options for drilling, routing, sizing,
and dowel insertion.
Available from RSA Solutions,
Production Coach software provides
a 360-degree view of the factory, from
CAD/CAM importing, through planning, sorting, tracking, automated
machine feedback, part alerts, visualization, kitting and shipping – all in real
time and without the need for physical
files. Production Coach software links
with Cabinet Vision, Microvellum, and
woodCAD|CAM and was developed
by Web-Cab Inc., which markets it in
Canada as Production Assistant.
SCM’s Morbidelli p200 CNC router
Shaper Tools’ new Shaper Origin
with HE-POD Technology can ma-
chine any type of edge in any situation
according to the company. It features
five independent and interpolating
axes with continuous 360-degree rota-
tion and a numerical control Z-axis
that allows for adjustment of the lower
projection of the edge. SCM says there
are no limits to the shapes that can be
machined, and the HE-POD technol-
ogy can lift workpieces to get the best
use from the worktable dimensions
and to work multiple parts with a
(photo on page 48) is a hand-held
CNC router that can be steered by a
smart-phone-sized guidance system.
The user directs the router’s cursor
within a general guide shown on the
display, and the system keeps the cut-
ting head precisely on track, cutting
even and consistent curves, engraving
patterns and logos, and executing
other precision cuts. It also won the
AWFS Visionary Award in 2017.
Beginning with 76 entries, a panel
of 10 judges representing all facets of
the woodworking industries whittled
the list to 23 finalists, before making
their final judging on Tuesday, August
RSA Solutions Production Coach software won a Challenger Award for its new technology.
SCM’s Morbidelli p-200 CNC with HE-POD technology captured one of the prestigious Challenger Awards at IWF Atlanta 2018.