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DFM Concurrent Costing 3.0 software Boothroyd Dewhurst
DFM Concurrent Costing 3.0 software calculates optimal machining time and cost for a finished cylindrical boring operation on a stainless-steel sand casting. Recommended cutting speeds are taken from the DFM library and applied to the hardness of the stock stainless steel. In the window to the left, a management report is shown comparing a steel machining option against a more favorable casting option. Material, setup, process, rejects and tooling costs are provided. Such comparisons may lead to significant savings.

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