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23 09, 2020

Moldplus Saves Mastercam Users Lots of Time

By |2020-09-23T08:30:01-04:00September 23rd, 2020|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 [...]

21 09, 2020

New Mastercam Bounding Box Options

By |2020-09-21T08:31:18-04:00September 21st, 2020|Categories: Mastercam, Tech Tips|0 Comments

Let’s take a look at new options added to Bounding Box in Mastercam 2021. Bounding Box now allows you to create stock limits using an auto option. This will allow you to take parts that have odd shapes and quickly create rectangular or circular stock that will fit the selected parts as tightly as possible. In practice, you can use this Rectangular or Circular boundary to quickly align the part for milling or lathe operations. [...]

12 09, 2020

Mastercam Streamlines the Manufacturing Process from Job Setup to Job Completion

By |2020-09-17T08:41:35-04:00September 12th, 2020|Categories: Mastercam|0 Comments

Mastercam 2021 increases machining productivity and reduces overall production costs with faster and more flexible multiaxis improvements, improvements in turning and turning-related applications, advances in speed, safety, and much more. According to Mastercam President and CEO Meghan West, these advancements have been made in direct response to the needs of the global manufacturing community. “Mastercam is developed by listening to our users and creating solutions for their problems. We adapt to changing needs to ensure [...]

2 09, 2020

Mastercam is the Most Widely Used CAM for the 26th Year in a Row

By |2020-09-02T09:12:23-04:00September 2nd, 2020|Categories: Mastercam, News / Promos|0 Comments

More shops and schools invest in Mastercam than any other CAD/CAM software package in the world. According to CIMdata, an independent research firm specializing in the NC industry, Mastercam is the number one CAM software used worldwide for 26 years in a row. In the latest report, Mastercam retained the top spot for CAM software in three categories: industry, education, and support network. Mastercam topped the list in both the educational and industrial categories, with [...]

17 08, 2020

Define a Custom Face Mill Profile Using Solid Models in Mastercam

By |2020-08-17T08:50:17-04:00August 17th, 2020|Categories: Mastercam, Tech Tips|0 Comments

This post will explain how to use a solid model downloaded from the tooling vendor to define a custom face mill profile in Mastercam. When downloading the solid model to define the face mill some of the tooling vendors will offer a detailed and simplified version of the solid models. To define the face mill in Mastercam the simplified model is preferred. However, if we use the model with the default settings to define the [...]

10 08, 2020

Mastercam Solid Sweep Top Six Features

By |2020-08-10T08:14:33-04:00August 10th, 2020|Categories: Mastercam, Tech Tips|0 Comments

Recent releases of Mastercam have implemented some big improvements to the Sweep function within the Solid Modeling function. Prior to these releases, Sweep operations required a fillet between entities on the Along curve when there was a change in direction of more than 5 degrees. Sweep is ideal for cylindrical-shaped parts. Fixtures, propeller blades, door handles, wheel spokes, exhaust pipes, and engine ports are some examples. To ensure you are taking advantage of the newfound [...]

3 08, 2020

Mastercam Streamlines the Manufacturing Process from Job Setup to Job Completion

By |2020-08-03T08:26:21-04:00August 3rd, 2020|Categories: Mastercam|0 Comments

Mastercam 2021 increases machining productivity and reduces overall production costs with faster and more flexible multiaxis improvements, improvements in turning and turning-related applications, advances in speed, safety, and much more. According to Mastercam President and CEO Meghan West, these advancements have been made in direct response to the needs of the global manufacturing community. “Mastercam is developed by listening to our users and creating solutions for their problems. We adapt to changing needs to ensure [...]

20 07, 2020

Mastercam Adds Impressive Additions to Chaining and Hole Making

By |2020-07-20T08:25:43-04:00July 20th, 2020|Categories: Mastercam|0 Comments

If you haven’t already noticed, Mastercam’s already powerful Milling capabilities got another upgrade with recent releases. “The first thing you’ll notice when you open Mastercam 2020 is that we’ve given the chaining dialogues a bit of a facelift. We also changed some of the behaviors so that they work more efficiently,” said Rich Greenhoe, Product Owner at Mastercam. Chaining interfaces are freshened up. Displays are more organized, buttons are updated, and selected chains are easier [...]

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