With the release of Mastercam 2018, Mastercam is now connected to MachiningCloud. The Mastercam MachiningCloud connection provides users access to MachiningCloud's cutting tool product data from within Mastercam. Mastercam customers now have direct access to complete and up-to-date cutting tool product data from leading cutting tool manufacturers available on MachiningCloud. With this new Mastercam MachiningCloud connection, Mastercam users will experience the following key benefits: Search for tools from multiple manufacturers quickly in one place. Access to manufacturer's expert cutting tool recommendations. Quickly filter a universe of possibilities down to an optimum solution for a given workpiece. Import the selected product data into Mastercam for programming. Utilize the 3D models for simulation and 2D drawings for documentation. For more information please view the short video below.
Today we would like to introduce you to Russell Jennison, our Post Processor Manager here at Cimquest. Here are some interesting tidbits of information to get to know him a little better. 1. What are your responsibilities at Cimquest? Post processors are the link between Mastercam and individual machining centers. I customize these to maximize customer productivity and make sure every machine a customer wants to utilize talks effectively with Mastercam. I am building a library of technology and a team to better service our customers as Cimquest expands. 2. What industry do you come from? I have always worked in manufacturing or engineering design in various forms with over 10 years in the CNC realm. 3. Where are you from (hometown)? Brampton Ontario. A suburb of Toronto. I was born in Wales UK, but my family moved to Canada when I was two years old. 4. What is your educational background? University of Waterloo - Bachelor of Applied Science (BASc) in Mechanical Engineering 5. How long have you worked at Cimquest? 2017 will be my 6th year. 6. What are your hobbies? Music performance and recording. Yoga. Being outside. 7. What do you enjoy most about your job? Solving [...]
Partnering with Sandvik Coromant, Mastercam 2018 adds automated toolpath support for the new PrimeTurning™ method and CoroTurn® Prime tools. Mastercam's new toolpath strategy takes full advantage of CoroTurn Prime tool's ability to turn in all directions and provides the control you need to achieve the highest material removal rates possible while doubling tool life. The combination of tool design and toolpath strategies integrated into Mastercam 2018 ensures lower cycle times, significantly higher productivity, and lower production costs. Mastercam 2018 provides specialized, automated strategies for CoroTurn® Prime A-type and B-type tools providing full control of toolpath and cutting directions, lead in and lead out, plus management of speeds and feeds based on tested PrimeTurning specifications. Whether performing rough, finish, or profiling with the CoroTurn® Prime A-type insert or heavy roughing with the B-Type insert, Mastercam 2018 helps you achieve the maximum material removal rate and the highest level of productivity possible. It's not just a new tool, it's a totally new way of turning. The Sandvik Coromant PrimeTurning™ method, coupled with CoroTurn® Prime tools, is a new turning concept that allows you to perform turning operations in all directions resulting in unprecedented productivity gains. Running at double the speed and feed of [...]
With the upcoming release of Mastercam 2018, you will no longer be able to update or receive support for your copy of Mastercam X6. If you update now, you have the opportunity for dramatic savings and revolutionary, industry-changing new technologies! Mastercam X6 was released nearly five years ago. Although it still gets the job done, you are missing out on dramatic advances across the entire Mastercam family, including our breakthrough Dynamic Motion Technology: Thousands of existing users have already taken advantage of the new technology introduced in Mastercam since X6 was released. See what you are missing by updating right away! Contact us today by clicking the button below. [button link="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org" color="default" size="" stretch="" type="" shape="" target="_self" title="" gradient_colors="|" gradient_hover_colors="|" accent_color="" accent_hover_color="" bevel_color="" border_width="1px" icon="" icon_divider="yes" icon_position="left" modal="" animation_type="0" animation_direction="down" animation_speed="0.1" animation_offset="" alignment="left" class="" id=""]Contact Us[/button]
Mastercam wants your feedback The next generation of Mastercam, named Mastercam 2018, is open for Public Beta testing to all currently maintained Mastercam customers. The Beta release can be downloaded and will be supported through the Mastercam Customer Forum, which is staffed with CNC applications engineers, posts writers, technical support, software developers, and QC engineers. As they collect feedback and make changes, they will make further updates available via the forum. Here are just a few of the things you'll see in the Mastercam 2018 Beta: New 2D/3D Milling Features improve toolpath efficiency and control with variable stock to leave, feed rate control, undercut support, and stock awareness enhancements. Design Improvements simplify CAD for CAM and deliver greater practical design tools for shop-floor programmers. Mastercam 2018 provides improved model creation tools, expanded Undo support, and streamlines editing of models and assemblies. Expanded CAD for CAM delivers more practical design tools for shop-floor programmers. Mastercam 2018 speeds design for items such as molds and electrode tools, offers auto-repair on imported solids and improves current tools such as Solid Disassemble. Machine Cloud and CoroPlus support improves tool management, creation, and use of tool assemblies and parameters. Streamlined workflow with improved plane management, level [...]
Cimquest has been supplying and supporting Mastercam to the Mid-Atlantic and New England regions for over 25 years and we have been named “Mastercam’s #1 North American Reseller” for the 2nd year in a row! Our customers manufacture incredible products and compete globally every day. They manufacture products for medical, aerospace, military, music instruments and even one-off historical restorations. They have to stay one step ahead of the competition by reducing cycle times, increasing productivity and having a consultative supplier with many solutions allows them to be successful. Here are the top 7 ways we help our customers to be successful. Here are the top 7 ways we help our customers succeed: Custom CNC Post Processors - When our customers purchase another CNC machine or need to improve their current CNC program format our dedicated Post Department team make it happen. Quick Technical Assistance - When our customers run into a jam they rely on our experienced Application Engineers to provide quick assistance and offer custom programming assistance when they get backlogged. Our top level plan provides 1 hour guaranteed phone response time from 7:30 to 5:30, Monday through Friday. Mastercam Training - When our customers need to learn the [...]
On February 9th, Cimquest and MakerBot are hosting an interactive post-processing workshop. The event will walk you through the process of creating silicone molds around 3D printed masters. By attending, you will gain knowledge on how to apply this to your product development process. You'll also get to take home your final part, as well as the mold, master, and a supplies kit so you can repeat the process on your own. Watch the video below for a workshop preview. http://cimquesttv.wistia.com/medias/cdi8iq0jpd?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 EVENT DETAILS When: Thursday, February 9th, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where: Cimquest Headquarters, Branchburg NJ Cost: $75 Register for this event by clicking the button below. [button link="http://cimquest-inc.com/newsevents/3d-printing-events/" color="default" size="" stretch="" type="" shape="" target="_self" title="" gradient_colors="|" gradient_hover_colors="|" accent_color="" accent_hover_color="" bevel_color="" border_width="1px" icon="" icon_divider="yes" icon_position="left" modal="" animation_type="0" animation_direction="down" animation_speed="0.1" animation_offset="" alignment="left" class="" id=""]Register Here[/button]
We are so very proud and excited to have been awarded “Top US Reseller” award from CNC Software, the makers of Mastercam for the second consecutive year. With all the great Mastercam resellers around the country this really is a big achievement for us. Congratulations to the entire team at Cimquest for all their hard work and thank you to all of our customers for your continued support. We couldn’t have achieved this award without you and for that we would like to extend our most sincere thank you. It is a pleasure to have your business and we are looking forward to another great year of successes, both ours and yours!