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Published on April 21st, 2023 in Articles, CAD-CAM Quick Tips

Feedrate Control Update for 3D Milling Improvements to feedrate control make it’s way into one of the most used 3D machining toolpaths, equidistant offset.  This toolpath is popular with anyone using it due to its consistent finish along steep and shallow surfaces, unlike the planar and Z-level finish, which is suitable for one and not […]

deburring fixture avoidance
Published on April 20th, 2023 in Articles, CAD-CAM Quick Tips

3D Milling 3-Axis Edge Breaks Need to put a soft edge on a 3D profile?   Use a chamfer mill and the new deburring toolpath, it’s the fast and easy way to program these typically challenging part features. Holes, Pockets, and Voids on curved surfaces leave sharp edges,  deburring softens these edges with a small radius […]

dynamic holder checking
Published on April 18th, 2023 in Articles, CAD-CAM Quick Tips

Running into things you shouldn’t will cost you more than time! This is why current BobCAD-CAM, BobCAM for SOLIDWORKS, and BobCAM for RHINO all offer gouge checking options with dynamic holder checking. Use this feature to ensure you’re collision free! Want to learn tips and tricks of Advanced 3D Milling? Join us Wednesday @ 1 […]

Published on April 14th, 2023 in Articles, CAD-CAM Quick Tips

Did you know you can profile cut in 5 Axis using a Swarf Toolpath? Surface-based toolpaths designed for 5 Axis. Download & Try It Today!    5 Axis Profile Cutting Maybe you didn’t consider swarf milling as an option for 5 Axis profile cuts, but you should. This well-developed toolpath makes easy work of 5 […]

Before and After Adaptive
Published on April 13th, 2023 in Articles, CAD-CAM Quick Tips

How to eliminate the up-down motion of the high-speed machining pattern adaptive roughing? Use the new retract threshold and adjust plunge moves, limiting to a single plunge if desired. Where are BobCAD-CAM, BobCAM for SOLIDWORKS, and BobCAM For RHINO’s latest 3D options found? Make sure to join us next week to find out. CAD CAM […]

3D Milling Start Point Control
Published on April 11th, 2023 in Articles, CAD-CAM Quick Tips

New start point control for 3 Axis toolpaths makes changing where your tool starts easier. You can now pick or enter a start position, which gives you more control over your 3D projects for maximum performance. If the automatic starting position of your Z Level Roughing, Finishing, Equdistant offset, or pencil cutting strategies is causing […]

Bevel Gear CAD CAM
Published on April 6th, 2023 in Articles, CAD-CAM Quick Tips

Are your machines and projects getting more complicated? Ready for CAD CAM software that helps you yield more throughput? Software that comes with training to ensure greater productivity! Call 727-442-3554 to learn about BobCAD CAM Membership Plans. ( not the renting software kind ) Over the last 3 years, over 200 new features […]

BobCAM for RHINO 2D Tips
Published on April 5th, 2023 in Articles, CAD-CAM Quick Tips

7 Tips for better profile cutting. Speed up your programming and reduce cycle time with 2D programming features that every shop can use. Keep up with new features when you attend our weekly training. Over the last 3 years, over 200 new features were added to the system, Be part of BobCAD-CAM’s progress by […]

Hole Recognition
Published on April 5th, 2023 in Articles, CAD-CAM Quick Tips

Hole Recognition Saving you time when programming holes, select a model, and let hole recognition find the proper features, operations, and parameters for you automatically.  Customize your knowledge base and change the way hole recognition finds and processes holes.  Automation to speed up this common programming bottleneck when working with solids and drilling holes. What […]

cross section surface
Published on March 30th, 2023 in Articles, CAD-CAM Quick Tips

Time-Saving CAD CAM Tips for Cross Section Surface Lofts A great way to create blended curved shapes is by using a series of cross sections used to create a surface loft.  In the above video, learn about geometry selection management tools used to speed up your workflow and make cross section surfaces easier to create. […]

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