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 February 20th, 2013 in Articles

Improving CNC Programming Workflow with CAD/CAM Software, Pt II: CAD Files & Compatibility

This is part two of a ongoing series on improving cnc programming workflow with CAD-CAM software. For part one, please click here. So how does CAD/CAM software improve production workflow?  First we have to dissect each stage of making a perfectly finished part with a computer aided design and manufacturing software product.  This process begins…  [Read More]

 February 19th, 2013 in Articles

Improving CNC Programming Workflow with CAD/CAM Software, Pt I: CAD/CAM Implementation

The implementation of CAD/CAM technology into your cnc machining workflow-process can make the difference in producing perfect parts efficiently while maintaining and improving the high level of quality that you need each step of the way.  While the idea behind the development of CNC Software is purely automation oriented, shops around the world still struggle…  [Read More]

 February 18th, 2013 in Articles, Events, News, Press Releases

CNC Machining Software Company Launches Participation Grant Program for Small Businesses

We are launching a new Participation Grant Program to work with small cnc machining businesses across America that have been adversely affected by foreign trade. The program will help American companies become more successful and gain a stronger edge against foreign competition in the manufacturing industry. Companies accepted into the grant program will receive help…  [Read More]

 February 14th, 2013 in Articles, News, Press Releases

Modular CAD-CAM Software for Designers

Small scale design businesses can now afford to compete with larger companies in the CAD/CAM industry, thanks to BobCAD-CAM’s inexpensive modular software. The modular software allows small shop designers to acquire CAD design software without requiring them to also purchase unneeded CAM software, making it possible for them to operate on a tight budget. BobCAD-CAM…  [Read More]

 February 13th, 2013 in Articles, News, Press Releases

BobCAD-CAM Launches BobCAD After Dark as an After Hours CNC Parts Solution

This week cnc software company BobCAD-CAM, Inc. launched a new microsite, BobCAD After Dark, that is an educational solution that focuses on using CAD-CAM software to cnc manufacture parts. The site, run by BobCAD Partner Products Manager Al Depoalo, is designed to be a new manufacturing resource for CAD-CAM software users throughout the world. Al…  [Read More]

 February 12th, 2013 in Articles, News, Press Releases

Full CAD/CAM Training Increases Employee Productivity

The true power and versatility of MultiAxis programming can only be harnessed with software training.   Throughout the history of the CAD-CAM software industry, companies have boasted huge advancements in technology that save time and provide better designed and better machined parts.  The reality is that no software or program can replace a skilled machinist.  A…  [Read More]

 February 11th, 2013 in Articles, News, Press Releases

4 Axis CNC Software

BobCAD-CAM’s new V25 4th Axis Standard software includes everything that is needed to cut in a non-simultaneous motion. It is perfect for machinists that only need to index or wrap cuts around cylinders or tapered stock, and is commonly used to create pool cues or cut pipes. There are three basic methods to using a…  [Read More]

 February 6th, 2013 in Articles

BobCAD Supports Winners of The 2013 Indiana Statewide Machine Trades Contest

Every year the state of Indiana holds the Statewide Machines Trade Contest, hosted by Vincennes University.  Over eleven schools throughout Indiana attended this year’s competition, with many young adults competing in several manufacturing categories for prizes. “The competition is great for education in manufacturing, as it gets schools and students involved in a great industry,”…  [Read More]

 February 5th, 2013 in Articles, News, Press Releases

BobCAD-CAM Offers Design Solution for Artisan Manufacturers

The BobCAD-CAM BobART software is the ultimate CAD/CAM software solution for turning pictures and artistic designs into 3D CAD models and CNC machine toolpath. It’s an easy and affordable solution for opening up creativity and allowing you to do custom machining and manufacturing. Jewelry, woodworking, sign making, prototyping, mold making and many other industries already…  [Read More]

 February 1st, 2013 in Articles, Case Studies, News

BobCAD-CAM Works for Me: Lame Horse Instruments

Chris Jenkins and his son, Jeremy, run custom guitar shop Lame Horse Instruments from their respective workshops in Austin and Mansfield, Texas. Lame Horse Instruments designs, builds, and restores banjos, ukuleles, acoustic guitars, electric guitars, and double neck thin line hollow body electric guitars. “We use BobCAD to design and machine guitar parts,” stated Chris….  [Read More]

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