Specialized Multiaxis Programming for Multi-bladed Configurations with Blade Expert

Mastercam’s Blade Expert add-on greatly simplifies the toolpath creation process for any multi-bladed parts, including fans, propellers, impellers, turbines, marine screws, and more. Its aim is to eliminate guesswork and minimize the need for extra geometry creation.

Mastercam Blade Expert

Blade Expert is a very powerful and easy-to-use custom application, designed to generate efficient, smooth, and gouge-free toolpaths for these complex bladed parts. It minimizes unnecessary motion at the machine, which results in a highly efficient toolpath with superior finish quality.

Mastercam Blade Expert

Multi-blade parts come in many configurations, but Mastercam Blade Expert’s operation process turns these machining challenges into routine solutions. With Blade Expert, you can:

  • Remove the material from between the blades.
  • Finish the blades/splitters.
  • Finish the floor and fillets.

Mastercam Blade Expert’s interface delivers a clear and easy-to-understand method for programming the complex operations. Some key features of Mastercam Blade Expert include:

  • Precise, efficient, and smooth cut pattern.
  • Support for Mastercam’s Stock Model for more efficient rest machining.
  • Support for straight and bull-nose tools.
  • Automatic tool axis control ensures collision-free toolpaths.
  • Accurate tool tip control means seamless blending and transformation.

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