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BobCAM for SOLIDWORKS™ – Router

BobCAM for SOLIDWORKS for Router
 

Fast & Efficient CAM Software For CNC Routers

The new BobCAM for SOLIDWORKS™ Gold Partner CAM programming solution for CNC routers allows you to program efficient toolpath strategies for simple and complex part models right inside of SOLIDWORKS™. It offers 2.5, 3, 4, and 5 axis machining capabilities and an easy to use wizard driven interface so you can spend less time programming and more time cutting. It’s the perfect CNC router CAM programming solution for artistic woodworking, engraving, production shape nesting, sign making, and much more.

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Use the new BobCAM for SOLIDWORKS™ CNC router software to seamlessly transition from designing your 2D and 3D models to applying advanced high-speed toolpath strategies right inside of SOLIDWORKS™. The wizard driven interface for CNC router operations takes the guesswork out of CNC programming while Dynamic Machining Strategies™ reduces programming time by allowing you to assign multiple cutting strategies to a single feature. Advanced simulation features let you to visually inspect and confirm your work to give you the peace of mind in your CNC programming.

Features of BobCAM for SOLIDWORKS™ – CNC Routers

Wood, Glass, Plastic, & Stone Cutting


Wood, Glass, Plastic, & Stone Cutting
The new BobCAM for SOLIDWORKS™ software offers powerful toolpath strategies that that can be used for woodworking as well as plastic, stone, and glass machining.

Multiaxis CNC Router Support


Multiaxis CNC Router Support
BobCAM for CNC routers offers comprehensive solutions for 2-5 axis capable machines, which includes tilt based machining, true 4 & 5 axis positioning, and full 4 & 5 axis contouring. This is great for pattern making, composite manufacturing, form mold making, furniture manufacturing, part trimming, and more!

Tabs


Tabs
Hold your parts in place using the BobCAM user-defined tab system. The software offers you the option of picking your tab locations manually or automatically, allowing you to select number of tabs, distance between tabs along with the height, width, and angle of tabs to give you complete control of your part tabs.

Pocketing


Pocketing
BobCAM for SOLIDWORKS™ provides multiple pocketing patterns that accommodate various machining conditions to give you more control over how your pockets are cut.

Engraving


Engraving
Engraving is supported on both 2D and 3D parts so you can engrave text, patterns, logos, and more on just about anything. The software supports engraving true and open type fonts which includes all of the Windows® fonts from your computer.

BobCAM for SOLIDWORKS™ CNC Router Machining Features Include:

  • Tool Crib
  • Job Setup Wizard
  • Dynamic Machining Strategies™
  • Copy & Paste Operations
  • Expand & Collapse in Tree
  • Customizable Setup Sheets
  • Stock Wizard
  • Multiple Machine Setups
  • Material Speed & Feed Library
  • Tool Holder Library
  • Individual & Compound Drilling Operations
  • Tool Database
  • Material Based Calculated Feeds & Speeds
  • Ability to Save & Load Features
  • 3D Simulation
  • Work Offset Selection
  • Coolant Selection
  • Sub Program Output
  • 3D Arc Fit – G17, G18, & G19 Plane Cutting
  • Associative CAM Tree

2.5 Axis
  • Profiling
  • Pocketing
  • Engraving
  • High Speed Pocketing
  • Thread Milling
  • Plunge Roughing
  • Facing
  • Chamfering
  • Rest Machining
3 Axis
  • 3 Axis Wireframe
  • 3 Axis Planar
  • 3 Axis Spiral
  • 3 Axis Engraving
  • 3 Axis Radial
  • 3D Plunge Roughing
  • Z Level Roughing
  • Z Level Finishing
  • Advanced Roughing
  • Flatlands
  • Equidistant Offset
  • Pencil
  • High Speed Roughing
  • Rest Machining
4 Axis
  • Indexing
  • Wrapping
  • Rotary

5 Axis
  • SWARF Machining
  • High Speed Multiaxis Roughing
  • Trimming
  • Indexing
Surface Based Toolpath (3, 4, & 5 Axis Output)
  • Parallel Cuts
  • Cuts Along Curve
  • Morph Between 2 Curves
  • Project Curves
  • Morph Between Surfaces
  • Parallel to Surface
  • Flowline

In order to use BobCAM for SOLIDWORKS™, you must have SOLIDWORKS™ 2010 or later installed on the same computer that you choose to install BobCAM for SOLIDWORKS™. The following are system requirements for using Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8.

Recommended System Requirements:

  • SOLIDWORKS™ 2015
  • 2.0 GHz Processor or Higher (Multi-Core)
  • 6 GB RAM or Higher
  • 2 GB Available Hard Disk Storage
  • 1 GB Graphics Card That Supports OpenGL 1.1
  • For Windows Vista systems, we suggest ATI or NVIDIA graphics cards.
Minimum System Requirements:

  • SOLIDWORKS&trade 2010 or Later
  • 2.0 GHz Processor
  • 3 GB RAM
  • 2 GB Available Hard Disk Storage
  • 256 MB Graphics Card That Supports OpenGL 1.1
  • For Windows Vista systems, we suggest ATI or NVIDIA graphics cards.

When using physical media (disk) to install the BobCAM software, the optical drive being used must support DVD-ROM disks.

The system requirements listed above are suggested for running the BobCAM for SOLIDWORKS™ add-in. Please adhere to the system requirements listed inside SOLIDWORKS™ for optimum performance within the SOLIDWORKS™ system.

Click HERE for the SOLIDWORKS™ System Requirements



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