POWERSTATION FEATURES COMPARISON

Powerstation XPERT-II

Powerstation Basic

Powerstation PRO

Powerstation PRO+

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, Drag, 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, Tapping, Part-Off, Bar Pull X

X

X

X

EDM/Flame/Laser: Contouring, reverse direction, custom approach / depart, TAB stops 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
New POWERSTATION 2015 Features - - X X
Machining "Associativity" feature - - X X
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 DNC 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 Backplotting, 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 – Advanced Engraving, tool path optimization, automatic serial number generation - - -

X

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

X

 

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