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 March 21st, 2013 in Articles, Tutorials

CAD/CAM Software for CNC Turning

by Chris Corbell How Does CAD/CAM Software Improve CNC Lathe Programming? CAD-CAM software makes programming cnc machines faster, smarter and easier allowing cnc businesses to stay lean and competitive.  When it comes to CNC Turning, CAD/CAM software can help increase process efficiency in a variety of ways: – Open the door to design innovation and…  [Read More]

 March 19th, 2013 in Articles, News

BobCAD Works for Me: John Hashey

John Hashey – a tattoo artist, teacher, cnc machinist, and United States Marine Corps Veteran – uses BobCAD V25 to design and create his own line of tattoo machines, as well as work on other cnc machine projects for his manufacturing business American Veteran Manufacturing. Hashey’s studio and machine shop are located just a few…  [Read More]

 March 13th, 2013 in Articles, Tutorials

The CAD/CAM Software Stock Wizard Solution

by Chris Corbell How Does CAD/CAM Software address the Stock Setup Process? CAD-CAM software makes programming cnc machines faster, smarter and easier. This being the case we are taking a look at how a CAD/CAM product addresses the stock setup process. The stock setup procedure will tend to vary from product to product. Even though…  [Read More]

 March 13th, 2013 in Articles, Tutorials

CAD/CAM Software & Machine Toolpath Wizards

By Chris Corbell Who said CAD/CAM was going to be easy? CAD-CAM software can be a challenge to fully learn how to use for everything a CNC shop needs in order to program parts and output the correct g-code program efficiently. For as long as there has been CAD/CAM software, developers have faced the challenge…  [Read More]

 March 13th, 2013 in Articles, Tutorials

CAD-CAM in Manufacturing Process

by Chris Corbell Computer Aided Design & Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAD-CAM) software is a utility used in CNC programming automation. It allows us to not only innovate and design the products we live with and use in our every-day lives, it is the solution to CNC machining products more efficiently, smarter and more profitably than…  [Read More]

 March 1st, 2013 in Articles

BobCAD-CAM Provides New All-Inclusive Help System to Improve Customer Support

We recently released a new support ticket system to benefit all of our customers. The new system is designed to improve support and provide better customer service by making the entire process faster, easier, and more efficient. The newly designed support system offers quick answers for common questions in a “Troubleshooter” tab, covering topics such…  [Read More]

 February 28th, 2013 in Articles

BobCAD-CAM Brings New CAD-CAM Software to Growing Businesses at EASTEC

This May BobCAD-CAM, Inc. will head to West Springfield, Massachusetts for EASTEC, the Eastern States Exposition. The event, which is produced by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, is a large gathering for manufacturers that want to improve their manufacturing technologies and systems, as well as connect with other businesses in the manufacturing industry. The cnc…  [Read More]

 February 27th, 2013 in Articles

BobCAD-CAM Works for Me: The North Georgia Locomotive Works

“The North Georgia Locomotive Works is a hobby group that is in the process of designing and building 1/8 scale trains and parts for these trains. This includes track that our trains will operate on. “I have always liked being around trains since school age; I grew up next to the Southern railway tracks. It…  [Read More]

 February 26th, 2013 in Articles

CAD/CAM Software for Education & The Future of CNC Manufacturing

by Chris Corbell What is CAD/CAM Software? Computer Aided Design.  In reference to software, it is the means of designing and creating geometry and models that can be used in the process of product manufacturing.  Computer Aided Manufacturing.  In reference to software, it is the means of processing a designed part model, creating machine toolpath…  [Read More]

 February 25th, 2013 in Articles, Tutorials

Improving CNC Programming Workflow with CAD/CAM Software, Pt VI: Improving Efficiency & Beyond

This is part six of a ongoing series on improving cnc programming workflow with CAD-CAM software. For the previous section, click here and to start with part one, please click here.   The topics we covered in this series are the general stages of CAD/CAM cnc programming process along with examples of how you can…  [Read More]

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