Collision Avoidance System—An Overview
As machines become more complex, involving additional axes, automation and setup changing, there’s more room for human error. Many applications and development tools concentrate on the cutting and forget about the hazard of collision.
Our Collision Avoidance System (CAS) integrates 3D modeling of our machines, blanks and tooling with the power of the OSP Control to create a virtual machine. By running the real-time virtual application seconds ahead of the actual cutting, problems can be detected early and the machine is stopped before a costly collision.
CAS generates the actual and exact shape of the materials milliseconds ahead of a cut to confirm that no interference takes place. Virtual Modeling requires exact dimensions and definitions that only OKUMA can deliver because we manufacture the machine and custom-create applications.
The CAS Difference