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Backup DNC Max

From the DNC Max Client click on Setup then Backup Server Configuration This can also be done from Edit with DNC Max enabled – From the DNC Max tab, click Configure Server then Backup Server Configuration The server configuration backup file contains all the ports defined in the DNC-Max Client, the server configuration, the auto import settings (if defined), and the […]

Restore DNC Max

From the DNC Max Client click on Setup then Restore Server Configuration  This can also be done from Edit with DNC Max enabled – From the DNC Max tab, click Configure Server then Restore Server Configuration Select the backup file and click Open The restore configuration dialog shows all the files contained in the backup file. A checkbox to the left of the item allows you to […]

Standalone License

 Find your download file from https://www.cimco.com/download/public/   For CIMCO Edit with a standalone license choose the “CIMCO Edit” download For all other products choose the “CIMCO Software” download.   *Look for this in your CIMCO order  If you have a Network License you must choose the “CIMCO Software” download   Once you have downloaded and installed your CIMCO product ensure you have saved […]

Network License

 Find your download file from https://www.cimco.com/download/public/   For CIMCO Edit with a standalone license choose the “CIMCO Edit” download For all other products choose the “CIMCO Software” download.   *Look for this in your CIMCO order   If you have a Network License you must choose the “CIMCO Software” download   For CIMCO products with Network Licensing choose a Custom install The Software Manager is […]

Backup NC Base

 From the Database tab click on the Setup button  Select Backup from the tree and click the Backup button.   As a default the backup file will be saved in the backup folder of your base directory The File name will be timestamped with the date the backup was created  Once you click Save the backup will begin to generate – Once complete, click Close  […]

Restore NC Base

 From the Database tab click on the Setup button  Select Backup from the tree and click the Restore button.   Select the backup file to restore and click Open   Ensure all other database clients and DNC servers are shut down the click Yes  If you wish to restore the database to a different base directory click Yes, otherwise click No The restoration process will begin – […]

Create Lathe Tool

Draw the outline of your custom tool on its own level in Mastercam. The geometry must consist of two closed boundaries: one for the insert and one for the holder. There must only be those two contours.  From your toolpath parameters right click in the tool selection dialogue and choose Create tool This can also be done from […]

Install Content

 Save the MCAM-CONTENT File that was sent to you on your desktop  Drag the file into Mastercam   You will be notified of Successful extraction – Click Ok  Select your machine type and click Manage List Select the Machine Definition and click Add Select your machine type once more, then select the machine from the drop-down menu to load The Machine will […]

Replace Content File

 Save the MCAM-CONTENT File that was sent to you on your desktop  Drag the file into Mastercam  Since these files already exist, we want to replace the original files in order to ensure we have the newest version – Click Apply this action to all subsequent conflicts then click Replace the original file in the destination folder  You will be notified […]

Create from STP

Download a STEP file of the tool you want to define in Mastercam and place it in a known location.  In your Mastercam file open the Tool Manager found in the Toolpaths tab.  In the right click context menu select Create tool   Select Custom tool and click Next   Click the Import custom geometry from a file icon then click Next  Select the download file and […]