
the section creating a gap. reports that the material length specified The toolpath parameters can be edited
is full. As each part is selected, Radtube directly or, in the event of a collision,
For holes passing through the tube section automatically checks the section of the automatically corrected at any time ensuring
at a single or compound angle, positioning material and reports if it is a suitable part for that your toolpath is both safe and using
can be defined at the mid-point of the the nest. the optimum strategy to reduce processing
section or at a position on the top face. For time. Once the toolpath has been optimized,
hole shapes that repeat along the tube in An advanced nesting option is also available simply select the cutting conditions from the
a standard pattern, five pattern shapes are which will nest previously machined parts pre-defined technology tables and Radtube
supported: Circle, Line at an Angle, Arc, into a multiple number of tubes, where each quickly generates reliable NC code.
Square and Grid. nested tube can then be postprocessed
to form a complete NC program. This
advanced nesting functionality provides an
easy route to using stock material most
effectively and economically.

Radan tel. (800) 875-7232


25 North Lake Street email. radansales@radan.com
Suite 220 web. www.radan.com
Forest Lake, MN
55025
U.S.A adan