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 September 22nd, 2017 in Articles

Toolpath Editor Q & A Round 2

Can you use part boundary or cutter centerline? Yes. When you use the Trim & Relink command, the boundary you select will trim at the center line of the cutter.

 September 21st, 2017 in Articles, Events, News, Press Releases

BobCAD-CAM, Inc. Releases NEW BobCAM for SOLIDWORKS™ V6 Mill Training Professor Video Series

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Pioneer CNC Software Provider Releases New BobCAM V6 Training Video Series to cover CNC Mill.

 September 21st, 2017 in Case Studies, News

R & D Machining Uses BobCAD-CAM to Achieve Their CNC Machining Success

Mazak nexus 510c-11

R&D Machining Inc was founded in 1997 when Lars Mommer’s grandfather, Richard Sowell, and uncle, David Sowell, decided to leave their full time jobs and turn their evening machining hobby into their day job. After years of building customer relationships and a great reputation, they finally moved from the small shop in Richard’s backyard to…  [Read More]

 September 15th, 2017 in Articles

What’s New in V30 Toolpath Editor Q & A

  What is Point Pick used for? Point Pick is used to select point location(s) of your Toolpath. Using Point Pick allows users to select a point location versus a line or arc segment.

 September 7th, 2017 in Articles

V30 New 2D Milling Webinar Q & A

2D Milling CAD-CAM Q&A

Does where you pick geometry in the selection process control the direction of the cut? At this time, no. To change your direction of cut after you’ve selected your geometry, you’ll either pick the start point and direction graphically or use the reverse direction all or single from the dialog.

 September 7th, 2017 in Articles

The New Mill 3 Axis Premium Module in BobCAD-CAM V30

Parallel to Surface CAM function

The release of BobCAD-CAM V30 CAD-CAM software brings strong updates to existing modules as well as the introduction of our Mill 3 Axis Premium module. Purchasing the Mill 3 Axis Premium module means users get access to all of our Mill 3 Axis technology included in Mill Express, Mill 3 Axis Standard and Mill 3…  [Read More]

 September 6th, 2017 in Articles, Case Studies, News

CAD-CAM Helps Florida Manufacturer Make Marine Products Easier

Blackfin Manufacturing CNC Router

Blackfin Manufacturing, LLC manufactures high quality marine products and accessories with BobCAD-CAM. The product line includes fishing tool and tackle box holders, tumbler and cup holders, camera mounts, and outrigger products.

 September 1st, 2017 in Articles, Case Studies

Hall Industrial Models Has Success with BobCAD-CAM

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There’s no doubt CAD-CAM is the answer to increasing efficiency in the CNC programming environment. But what makes our users successful is not only having a post processor that is set up correctly but the ability to have access to training videos that help them master the software.

 September 1st, 2017 in Articles

What’s New in V30 CAD Webinar Q & A

CAD software V30 Q&A

  What can you do to sharpen the display of geometry? You can change the wireframe and surface/solid display accuracy, or you could toggle on antialiasing.                                       Is there a way to center text within a wireframe?…  [Read More]

 August 30th, 2017 in Articles

How CAD-CAM Software Post Processors Impact CNC Machining

CAD-CAM Post Processor

Simply put, CAD-CAM Post Processors are used to generate NC programs that are specific to each individual CNC machine controller. The Post Processor drives the format of the G or M-code that will be produced and ultimately instruct your machine how to create your part. Users can generally create their own Post Processors or have…  [Read More]

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