Training

In-House Solutions offers unsurpassed industrial Mastercam training classes. We have training facilities in the following cities across Canada: Cambridge, Mississauga, Surrey, Calgary, Edmonton and Montreal, not counting our temporary training sites with our partners. Some courses can also be offered on-site, depending on trainer availability.

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In-House Solutions Certification Training Courses (Online Only)

In-House Solutions Certification Training includes a test at the conclusion of the course, providing an assessment of the trainees ability and a signed Certificate of Achievement with a passing grade. Certification is provided upon request.

Certification Training for Mastercam Mill/Router 2D

Certification Training for Mastercam Mill/Router 2D

This course provides a thorough and comprehensive training for Mastercam Mill 2D. At the end of the course, trainees will know the most efficient and effective programming methods.

Overview

The course starts with an introduction to the Mastercam user interface. You will learn how to create basic geometry, set the part stock, and generate drilling and contour toolpaths. More advanced geometry concepts such as geometry modification and transformation as well as levels are covered in this class.
Solid modelling and how to use extrude command to create a body, cut pockets or add bosses will be explained. You will create different types of holes and learn how to fillet or chamfer solid edges. In this class, you will also learn how to import wireframe geometry or a solid and then machine it. You will learn how to merge a vise and align the part in it. Drilling, tapping, thread milling, contouring, pocketing, circle milling and facing toolpaths will be all covered. You will also learn how to use model chamfer and chamfer drill toolpaths when machining a solid.

The 2D High Speed toolpaths such as dynamic mill, dynamic rest mill, peel mill and blend mill will be covered in this class. These toolpaths are specially designed to produce the smoothest, most efficient tool motions and are optimized for high speed and hard milling.

Prerequisites: CNC machining experience, basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows.

What’s Included: All training materials are included.

Duration: 4 Days

Certification Training for Mastercam Mill/Router 3D

Certification Training for Mastercam Mill/Router 3d

This course is designed for the experienced Mastercam user and provides the student with knowledge of 3D design and 3D toolpaths.

Overview

The course starts with an introduction to Mastercam planes and views. You will learn how to use predefined planes and how to create new planes using commands such as From Geometry, Dynamic and From entity normal. You will also learn how to set the constructions planes at different Z depths. You will create 3D Wireframe and 3D Solid geometry.

Surface toolpaths, Rough pocket and Finish contour, will be compared with 3D High Speeds toolpath, Area Roughing and Waterline. Scallop, Equal Scallop and Pencil High Speed toolpaths will be introduced too. The students will learn how to create surfaces using the following surface commands: Revolved, Draft, Flat boundary, Ruled/Lofted, Net, Sweep and Power surfaces.

3D High Speed OptiRough, Horizontal Area, Hybrid and Project toolpaths will also be covered. You will learn how to modify surfaces using Offset surface, Trim surface, Fillet surface and Blend surface commands. You will also learn how to work with Stock model toolpaths that can be used in verify as stock, to define stock for rest machining or in stock model compares. When and how to use Surface Flowline, 3D High Speed Radial, Blend and Raster will also be taught.

Prerequisites: 2D Mill experience, CNC machining experience, basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows.

What’s Included: All training materials are included.

Duration: 4 Days

Certification Training for Lathe

Certification Training for Lathe

This course provides a thorough and comprehensive training for Mastercam Lathe. You will learn how to create geometry and lathe toolpaths.

Overview

The course starts with an introduction to the Mastercam user interface. You will learn how to create basic geometry, set the part stock and the chuck, and generate lathe toolpaths such as Face, Rough and Finish. You will complete a series of 2D drawing exercises and learn more advanced geometry concepts such as geometry modification and transformation as well as levels. Drilling and ID roughing and finishing will also be covered. You will become proficient in turning operations such as: grooving, threading, and cut-off. You will also learn how to verify the toolpaths using a solid-based toolpath verification.

Part Handling toolpaths such as Stock flip, Stock advanced, Tailstock advanced and Stock transfer will also be covered in this course. You will learn how to import and export files from other CAD systems. More specialized toolpaths such as Dynamic, Plunge turning, Prime turning and Custom thread toolpaths as well as how to create a custom tool and a 3D tool will also be taught in this course.

Prerequisites: CNC machining experience & basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows.

What’s Included: All training materials are included.

Duration: 3 Days

Cost: $400/Day

Certification Training for Mastercam Mill 2D Advanced

Certification Training for Mastercam Mill 2D Advanced

The Certification Training for Mastercam Mill 2D Advanced Training Course is designed for experienced Mastercam Mill users wishing to learn more advanced functions. It is dedicated to the power user.

Overview

You will learn how to customize Mastercam Interface by creating specific Ribbons or adding new functions to the Right Mouse Menu. You will learn how to machine an imported solid model using the Work Coordinate System (WCS) for multiple setups. To better organize the parts, you will master how to use levels and view sheets. Advanced Drilling toolpath to machine holes with air segments between or to machine deep holes (gun drilling) will also be covered. Dynamic toolpaths and the difference between Radial Chip Thinning (RCT) and Motion Power Cutting will be explained. You will practice indexing a 4-axis part using the tool planes defined in the plane manager. Axis Substitution for 4 Axis machining will also be covered. Fixtures will be used, and the part will be aligned to the fixture faces.

