Third Wave Systems Inc.

Provides material-based machining modeling software and services used to optimize metal-machining processes. The company’s software combines physics with material modeling technology to promote better decisions, faster time to market, and higher profitability for customers.

6475 City West Pkwy.
Minneapolis, MN 55344 US


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Third Wave Systems models 5-axis machined composite components
Developed under a RIF with the USAF, engineers demonstrated improved production processes for several current warfighter composite components.  

FEM, FEA machining software
Cutting tool supplier Dormer has cooperated with Third Wave Systems to develop AdvanteEdge, a finite element modeling (FEM) and finite element analysis (FEA) software package to simulate machining requirements.

Product Categories of Third Wave Systems Inc.

Auxiliary processing equipment, repair equipment, and supplies
  • Auxiliary processing equipment
    • CAD/CAM/CAE hardware/software
    • Computer controls and software
Testing, gauging, monitoring, analytical equipment and software
  • Modeling/simulation/virtual testing software
Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • CAD/CAM/CAE design
  • Finite element modeling/analysis (FEM/FEA)
  • Materials analysis
  • Consulting
    • Consulting, other