What is Helium Polish and who benefits from it
What is new in the Helium Polish?
Versions history
Documentation for Helium Polish releases
 
Advantages for analyzing girdle asymmetry and removing girdle asymmetry
Scanning major and minor symmetry features
Measuring diameter of girdles with a conical shape, "CZ" sample
Photoreal image of Helium Polish 3D model
 
Reports
What is new in the Helium Polish reports?
Reports history

Customizing printing and viewing reports
Customizing export data
Customizing MS Word report templates
Customizing internal text report template
 
Helium Polish Illustrated reports (one page reports)
Reports for semipolished diamonds and arbitrary cuts
Recut reports
 
Helium Polish download

Helium Polish Highlights (PDF)
Helium Polish system manual (PDF)
Helium reports documentation (PDF)
 
FAQ
Cut parameters
Creating and customizing pricelists (PDF)
 
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Helium polish software
Helium Polish versions history

Here you will find the history of the Helium Polish software.

For detailed description of changes in last versions visit:
Documentation for Helium Polish releases

Helium Polish version 5.5 - October 12, 2012

  • Consistency of Model Masses was Improved
  • Changes in Motor Initialization
  • Vacuum Pump Warm-Up
  • Corrected Mass Parameter in Full Reports
  • Photos Recording during Scanning. Model Building by Photos
    • Photos Recording during Scanning
    • Model Building by Photos
  • New Optimization Algorithms in Recutting Process
  • Yield Calculation in Recutting Process
  • Model Export to ASCII
  • Parameter Density in Reports
  • Parameters Real Weight and Calculated Weight are Renamed in Reports
  • New Pavilion Height(%) and Crown Height(%) Pictures in Any Cut Report

The detailed description

Helium Polish version 5.4 - September 6, 2011

  • More precise definition of diamond density
  • New measurements of Heights for Pavilion and Girdle
  • New version of full report contains united together full reports for polished and semi-polished diamonds
  • Reports for cutting with 10, 12 or more main facets, like Solasphera
  • New Options for Picture Profile View Report
  • Customization of pictures of Pear cutting
  • Information about quality of model and errors of building is available in program and reports
  • Auto save ASCII file while building of cutting
  • Improved building of emerald model
  • Improved building of cushion model
  • Facet’s marking improvement
  • Fixed bug of definition of girdle center for heart
  • New parameters Table by Width and Table by Length

The detailed description

Helium Polish version 5.2 - October 22, 2010

  • Fixed bugs
    • Missing data in step cuts
    • Wrong Width value for Pear type cuttings
  • Changes in new version
    • Changed names of some new pictures and parameters for girdle asymmetry

The detailed description

Helium Polish version 5 - September 2, 2010

  • New advantages for analyzing girdle asymmetry and removing girdle asymmetry
  • Defining Girdle Types for Cushion as Red, Yellow, Green and Blue
  • New algorithm of autocalibrating of Helium Polish scanner
  • New algorithm with additional contours for general improvement of model construction
  • Algorithms Princess and New Princess are improved
  • Rough and Polish Polyhedron algorithms are improved
  • Improved constructions of some cushions
  • Removed superfluous facets of some semipolished models
  • Line thickness of reports pictures can be modified via INI file
  • New girdle thickness line is added in the plot Girdle thickness
  • Type of facets in fancy cuts are defined better
  • Added new picture into reports - Diamond side view without dimensions lines and parameters values
  • Calculation of culet position
  • Fixed bugs

The detailed description

Helium Polish version 4.51 - June 10, 2009

  • New parameters: Radius, Crown height at Bone and Pavilion depth at Bone
  • Girdle sides and Girdle internal angles values output into reports for straight ages fancies
  • Extra facets for girdle, crown and pavilion
  • Illustrated report for step cuts
  • Small improvements in marquise construction

The detailed description

Helium Polish version 4.49 - March 23, 2009

  • New cuts Cushion, Radiant and Square Radiant are constructed by Helium Polish
  • Girdle sides and girdle internal angles are available for princesses, step cuts, radiants, square radiants and others
  • New Algorithm for Automatic control of holder height
  • Accuracy of defining the directions of minimum and maximum diameters is increased

The detailed description

Helium Polish version 4.29 - July 2, 2008

  • Constructing of some round fancy model created by asc sample is improved
  • Triangle door pointer is available on pictures in the report
  • New estimations of Width and Length in the Heart report
  • Ratio L/W and Girdle ratio
  • Crown main and corner angles, Pavilion main and corner angles are available for Radiant
  • Parameters Corner width / length in the report for StepCut
  • New behavior of stone weight input in the scanning process

The detailed description

Helium Polish version 4.23 - April 30, 2008

  • New universal report for unknown and any cuts is available
  • Facets angles, azimuths and other are displayed on Scene
  • Girdle symmetry picture and diagram are improved
  • Girdle facets angles and azimuths are available for brilliants and rounded fancies
  • HTML report for Step Cut is available
  • Autosave STL option

The detailed description

Helium Polish version 4.19 - January 16, 2008

  • Girdle asymmetry estimation for rounded fancies
  • Girdle angles and azimuths are available for triangles,emeralds and radiants
  • Automatic detection of star facets for semipolished round brilliant is included
  • Facets marking for rounded fancies is improved

