Thermwood's Cut Ready Cut Center allows users to make virtually anything a cabinet shop would want to make, with no programming required.
The machine comes equipped with an artificial intelligence named "Artie", who's capable of creating programs for tens of millions of unique products while learning and teaching itself new things along the way. Artie guides the operator through the entire production proces in real time - forgoing the need for a trained operator.
"Once people see it in action, and understand how easy it is to operate, they love it," says Thermwood's VP of marketing Duane Marrett. "It walks the operator through the entire process, using a touch-screen interface to easily select and configure what they want to make. It keeps track of all maintenance items (lubrication, tooling, filters, etc.), and handles selecting the correct tool and nesting the sheets for maximum efficiency. It also automatically prints labels for each part, as well as a diagram to apply them."
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