Programming Tools Give Machining Jobs Speed, Automation

New suite of programming tools focused on delivering speed, automation, and efficiency.

Mastercam 2018 Router (hi Res)

CNC Software (Tolland, CT) has released Mastercam 2018 Router, a new suite of programming tools focused on delivering speed, automation, and efficiency for all machining jobs. Features include:

  • Mastercam 2018 for SOLIDWORKS support, including saw toolpaths, block drilling toolpaths, and drawing door and stair geometry.
  • Automatic Toolpathing (ATP), which automates the process of assigning toolpaths to geometry for recurrent parts using a machining strategy.
  • Tools for control over 2D machining, including contouring, drilling, and pocketing.
  • Feature Based Machining, which evaluates a part’s features and automatically designs an effective machining strategy.
  • A variety of techniques to rough machine all your parts, including rough cut multiple surfaces, solid models, STL files, or any combination.
  • Automated leftover material identification and removal, providing finer finishes. Complete control over toolpath type, tool motion, and tool axis.
  • Specialized add-ons for multi-bladed parts (Mastercam Blade Expert) and cylinder head ports (Mastercam Port Expert).
  • Complete tab control, including Full Tabs and Partial Tabs.
  • Standard nesting delivers fast and efficient way of nesting parts.
  • Advanced nesting gives a variety of additional tools, including TrueShape nesting and nesting in scrap material.
  • Engraving that can give you the effect of classic hand-carved art using your CNC machine.

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