CGTech

The VERICUT Composite Applications Suite is machine-independent offline programming and simulation software for automated composite tape and fiber-placement CNC machines. The company specializes in numerical control (NC/CNC) simulation, verification, optimization, and analysis software technology for manufacturing.

9000 Research Dr.
Irvine, CA 92618-4214 US

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VERICUT Composite Applications Suite

Machine-independent off-line programming & simulation software for automated composite tape & fiber-placement CNC machines.

As Seen In CompositesWorld

Composites programming, simulation software updated
CGTech (Irvine, California) is now shipping the next major release of VERICUT Composite Applications: VERICUT Composite Programming (VCP), VERICUT Composite Simulation (VCS) and VERICUT Composite Paths for Engineering (VCPe).

CGTech's VERICUT Composite Applications wins innovation award
VERICUT, machine-independent software for ATL and AFP programming, is the winner of the Enterprise Software category for 2016 in Orange County, California.

CGTech to feature VERICUT Version 8 at IMTS
VERICUT V8 features a new ribbon bar allowing the user to quickly select the required function.

CGTech places VERICUT software on BA Composites machine
BA Composites' STAXX Compact fiber placement machining center will use VERICUT Composites Application for machine-independent programming and simulation.

CAMX 2016 preview: CGTech
At CAMX, CGTech (Irvine, CA, US) Composites Product Specialist Charles Anderton will give a presentation on how to use software to assist in the decision of an automated layup methodology.

JEC World 2016 exhibition and product previews
JEC World 2016 will be held in Paris March 8-10. These are some of the products that will be found at the show.

Fokker Aerostructures: Hoogeveen, The Netherlands
This Dutch aerospace supplier leverages its founder’s pioneering spirit from a century ago to lead the way, today, in thermoplastic aerocomposites.

CAMX 2015 preview: CGTech
CGTech (Irvine, CA, US) will present a software developer’s perspective on implementing programming and simulation software for automated layup equipment.

Thermoplastic composites technology: A view from Europe
For this Dutch consortium, bringing the manufacturability of thermoplastic materials to maturity is the goal in concert with OEMs, materials and equipment supplier members.

Thermoplastic composites: European consortia, galore!
In addition to the Thermoplastic Composites Research Center (TPRC, Enschede, The Netherlands) — see our article focused on TPRC, titled "Thermoplastic composites technology: A view from Europe" under "Editor's Picks, at top right — there are many other European consortia, comprising private industry, university and government entities, which share the goals of exploring composites materials and methods for manufacturing them, including those with thermoplastic matrices. Here's a sampling.

Webinar: Automation of composites inspection
CompositesWorld is presenting a free CGTech-sponsored webinar on Thursday, April 23 at 2 p.m. ET titled, "Inspection for Automated Comnposite Manufacturing."

Carbon Fiber 2014 Conference Report
Automation, alternative PAN precursor and carbon composites on commercial aircraft top the bill at December’s event on the US West Coast.

JEC Europe 2015: Product and exhibit previews
The world's largest composites trade show, JEC Europe, is coming up next week, March 10-12 in Paris, France. CW received from some exhibitors a preview of the products and technologies that they will have on exhibit at the show.

JEC Europe 2015 preview: CGTech
CGTech (Irvine, CA, US) will demonstrate how critical simulation is when trimming composite parts. CGTech will also demonstrate VERICUT Composite Applications: VERICUT Composite Paths for Engineering (VCPe), VERICUT Composite Programming (VCP) & VERICUT Composite Simulation (VCS).

Automated fiber placement technology summary and expertise
CGTech's automated fiber placement (AFP) Knowledge Center features a presentation that explores part programming, machine functionality, part geometry, play boundary shapes, lay-down path trajectory and more.

CAMX offers unprecedented new product access
CAMX 2014, Oct. 13-16 in Orlando, Fla., promises to be North America's largest ever composites trade show and conference. As a result, exhibitors are coming to the event with a wide array of new and existing materials, machinery, software and technology designed to help make composites fabrication faster, easier and more adaptable. CompositesWorld has been gathering information from CAMX exhibitors about what they will be featuring and introducing in their booths. This week's CAMX newsletter offers a preview of some of what you will find on the show floor.

Software Update: Simulation saves
A look inside the increasingly well-equipped virtual toolbox for composite design, analysis, and manufacturing.

CAMX 2014 preview: CGTech
Simulation and machining software specialist CGTech (Irvine, Calif., USA) will demonstrate the process of programming automated composite machinery.

CAD-to-part programming
CGTech will demonstrate the process of programming automated composites manufacturing machinery.

Automated fiber placement capabilities explored in Knowledge Center
CGTech's automated fiber placement (AFP) Knowledge Center on the CompositesWorld website features a presentation that explores part programming, machine functionality, part geometry, play boundary shapes, lay-down path trajectory and more.

Product Categories of CGTech

Aerospace, fuselage/wing
CAD/CAM/CAE design
Modeling/simulation/virtual testing software