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BobCAD-CAM Router software

Fast & Efficient CAM Software For CNC Routers

The new BobCAM for SOLIDWORKS™ Gold Partner CAM programming solution for CNC routers allows you to program efficient toolpath strategies for simple and complex part models right inside of SOLIDWORKS™. It offers 2.5, 3, 4, and 5 axis machining capabilities and an easy to use wizard driven interface so you can spend less time programming and more time cutting. It’s the perfect CNC router CAM programming solution for artistic woodworking, engraving, production shape nesting, sign making, and much more.

NEW FEATURE: NcEditor

The NC code editor has seen an enhancement, and we are proud to introduce the new NcEditor product into the BobCAD-CAM product line. This product was developed to make your code editing and review much faster and more efficient, as well as provide the ability to simulate your NC programs directly!

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BobCAM CAM software for CNC Router will streamline your programming process while fully utilizing the SOLIDWORKS environment. Program in part or assembly files, select and simulate fixtures, use design configurations and more… See for yourself - Try it today for Free!

Features of BobCAM for SOLIDWORKS™ for CNC Routers

Use the new BobCAM for SOLIDWORKS™ CNC router software to seamlessly transition from designing your 2D and 3D models to applying advanced high-speed toolpath strategies right inside of SOLIDWORKS™. The wizard driven interface for CNC router operations takes the guesswork out of CNC programming while Dynamic Machining Strategies™ reduces programming time by allowing you to assign multiple cutting strategies to a single feature. Advanced simulation features let you to visually inspect and confirm your work to give you the peace of mind in your CNC programming.

Wood, Glass, Plastic, & Stone Cutting

BobCAD-CAM offers powerful toolpath strategies that that can be used for woodworking as well as plastic, stone, and glass machining.

Multiaxis CNC Router Support

BobCAD-CAM software for CNC routers offers comprehensive solutions for 2-5 axis capable machines which includes tilt based machining, true 4 & 5 axis positioning, and full 4 & 5 axis contouring. This is great for pattern making, composite manufacturing, form mold making, furniture manufacturing, part trimming, and more!

Tabs

Hold your parts in place using BobCAD-CAM’s user-defined tab system. The software offers you the option of picking your tab locations manually or automatically, allowing you to select number of tabs, distance between tabs along with the height, width, and angle of tabs to give you complete control of your part tabs.

Pocketing

BobCAD-CAM provides multiple pocketing patterns that accommodate various machining conditions to give you more control over how your pockets are cut.

Engraving

Engraving is supported on both 2D and 3D parts so you can engrave text, patterns, logos, and more on just about anything. The software supports engraving true and open type fonts which includes all of the Windows® fonts from your computer.

OTHER FEATURES INCLUDE

  • 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
  • Part & Assembly Programming
  • Tool Library
  • Tool Crib
  • Tool Holders Library
  • Stock Wizard
  • Setup Sheet
  • Tool List
  • Feature-based Programming
  • Save & Load Features
  • Copy & Paste Features
  • Multiple Machine Setup Locations
  • Material Library
  • Dynamic Machining Strategies
  • Toolpath Backplot
  • Toolpath Editor
  • Solid 3D Simulation
  • Toolpath Statistics
  • Feedrate Mapping
  • Universal Post Processor
  • 3D Arc Filter ( G17, G18, G19 Plane Cutting )
  • Associative CAM Tree
  • Toolpath Groups
  • Toolpath Patterns (Transform/Rotate)
  • Tool Dominate Machining Order
  • Feature Dominate Machining Order
  • Feature Geometry Picking Manager
  • Toolpath Wizard
  • Machine Sequence Sort Order Optimization
  • OD/ID Rouging
  • OD/ID Finishing
  • OD/ID Grooving
  • Drilling
  • Threading
  • Cut Off with Chamfer & Fillet Corner Break Options
  • Stock Feed
  • Pattern Repeat Cycles
  • Auto-Assignment of Finish Passes
GENERAL
  • ISO Tool Definition
  • C, D, E, M, R, S,T, V, W Standard Insert Geometry
  • Laydown & Top Notch Threading Inserts
  • Custom Tool Profiles
  • Tip, Corner & Center Reference Point
  • Tool Holder Definition ( Left / Right, Neutral, Back )
  • Custom Tool Holder Profiles
  • Tool Nose Compensation
  • Remove Undercut
  • Region Programming
  • Toolpath Contraints
  • Toolpath Trim/Extend
  • Trim To Stock/Operation Stock
  • Advanced Feedrates
TURNING TOOLPATHS
  • OD , ID , Front Face, Back Face Cycles
  • End Face
  • Turning
  • Grooving
  • Hole/Tapped Hole
  • Threading Straight & Tapered
  • Cut Off
  • Stock Handling
In order to use BobCAM for SOLIDWORKS™, you must have SOLIDWORKS™ 2014 or later installed on the same computer that you choose to install BobCAM for SOLIDWORKS™. The following are system requirements for using Windows Vista, Windows 7,Windows 8 or Windows 10 x64.

Recommended System Requirements:

  • SOLIDWORKS™ 2019
  • 2.0 GHz Processor or Higher (Multi-Core)
  • 6 GB RAM or Higher
  • 2 GB Available Hard Disk Storage
  • 1 GB Graphics Card That Supports OpenGL 1.1
  • For Windows Vista systems, we suggest ATI or NVIDIA graphics cards.
Minimum System Requirements:

  • SOLIDWORKS&trade 2014 or Later
  • 2.0 GHz Processor
  • 3 GB RAM
  • 2 GB Available Hard Disk Storage
  • 256 MB Graphics Card That Supports OpenGL 1.1
  • For Windows Vista systems, we suggest ATI or NVIDIA graphics cards.

When using physical media (disk) to install the BobCAM software, the optical drive being used must support DVD-ROM disks.

The system requirements listed above are suggested for running the BobCAM for SOLIDWORKS™ add-in. Please adhere to the system requirements listed inside SOLIDWORKS™ for optimum performance within the SOLIDWORKS™ system.

Click HERE for the SOLIDWORKS™ System Requirements

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