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Evolution of 4 Axis
Published on January 27th, 2023 in Articles, Tech Tuesday

4th Axis in BobCAD-CAM and BobCAM for SOLIDWORKS is one aspect of programming that evolved the most in recent releases. So in today’s blog, we’ll focus on the most important new features and their impact on programming and cutting times. In addition, we will look at how these new strategies compare to previous; so that […]

Published on January 17th, 2023 in Articles, Tech Tuesday

Mill, Router, Laser, Plasma, Waterjet, or any other “shape cutting” get a significant upgrade to feedrate control with the New Advanced Feedrate Options. You’ll find this new tab in the 2 Axis Machining wizard, adding additional control for Dog leg handling, Lead In/out cutting feeds, and corner speed feeds. Introduced in recent versions, the advanced […]

Published on January 9th, 2023 in Articles, Tech Tuesday

New CAD CAM Design Features Interestingly, in our last two surveys, readers like you selected the topic “CAD” as a preference for our next blog, video, and training event. We are sharing recent CAD CAM updates and new features for our CAD system, that help make design easier with BobCAD. Go here and sign up […]

Published on December 19th, 2022 in Articles, Tech Tuesday

A high-speed machining is characterized by removing a large amount of material, using a larger surface of the tool. In the following image, we can see how traditional cutting strategies differ from high speed cutting strategies generated on a CNC machine. Traditional vs High Speed Pocket Patterns As we can see, the traditional path performs […]

Published on December 13th, 2022 in Articles, Tech Tuesday

The elimination of lengthy rotary rewinds is possible with a couple simple tricks! While most machines don’t have any physical limitations on how many revolutions a rotary axis can make in a single direction, most controllers have a cap on the degrees of rotation that can be called in a program. This will usually necessitate […]

Published on April 12th, 2022 in Articles, Tech Tuesday

2 Axis and 4 Axis Wire EDM machining for BobCAD V34 and BobCAM for Rhino V2 includes inside, outside, and open cuts.

Published on April 5th, 2022 in Articles, Tech Tuesday

Learn ways for compensating the toolpath for the milling tool and how to set the direction of the path to set climb mill and conventional milling options.

Published on March 22nd, 2022 in Articles, Tech Tuesday

Discover four ways to save your CAM settings for faster part programming in BobCAD-CAM CAM software

Published on March 15th, 2022 in Articles, Tech Tuesday

RS-232 is a method of communication between two electronic devices using a serial data protocol and it defines the hardware required. 

Published on March 8th, 2022 in Articles, Tech Tuesday

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