MAX-AB™

Cutter Path Generation for 5-axis Point Milling of Turbomachinery Components

MAX-AB creates 5-axis CNC machining instructions for point milling of turbomachinery components with arbitrary (free-form) blade surfaces. Typical applications include axial compressors and turbines, pumps, compressors, turbochargers, radial-inflow turbines, and inducers.

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  • MAX-AB emphasizes smooth machining instructions that are compatible with high-speed milling applications. MAX-AB is generally applied to the class of components that are designed with arbitrary surfaces, but it can also be used with a high-speed milling process for ruled-surface components. MAX-AB is particularly suited to today’s CFD-influenced blade shapes that can be difficult or impossible to cut with other general CAM systems.

  • MAX-AB includes advanced capabilities for roughing, plunge milling, hub finish, point-milled blade finish, leading edge, fillet finish, and tip milling.

MAX-AB emphasizes smooth machining instructions that are compatible with high-speed milling applications. MAX-AB is generally applied to the class of components that are designed with arbitrary surfaces, but it can also be used with a high-speed milling process for ruled-surface components. MAX-AB is particularly suited to today’s CFD-influenced blade shapes that can be difficult or impossible to cut with other general CAM systems.

MAX-AB includes advanced capabilities for roughing, plunge milling, hub finish, point-milled blade finish, leading edge, fillet finish, and tip milling.

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MAX-AB Advantages

MAX-AB emphasizes smooth machining instructions that are compatible with high-speed milling applications. MAX-AB is generally applied to the class of components that are designed with arbitrary surfaces, but it can also be used with a high-speed milling process for ruled-surface components. MAX-AB is particularly suited to today’s CFD-influenced blade shapes that can be difficult or impossible to cut with other general CAM systems.

MAX-AB includes advanced capabilities for roughing, plunge milling, hub finish, point-milled blade finish, leading edge, fillet finish, and tip milling.

MAX-AB Advantages

MAX-AB emphasizes smooth machining instructions that are compatible with high-speed milling applications. MAX-AB is generally applied to the class of components that are designed with arbitrary surfaces, but it can also be used with a high-speed milling process for ruled-surface components. MAX-AB is particularly suited to today’s CFD-influenced blade shapes that can be difficult or impossible to cut with other general CAM systems.

Advanced Capabilities

MAX-AB includes advanced capabilities for roughing, plunge milling, hub finish, point-milled blade finish, leading edge, fillet finish, and tip milling.


 

Software Highlights

With MAX-5, you can machine open impellers with a higher quality finish, faster!

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Software Highlights

2020 Release Features

MAX-PAC Add-On Modules

MAX-PAC offers several different add-on modules that are focused on specific milling needs. You can purchase any combination of modules to meet your specific machining requirements.

MAX-PAC Add-On Modules

MAX-PAC offers several different add-on modules that are focused on specific milling needs. You can purchase any combination of modules to meet your specific machining requirements.
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MAX-5 –Flank Milling
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MAX-AB – Point Milling
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MAX-SI - Integral Shroud Milling
MAX-SB_sm
MAX-SB – Single Blade Milling

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MAX-PAC Add-On Modules

MAX-PAC offers several different add-on modules that are focused on specific milling needs. You can purchase any combination of modules to meet your specific machining requirements.

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" Kinner Manufacturing was founded in 2007 with the goal to deliver the highest-quality bladed parts to our customers. To deliver on that goal, we needed the best CAM software available. As a machinist, I had worked with many CAM systems. I noticed that blades were always better when produced with Concepts NREC software, so we called them to set up a demo. Having never actually used the software to create a design, I was surprised at how intuitive it was. We decided to go with MAX-PAC™ and we were trained and creating programs right away.

As we grew, we noticed that a lot of our customers were creating their blade geometry using Concepts NREC’s CAE software. This makes for a seamless transition to the CAM software helping to ensure the original design intent. Having a suite of software that spans the whole process eliminates some of the issues that can happen when designs are switched between different programs.

Here at Kinner Manufacturing, we think that MAX-PAC is the best solution to the unique challenges of 5-axis machining of bladed components."

Ray Kinner,  Owner

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