Computer-aided manufacture (CAM)

use of computer software to control machine tools

Computer-aided manufacture (CAM) is the use of computers to control machines when creating a product. It may also refer to the use of a computer to help planning.

Advantages and disadvantagesEdit

Advantages Disadvantages
Creates a neater product Software could crash
Less chances to make a mistake Need to train people to use it
Takes less time to make the product than by hand Puts people out of jobs because there will only need to be a few employees

Examples where CAM is usedEdit

Related pagesEdit