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Computer-aided manufacture (CAM) facts for kids

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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 disadvantages

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 used

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