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BobCAD-CAM CNC Software for Laser, Plasma, & WaterJet

BobCAD-CAM for Laser, Plasma, & WaterJet
 

High Performance CAD-CAM for CNC Laser, Plasma, & WaterJet Machines

BobCAD-CAM CNC programming software for laser, plasma, and waterjet machines offers powerful 2-5 axis cutting capabilities with a fully integrated CAD system that allows you to transition seamlessly from creating your part model to assigning advanced toolpath strategies for your g-code programming. The CAD-CAM software offers a variety of tool options to give you complete control over how your parts are cut.

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The BobCAD-CAM software for CNC laser, plasma, and waterjet machines will have you programming and cutting your parts faster and easier than ever…See for yourself, try it for FREE today!

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NEW FEATURE: Network Licensing

Newly introduced network licensing eliminates purchasing a licensed copy of the software for each individual workstation. Instead, licenses only need to be purchased based on the number of stations you may need active simultaneously. Those licenses are stored on the server and available from any connected station, unified by a single login and password.
CAD-CAM software for CNC laser, plasma, and waterjet machines delivers the power you need to machine everything from simple 2 axis to complex multiaxis part cutting. It incorporates a full range of sophisticated and fully associative machining strategies through a simple wizard driven interface to make programming quicker and easier, even for new and occasional users. Dynamic Machining Strategies™ offers a reduction in programming time by allowing you to assign multiple machining strategies to a single feature while advanced simulation functionality lets you test and confirm your work to give you the peace of mind in your CNC programming.

Features of BobCAD-CAM for CNC Laser, Plasma, & WaterJet

Standard File Translators


Standard File Translators
BobCAD-CAM software is compatible with a large variety of file formats to give you the flexibility needed when working with client files. (DXF, DWG, IGES, STEP, SAT, 3DM, X_T, X_B, SLDPRT, STL)

Create & Save Cutting Conditions


Create & Save Cutting Conditions
Using the tool library, you can create and save tooling information to apply on jobs with similar cutting conditions. Customizable conditions by machine: Plasma (gas type, gas on/off, cut on/off, cutting feed rate, power setting, torch height control); Laser (shutter open/closed, pulse frequency, power setting); Waterjet (cutter on/off, abrasive on/off, vacuum assist on/off, cutting feed rate, pressure type)

Pipe Cutting, Notching, Coping


Pipe Cutting, Notching, Coping
BobCAD-CAM supports 4 & 5 axis shape cutting machines and provides solid simulation for custom machine configurations to allow you to visually inspect and confirm your programming process.

Toolpath Patterns


Toolpath Patterns
Easily make copies of your part profiles using BobCAD-CAM toolpath patterns. This allows you to program a single or multiple features and quickly pattern them out. Patterns inside of patterns are supported, which allows for fast programming of multiple parts with more than one feature.

Shape Library


Shape Library
The CAD-CAM software includes 40 pre-programmed common fabrication shapes that can be easily modified to fit your specific shape needs.

Post Processor Library


Post Processor Library
BobCAD-CAM offers a large library of downloadable post processors that work with variety of machine types from many of the biggest machine manufacturers in the industry. Customize the post to fit your specific machine requirements or BobCAD-CAM can customize a post for you.

Other Features Include

  • CAD Design Tree
  • Dynamic Drawing
  • Shape Library
  • 2D / 3D Wireframes
  • 2D Booleans
  • Project to Z Planes
  • Cross Section Viewing
  • 2D & 3D Geometry Creation Tools
  • Surface Construction
  • Solid Modeling
  • Solids Boolean Operations & Surface Editing
  • CAD Utilities, Translation, Mirroring, Stitching & Unstitching
  • Gear, CAMs & Sprocket Design Wizards
  • Bolt Hole & Grid Patterns
  • Text / Font Features & Complete Part Dimensioning
  • Geometry Cleanup & Optimize with Erase Double Entities
  • CAD Data Translation & Interoperability

  • 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



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