Get the Most out of any Machine – Be Dynamic

In the past few posts we’ve covered how Mastercam’s Dynamic Motion can reduce cycle times, increase tool life, ease wear on your machines, and help you cut hard materials. Today we’ll talk about a common misconception surrounding this type of machining. Some assume that toolpaths that are designed for fast, controlled cuts are intended for use…
Titanium. Inconel. H13. 17-4PH. Hastelloy. Hard materials come with their own sets of challenges, and the higher the Rockwell the greater those challenges can be. Today we’ll look at how Mastercam’s Dynamic Motion technology can help make cutting hard materials easier while still maintaining the best motion for your tools and machines. It controls tool motion…
In our last post we looked at how Mastercam’s Dynamic Motion saves you time and money by extending tool life. Today we’ll pull back and look at an even larger capital expense —your machines. Accuracy depends on a well-maintained machine, and machines are much more easily maintained if the toolpaths they run are built to provide…
In our last post we discussed Mastercam’s groundbreaking Dynamic Motion technology and how it can help reduce cycle time. Today we dig into one of the biggest issues a shop faces – tool wear – and how Dynamic Motion can help. Tool wear slows down jobs, costs money, and can deliver poor results. Mastercam’s embedded Dynamic…
Intelligent control of tool motion, stepdown, stepover, and chip load add up to more parts in less time. Every shop looks for an edge – a way to cut parts better and faster. Mastercam’s embedded Dynamic Motion technology can deliver cycle time reductions from 20% – 75%. Watch as it is explained: Next post we’ll discuss…
Working in quality control with In-House Solutions not only helped Ji-Won Park verify the ease and accuracy of Mastercam tutorial instructions but it also gave the University of Waterloo student an opportunity to expand his knowledge and skills in the world of CAD/CAM. Ji-Won is one of two co-op students who completed a four-month paid work…
WEBINAR DOWNLOAD: Mastercam X8 add-on Renishaw Productivity Plus Automate your programs with in-process probing. Do your machine tools have Renishaw Probing systems? Would you like to incorporate measurement functionality and in-process intelligence into your machining programs? Would you like to control all of this inside of Mastercam? If so, this webinar demonstrating the Mastercam add-on, Renishaw…
              When entering almost any numerical value in Mastercam, you have the ability to right click in the respective field to choose from a number of different calculation methods. Selecting one of these options will bring you back to your CAD model so you can select a given point, feature…
New online video Mastercam eCourses make learning convenient Now available on eMastercam! Expand your Mastercam knowledge, anytime and at your own pace, with a new selection of step-by-step online video eCourses from In-House Solutions. Mastercam eCourses provide both novice and seasoned Mastercam users with the tools and information they need to excel in four different subjects; Mill Level…
              A new feature in X8, 3-to-5-axis tilting provides an easy-to-use introduction to 5-axis technology. Available for 3D HST finishing paths specifically, users can define collision checking and apply it to the shank and holder of the tool which will automatically utilize 5-axis motion.         These options…