Machine Tool Partners

MAZAK Selects ICAM as its Preferred NC Post-Processor Solutions Provider

ICAM Technologies Corporation is proud to be the authorized supplier of custom post-processor for MAZAK CNC machines. This acknowledgement strengthens the relationship between two of the world’s leading developers of manufacturing technology.

MAZAK and ICAM have also agreed to share respective product information and technical resources to ensure continuous compatibility and evolution of each company’s technologies.

ICAM / MAZAK customers will benefit from increased support for MAZAK advanced controls and kinematics and ICAM’s leading edge multi-axis machining applications. Furthermore, ICAM’s NC post-processing product allows customers who use CAD / CAM systems to exploit the most advanced MAZAK machine tool technology.

With the collaborative initiatives of ICAM and MAZAK, customers can rest assured that they will have access to MAZAK state-of-the-art machining functionalities via their CAD / CAM / PLM system and ICAM’s advanced NC post-processing products.

  • CAM custom post-processor support all Mazak factory provided machine tool functions in combination with all supported “off-line” CAD / CAM programming systems
  • ICAM custom post-processors are CAD / CAM system independent solutions that can be configured for multiple CAD / CAM systems
  • ICAM custom post-processors are available for the most popular CAM systems
  • ICAM specializes in fully functional NC post-processors to support MAZAK advanced multi-axis simultaneous motion mill / turn (multi-tasking) machines

MAZAK QuickTurn 250 Post-Processor & Simulator | ICAM

MAZAK Variaxis 730 Post-Processor & Simulator | ICAM

Multi-Tasking Machines
  • Integrex e-Series -1850V, 1550V, 1060V, 800V, 650HS, e500 HS and 410HS
  • Integrex Mark III – 100, 200, 300 and 400 ST/SY
  • Multiplex Series
  • Super Quick Turn series, Dual Turn Series and Quadrex
  • Cybertech Turns with milling capability
  • Nexus Quick Turn with milling capability
Multi-Axis Vertical Machining Centers

Mazak Corporation offers a number of Vertical Machining Center solutions for the manufacturing needs of its customers:

  • The Variaxis Series – 730, 630, 500
  • The Vortex Series
  • The MTV Series
  • The Versatech Series
  • The FJV Series
  • The Hypersonic Series
  • The Nexus VNC Series
Horizontal Machining Centers
  • The FF Series
  • The FH Series
  • The PFH Series
  • The HCN Series
  • The Mu Series
  • The HV Series

All Mazak Horizontal Machining Centers share a number of features that MAZAK has incorporated into the base machine. The integration of the following items have improved the overall life, stability and accuracy of the machine tool and its components:

  • Mazatrol Fusion 640 Control with both Conversational and EIA Programming
  • Spindle Chiller Units
  • Hollow Ball Screws with recirculating fluid after passing through a separate chiller unit
  • Flood Coolant
  • Niagara Coolant
  • Through Spindle Coolant
  • Linear Guides
  • Digital High Gain Servo Motors with 1,000,000 (one million) pulse per revolution encoders
  • Automatic Tool Length Measurement
Mazak manufactures the most productive machine tools in the world. MAZAK meets standards of precision and reliability that are second to none in products, development, and manufacturing. The manufacturing facilities in Japan, China, the US, England, and Singapore meet the high standard of machine quality MAZAK insists on. By producing machines close to the market, MAZAK understands what its customers need to gain a competitive edge. This ability to match products to the market requirements allows MAZAK to produce innovative, high performance machines at a reasonable price. Agile manufacturing in all its factories provides consistent, high quality-machine tools.

ICAM and DMG America Sign Marketing Agreement

ICAM Technologies Corporation has entered into a Strategic Marketing Agreement (SMA) with DMG America (DMG).  This agreement provides ICAM access to DMG’s commercially available design and manufacturing tools and other pertinent machine and controller information.

The sharing of technical knowledge and other resources will allow for a successful integration of ICAM and DMG respective products and services that will ultimately enable end-users to benefit from advanced DMG machine tool features via their CAD / CAM / PLM systems.

This agreement enables DMG customers to benefit from ICAM’s 40+ years of NC post-processing experience with multi-axis machining applications including path planning, tool-tip programming, coordinate frame transformations, NURBS interpolation and arc fitting of point-to-point data.

