The latest version of LPKF’s CircuitCAM software, available from Embedded Logic Solutions , promises 20% higher productivity with no modification to the production systems.
The CircuitCAM software forms the interface between the designer’s layout programme and the machines that turn the layouts into the real application. LPKF supply versions for PCB-Prototyping and for Stencil-Lasers. They are adapted to different applications and based on the same sophisticated platform.
The primary development goal was to reduce processing time. Software designers achieved this by adding new functions and installing a more intuitive user interface. Consistent colour coding simplifies the localisation of separate structures in complex layouts, and optimised import dialogue and separate job interfaces make it easier to process the layout data more efficiently.
The second improvement in the CircuitCAM 6.1 software is faster handling of the prepared production data. The CircuitCAM 6.1 software is based on optimised routing algorithms.
According to Bernd Hackmann, Chairman, LPKF Laser & Electronics AG, the experience of the first users with the update has shown that efficiency is boosted without involving any additional training of the users. New systems are equipped as standard with the latest version of the software. Updates are available from LPKF for customers using older versions...