The detailed description

Helium Polish version 4.17 - December 3, 2007

  • New parameters for Step Cut / Triangle
  • Parameters of curve, head, point and wing facets and illustrations are available in reports for polished rounded fancies
  • Facets marking algorithm is improved
  • Colour of pictures in reports and export data is defined in INI files
  • The same names of reports used in a title of report, template file name and in the Helium program

The detailed description

Helium Polish version 4.0 - August 14, 2007

  • Parameters of curve, head, point and wing facets are available in the semipolished report

The detailed description

Helium Polish version 3.101 - June 6, 2007

  • Constructing of fancies models are improved in the Any Cut mode
  • AGS Spread is available in the reports
  • Name of facets are added into the illustrations of Round Fancies for semipolished report

The detailed description

Helium Polish version 3.95 - April 5, 2007

  • New parameters and report illustrations for Prince & StepCuts:
    Girdle facets slope & azimuth angles
  • First Facet Alignment Option
  • Fixed bug

The detailed description

Helium Polish version 3.93 - February 19, 2007

  • New parameters for StepCut / Trapezium: Girdle side width, Girdle side length, Girdle side width-based length Culet length, Girdle facets slope & azimuth angles
  • Automatic control of holder height
  • The new GIA cut grade estimations are available in the illustrated report for brilliant
  • Fixed bug

The detailed description

Helium Polish version 3.91 - January 15, 2007

  • Recut report with new parameters
  • Export smart recut model into DiamCalc
  • Parameters of full report for brilliant are available for semipolished
    round diamonds with polished crown and semipolished pavilion or
    semipolished crown and polished pavilion
  • Autosave *.mmd, *.dmc, *.gem into target directories after building model

The detailed description

Helium Polish 1:1 version 3.87 (build 91) and Helium Polish 1:2 version 3.87 (build 92) - November 25, 2006

  • New parameters Width-wise culet shift ratio / Length-wise culet shift ratio are included for all cuttings with offset estimation
  • Corner angle width/length parameters are included for Step Cuts
  • Round report section Painting is renamed as Paint / Dug
  • Text descriptions of parameter Painting are renamed
  • Calculation of Princess and Any Cut cuttings are improved
  • Saving a model into free GemAdviser format *.GEM (With out creating HTML report)
  • New GIA_PCT_2006 appraiser of cut quality is included in to the program.
  • Internal symmetry appraiser is updated
    • Added symmetry estimations for all parameters with deviations from average (for RBC reports)
    • The ranges of estimations are modified
  • External symmetry appraiser

The detailed description

Helium Polish 1:1 version 3.80 (build 74) and Helium Polish 1:2 version 3.80 (build 75) - July 14, 2006

  • The Girdle Type parameters were substituted by new parameters: Crown Painting and Pavilion Painting. They estimate crown and pavilion independently. New parameters are added to the reports for round brilliants.
  • Improved building of fancy cutting and its semipolished.
  • The mode of construction various cutting by ASCII is included.

The detailed description

Helium Polish 1:1 version 3.70 (build 473) and Helium Polish 1:2 version 3.70 (build 474) - May 20, 2006

  • Improvement in building of rounded fancy cuttings (Marquise, Pear, Oval)
  • Improvement in building of Round Semi-polished diamonds and new reports for semi-polished round diamonds
  • Picture "profile view of diamond model" is updated. Now user has option to change scale, size and other parameters of this picture

The detailed description

Helium Polish 1:1 version 3.60 (build 1017) and Helium Polish 1:2 version 3.60 (build 1016) - April 3, 2006

  • HTML reports are released
  • Internal formatted text reports are released
  • Default settings for reports are availabled

The detailed description

Helium Polish 1:1 release 3.50.3458 and 3.50.3459 - August 23, 2005

  • Improvement of quality of building of Princess and Step cuts
  • Improved full reports for Princess cut with new parameters

The detailed description

Helium Polish 1:1 release 3.50.2053 - April 21, 2005

  • Information about slope angles for the large visible facets (main facets and halves facets) on the pavilion and crown.
  • Predefined positions of diamond in the scene.
  • Building of step cut diamonds. Improvement of model building for cut "Emerald".
  • New parameters for Marquise and Oval cuts.
  • Some improvements were made in building of rounded fantasies (Pear, Oval, and Marquise).
  • Saving of model of polished diamond in STL format is available.
  • "Auto turn off pump" option.
  • Values of angles of flat facets on any contour.

The description of new features in the last version of program Helium (release 3.50.2053)

Helium polish pre-release 3.50.773 - January 12, 2005

New features of Helium polish system are available:

  • Image of parameters in the scene.
  • Automatic diagnostics of diamond shift during scanning process.
  • Automatic diagnostics of hit of the vertex of Table facet of scanned diamond to the holder hole.
  • Reports for semipolished diamonds and for arbitrary cuts.
  • Improved reports for Polished Brilliant, Marquise, Pear, Oval cuts, which are considered the specificity of these cuts.
  • Greatly better building of fancy cuts such as Marquise, Pear, Oval.
  • Time of scanning is decreased significantly. The overall improvement (scanning and building of model) in the speed is about 25%.
  • Modes of scanning were changed and improved. Method "Optimum" was changed and now it takes about 23 sec and at the same time accuracy of this method only 1,5 times less than "Accuracy" mode which takes about 45 sec.

Detailed description of updates and possibilities for new pre-release 3.50.773

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