Additionally, ICAM’s integrated machine tool simulation solution, Virtual Machine®, enables NC programmers to graphically simulate and test programs for collisions easily and automatically during post-processing, before the machine code is implemented within the production environment.

  • Supports advanced machine tool features such as tool-tip programming, coordinate frame transformations, NURBS interpolation and fitting and arc fitting of point-to-point data
  • Integrated machine tool simulation, Virtual Machine, for collision, over-travel detection and avoidance and gouging verification
  • CAM-POST provides advanced built-in optimization features to enhance manufacturing efficiency and productivity
  • A large library of NC post-processors allows users to effortlessly interchange jobs between NC machines
  • Includes advanced forward-looking optimizations such as path planning, rotary axis pre-positioning and winding to avoid dwell marks and over-travel, and rotary repositioning during contouring where necessary
  • Simple “point and click” Wizard allows even the most novice users to generate advanced NC post-processors
  • Through advanced ISO standard macro programming capabilities, CAM-POST allows users to implement custom manufacturing methodologies
  • Supports all major CAD / CAM / PLM Systems and CNC equipment
  • CAM-POST works on all major hardware platforms such as UNIX and Windows

CNC Post-Processor & Simulator for DMG DMU-50 Evolution | ICAM

DMG, the technological leader in the field of metal cutting machine tools, presents its customers with innovative production solutions to increase productivity, flexibility and precision and also offers a comprehensive spectrum of DMG services to maximize customer care and satisfaction.

ICAM and Makino Sign Marketing Agreement

ICAM and Makino enter into a Strategic Marketing Alliance where both parties share technical knowledge and other resources to provide end users for a functional integration of each company’s respective products.

Provide ICAM with your machining requirements and we will work together with Makino in delivering high quality and efficient solutions!

ICAM offers a custom advanced post-processing development solution geared to deliver optimized results for all Makino machines. ICAM’s custom NC post-processors are created using advanced kinematics models and offer support for up to 15 axes of control.

CAM-POST has the most integrated and comprehensive MULTI-CAM Interface in the market compatible with every hardware platform.

  • Cost effective tool to improve productivity
  • Protects MFR tools & NC machines
  • Ensures that NC machine features are fully utilized
  • Guaranteed to support the standard features of any NC machine
  • High Speed Machining Support Emulation
  • Tangential ARC and NURBS Fitting
  • Probing Cycles
  • Special Cycles
  • Sub Programs
  • Special NC Machine Kinematics
Designed to bring High-Productivity to the Aerospace Machining Centers! The MAG3 provides highly accurate and consistent parts in the least amount of time.
  • Proprietary industry leading spindle design
  • Horizontal spindle
  • Integrated chip removal and filtration
  • Automatic pallet change
  • Tilt up workstation
  • Automatic tool change
  • Dual ball screws and larger linear guides
  • Scales

The MAG3 spindle is designed to achieve maximum metal removal rates for aluminum, improve tool life and machine a superior surface finish.

All of these features are combined into one platform for the purpose of providing the world’s most productive machine at producing large aluminum parts.

Drag Link Machining


MAG4 Spindle in Action


MAG3 Pallet Changer


MAG3 Spindle


ICAM and OMAX® Corporation Partner for Multiple CAM Interfaces

ICAM Technologies Corporation (ICAM) & OMAX Corporation (OMAX) processing software that easily connects OMAX & MAXIEM® abrasive waterjet machines with all major CAD/CAM systems, including CATIA, ProE (Creo Parametric), SIEMENS NX & Mastercam.

OMAX makes abrasive waterjet machining simple & precise through its exclusive Intelli-MAX® control software that is available on all OMAX and MAXIEM branded waterjet machines. By combining Intelli-MAX with advanced NC post-processors from ICAM, OMAX & MAXIEM owners stand to benefit from the sophisticated features that coincide with high-end 3D CAD/CAM packages.

