3D Toolpaths X8
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3D Surface High Speed Toolpaths  For  Mastercam  X8


Mastercam’s powerful 3D High Speed Toolpaths are covered in detail on this comprehensive training CD. Starting with an overview of 3D surfacing concepts and basic toolpath control, the training moves on to more complex concepts.   This CD will work for Mastercam X8 users.

No Internet Connection Required. No Monthly Subscription. The CD Never Expires. Watch These Lessons Any Time That’s Convenient For You.

Qty              $175

Includes Sample Parts In Parasolid &  Mastercam  X8 Formats.


Geometry Functions Covered.

* Importing Solid Models
* Containment Boundaries
* Creating Edge Curves
* Solid Model Feature Tree
* Create Surface Boundaries
* Create - Rectangle
* Changing Entity Colors
* Changing Entity Levels
* Geometry Selection
* Surface Selection
* Attribute Changes

Cavity Block With Part


Cavity Block

High Speed Toolpaths.

* Introduction To HST
* Parameter Overview
* HST Rough Core
* HST Rough Area
* HST Rest Rough
* HST OptiRough
* HST Hybrid
* HST Horizontal Area
* HST Waterline
* HST Scallop
* HST Spiral
* HST Pencil
* HST Raster
* Finish Blend

Setup Functions Covered.

* Working With Planes
* Work Coordinates Systems
* Stock Box
* Stock Model
* Model Comparison
* Verification
* Verification Comparison
* Pre Selecting Tools
* Tool Library Creation
* Importing Tools


Core Block With Part


Includes several "real world" part examples, this CD demonstrates how to machine on multiple planes to machine the top and bottom.   Other lessons cover Cavity & Core machining with multiple parts in the same file. This CD will also be useful to anyone with Mastercam  X8

        34 Lessons.
                   5 Different Parts.
                              Almost 4 Hours of Video.

Core Block

Learn how to control the “Flow” of the toolpath cut direction, by using  Finish - Blend.  Create smoother toolpaths by changing the cut direction.

Improve the surface finish & reduce the NC Program size by using Arc Filtering Option and adjusting Cut / Filter Tolerances.

Detailed information about toolpath styles and how to recognize which toolpath to use, based on the shape of your part.

Creating Tool Libraries and managing Tool Libraries.

Use the Stock Model and Verify functions to compare remaining stock from your part model.


Personal, Professional Training
Anytime You Want It.

This CD Will Work For  Mastercam X8 Users.

Qty              $175

No Internet Connection Required. No Monthly Subscription. The CD Never Expires. Watch These Lessons Anytime Thats Convenient For You.


Additional Functions Covered.

* Multiple Machine Groups
* Multiple Toolpath Groups
* Multiple Planes (WCS)
* Shifting Zeros  (WCS)
* Work Offsets
* Depth Control Limits
* Transitions & Gap Settings
* Rapid Clearance Control
* 3D Lead In / Lead Out
* Containment Control
* Data From The Model
* Linking Parameters
* Programs Stops
* Code Optimizing
* Arc Filtering

This CD Rom runs in 1080 x 800 resolution on any PC with Internet Explorer 9+ or Firefox Browsers. Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, Win 7 & Win 8 Compatible. 4 hours of video, with audio narration. A sound card & Speakers are required.

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