Optional, you can learn how to program parts mounted on a tombstone on a Horizontal Machining Center. You will learn how to save operations to a library and how to import them for different parts. You will also learn how the save the toolpath defaults to be more efficient while programing your parts. Solid Model Prep functions will be covered to prepare an imported solid for machining. Basic 3D Milling toolpaths will be introduced. You will learn how to create basic surfaces and how to use surface rough and finish toolpaths which are available with the Mastercam Mill product. You will also learn how to use OptiRough High Speed toolpath which was included in the Mill product in Mastercam 2022. Wireframe toolpaths such as Swept 2D and Ruled and the Trim toolpath are also covered in this course.

Prerequisites:  Mill 2D

What’s Included: All training materials are included.

Duration: 3 Days

Certification Training for Mastercam Multiaxis

Certification Training for Mastercam Multiaxis

Certification Training for Mastercam Multiaxis Training Course is designed for experienced Mastercam Mill users wishing to learn in-depth Multiaxis programming.

Overview

The training course starts with programing machines with a 4th axis that have indexers or servo rotary tables. You will learn how to use toolpaths such as Contour, Slot Mill and Dynamic Mill with Axis substitution. You will also learn how to create the required geometry for these toolpaths. You will use Axis Positioning option to drill holes. Rolldie C-hook to machine the off-center walls and Transform Rotate toolpaths are also covered. The training course will explain the Multiaxis Legacy toolpaths such as Rotary, Curve, Swarf, Flow and Multisurface. Specific parameters such as Cut patterns, Tool Axis Control, Limits, Collision Control, Linking and more will be described in detail.

The more advanced toolpaths, Swarf Milling, Parallel and Morph with their extra options for tool axis orientations and collision control, will also be included. Port Expert, Rotary Advanced, Multiaxis Pocketing, Deburr toolpaths are also covered in this course. An introduction to Accelerated finish tools and how to use them to improve the surface quality and the machining cycle will also be provided. The new Unified toolpath, available with Mastercam 2022, that consolidates all the surface-based toolpaths Morph, Parallel, Along Curve, and Project in a single interface will be taught. Additionally, the training course describes how to verify the toolpaths using the Machine simulation module that combines both toolpath backplot mode and material removal mode with collision detections.

Prerequisites: 3D Mill experience, CNC machining experience, basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows.

What’s Included: All training materials are included.

Duration: 4 Days

Certification Training for Mastercam Lathe for Mill Users

Certification Training for Mastercam Lathe for Mill Users

In this course you will learn Mastercam Lathe toolpaths.

Overview

You will become proficient in turning programming operations such as: facing, roughing, finishing, threading, grooving, drilling, and boring. You will also learn how to verify the toolpaths using a solid-based toolpath verification.

Prerequisites: Mastercam Mill 2D course or similar training.

What’s Included: All training materials are included.

Duration: 1 Day: Offered at In-House Solutions or customer’s site, upon availability.

Cost: $400/Day

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Non-Certified Training Course (Online Only)

This Training Course is not certified as it does not include a test at the conclusion of the course.

Mastercam Consulting

Mastercam Consulting

This one day class enables maintenance customers to bring their Mastercam related questions to an In-House Solutions training facility.

Overview

Learn the newest features in the latest version. Bring your part files to receive assistance in areas that have been giving you trouble. Learn tips and tricks that the standard certification classes do not have time to review!

Prerequisites: All trainees are required to have a machining background and understand the Mastercam platform. All trainees must be current on Mastercam maintenance.

Duration: 1 Day (8 hours)

Cost: $400/Day

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Company Specific Training

Our specialized on demand, on site and applications training classes are scheduled on request.

On Demand Training

On Demand Training

Custom training suitable for companies seeking private classroom training. It is held at In-House Solutions for a maximum of six people.

Overview

This training will focus on the company needs.

Prerequisites: CNC machining experience, basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows.

What’s Included: All training materials are included.

Duration: Depends on the training requested.

Cost: $1,600/Day

On Site Training

On Site Training

Any training classes held at the customer’s site, including specialty training such as Art or Wire.

Overview

This training can cover any of the website listed courses.

Prerequisites: CNC machining experience, basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows.

What’s Included: All training materials are included.

Duration: Depends on the training requested.

Cost: $1,600/day plus travel costs. (Limited to up to 4 students. Additional charge for extra students/day.)

Application Training

Application Training

Special training that will focus on the customer parts.

Overview

This training will be done by one of our CNC Programming Specialists who will assist you in programming and/or providing training around your specific parts.

Prerequisites: CNC machining experience, basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows.

Duration: Depends on the training requested.

Cost: $1,200/day plus travel costs. (Limited to 1 student. Additional charge for extra students/day.)

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