BobCAM for SOLIDWORKS™ Gold Partner CAM solution for laser, plasma, and waterjet CNC machines offers powerful 2-5 axis cutting capabilities right inside of SOLIDWORKS™. Seamlessly transition from creating your part model to assigning advanced toolpath strategies, simulating jobs, and generating g-code programming.
BobCAM’s New Job Templates allow you to program faster with fewer clicks. Save your stock, set up location, machining features and more. Great for similar projects, part revisions, and standard processes. Get more done with fewer steps using BobCAM V8. See for yourself - Try it today for Free!
Keep parts connected to stock with tabs. Defined be number of tabs, length between or pick your own locations. Customizable tab width, lead length and radius.
Define cutter compensation / Kerf comp use one of 3 compensation ( Kerf) methods. Offsetting your profiles for the laser, plasma or waterjet to cut to size.
Multiple lead In/Out options to control how you enter and exit cuts. Choose from vertical, parallel, right angle, circular and blend. Optional overlap setting adjust lead out move past your entry position.
Control the order your shapes are cut with one of the 6 sort order options. Choose from closest, no sorting, X direction, Y direction, custom direction and optimized.
Remove dog leg rapids with BobCAD’s general overrides, reduce your feed rate on approach and exit and slow down your feedrate when cutting arcs. All defined in the toolpath wizard and are easy to change.
Speeds, feeds, power settings, torch height and more can be saved to tools in the tool library. Allowing users to quick load cutting data for different gages of material.
Create copies of machining features for same part instantaces. Choose from array, translate, rotate and point locations.
Fully customize and save your profile operations as a user defined template. Making it faster to program open, closed, inside and outside shapes.
Drive toolpath along curves surfaces using BobCAD’s 3 Axis wire frame toolpath feature. Allowing users to cut shapes and patterns into corrugated and other curved stock shapes.
Use BobCAD’s wrapping groups to program 4 axis shape cutting machines. Great for holes, slots, text, coping, notches and more.
When using physical media (disk) to install the BobCAM software, the optical drive being used must support DVD-ROM disks.
The system requirements listed above are suggested for running the BobCAM for SOLIDWORKS™ add-in. Please adhere to the system requirements listed inside SOLIDWORKS™ for optimum performance within the SOLIDWORKS™ system.
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