TopsWorks 6 Service Pack 4 is available09.12.2011

TopsWorks 6 Service Pack 4 was released today.

Please note the following hints:

  • As of November 1, 2011 Product updates will only be made available to customers with active service. TopsWorks 6 Service Pack 4 is therefore not available for free download at our website. You find more information about this change on our website under Products - TopsWorks - Download.
  • Make sure that you have a suitable SolidWorks version. You find the current compatibility list on our website under Products - TopsWorks - Download - Documentations.
  • Please have your TopsWorks license information ready. License information will be requested at the initial start after an update occurs. If you have any questions, please contact your TopsWorks reseller.

This service pack includes the following new features and enhancements:

Support of SolidWorks 2012 [DPS-SPR #2093]
TopsWorks 6 SP 4 supports SolidWorks 2012 SP0. You find the current compatibility list on our website or in the TopsWorks Help under Technical Information. Please also note the system requirements on the same page.

Support of the new TruTops Bend database [DPS-SPR #2094]
The TRUMPF production software TruTops version 2.2 onwards uses a new type of database: TruTops Bend V6. The corresponding database is recognizable by its new name: T600_V60_Vxxxxxx. Therefore, a new database type has been added in TopsWorks: TruTops Bend V6. You find more information about defining of new database in the TopsWorks Help.

SolidWorks-conform Toolbar [DPS-SPR #2028]
The TopsWorks user interface has been expanded to include the new SolidWorks-conform Toolbar: The familiar toolbar can be used simultaneously with the new toolbar and can be activated in SolidWorks under Tools - Customize... - Toolbars.

New export contour option for SolidWorks Counter Sink [DPS-SPR #2101]
The SolidWorks Countersink has a new export contour option: "Core diameter and marked outer circle". The outer diameter of countersink can be marked and can be used as visual aids in the production. For more information on this new feature please see TopsWorks Help.

Extended documentation
The documentation has been revised and extended. You will be forwarded to the corresponding help page if you press the help button on the title bar on top of each window. Under Production sites you can now find detailed information about inserting of TRUMPF databases. How to integrate and use your punch tools in TopsWorks can be found under Punch features.