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CAMtutor an online training center for Mastercam, NXcam, Esprit CAM, Powermill, etc. Here on this bolg will share latest CAD/CAM news and tips and tricks of cam software, which will be use full for CNC programmers and CNC machining working peoples.

Mr.Velayutham’s feedback about Millwright, Completed Mastercam Online Training from India

Mastercam training feedback

Meet Mr.Velayutham from Thoothukudi, Tamilnadu. He worked as a CNC programmer in Singapore after completing his Diploma in Mechanical engineering. He came to India during lockdown, and he utilized this lockdown period by complete his Mastercam training through online from his home town.

In the feedback video, he said “Millwright is the best option for CNC and CAM programming training, I have attended the online Mastercam class and I would like to share my training experience with Millwright. I was looking to join Mastercam online class hence I surfed in Google for the best Mastercam training institute in Singapore and then I came to know about CAMtutor a division of Millwright offering online advanced Mastercam training in Tamil and English languages. Initially I don’t have confidence in doing classes through online and I preferred only Offline classes and then I tried to contact Millwright team they responded me instantly, and they gave a confidence in doing online Mastercam software training through free demo class.”

Benefits of choosing Online CAD/CAM, CNC Machining training with Millwright

  • Save your Travel accommodation and food expenses by learning from your place
  • One to One live classes are taken so that you can clear your doubts directly with the trainer
  • Providing support even after completing the course
  • Flexible time slot allotted as per your request time for online classes
  • Free demo available, before joining the course
  • Become a certified CAM programmer, after completion of training course

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click the below link to watch the video feedback of Mr.Velayutham about Millwright, Completed Mastercam online training from India

Sandvik to acquires CGTech Vericut software company

Dear friends,

This is a general knowledge blog post regarding Sandvik one of the world-famous cutting tools manufacturing company

Sandvik has signed an agreement to acquire US based CGTech, a global market leader in software for numerical control (NC/CNC) simulation, verification and optimization. The product offering includes VERICUT, a machining simulation and optimization software which is CAM, machine tool manufacturer and cutting tool neutral and works stand alone or in conjunction with all major CAM suppliers. The company will be reported in Sandvik Coromant, a division within Sandvik Machining Solutions.

“This is in line with our strategic focus to grow organically and through acquisitions in the digital manufacturing space, with special focus on software solutions close to machining,” says Stefan Widing, President and CEO of Sandvik.

The combined machining expertise of CGTech and Sandvik Coromant will enhance the Group’s capabilities in machining intelligence, strengthen the software offering and facilitate an improved presence in key areas of the customer value chain.

“It’s exciting to say that we are able to expand our capabilities with CGTech. This will not only strengthen our leading market position in all parts of the world but will as well enable us to take a big step forward in offering full machining solutions to our customers, which will reduce waste significantly in their broader value chain,“ says Nadine Crauwels, President of Sandvik Machining Solutions.


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CGTech is headquartered in California, USA, and has about 180 employees. In 2019, CGTech had revenues of about SEK 470 million and an EBIT margin slightly dilutive to Sandvik Manufacturing and Machining Solutions’ margin. Impact on Sandvik’s earnings per share will initially be neutral.

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Murali Completed Online Esprit Training From Sydney, Australia

Attention CNC Programmer, Machinist & operators !

In this post we would like to share the feedback of Mr.Murali from Sydney, Australia. He is a CNC/ VMC programmer who is looking to upgrade his knowledge in CAD CAM Programming. He surfed on the internet found many websites related to Esprit training, but he had confusion over choose the best institute in India for providing Esprit training. He came to know about CAMtutor a divison of Millwright from his friends source. He makes an enquiry for classroom or online training. He was given demo in Esprit online training. After the Demo class he registered with Millwright for online training from Esprit support centre.

Murali started his online Esprit training from faculties with Industrial experience and got trained to use Esprit CAM software for 2D Turning tool path, 2D & 3D milling tool path, 4 & 5 axis simultaneous machining tool paths effectively. The online training for Esprit cam is 30days and after that he got his course completion certificate and unlimited future support from Millwright.


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New Functionality in Mastercam 2021

Mastercam 2021 new

What’s new in Mastercam 2021 ?

Dear Friends,

Today in this post I would like to share the new functionality come up on Mastercam 2021 version. This version was released globally for public testing on 10th February 2020 via Beta Program for Mastercam 2021. Shops all over the world, from small job shops to Fortune 100, get a chance to test-drive Mastercam 2021 before it is released and provide valuable feedback to help shape the final product. Participants in the Beta Program get an early look at dozens of powerful new tools for simple to complex jobs.

Faster, more flexible multiaxis programming. As more shops continue to rely on streamlined multiaxis cutting for single-setup precision, Mastercam 2021 adds new techniques and strategies such as Expanded Multiaxis Pocketing, a new 3+2 Automatic Roughing toolpath, enhancements to the 5-axis Flowline toolpaths, and more.

