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23 05, 2022

Mastercam for Injection Mold Making

By |2022-05-23T08:31:22-04:00May 23rd, 2022|Categories: Mastercam|0 Comments

What is injection molding? Injection mold making is the go-to method for mass-producing plastic parts. The process is streamlined to maximize cost savings and part production. First, pelletized material is placed into a heated container to turn molten. It is mixed with a helical screw to maintain a smooth consistency and to speed up the heating process. The liquid is then pumped – or injected – with a plunger into a premade mold, which shapes [...]

9 05, 2022

Important Mastercam Mill Features You Need to Know

By |2022-05-12T08:37:11-04:00May 9th, 2022|Categories: Mastercam|0 Comments

The majority of modern machined parts are produced with milling, where a rotating cutting tool advances into the workpiece to cut away excess stock.  Mastercam Mill was developed to provide powerful, stock-aware toolpaths and machining strategies for milling operations. It offers wireframe, surfaces, solids, and mesh design so that virtually any part can be designed and machined without requiring third-party add-ons, although it works seamlessly with specialized tools like Port Expert and Blade Expert. Mastercam [...]

2 05, 2022

A Guide to CAD/CAM Post Processing

By |2022-05-02T08:19:09-04:00May 2nd, 2022|Categories: Mastercam|0 Comments

CAD/CAM software is a combination of computer-aided design (CAD) software and computer-aided machining (CAM) software. CAD creates the design geometry and then CAM takes the design intent and produces optimum toolpath strategies to subsequently drive the CNC Machine. Most CAD/CAM systems are machine-independent, which means the user is required to pass the intermediate format (Cutter Location, CL Data) through a post processor to produce the correct G-Code for the selected machine. A CNC post processor is a [...]

25 04, 2022

Moldplus Offer Major Time Savings for Mastercam Programmers

By |2022-04-25T08:29:51-04:00April 25th, 2022|Categories: Mastercam|0 Comments

When manufacturers are looking for a powerful suite of time- and money-saving solutions, they can turn to Moldplus SA for help in reducing the time required to prepare parts, molds, or tools. Founded in 1993, it was the first company to develop integrated add-on products uniquely designed to complement the CAD tools provided by Mastercam. The initiative to develop the successful Mastercam C-Hook SDK allowed Moldplus to create advanced CAD tools for mold creation and [...]

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