Importing Custom Milling Tools into Mastercam Tool Manager
Many custom tools are available for download as .DXF files from a supplier’s website.
Open Mastercam Tool Manager
(Start>All Programs>Mastercam X9>Tool Manager)
Select the tool library this tool will be stored in
Tool libraries have the extension of .tooldb. The default location for these files is C:\Users\Public\Documents\shared mcamx9\mill\Tools\
Select the .DXF file of the desired custom tool
Make adjustments to the tools geometric parameters as needed then select Next
Make adjustments to the tools operation / general parameters as needed then select Finish
Presented by Sandy McClintock, Applications Support Specialist
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