SolidCAM2008 R12 incorporates more than 100 new features. Its enhanced Automatic Feature Recognition and Machining capability (AFRM) supports automatic recognition and machining of multi-level closed and open pockets in a solid model. This version offers an extended tool table for milling and links in addition to external tool management systems.
Additional functionalities include 2.5D milling operations such as face milling, T-slot and 3D contour; combined strategies for high speed machining; sub-operations for five-axis simultaneous machining such as swarf milling and impeller machining; combined Solidverify and machine simulation; and associativity and machine simulation for mill-turn.
Editor PickGibbsCAM 2016 Education Editions Include Free VoluMill for HSM
The 2016 Education Editions include both VoluMill Wireframe and VoluMill Solids to ensure that students can gain exposure to the utility before entering the industry.