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Mastercam 2021 Rollout

July 2021

New Nylon 11 3D Printing Material

By |July 23rd, 2021|3D Printing / Additive Mfg, FormLabs|

Formlabs has released a new 3D printing material for the Fuse 1 platform – Nylon 11. For ductile, robust parts, Nylon 11 Powder is their higher performance, bio-based nylon material for functional prototyping and small batch production. Nylon 11 Powder is suitable for printing parts that need to bend or take impact.

Why Choose Nylon 11 Powder?

Nylon 11 Powder is a ductile, strong, flexible material for when durability […]

The Future of CAD

By |July 21st, 2021|xpand3D|

by Randall Rothbort. A reprint from written as a follow-up to our recent xpand3D event. 

The future of CAD

The Future of CAD discussion was a great view into the future technologies being used and incorporated into CAD software. Jon Hirschtick (founder of SOLIDWORKS and Onshape), Blake Courter (CTO of nTopology) and Rob Hassold (CEO of Cimquest) spoke regarding current developments in CAD, future goals, […]

Mastercam Drill Operations for Tapping

By |July 19th, 2021|Technology|

Mastercam Drill Operations for Tapping

This blog post will discuss creating Mastercam drill operations for tapping. The order of operations for the tapping cycle will typically share common parameters from part to part. By creating custom drill operations, you can increase the efficiency of programming for these common features. Our example fixture plate has multiple drilled and tapped one half 13 holes.

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xWASH Smart Affordable and Sustainable Washer from Nexa3D

By |July 16th, 2021|3D Printing / Additive Mfg, Nexa3D|

Nexa3D, the maker of ultra-fast polymer 3D printers, recently announced the immediate commercial availability of xWASH, a new automated washer that works exclusively with its sustainable xCLEAN washing detergent to help manufacturers streamline, optimize, and scale their 3D printing and post-processing operations. The new xWash is a fully automated, smart cleaning washer that is designed to readily accept a full build plate from the company’s flagship NXE400 3D […]

Join Us at our Technology Tour

By |July 14th, 2021|Events, News / Promos|

Come see the latest and hottest new technologies in 3D Printing,
Scanning, Inspection, and Mastercam
July 27, 2021 9-5 at our headquarters in Branchburg, NJ.

We are excited to open our doors once again for tours of our 25,000 sq ft facility. Up to 8 members of your team can sign up for a tour with convenient time slots offered from 9 AM to 5 PM (tours will […]

Save Hours of CNC Programming Time with Mastercam OptiRough

By |July 12th, 2021|Mastercam|

Mastercam OptiRough

You are probably spending a big portion of your time in an office environment programming complicated parts before they can be machined. Reducing programming time can free you up so you can program more parts and be more hands-on throughout the machining process. Thanks to the updates with Mastercam OptiRough in the latest Mastercam release, more CNC programmers have access to this time-saving tool.

What is Mastercam OptiRough?

The […]

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