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Published on November 27th, 2018 in Articles, News

It’s almost the most exciting time of the year… Tax season! Who couldn’t use a tax break, right? From now until December 31, 2019, your business can take advantage of the “Section 179 Tax Deduction” and it is easy to do. What It Is and How It Benefits You As an extra incentive by the […]

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Published on November 6th, 2018 in Articles, News

  In this example, we will walk you through the top X options you want to know about for Advanced Roughing.     Uncheck this option that’s found on the leads page. This will keep your tool from plunging into your stock.   For example, we have 2 holes on either side of our part. […]

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Published on October 24th, 2018 in Articles, News

Are you programming 3D jobs? Are you curious how BobCAD’s Mill Professional CNC software can help shops like yours reduce cycle time, gain control over toolpath and produce better finishes? Let’s take a look at 4 of the machining strategies that give you an edge when it comes to 3D. 1) Advanced Rough This is […]

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v31 cnc software- mill 3x pro undercutting
Published on October 10th, 2018 in Articles, News

Programming a negative draft or undercut feature is made simple with BobCAD’s Advanced Z level finish in their latest V31 CNC software. Use a T cutter or lollipop, select your model and compute.       Using Advanced Z Level Finish, users can target and program model features that require special tooling for undercutting. Use […]

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v31 cnc software user interface for bobcad
Published on October 3rd, 2018 in Articles, News

  BobCAD’s new ribbon bar design in V31 makes it easier and faster for new & existing users to access drawing features. Use your mouse wheel to roll between tabs and use the tips for insight on the feature’s purpose.   New docking toolbars make it easier to modify the user interface, putting the features […]

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new v31 cam software simulation enhancements
Published on October 1st, 2018 in Articles, News

  If you’re programming 3D jobs and you want to get a close view of what’s going on deep in a cavity, BobCAD’s new section view toolpath allows you to take a look between user-defined levels.   Need to get a better idea of the scale of your toolpath and motion? Use the measure grid […]

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new design features in bobcad v31 cam software
Published on September 26th, 2018 in Articles, News

  The new redesigned V31 CNC software from BobCAD is creating greater peace-of-mind for machinists with its ease of use and powerful design features. New spline features make it easier to select multiple point locations with the ability to change the spline type of the file. This robust new feature makes creating and editing splines […]

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new v31 cam software cutting strategies
Published on September 24th, 2018 in Articles, News

  V31 Mill Professional users now have start point control for link locations when using Advanced Z Level Finish.   When it comes to pocketing, BobCAD users have more choices than ever before, like access to our morph spiral toolpath that reduces or eliminates direct link moves in pocketing cycles.   If you’re trying to […]

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mill pro V31 cad-cam software
Published on September 10th, 2018 in Articles, News

BobCAD-CAM’s V31 Mill Professional module is saving machinists time, steps and frustration. Here are a few of the toolpaths from our Mill Professional module in V31 & a short description of their purpose.   Pencil Trace Toolpath The Pencil Trace toolpath is used to clean up the inside corners of your parts. You’ll find this […]

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new pocketing in v31 cad-cam
Published on August 29th, 2018 in Articles, News

In the new V31 CAM software, we added a number of features that help everyday part programming. When it comes to pockets, not only did we add more toolpath strategies, we also included feedrate mapping to deliver the best performance to our users. Let’s take a look at some of the new options in V31 […]

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