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Educational Program

CGTech Ltd is offering the following program to educational establishments. This can include Technical colleges, Universities and Apprentice training centres. The educational licence to use VERICUT excludes any commercial use. There are two levels to the program as follows:

Level One - CGTech will supply educational resource videos and other training resources.

Level Two - In addition we supply of the full version of VERICUT for educational use. See details below.

Level One – Resource Videos

VERICUT Resource Videos 

These include a general introduction and videos featuring CNC Milling Machines and Machining Centres, CNC Lathes and Turning Centres and special CNC Machines including Robots and Water Jet Cutting.

VERICUT Machine Tool & CAD/CAM Showrooms

VERICUT  Machine Tool Showroom – view short simulations from over 50 of the world’s leading machine tool brands including

VERICUT Interface Showroom – view short simulations of VERICUT working with the world’s leading CAM Systems including Edgecam, MasterCAM and Siemens NX.

Level Two – Resource videos and educational licences of VERICUT

The VERICUT educational licence agreement allows full use of VERICUT but with a restriction against using VERICUT for commercial purposes. CGTech Ltd is offering an attractive licence program to Universities and Colleges wishing to use VERICUT in their teaching curriculum.  The offer is a package of VERICUT modules which will allow full simulation and verification of CNC programs, whether written manually, or using a CAM system.

The CGTech educational licence package includes the following modules:

Verification – Simulate, verify and analyse three axis milling, 4/5 axis indexing, drilling, turning, mill/turn CNJC programs.

Multi-Axis – Simulate and verify four and five axis milling, drilling, turning, and combination mill/turn operations. Removes material while using a rotary axis, collision checks rotary moves and supports simultaneous use of twin turrets on lathes

Machine Simulation – Simulate CNC machines and controls to check for collisions. A complete Virtual Machine Tool environment allowing program verification and prove-out.

AUTO-DIFF – Detect differences between design model and VERICUT in-process cut model.

The following list shows just some of the fully configured VERICUT Machine Configurations supplied with the licence.

DMG 60TDMG 125p
DMG 200p
Fadal VMC4020
Fadal VMC6030
Haas Minimill
Hermle C30
Hermle C800uIndex G200
Makino A51
Makino A55
Makino A66
Makino A77
Makino MAG3
Matsuura HPLUS405Mazak QuickTurn 250
Mazak Variaxis 500
Mazak Variaxis 730
Mori Seiki MT2000SZ
Okuma LB400
Okuma OSP7000

All of these VERICUT Virtual Machines are based on real machines and CNC control systems.

No CAM Interfaces are included but these can be added by special request. The following interfaces are available – Catia V5, Siemens NX, PTC, EdgeCAM, MasterCAM and GibbsCAM.  Additional interfaces may be available direct from CAM vendors. The CGTech educational licence is a yearly fee for up to 30 seats. The licence can be renewed for subsequent years for the same annual fee.  The Licence permits use of VERICUT by students and staff in full, or part time, educational establishments or apprentice training centres. The Licence does not permit the provision of VERICUT training courses on a commercial basis. The CGTech Ltd educational licence agreement is shown below.

CGTech Ltd will provide limited telephone and email support and training for two instructors on a CGTech Ltd training class (space permitting).