Blog 2018-02-06T09:27:36+00:00

Welcome to the Cimquest Blog!

Check here often to find Cimquest, Mastercam and 3D Printing happenings, product offerings and update info along with general Industry trends and breaking news.

Request a Free Sample Part

Cimquest is testing the Formlabs materials and, for a limited time, we will provide you with a complimentary sample printed on the Form 2 Desktop SLA 3D printer and ship to you for immediate assessment. You’ll not only be able to visualize what’s realistically achievable with the Form 2 technology, but determine quickly if your chosen resin will meet or exceed your specific application requirements.

Just click the button below to be taken to an online form where you can submit your request.

Request Sample

By | April 6th, 2018|3D Printing / Additive Mfg, FormLabs|0 Comments

Visit Cimquest at the Design 2 Part Show

Design 2 Part Show

See the best manufacturers face-to-face at the region’s largest contract manufacturing trade show. At this show, you will have the opportunity to learn about new technology that can help you to improve quality, accelerate delivery, achieve tighter tolerances, and more. Cimquest will be displaying our latest 3D Printing and Scanning technologies. Please stop by and check it out.

Cimquest Booth #307
April 18-19, 2018
Meadowlands Expo Center
Secaucus, NJ

This show is free to attend so register today by clicking the button below.

Register Here

By | April 4th, 2018|3D Printing / Additive Mfg, Events|0 Comments

Mastercam 2019 Public Beta

Mastercam 2019 Beta

Would you like to help shape the next generation of Mastercam? The Public Beta for the upcoming Mastercam 2019 release is now open to all currently maintained Mastercam customers. You can download it by clicking the button at the bottom of this article. Please note that Cimquest does not provide technical support for the Beta version, but you can send your feedback directly to CNC Software (the makers of Mastercam) to let them know what you think!

Just a few highlights to look for in Mastercam 2019 Beta:

  • New 2D/3D Milling Features improve toolpath efficiency control. Automate 2D chamfering and multiaxis deburring operations. Accelerated Finishing™ is expanded with taper and lens-style tool support.
  • Surface and Solid Modeling Improvements simplify CAD for CAM and deliver greater design and geometry editing tools for shop-floor programmers.
  • Powerful Turning and Mill-Turn improve your productivity with new plunge/grooving strategies, additional PrimeTurning™ support, expanded 3D tool and holder support, plus bar feed and import/export operation improvements.
  • Improved Validation with new, advanced toolpath display and analysis, […]
By | April 2nd, 2018|Mastercam|0 Comments

Mastercam 2018 Promotions Still Available

There is still time to take advantage of some rare opportunities to elevate your CNC capabilities at a reduced cost. We have two current Mastercam promotions going on . . .

Customer Loyalty Promotion
If you are a Maintenance customer currently on the Maintenance Program, you can save up to 20% on additional Mastercam seats and upgrades.

Free Update Promotion
Receive a free update to Mastercam 2018 with the purchase of one year of maintenance.

By updating to Mastercam 2018 you’ll gain access to all of the latest enhancements and features in Mastercam. Major releases are also made available to customers with active Maintenance at no additional charge.

Terms and conditions apply.

Please contact us today by clicking the button below to take advantage of these great deals, or for immediate response, call us 866-277-8778.

Contact Us

By | March 30th, 2018|Mastercam, News / Promos|0 Comments

Special Dinner at AMUG

AMUG 2018

Are you planning to attend AMUG (the Additive Manufacturing Users Group) taking place in St. Louis on April 8 – 12, 2018? This Users Group Meeting is dedicated to the advancement of Additive Manufacturing Technology and is open to anyone involved with commercially available additive manufacturing and 3D printing technology. If you are planning to attend this User Group Meeting, we would like to invite you to join us for a special dinner.

Our special dinner taking place Wednesday, April 11th, 7pm to 10pm at a local restaurant to be determined and you are invited. We would love the opportunity to meet and spend some time with you. Please join us to learn about the transformational changes at Cimquest directly from the CEO, including our new 3D printing portfolio of solutions. If you are interested, please send an email to Brendan Conley @ who is coordinating the dinner.

While at the show, also be sure to visit HP’s Exhibit, Room D5 where you can:

  • Get a sneak preview of […]
By | March 29th, 2018|3D Printing / Additive Mfg, Events|0 Comments

Mastercam Celebrates 35 Years

Mastercam Celebrates 35 Years

The year 2018 marks the 35th anniversary of CNC Software, Inc., developers of Mastercam CAD/CAM software. In 1983, two brothers, Mark and Jack Summers, came up with a new concept for programming CNC (Computer-Numerical-Control) machine tools. A third brother, Brian Summers, soon joined and together they developed a PC-based CAD/CAM software package that laid the foundation for what would be Mastercam, the world’s most widely used CAD/CAM software. *

“It started out as a simple idea,” says Chairman Mark Summers. “I was a machinist. My brother was a mathematician. We combined our experience to put what was out of reach for most shops – NC programming software – right onto their desktops.” In the 35 years that followed, they have advanced dozens of important new technologies for those shops, including “smart” toolpaths, hybrid machining, mill-turn, multiaxis, their proprietary Dynamic Motion technology, as well as basic packages for milling, turning, and wire EDM. All of this couldn’t be possible without the valuable feedback from the industry and from what’s […]

By | March 26th, 2018|Mastercam|0 Comments
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