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 October 17th, 2017 in Articles

Tech Tuesday: What You Need To Optimally Run BobCAD Software

Tech Tuesday is a weekly blog that addresses some of the most common questions and concerns that I hear throughout the previous week from users of BobCAD-CAM software. Both customers and noncustomers are more than welcome to leave a comment on what they would like to see covered for the following Tech Tuesday. Enjoy!

 October 11th, 2017 in Articles

Machine Smarter with 3D CAD-CAM Software

advanced z level finish with cad-cam software

Who wouldn’t want to be more efficient in their machining process? “Work smarter, not harder” becomes less of a saying and more of a reality with 3D CAD-CAM software! Machinists are steadily realizing that 3D CAD-CAM software is a great way to improve CNC machining in their shops. As time passes, CNC machining technology continues…  [Read More]

 October 10th, 2017 in Articles

Tech Tuesday: Turning Pictures into Vectorized Geometry in BobART

BobART CAD-CAM Software

Tech Tuesday is a weekly blog that addresses some of the most common questions and concerns that I hear throughout the previous week from users of BobCAD-CAM software. Both customers and noncustomers are more than welcome to leave a comment on what they would like to see covered for the following Tech Tuesday. Enjoy! So how…  [Read More]

 October 6th, 2017 in Articles

BobCAD-CAM Employees Lend Hand in Disaster Recovery

BobCAD Relief

When Hurricane Harvey battered Texas, there was an overwhelming feeling within every single person at BobCAD-CAM that we needed to help those affected. Stephanie Dulski, Human Resource Director of BobCAD-CAM, sent out the email: “Fundraiser for Texas- Every $ Helps!.” Boxes began popping up around the office, collecting food, water and whatever else people could…  [Read More]

 October 6th, 2017 in Articles

What’s New in V30 3D Milling Q & A

Where can you find the runtime estimate for your Toolpath? There are 3 places BobCAD will report the cycle time estimate. 1. Toolpath Statistics 2. Simulation 3. Setup Sheets Does Advanced Rough have an option to start off the stock vs plunging? Yes. Advanced rough is a stock-aware Toolpath and will start off the part…  [Read More]

 October 4th, 2017 in Articles

How CAM Software Machining Affects Programming

What is CAM Machining?   CAM software lets users first structure their jobs in a CAM Tree for the organization and simplification of machining tasks. Users will establish their stock, allowing them to set initial work coordinates, material type and the tools to be used during machining. Next, they will establish their Toolpath for the…  [Read More]

 September 29th, 2017 in Articles

The Successful CAD-CAM Engineer

CAD-CAM engineer

Whether you’re a large shop, small shop or hobbyist, BobCAD-CAM is a universally effective tool for handling many jobs, complex or not, and fairly easy to get up and running. CAD-CAM engineers around the world are making some pretty incredible things nowadays with BobCAD’s dynamic CAD-CAM technology. No matter the reason that brought these individuals…  [Read More]

 September 27th, 2017 in Articles

Inside CAM Software

CAM software Toolpath

CAM software is becoming increasingly more vital to the machining industry. As various machine shops look for a competitive advantage, they need look no further than the dynamic capabilities of CAM software. When coupled with CAD software, CAM and CAD have the ability to streamline the machining process immensely. CAM and CAD usually go together…  [Read More]

 September 26th, 2017 in Articles

3 Methods for Extracting Wireframe in CAD-CAM Software

CAD-CAM wireframe

In CAD-CAM software, the ability to extract wireframe geometry from a solid or surface can be necessary to CNC programming. Let’s go over the methods that you can use to extract wireframe geometry from a solid or surface. It’s extremely helpful to create a new layer and make it active while working with wireframe since…  [Read More]

 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.

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