How to use this Help System - This help system has been created to give you easy access to explanations of the user interface and each of the functions and their uses within the system. This includes instructions on the basic use of the functions as well as detailed examples, so that you can fully understand and apply the data provided.


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Turning on and off the BobCAM for SolidWorks add-in - Once installed, the BobCAM for SolidWorks add-in can be turned on or off inside of SolidWorks.


Licensing the Software - BobCAM for SolidWorks requires a valid license in order to produce the NC program necessary to machine a part.


Understanding the BobCAM for SolidWorks User Interface - The BobCAM for SolidWorks add-in adds new user interface elements to the SolidWorks system to enable toolpath calculation inside of SolidWorks.


Setting up the BobCAM System - This area describes the procedure for setting up machines, selecting default post processors, working with the tool database and setting up the cutting conditions database.


Understanding the selection methods for BobCAM toolpaths - This section gives a general overview on selection methods for the BobCAM toolpath generation.


Using CAM - BobCAM for SolidWorks is capable of producing toolpaths and NC program code for hundreds of mills, laser, waterjet, and plasma machines. Click the link to get started with CAM.