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Mastercam 2021 Rollout

October 2021

2021 3D Printed Ornament Challenge

By |October 11th, 2021|3D Printing / Additive Mfg, News / Promos|


This holiday season marks our second annual 3D printed ornament challenge. We had so much fun running this competition last year that we couldn’t resist doing it again. So once again, we will be hosting a fun competition to get your creative juices flowing. We challenge you to design your own 3D printable ornament for a chance to win some great prizes.


Attend EASTEC 2021 As Our Guest

By |October 11th, 2021|News / Promos|


Come visit Cimquest, the largest Mastercam and 3D Printer Reseller in the Northeast, at the largest Northeast manufacturing trade show! Eastec will be held at the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, Massachusetts Oct 19 – 21. Cimquest will be exhibiting in Booth #5036.

If you come out to see us at this show you will have the opportunity to:

  • See and learn the latest technological improvements […]

Gain Production Freedom With Ultimaker

By |October 7th, 2021|3D Printing / Additive Mfg, News / Promos, Ultimaker|

Do you want to avoid outsourcing parts and gain production freedom?

Ultimaker 10 Year Promotion

Paul Klopper (Technical Specialist at Trivium) did just that and this is what he had to say . . .

“Our supplier didn’t supply a part we needed. It was obsolete. And sometimes we have to replace this part inside the machine because of wear.

First, we copied the original design, we 3D printed it in […]

Programming Your CMM From Inside Mastercam

By |October 5th, 2021|3d Scanning & Reverse Engineering|

Is your CMM programmed by complex, clumsy software? Is it difficult to find and train CMM operators to develop efficient inspection plans? Are the results/reports generated by your software all text-based and challenging for you and your customers to interpret?

The Universal CMM (UCMM) is incredible technology that runs ‘inside’ Mastercam and can replace your current CMM programming software. Since this is a software-only solution, you won’t need […]

Control X Color Map Fitting Tolerances through GD&T

By |October 5th, 2021|Metrology Minute|

This month’s Metrology Minute will focus on a capability of Control X called Color Map Fitting, which is an extremely useful ON and OFF switch to use for analyzing the results of a GD&T callout. GD&T will typically check for a specific criteria to be within an acceptable tolerance and the user is looking for a Pass or Fail response. Consider a connecting arm that looks like the one below.

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CNC Machining for Aerospace

By |October 4th, 2021|Mastercam|

Mastercam for aerospace

The aerospace industry encompasses not only all things aviation and flight, but also aircraft operations in space, and it services the private, commercial, and government defense sectors. In 2019 alone, the industry contributed over $900 billion to the U.S. economy and employed over 2 million people, according to the Aerospace Industries Association. In 2020, however, the industry took the biggest downturn in its history when […]

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