The simple answer to “Can I send a NC file to my machine from Predator PDM?” is yes, as long as you have the permission setup for each user. If you need more help with setting up your Predator PDM software, contact us.
Predator PDM includes best practice workflow wizards for release, unrelease, revise, rollback, check-in and checkout. Every wizard honors user and group permissions and includes ISO 9000-style history.
Integrate your ERP and MES system with Predator PDM’s open APIs (application programming interface) with 300+ methods all fully documented. Develop ERP and shop floor validation, flow part and job numbers from ERP directly into Predator; numerous other automation projects can be completed with C#, C++, VB.Net, VB6, VB script, Windows Script, Delphi and other compatible programming languages. Predator PDM is based on an open architecture client/server database standard. Select from Microsoft Access, Microsoft SQL Server or Oracle.
Machinists using Predator PDM can download released CNC programs to their CNC machines using Predator DNC with a single click. CNC programmers using Predator PDM can verify CNC programs with full 3D machine simulation using Predator Virtual CNC with a single click. CNC programmers using Predator PDM can revise, compare and backplot their CNC programs with the Predator CNC Editor with a single click.
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