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6 01, 2020

Mastercam Hole Table Feature Now Integrated

By |2020-01-06T08:29:46-05:00January 6th, 2020|Categories: Mastercam, Tech Tips|0 Comments

The Hole Table feature of Mastercam Mill was previously only an add-in in earlier releases but it is now integrated with Mastercam and has been improved. Select Hole Table on the Drafting tab to use this new function. Hole Table creates parameter notes for all holes (circles) in your part file, allowing you to gather hole data and record it in a table for part inspection. In previous Mastercam releases, it was limited to finding hole geometry only on the active plane and only recognized wireframe geometry. Selection As an add-in in earlier versions of Mastercam, Hole Table automatically recognized [...]

30 12, 2019

Mastercam 2020 Lathe Delivers Powerful Toolpaths and Techniques

By |2019-12-30T09:17:38-05:00December 30th, 2019|Categories: Mastercam|0 Comments

From accepting and programming any CAD file to Dynamic Motion™ roughing and precision finishing, Mastercam 2020 Lathe gives you a variety of options to turn all your parts exactly as you need them. Mastercam 2020 Lathe features new 3D tooling, filters for inserts and holders, improved chuck jaw definitions, and much more. 3D Tooling 3D Tooling has many usability improvements, such as the new 3D tool icons in the tool lists to help distinguish between 3D and non-3D tools in the Lathe Tool Manager, and the new stop-on-contact functionality when mating insert to holder. Mastercam 2020 allows you to build [...]

20 12, 2019

Job Openings at Cimquest

By |2019-12-20T08:48:06-05:00December 20th, 2019|Categories: Mastercam, News / Promos|0 Comments

Cimquest specializes in providing and implementing CAD/CAM Software, 3D Printers, Inspection Software, Scanners and related services. We just happen to be the world’s largest support organization for Mastercam and we are continuing to grow our Mastercam staff. We are currently looking for a CNC Programmer and Support Specialist in our Sterling, MA office. Full details below . . . CNC Programmer and Support Specialist Cimquest New England, Sterling, MA This position is for a CNC Programming Application Specialist/Engineer for our high-tech Mastercam CAD/CAM product line. This position usually does not require overnight travel, but will require up to 25% local [...]

18 12, 2019

Mastercam Training in the New Year

By |2020-01-10T09:56:08-05:00December 18th, 2019|Categories: Mastercam, Training|0 Comments

It's time to start planning for the New Year. If one of your business resolutions is to be more productive, than starting the year off with training would be a great idea. Be sure that you and your programming staff are aware of all the latest features that Mastercam training has to offer. Having the latest software is only the beginning. Knowing how to best use all the latest advancements is the key to your success. Cimquest has a number of Mastercam classes to choose from in January and February, in a variety of locations. Mill 5 Axis - HBG, [...]

11 12, 2019

Coolant Delivery Methods for CNC Machines

By |2019-12-11T08:19:19-05:00December 11th, 2019|Categories: Mastercam, Tech Tips|0 Comments

Coolant has three purposes for CNC machines. To cool To lubricate To flush chips away from the cutting tool. There are 3 typical delivery methods, flood, air, and mist and each is affected by pressure and volume. Flood is the most common method, which is directed either at the tool, through the tool, or both. Flood delivery is the best method to provide cooling, lubrication and is good at chip flushing. As coolant pressure increases so does the ability to flush chips and remove heat. In drilling, as you drill larger diameter holes you need more volume to fill the [...]

9 12, 2019

What’s New in Mastercam 2020 Solids

By |2019-12-09T08:46:45-05:00December 9th, 2019|Categories: Mastercam|0 Comments

Mastercam 2020 includes many advances to boost your productivity and help streamline your manufacturing process from job setup to job completion. Solids enhancements in Mastercam 2020 include numerous improvements to the Solid Hole function. Additionally, Boolean now recognizes if you have pre-selected the Target, or not, and you can now select multiple Tool Bodies. Let’s look at both new features . . . Mastercam 2020 includes many enhancements to the Solid Hole function. Assign Colors You can now assign colors to Solid Hole operations. Feature color can be saved as part of a custom hole definition when you add a [...]

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