Releases

SmoothTool v1.10

Released on October 20, 2023

Changes

  • Safety update

SmoothTool v1.9.3

Released on October 2, 2023

New Features and Changes

  • The airspeed slider now has an upper limit
  • Preview in offset now shows the adjusted torch orientation if the angle system is used
  • Editing comments for a weld profile no longer resets the save name
  • Improved look and feel of information popups
  • Renamed Bind points to Air points
  • Updates to the Slovenian translation
  • Performance optimizations 
  • Increased fluctuating arc flow signal tolerance during slope down
  • Lorch program bugfix

Various bugfixes

SmoothTool v1.9.2

Released on September 8, 2023

 

SmoothTool v1.9.1

Released on September 8, 2023

 

SmoothTool v1.9

Released on September 8, 2023

New Features and Changes

  • Option to disable program looping
  • Configure which weaving patterns are available
  • New weaving pattern: “Back and forth”
  • Kemppi DCM (Beta) integration
  • Unified and expanded error system.
  • Option to increase the maximum air speed
  • Smoother weaving in corners
  • Added validation for circular path segments
  • Upgraded/updated power source integrations

Various bugfixes

SmoothTool v1.8.3

Released on July 7, 2023

Fixed a bug that meant the Multipass teach start for new pass feature did not work.

SmoothTool v1.8.2

Released on July 5, 2023

Updates on the Slovak and Chinese translations

SmoothTool v1.8.1

Released on June 23, 2023

Updates on the Chinese and German translations

Various bugfixes

SmoothTool v1.8.0

Released on June 2, 2023

New Features and Changes

  • Custom parameter profile for Weld nodes
  • Multipass recreate feature
  • Multipass crop and extend feature
  • WECO power source integration
  • Start from any node feature
  • TCP warning when the TCP is set to zero

The software now supports Slovene

Various bugfixes

SmoothTool v1.7.5

Released on May 1, 2023

The software now supports Brazilian Portuguese and Polish have been updated

Various bugfixes

SmoothTool v1.7.4

Released on April 12, 2023

New Features and changes

  • Massive performance improvement for offset and multipass
  • Increased the maximum possible amplitudes for some weaving patterns

Various bugfixes

SmoothTool v1.7.3

Released on March 27, 2023

The software now supports German

New Features and changes

  • New slope-down feature
  • Moved external devices settings to a new tab in the installation
  • Kemppi x8 integration
  • Some performance improvements

Various bugfixes

SmoothTool v1.7.2

Released on February 9, 2023

The software now supports Finnish and Dutch

New Features

  • New multipurpose zigzag weaving pattern
  • Automatic IP-address searching for Ethernet/IP-based power source integrations
  • Updated the weld indicator signal

SmoothTool v1.7.1

Released on January 19, 2023

The software now supports Swedish and Portuguese

SmoothTool v1.7.0

Released on January 9, 2023

New features

  • New way to use the flange
  • Angle system
  • Improved circular segments
  • Pipe weld template
  • Air speed slider
  • Active welds table
  • Imperial units support
  • One-click weaving and stitch for entire welds
  • Custom logo option
  • New Lorch power source integration

Improvements / changes

  • Improved GUI
  • Torch orientation now shown as 3D gas cup
  • Option to select which integrations to show on power source list
  • Various tweaks and bugfixes

SmoothTool v1.6.1

Released on October 27, 2022

The software now supports Slovak and Polish

Minor changes and bugfixes 

SmoothTool v1.6.0

Released on September 30, 2022

New features

  • Multipass system
  • 3D Universe
  • New power source integration
  • Start button

Improvements / changes

  • New configuration page 
  • Power source connection error message
  • 3D performance optimizations
  • 3D visibility menu moved
  • Optimized particular robot movements
  • Various GUI tweaks and bugfixes

SmoothTool v1.5.1

Released on June 21, 2022

New option to apply weaving and stitching on all segments at once

Minor changes and bugfixes 

SmoothTool v1.5.0

Released on June 9, 2022

New features

  • Completely reworked offset
  • New options available for customizing arc behavior
  • New arc switch option
  • Weld indicator signal option
  • New power source integrations

Improvements / changes

  • Improved blend and weaving behavior 
  • Various GUI tweaks

SmoothTool v1.4.4 

Released on May 22, 2022

New EWM power source integration

SmoothTool v1.4.2 

Released on Mar 14, 2022

Minor changes and bugfixes 

SmoothTool v1.4.1

Released on Mar 9, 2022

Minor changes and bugfixes

 

SmoothTool v1.4.0

Released on Mar 8, 2022

New features

  • Circles weaving pattern
  • Toolbar functionality (only for the Universal Robot’s e-series)
  • Kemppi A7 integration
  • Weave and stitch parameter validation
  • License information update

Improvements / Changes

  • The MoveJ – Init_point is now a point the user must manage manually.
  • Renamed some nodes to make their purpose clearer.
  • Removed parameters (for linear and circular segments).
  • Changed the travel speed unit (for linear and circular segments) to mm/min.
  • Tweaked some parameter limits.
  • Tweaked the sizes of position spheres and orientation arrows in the 3D viewer.
  • Various backend improvements.

    SmoothTool v1.3.0

    Released on Dec 16, 2021

    New features

    Improvements

    • The specified linear speed of the Zig Zag weaving pattern is followed more accurately.
    • More stable connection handling for power source integrations.

      SmoothTool v1.2.0 

      Released on Oct 11, 2021

      Improvements

      • Improved 3D viewer
      • Improved the Zig zag pattern
      • Improved Stitch
      •  Improvement and changes to the run time estimation feature
      • Updated default parameter values
      • Ability to execute program without welding (dry run)

      Compability

      • Loss of backward compability
        • Unfortunately, SmoothTool 1.2.x does not support programs made with earlier versions of the software