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Published on September 30th, 2019 in Articles, News

Today’s article will explain the BobART Manager and where to locate it in the software. BobART is available as an add-on module to any of the milling CAD-CAM software products. It allows users such as yourself to apply creative artwork to CNC manufactured parts. This powerful artistic software allows you to take a picture or […]

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Published on September 30th, 2019 in Articles, News

The more you know about how your software works, the better off you will be… wouldn’t you agree? Today’s article will provide you with a basic explanation of what the User Coordinate System (UCS) is, explain the UCS Manager, and will show where to find the UCS Manager. Additionally, I will also provide a brief […]

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bobcad cad tree
Published on September 29th, 2019 in Articles, News

This topic will explain the CAD Tree Manager and where to find it initially. The CAD Tree Manager in BobCAD-CAM is a solid history tree. It allows you to edit, reorder, and suppress CAD features so you can update the CAD model at any time during the creation process or after. The CAD Tree contains […]

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bobcad cam tree article
Published on September 28th, 2019 in Articles, News

The CAM Tree is where all machining programs start in BobCAD-CAM. The CAM Tree is used to define system settings, including the system defaults and job settings as defined by the user. It is also used to create and edit machining jobs, tools, stock, and features. Today’s article will explain where to find the CAM […]

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Published on September 25th, 2019 in Articles, News

Stop me if you have heard this before: you need to get a part finished in a crunch and your software just won’t cooperate. What do you do? Well, If you are a support member, you call a guy like Alex Miragliotta, a technician here at BobCAD-CAM. Alex isn’t too far removed from college where […]

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tech tuesday with bobcad cnc software
Published on September 24th, 2019 in Articles, Tech Tuesday

Tech Tuesday is a weekly blog that addresses some of the most common questions and concerns that I hear throughout the previous week from users of BobCAD’s CNC software. Both customers and future customers are more than welcome to leave a comment on what they would like to see covered for the following Tech Tuesday. […]

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Published on September 22nd, 2019 in Articles, News

Today’s topic explains how you can use simulation to save the stock model as an .STL file. This is particularly helpful to users that want to use the in-progress stock model for other machining features. There are two methods you can use when saving the stock model from a simulation. You can either manually save […]

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Published on September 20th, 2019 in Articles, News

Welcome to the BobCAD-CAM 6-part series for creating a 3D model in CAD. These 6 videos will teach you how to go from Wireframe (2D) to a solid model (3D) and the different things you can do with your part while designing. Each week we will release 1 video on Facebook until we complete all […]

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how bdr uses bobcad cnc software
Published on September 20th, 2019 in Articles, Case Studies

BDR Loopers & Clips Inc. is located in Chatsworth, Georgia; right off the Tennessee line. They make parts for tufting machines that manufacture carpets. “There are all kinds of parts on the machine… we make almost all tufting machine parts exclusively,” says Johnston. I caught up with Chris Johnston from BDR Loopers & Clips Inc. […]

bobcad cnc lathe software
Published on September 19th, 2019 in Articles, News

Today’s Topic on 2 Axis turning will answer this question, “Can I force down-cutting on my finish pass”? The answer is yes! Using patterns from the basic finish toolpath gives you 5 options to choose from; let’s take a look.   After you have roughed out the profile of your part geometry, it’s now time […]

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