OPEN MIND Technologies USA Inc.

1492 Highland Ave Suite 3
Needham,  MA  02492-2606

United States
339-225-4557
http://www.openmind-tech.com
  • Booth: 5228

OPEN MIND Technologies develops high-value hyperMILL CAM software for 2.5D, 3D, 5x, and mill-turn applications. CNC postprocessors are also developed in-house with a corporate center of excellence to provide robust solutions for all machine tools. The focus in the software is high quality results with collision detection and collision avoidance, and informative feedback and utilities to aid the manufacturing engineer / programmer.  Applications include medical, aerospace, energy, consumer products, and mold making.

hyperMILL can be integrated in popular CAD environments like SolidWorks or Autodesk Inventor, or in our own CAD for CAM environment hyperCAD-S that is designed exclusively to meet the need of CAM users.

Sales and service of OPEN MIND products are primarily made directly by OPEN MIND employees, providing a strong relationship for customers to the product and the company.


 Press Releases

  • NEEDHAM, MA U.S.A. (February 1, 2019) – OPEN MIND Technologies AG, a leading developer of CAD/CAM software solutions worldwide, has introduced hyperMILL® 2019.1, a new version of its advanced, comprehensive CAD/CAM software suite. hyperMILL® 2019.1 has a range of new features and enhancements including an expanded Finishing Module in the hyperMILL® MAXX Machining Performance Package, process optimizations such as a new thread milling module, a new function for reducing calculation times, tool database flexibility, and CAD optimization. See related videos for comprehensive details on the new functions in hyperMILL® 2019.1. hyperMILL® 2019.1 will be demonstrated at EASTEC at OPEN MIND Booth no. 5228 at the Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield, MA from May 14-16, 2019.

    “We’re very pleased to launch 2019.1 hyperMILL®,” said Alan Levine, Managing Director of OPEN MIND Technologies USA, Inc. “We have expanded functions that offer even further improvements for cycle time reductions, higher surface finish quality, increased user convenience and more, keeping the hyperMILL® suite at the forefront of CAM technology.”

    5-Axis Prismatic Fillet Finishing

    The new 5-axis Prismatic fillet finishing function in hyperMILL® MAXX machining enables the geometry and automatic inclination of barrel cutters to be applied similar to high feed cutters, using a plunging and pulling movement at extremely high feed rates. Maximum performance is attainable using conical barrel cutters (also known as arc segment or circle segment end mills). Ball or bull nose end mills can also be efficiently utilized with this milling strategy.

    Improved Surface Finishes

    The Profile Milling technique in 2019.1 has a new option that greatly improves the quality of machined surfaces. Traditional CAM software processing uses a close-approximation mesh surface for machining calculations. A benefit of the mesh approach is to standardize CAM processing, even in cases when the design model has imperfections. OPEN MIND has implemented new techniques in hyperMILL® 2019.1 for machining directly to the model surface, which has substantially improved surface finishes.

    Enhanced Process Optimizations

    Among the process improvements in 2019.1, the totally updated Thread Milling module is very easy to program and supports a large number of thread milling types, while simplifying selection and milling direction options.

    Also new to 2019.1 is the elimination of cycle recalculation requirements, improving processing speed. Recalculation cycles are no longer required when job I.D. numbers are changed or when fixture positions change. In addition, for improved tool management users now have the option to individually expand the tool database in hyperMILL® 2019.1, allowing the ability to store order numbers, pricing and tool life detail.

    CAD Optimized for CAM

    hyperCAD®-S in the 2019.1 suite, which is specially optimized for CAM requirements, now includes polyline management, enabling CAD functions such as lengthening or shortening to be applied by the polylines element type. Polylines can also be machined similar to all other elements, with trim, join, orient or select. See related videos for comprehensive details on the new functions in hyperCAD®-S.