Courtesy : https://www.mastercam.com/news/press-releases/mastercam-2021-released-for-global-public-testing/#:~:text=February%2010%2C%202020%20(Tolland%2C%20Conn.)

1. Machining Chamfer Holes Based on Width or Depth

Mastercam 2021 features a new toolpath, Chamfer Drill. Using tools with a tip angle, the Chamfer Drill toolpath chamfers holes after calculating the correct depth based on the desired width or depth. The Chamfer Drill toolpath also lets you select holes of different diameters or sizes—or that lie in different planes—and machine them in a single operation with a single tool.

You can use any tool with a tapered tip, not just a drill. Like other drill operations, you can use the Tool Axis Control page to choose 3-4-, or 5-axis output. Choosing 4-axis or 5-axis output gives you access to additional multiaxis features, like Safety Zone. To create the toolpath, select Chamfer Drill in the Hole making section of the 2D Mill toolpaths. Then, in the graphics window, select the entities you want to add to the Features list. Use the following methods to make and manipulate your selections:

  • Select entities to add or delete them from the Features list.
  • Click or use window selection to choose solid holes, solid arc edges, wireframe arcs, lines, points, or AutoCursor positions.
  • [Ctrl+Click] to select all matching radius solid features.
  • [Ctrl+Shift+Click] to select all matching radius solid features on the same vector as the initial selection.
  • Click a selected solid feature’s arrow to change direction.

2. Machining with a Customizable Multi-Segment Drill Cycle

Mastercam 2021 features a new toolpath, Advanced Drill.

Advanced Drill is a customizable multi-segment drill cycle that is useful for spot drilling, deep hole drilling, and back spot facing. Each segment of the drill cycle can be defined in a table on the toolpath’s Cut Parameters page.

For each segment, you can customize any or all of the following conditions:

  • Define individual pecks within the segment, including retracts to simulate a chip break cycle.
  • Set the feed rate or choose rapid motion.
  • Change the spindle speed and direction.
  • Turn coolant options on or off.
  • Add manual entry comments or code.
  • Fine-tune the order in which the commands are output.

Like other drill operations, you can use the Tool Axis Control page to choose 3-4-, or 5-axis output. Choosing 4-axis or 5-axis output gives you access to additional multiaxis features, like Safety Zone.


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3. Machining with The New 3+2 Automatic Roughing Toolpath

The new 3+2 Automatic Roughing toolpath automatically makes multiplane 3-axis toolpaths for roughing. Mastercam analyzes the model and stock, and then creates a roughing toolpath. Then Mastercam calculates the remaining stock and computes a new toolpath. This continues until only a defined amount of stock remains. The results are all contained within the one toolpath.

The image below shows the new toolpath on a part with Section view enabled, allowing you to better see the toolpath.

4. Machining Custom Thread Forms

Mastercam 2021 introduces the new Lathe Custom Thread toolpath to support custom thread forms.

The new toolpath also takes advantage of Mastercam’s next-generation panel interface to simplify and streamline your programming workflow. You can select chained geometry to represent the thread cross-section or select one of four parametric definitions:

  • Rope
  • Buttress
  • Square
  • Trapezoidal

Parametric definitions let you define the profile by entering dimensions directly in a properties grid, eliminating the need to chain geometry.

Mastercam lets you define roughing and finishing passes with separate cutting parameters.

The new custom thread module also supports Mastercam’s other advanced threading and toolpath features, such as multi-start threads, tool inspection, ID/OD threads, allowances for mating parts, and cross-centerline turning. You can even name and save custom thread forms so you can easily retrieve and reuse them in future operations.

Courtesy : www.mastercam.com

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Meet Saravanan , completed Mastercam training in Malaysia.

Dear Friends,

In this post we are sharing the testimonial video of Mr.Saravanan from Malaysia, who completed Mastercam training in 30 days from CAMtutor .

Please find his testimonial video below as he said,

He is working in Klang, Selangor, Malaysia for the past five years as a CNC programmer, and he has ten years of total experience in CNC fields. When he starts his working in Malaysia he came to know that most of the CNC industries in Malaysia uses Mastercam for Programming but the sad is he don’t know to work with Mastercam and it becomes a barrier in his carrier, so he decided to Learn Mastercam courses in Malaysia hence he surfed in internet and finally he came to know about CAMtutor a division of Millwright who provide online Mastercam training in many cities in Malaysia like Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, Sepang, Petaling Jaya, Johor Bahru,Sekinchan etc., He got free demo session then got Confidence in him self to learn Mastercam and do programming then finally he joined Mastercam online training took one-month training in Mastercam courses in design, 2D & 3D tool path, 4th & 5th axis. Now he is a Mastercam programmer in his company thus he improved his programming skills and CNC carrier. He Thanked Millwright.

