Features Comparison

Licenses | CAD Module & Direct Interfaces

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CAD Module

WorkNC CAD WNC-CAD
WorkNC 2D WNC-2D
WorkNC 2D Positional WNC-2DP
WorkNC 3X WNC-3X
WorkNC 3X Positional WNC-3DP
WorkNC Full 3X WNC-F3X
WorkNC Full License WNC-FL
2D and 3D Wireframe Design
Free-form Surface Design and Editing

 

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Default Direct Interfaces

WorkNC CAD
WorkNC 2D
WorkNC 2D Positional
WorkNC 3X
WorkNC 3X Positional
WorkNC Full 3X
WorkNC Full License
Load IGES files
Load STL files
Load Parasolid files
Load STEP files
Load SolidWorks files

 

Licenses | Viewer & Shop Floor Editor

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Viewer and Shop Floor Editor

Viewer
WNC-VW

Shop Floor Editor
WNC-SFE

Load WorkNC Workzones
Measure, Visualize, Zoom, Orbit, Simulate
Edit Feeds and Speeds  
Generate NC code  
Save WorkNC Workzones  

 

Licenses | Milling

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Milling

WorkNC 2D WNC-2D

WorkNC 2D Positional WNC-2DP

WorkNC 3X WNC-3X

WorkNC 3X Positional WNC-3DP

WorkNC Full 3X WNC-F3X

WorkNC Full License WNC-FL

Access to Machining Sequences. create, edit and run Sequences
Dynamic Stock Management
Dynamic Holder Collision Checking
Stock Update
Machine Collision Checking
Drilling and 2.5 Axis Milling Toolpath Strategies
Surface Context Management (multiple allowances)    
Basic Surface Strategies    
Advanced Surface Strategies        
Positional Machining (3+2) (Angular Views)      

 

Licenses | Milling | 2.5 Axis

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Milling 2.5 Axis

WorkNC 2D WNC-2D

WorkNC 2D Positional WNC-2DP

WorkNC 3X WNC-3X

WorkNC 3X Positional WNC-3DP

WorkNC Full 3X WNC-F3X

WorkNC Full License WNC-FL

Automatic Hole Machining
Manual Hole Machining
Point Drilling
Drilling
Tapping/Threading
Tangent to Curve
Curve Remachining
On-curve Engraving
Chamfering
Pocketing
Die Flats Roughing
Die Flats Finishing
Facing
Rib Machining
Wall Plunge Machining
Manual 2D

 

Licenses | Milling | Roughing

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Milling - Roughing

WorkNC 2D WNC-2D

WorkNC 2D Positional WNC-2DP

WorkNC 3X WNC-3X

WorkNC 3X Positional WNC-3DP

WorkNC Full 3X WNC-F3X

WorkNC Full License WNC-FL

Global Roughing/Re-Roughing
Waveform Roughing    
Flat Surface Roughing/Re-Roughing    
Plunge Roughing        
Adaptive Trochoidal Roughing        
Spiral Core Roughing        
Parallel Roughing        

 

Licenses | Milling | 3X Finishing

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Milling 3X Finishing

WorkNC 3X WNC-3X

WorkNC 3X Positional WNC-3DP

WorkNC Full 3X WNC-F3X

WorkNC Full License WNC-FL

Z Level Finishing
Z Level Re-machining
Optimised Z Level Finishing
Planar Finishing
Planar Re-Machining
Optimised Planar Finishing
Spiral/Radial Finishing
Between 2 Curves
Variable Step Finishing
Keyways
Thin Wall Machining
Flat Surface Finishing
Contour Re-machining
3D Contouring - Pencil Trace
3D Drive Curve Finishing
Low-High Finishing    
High-Low Finishing    
Edge Finishing    
Along the Curve    
Continuous Finishing    
ISO Finishing    
3D Finishing    
Undercut Re-Machining    
Parallel Pencil Trace    
Combined Z Level Finishing + Optim.    
2D Drive Curve Finishing    

 

Licenses | WorkXplore

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WorkXplore

WorkXplore PXP-FULL

WorkXplore Advanced Import Pack PXP-3DR

WorkXplore Export Pack PXP-EXP

Import DXF, DWG, MESH, IGES, Parasolid, SolidWorks    
Import Solid Edge, Invetor, ACIS 3D, CADDS, JT    
Markup, Measure and Analysis Tools    
Export STL, DXF, DWG    
Import 2D and 3D CATIA V4, CATIA V5, CATIA V6, NX and PTC    
Export IGES, STEP, WorkNC and Batch Conversion    

 

Add-ons | Multi-Axis

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Multi-Axis

Auto5 WNC-MA5

Standard 5 Axis WNC-M5X

5 Axis Post-Processor (Universal) WNC-P5X

5 Axis Post-Processor WNC-P5XCS

WorkNC Auto 3+2    
WorkNC Auto5    
WorkNC 5 Axis Standard Strategies      
WorkNC 5 Axis Blade Strategies      
WorkNC 5 Axis Impeller Strategies      
Post-Process any 5 Axis Toolpath with any Post-Processor      
Post-Process any 5 Axis Toolpath using the Checksum Specified Post-Processor    

 

Advanced Functionalities | Processing Power

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Processing Power

Extra Workzone Calculation Window WNC-O3XP

Advanced Parallel Processing WNC-APL

Extreme Parallel Processing WNC-EPL

Calculate a second Workzone when another is running    
Calculate up to 4 parallel processes*    
Calculate up to 16 parallel processes    

*Any system on maintenance also offers 4 parallel processes

Translators | Default Direct Interfaces

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Default Direct Interfaces

WorkNC CAD

WorkNC 2D

WorkNC 2D Positional

WorkNC 3X

WorkNC 3X Positional

WorkNC Full 3X

WorkNC Full License

Load IGES files
Load STL files
Load Parasolid files
Load STEP files
Load SolidWorks files

 

Translators | Optional Direct Interfaces

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Optional Direct Interfaces

Bundle ALL WNC-XMAX

Basic Bundle WNC-XBAS

VISI WNC-XVIS

Pro-Engineer WNC-XPE

Unigraphics (NX) WNC-XUG

CATIA V4 WNC-XC4

CATIA V5 WNC-XC5

CATIA V6 WNC-XC6

Autodesk            
Solid Edge            
ACIS            
CADDS            
JT            
VISI*            
Creo Elements/Pro (Pro/Engineer) and Pro/Desktop            
Unigraphics            
CATIA V4            
CATIA V5            
CATIA V6            

*WNC-XVIS will soon be removed and all systems will be able to load VISI files