CAM Software Supports Two- through Five-Axis Machining
GibbsCAM productivity enhancements will be on display at Westec.
Gibbs and Associates, a Cimatron company, will display GibbsCAM productivity enhancements including automatic color and hole feature recognition; five-axis drill cycle options; and support for five-axis, tilting, live tooling (B-axis) on lathes and multitasking machines. The software also offers a variety of high-speed machining capabilities, such as plunge roughing and VoluMill.
CAD/CAM features can be key to realizing effective High Speed Machining.
A Lincoln College of Technology machining instructor details the most useful features of Mastercam — his school’s software of choice.
What is a post processor? A software engineer from CNC Software, makers of Mastercam programming software, explains the different types of CNC post processors, the different types of post processor users and the different levels of functionality in post processors.