Importing Custom Holder from a Level – Mastercam

To open the Levels Manager, ensure Levels is enabled under the View tab.

Levels manager under view tab

Select Levels from the bottom of the Manager panels or from the left-hand bar.

manager panels window

levels under file window

Create a new Level and name it ‘Custom Tool.’ Set this level to be the main level as the tool will be drawn at this level.

levels window, new level custom tool

Draw the custom holder vertically with the tip of the holder on X0, Y0. Draw only half of the holder, as the profile will revolve to create a complete holder. The holder must be drawn as a continuous chain, meaning there can be no overlaps or duplicate entities.

holder drawn

Create the toolpath that you would like to use the Custom tool holder in.

Select the Holder tab

New holder

Create new holder under holder tab

Import custom geometry from a level 7-Importing Custom Holder from a Level

Import custom geometry icon

Select Custom Level > Ok OK button

select level window

Set the Connection settings as required > Next next button

define geometric parameters window

Set the General settings as required > Finish general settings window

finish button


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