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Die Shop Profits from Reengineering
  Atlas designs and manufactures medium- to large-sized dies used to stamp automotive parts.
worn but actually cracked or even bro- ken. We can import the scan data into Tebis software using the BREP tool to clean up those surfaces and give us an accurate view of what we’re dealing with, so we can quickly make the need- ed repairs.
“In addition,” he continues, “with some of the older dies the manufac- turer may no longer be in business, so the CAD data can be difficult or impos- sible to get. However, these dies are still in production. Dies in production may need to be repaired or perhaps modified to accommodate changes to the part. This would be an extremely time-consuming process without BREP software.” MF
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