POWERSTATION FEATURES COMPARISON

PowerStation XPERT

PowerStation Basic

PowerStation PRO

PowerStation PRO Plus

Geometry Features

2D Geometry: Points, Lines, Arcs, Splines, Ellipse

X

X

X

X

2D Geometric Shapes: Slots, Polygons, Rectangles, Patterns, Offsets, Block Store/Retrieve

X

X

X

X

Trimming Functions: Trim, Extend, Break, Change, Segment

X

X

X

X

Modify Functions: Move, Copy, Rotate, Mirror, Erase, Change Text, Line Style, Color

X

X

X

X

Drafting; Dimensioning, cross hatching, text, leaders, Spell Checking

No Spell Check

X

X

X

2.5D Cycles

Milling: Pocketing, Contouring, Drilling, Point to Point, helical, thread milling, Text Engraving

No Thread Mill, Single Font Engraving

X

X

X

Turning: Roughing, Undercutting, Facing, Finish turn/bore, Grooving, Threading, Drilling

X

X

X

X

EDM/Flame/Laser: Contouring, reverse direction, custom approach / depart

X

X

X

X

3D Cycles

Revolved, Radial Surfaces, Coons Patch

-

X

X

X

Ruled, Skinned, Lofted Surfaces

-

X

X

X

Project on surface (Sphere, plane, cylinder, cone)

-

-

X

X

File Import/Export

DXF (Drawing eXchange File) Import/Export

X

X

X

X

IGES Import/Export

-

-

X

X

HPGL - Import Only

-

X

X

X

MINI-CAM (Trig-Man) -- Import/Export

-

X

X

X

Special Features

Macro programming Language

-

X

X

X

Rotary Axis Positioning

-

X

X

X

Standard Tool Shape Display/Animation

-

X

X

X

Tapered Walls (pockets, contours)

-

X

X

X

Postprocessors

Standard Library of Sample Posts

X

X

X

X

User Configured

X

X

X

X

Custom Posts Available (Additional Charge)

X

X

X

X

Utilities (Desktop)

NC-Code file editor, re-sequencing, compare two files, file copy, system setup, DNC communications, post processor customization

No File Compare No Drip Feed

X

X

X

Options

Solidify Solids verification of the tool path

-

-

X

X

Ask-Sal Tool & Material Database

-

-

X

X

NC-Code Analyzer NC-Code Back-plotting, error checking, cycle time calculations, Convert -G- code to DXF

-

-

X

X

Wingraver Text / Logo engraving, unlimited true type fonts, and custom stick fonts

-

-

X

-

Wingraver Pro 2000 Advanced Engraving, tool path optimization, automatic serial number generation

-

-

-

X

QUICK-LINK Advanced NC-Editor, multiple files, unlimited file size, DNC & NC Commands (re-sequence, arithmetic, reformat, etc.)

-

-

-

X

 

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