https://cimquesttv.wistia.com/medias/9e52pv1f3d?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Machine Definition - Max Spindle RPMs Setting up the Machine Definition - Max Spindle RPMs for our various types of machines is fast and easy. Whether we are using a complex Dual Spindle Lathe with Live Tooling or a simple 3 axis Mill or Router, in a few simple clicks we can have the proper RPM limits entered./div>
This article will show you how to adjust the coolant command options inside of the Machine Definition in Mastercam 2020. Setting up the names for the coolant is important to ensure that programmers and operators know exactly what style of coolant to expect for each tool. First, select the machine you would like to change and then go to the Machine tab on the Ribbon Bar and select the Machine Definition option. Click the checkmark in the box that appears and then click on the blue icon which will launch the General Machine Parameters window. Inside here, click on the [...]
https://cimquesttv.wistia.com/medias/1hipul1fc7?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Coolant Command Options The Coolant Command Options setup is essential for operators. It allows them to know exactly what style of coolant to expect for each tool.
With Mastercam 2020 you can make some simple yet effective changes inside of the Control Definition. Things, like setting up the proper G Code file extensions, having IJK or R output for arc moves, or enabling and disabling canned cycles, are essential things in Mastercam that we need to have properly set up for ideal output of our G Code. Let’s begin with a machine selected and go into the Machine Definition through the Machine tab. Next, select the controller icon to enter the machine’s Control Definition. Inside of the Files section, you can set up the proper NC File [...]
https://cimquesttv.wistia.com/medias/7dxrxkcsgc?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Control Definition Changes Being able to go into the control definition and make changes to how our arcs, drilling cycles, and NC code is outputted is quick and easy.
There is a new feature in Mastercam 2020 called Dependencies. In previous versions of Mastercam, the process of selection and regeneration of parent and dependent operations was a process of several clicks. Now, in Mastercam 2020, the regeneration and selection process are streamlined for us with just one click of a button. After clicking on the new icon in the toolpath manager titled Dependencies you will see inside of the drop-down arrow that you have 2 options: Selection and Regeneration. When the selection option is on if you click on a parent operation all of the dependent toolpaths that are [...]
We just added two more Mastercam 2020 Rollout events so you learn all about the latest features in Mastercam 2020! Join Wynn Frick Consulting to see how Mastercam 2020 offers faster, more efficient CNC programming, as well as process improvements for the digital age. Just a few of the programming highlights include: New 3D Blend Toolpath Hole Table 3D Tooling Filters for Inserts and Holders Improved Machine Configuration Workflow Improved Job Preparation/Setup will get your parts on the machine faster and improve production efficiency, while the enhanced Validation processes with improve quality and give you more programming assurance. Come to [...]
https://cimquesttv.wistia.com/medias/zi4q96h1t4?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Mastercam Dependencies Feature This new feature makes it quick and easy to select or regenerate the parent and dependent operations. Instead of having to manually select the operations or forgetting to regenerate a toolpath, we can now do this with just a few clicks./div>