CRP owes its origins to the creation of tool shop Roberto Cevolini & C in 1970, which produced components for Formula 1 vehicles, including frame parts, gearboxes, engine components and machined wind tunnel parts. CRP Technology was established in 1996 as the research and development arm of the business, later merging with the parent business under the CRP banner. CRP’s design and production of components for racing cars and two wheelers have played an invaluable role in the success of many F1 teams, Rally Raid, ALMS, and World Rally.
CRP has used Cimatron’s CAD/CAM solutions since the 1980s. Of particular importance has been CimatronE’s 5-Axis solution, which CRP uses in the processing of materials such as titanium alloys, metal, and special steels. Some of CimatronE’s 5-Axis functionalities used by CRP have been constant collision control between tools, shanks, and holders; roughing out in spiral, parallel, isoparametric, pencil and morph motions between contours and surfaces; rapid machining of deep cavities; and the milling of profiles.