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CAD CAM for Lathe
Published on May 15th, 2023 in Articles, CAD-CAM Quick Tips

Is it worth acquiring CAD/CAM for lathe programming? Most CNC shops have a lathe,  however, not all have CAD CAM for lathe. The difference is astronomical comparing the number of shops that use CAD CAM for Mills vs the number of shops that use CAD CAM for lathes.  Milling and machining centers represent more than […]

cad cam for cnc lathes
Published on May 12th, 2023 in Articles, Tech Tuesday

Learning CAD CAM for a CNC lathe can be a challenging task, understanding the geometry, creating toolpaths and post-processing can be overwhelming at first.  Make sure to join us next week to cover come these barriers letting us help you become proficient in using CAD CAM for lathe programming.   Weekly CAD-CAM Training – Join […]

Published on May 11th, 2023 in Articles, CAD-CAM Quick Tips

Drilling holes with a 5 axis CNC router can be a challenging task, especially for new users. However, with the introduction of BoCAD’s new software, hole feature recognition has made the process much easier and more efficient. How does 5 Axis Hole Recognition work? BoCAD’s software allows users to quickly and easily find and drill […]

5 Axis Roughing
Published on May 9th, 2023 in Articles, CAD-CAM Quick Tips

What is 5 Axis Roughing 5 Axis Roughing is a machining strategy used on 5 Axis CNC machines to remove material around a workpiece efficiently. It involves using the two rotary axes to position so that the cutting tool has access to workpiece features being targeted with 3-axis cutting. 2D to 5 Axis, roughing is […]

3 Axis Undercutting
Published on May 8th, 2023 in Articles, CAD-CAM Quick Tips

An undercut is a situation where material is removed from an area of a workpiece such that the remaining material forms a recessed or lower surface relative to the surrounding area. In other words, an undercut is a shape that is created when a cutting tool removes material from an area that can’t be reached […]

5 Axis CNC Router
Published on May 4th, 2023 in Articles, Tech Tuesday

Why Choose a 5-Axis CNC Router Manufacturers across various industries choose 5-Axis CNC routers for their precision and versatility.  This week, let’s look at why they are so popular, and NEW CAD CAM features that make programming them easier.  Who Chooses a 5-Axis CNC Router? 5-Axis CNC routers are well-suited for any manufacturer that requires […]

Published on May 3rd, 2023 in Articles, Tech Tuesday

Discover what the Best CAD CAM features are for working with images. Make sure to join us this week as we review BobART and how to use it to load image files, move them to position, and convert them to the geometry you can 3D engrave with a V tool cutter.  For most CAD-CAM systems, […]

4 Axis CAD CAM Indexing
Published on April 27th, 2023 in Articles, CAD-CAM Quick Tips

If you are just getting started with 4 Axis cnc router, indexing is likely the first feature you’ll need to master. Using an index system, you can automatically rotate your job to any position, making it easy to program part features found at different angular locations. What is a 4 Axis CNC used for, and […]

Two Machine Setup Locations
Published on April 26th, 2023 in Articles, CAD-CAM Quick Tips

Are you tired of wasting time, money, and resources on errors and inefficient manufacturing processes? Look no further than CAD CAM simulation! This powerful tool offers numerous benefits, including detecting errors, providing greater visualization of the manufacturing process, and optimizing tools for production. Detect errors with BobCAD CAM software by simulating the machining process before […]

CAD CAM Cut Order Control
Published on April 26th, 2023 in Articles, CAD-CAM Quick Tips

CAD CAM Cut Order Control |  New Operation Manager This New CAD CAM feature controls the cutting order of your machining features and operations. Giving you individual control over features, operations, and tools called and run in. “process order control.” The New Operation manager adds Drag and Drop to CAD CAM cut order control. This […]

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