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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 […]

Create from Level

Draw the profile of your custom tool on its own level in the TOP plane, with the origin the middle of the bottom of the tool 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 and link custom geometry from a level icon Select the level with your custom tool and click Ok Click Next  Define the tool properties […]

Add Tool Lib

Open the Tool Manager found in the Toolpaths tab. Click Select a different tool library Select the tool library you wish to add to, and click Open Select the tool you wish to addCopy to Library by clicking the down arrow – The tool will populate below Click the Green Check to close the Tool Manager & accept changes

Create Tool Lib

Open the Tool Manager found in the Toolpaths tab.  Click Create a new tool library Enter a name for the new tool library and click Save Select the tool you wish to add to the new library Copy to Library by clicking the down arrow – The tool will populate below Click the Green Check to close the Tool Manager & accept changes

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