For example, OMAX and MAXIEM waterjet operators can program complex multi-axis tool paths, while simultaneously achieving the speed and accuracy that comes with the Intelli-MAX Software Suite. Furthermore, operators can program multi-process tool paths within a single CAD/CAM system.
OMAX is collaborating with ICAM, because of their extensive skills & experience implementing and supporting advanced machining applications. OMAX is especially impressed with ICAM’s manufacturing expertise within the aerospace & automotive sectors, because these are two of the many industry segments that greatly benefit from the speed and flexibility of OMAX waterjet machines.


Headquartered in Kent, Washington, OMAX® Corporation is the global leader in abrasivejet machining. Each OMAX JetMachining® Center & MAXIEM® JetCutting Center is powered by the company’s innovative control software, bringing affordable abrasivejet technology to an expanding and diverse group of industries.

For more information on OMAX products and accessories, contact OMAX at 800-838-0343 or visit

ICAM & Dörries Scharmann Sign Strategic Marketing Agreement

ICAM Technologies Corporation (ICAM) has signed a Strategic Marketing Agreement (SMA) with Dörries Scharmann Technologie GmbH (DST), a leading provider of CNC machine tools designed for drilling, turning, boring, milling and grinding applications primarily catered to the aerospace and defense industries.

The main purpose of this agreement is to assure the successful integration of ICAM’s NC post-processing and machine tool simulation technology with DST machine tools through the exchange of technical knowledge and product information including DST’s commercially available machine and control specifications. ICAM’s post-processors will enable end-users to take full advantage of sophisticated DST machine tool features and functionalities via their respective CAD / CAM systems.

Additionally, ICAM and DST have agreed to collaborate on strategic marketing initiatives as well as to promote each other’s products and services within the NC manufacturing market.

DST customers will also benefit from ICAM’s extensive NC post-processing experience with advanced multi-axes machining applications and techniques such as high-speed machining, tool-tip programming, coordinate frame transformations, NURBS interpolation and arc fitting of point-to-point data.

Virtual Machine Model – DST FOGS


Droop + Rein FOGS D40


Furthermore, Virtual Machine® may be deployed as an integrated productivity tool to ICAM’s NC post-processing technology to create a powerful machine tool simulation environment allowing NC programmers to optimize and test programs against collisions and over-travel automatically during post-processing.
“We are pleased to work with ICAM to offer integrated ICAM NC post-processor and simulation solutions to simplify and accelerate the machine tool implementation process of our customers,” said Michael Schedler, DST’s Head of Marketing. “ICAM’s on-going collaboration with SIEMENS allows them to create proven NC post-processors for the SINUMERIK 840D, the most widely used controller for our machines.”

“DST is recognized as a leading supplier of high-quality multi-axes CNC machines to the aerospace and defense industries,” says Sam Chehab, ICAM’s VP, Sales and Marketing. “This newly formed business relationship provides end-users easier access to DST’s advanced machine tool features using ICAM’s advanced solutions concurrently with all major and multiple CAD / CAM / PLM systems.”

Dörries Scharmann Technologie GmbH (DST) delivers machine tools from Dörries, Droop + Rein, Scharmann Berthiez and Mecof with well proven outstanding performances for drilling, turning, boring, milling and grinding of medium and large size components. For decades DST products have been employed on many different applications worldwide. DST has developed a level of know-how which is state-of-the-art in many areas. DST machine tools are used to solve the most demanding machining tasks efficiently and to the highest standards in terms of accuracy.

DST delivers the machining technologies for its customers to solve specific machining tasks in an economical way. For more information visit:

ICAM – FOREST-LINÉ Integration

A post processor is the critical component between a CAM system and machine tool and alows users to properly drive their CNC machine.

Integration of FOREST-LINÉ CNC machines with Flexitool into CAD / CAM / PLM manufacturing process using the ICAM PSE solution.

  • Optimize the use of FOREST-LINÉ CNC machines
  • Integrate CNC machines to major CAD/CAM systems (CATIA, NX, Creo, WorkNC, PowerMill, Mastercam and more…)
  • Easily switch a job to different CNC machines
  • Unique technology where simulation dynamically impacts post-processing to avoid collisions
  • Integrated post-processing and machine simulation in one software
  • Automatic setup of the Flexitool based on location
  • Machine simulation synchronized with machine simulation
  • Dynamic actuator retraction to avoid any collision with the tool
  • Allows to take full advantage of FOREST-LINÉ machines