    About OPEN MIND Technologies AG

    Headquartered in Germany, OPEN MIND is one of the world's leading developers of powerful CAD/CAM solutions for machine and controller-independent programming. The company develops optimized CAD/CAM solutions that include many innovative features unavailable elsewhere, to deliver significantly higher performance in both programming and machining. Strategies such as 2.5D, 3D, as well as 5-axis milling, mill/ turning, and machining operations such as HSC and HPC, are efficiently designed into the hyperMILL® CAM system, providing maximum user benefit and compatibility with all current CAD solutions and extensive programming automation. OPEN MIND strives to be the best, most innovative CAD/CAM developer in the world, and has earned the top five ranking in the CAD/CAM industry according to the 2018 NC Market Analysis Report by CIMdata. OPEN MIND CAD/CAM solutions meet and exceed the requirements of the most demanding industries such as automotive, tool and mold manufacturing, production machining, medical, job shops, energy and aerospace industries, and is represented in all key markets of Asia, Europe and the Americas. OPEN MIND is a Mensch und Maschine Company. http://www.mum.de/  For more information visit www.openmind-tech.com.

    Editorial             Michael McCue                            OPEN MIND    Alan Levine

    Contact:            McCue & Associates LLC                   Contact:     OPEN MIND Technologies USA, Inc.

                              978-733-1353                                                         339-225-4557                

                              mmccue@mccueassociates.com                         alan.levine@openmind-tech.com


 Products

  • hyperMILL® 2019.1 CAD/CAM SUITE
    hyperMILL® 2019.1 has new features including an expanded Finishing Module in the hyperMILL® MAXX Machining Performance Package, process optimizations, a new function for reducing calculation times, tool database flexibility, CAD optimization....

  • OPEN MIND Technologies AG, a leading developer of CAD/CAM software solutions worldwide, has introduced hyperMILL® 2019.1, a new version of its advanced, comprehensive CAD/CAM software suite. hyperMILL® 2019.1 has a range of new features and enhancements including an expanded Finishing Module in the hyperMILL® MAXX Machining Performance Package, process optimizations such as a new thread milling module, a new function for reducing calculation times, tool database flexibility, and CAD optimization. See related videos for comprehensive details on the new functions in hyperMILL® 2019.1.

    5-Axis Prismatic Fillet Finishing

    The new 5-axis Prismatic fillet finishing function in hyperMILL® MAXX machining enables the geometry and automatic inclination of barrel cutters to be applied similar to high feed cutters, using a plunging and pulling movement at extremely high feed rates. Maximum performance is attainable using conical barrel cutters (also known as arc segment or circle segment end mills). Ball or bull nose end mills can also be efficiently utilized with this milling strategy.

    Improved Surface Finishes

    The Profile Milling technique in 2019.1 has a new option that greatly improves the quality of machined surfaces. Traditional CAM software processing uses a close-approximation mesh surface for machining

    calculations. A benefit of the mesh approach is to standardize CAM processing, even in cases when the design model has imperfections. OPEN MIND has implemented new techniques in hyperMILL® 2019.1 for machining directly to the model surface, which has substantially improved surface finishes.

    Enhanced Process Optimizations

    Among the process improvements in 2019.1, the totally updated Thread Milling module is very easy to program and supports a large number of thread milling types, while simplifying selection and milling direction options.

    Also new to 2019.1 is the elimination of cycle recalculation requirements, improving processing speed. Recalculation cycles are no longer required when job I.D. numbers are changed or when fixture positions change. In addition, for improved tool management users now have the option to individually expand the tool database in hyperMILL® 2019.1, allowing the ability to store order numbers, pricing and tool life detail.

    CAD Optimized for CAM

    hyperCAD®-S in the 2019.1 suite, which is specially optimized for CAM requirements, now includes polyline management, enabling CAD functions such as lengthening or shortening to be applied by the polylines element type. Polylines can also be machined similar to all other elements, with trim, join, orient or select. See related videos for comprehensive details on the new functions in hyperCAD®-S.