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Wildest Competition for CNC Programmers!

Dear fellow CNCist,

In this post I would like to share an event organizing from Mastercam team.

Time is the wisest counselor of all “-Pericles

This is a right time or opportunity to show your programming skills and win cash prize from Mastercam. The challenge is very simple create a bold, original item using Mastercam.

Awards & Rewards

There are four divisions of category like School level, College/ University level, Professional, Team. In each Category 3000$ cash award for first place, with the total of $5000 in prizes for each of the four categories. Every participant will receives Mastercam T-shirt.

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Rules to be Followed

Original part must be programmed using Mastercam.
• All entries must be created between July 1, 2019 and June 30, 2021.
• Entrant(s) should share pictures and videos of their progress on Social Media using the hashtags #MastersofCAM
and #WildestParts.
• Part should not be painted in a way that obscures the quality of machining.
• Part must be suitable for display at schools and trade shows; no weapons or weapon replicas will be accepted.
• All entrants receive notification of winners.
• All entries become the property of CNC Software, Inc. and may be used for marketing purposes.
• All entrants must be postmarked by June 30, 2020.
• Please consider shipping requirements and restrictions when planning part size.
• Parts are judged based on the condition in which they are received.
• Completed entry form, release form, and appropriate files must be included with your entry

Professional Level
Team Level
School / College Level

Show Off Your Work

Make sure to take videos and pictures of your project at various stages of development. Share these images on social media using #WildestParts, #MastersofCAM, and #Mastercam to showcase your talent and ingenuity.

Here are some ideas to share:

  • Image or screen capture of the part in the design stage
  • Image or screen capture of tool paths or G-code you generate
  • Video of your part on the machine
  • Video or photo overview of the project in segments or start to finish
  • Pictures of you with your project at various stages—especially the final part!

Courtesy : https://www.mastercam.com/

 Visit : https://www.mastercam.com/community/competitions/wildestparts/

 

How Machining Cloud helps CNC Programmers?

Machining cloud in CNC machining

Dear fellow CNCist,

Here in this article, we like to share some valuable information about a browser-based application “Machining Cloud” made delicately for machining application.

What is a Machining Cloud ?

Machining Cloud is made to leading a digital shift within the discrete manufacturing industry to deliver a new level of operational efficiency.  Cloud-based applications, digital product data resources, knowledge and services from the world’s leading manufacturers of machine tools, cutting tools, work holding , CAD/CAM software and special products that are providing efficiency in improvements by providing the flow of data to and from today’s software and data intensive shop-floor.

Machining Cloud holding hands with the world’s best and largest providers of manufacturing equipment and software to offer an extraordinary amount of resources within a merged system making the lives of manufacturers easier than ever before.

Source : Machining Cloud

How Machining Cloud could help CNC programmers ?

Whenever a programmer needs to develop a New part on CNC machine, he needs to concentrate lots of activities like, work holding, cutting tools, holder, surface finish, tolerance, materials, cutting parameters, etc.

For this, a CNC programmer needs to go through lots of catalogs and brochures, of several products. The Machining cloud act as a digital catalog for several brands of Cutting tools, Holders, fixtures, machine, etc,

some of the brands available on machining cloud

The programmers can visualize and select the required tool holder fixture with the help of 3D model available on the machining cloud and can be imported to CAM software like EspritCAM, Mastercam, and more, which reduces hours of programming time.

For more details about machining cloud visit
https://www.machiningcloud.com/app/


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Highlights of Machining Cloud

  • Find the right cutting tools faster up to 75% than the traditional method
  • Improves cutting tools, job management, and reporting
  • Simplify the CNC cutting tool workflow
  • Make smarter CNC cutting tool selections
  • The 3D CAD models that come from Machining Cloud are in the ubiquitous STEP format, so they can be used in the shop’s software.
  •  If the shop’s software has a cloud connection, this data is automatically fed into the software. Alternately, the CAM programming will end up typing the data manually into the software as is done now from websites and catalogs.
  • Share jobs, tools, and machines among your co-workers

Short cut keys of Mastercam

Mastercam short keys

Hi Everyone,

As we all know, the leading CNC Programming CAM software “Mastercam” from CNC software Inc, which as millions of user all over world with passion on working in it.

Here are some short keys for mastercam, for entry level user, to make their work little faster.

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Command Short Key
Analyze entities F4
AutoSave Alt+A
Run Add-In Alt+C
Configure Mastercam Alt+F8
Copy to clipboard Ctrl+C
Cut to clipboard Ctrl+X
Delete entities F5
Drafting options Alt+D
Exit Mastercam Alt+F4
Fit geometry to screen Alt+F1
Grid settings Alt+G
Gview–Back Alt+3
Gview–Bottom Alt+4
Gview–Front Alt+2
Gview–Isometric Alt+7
Gview–Left Alt+6
Gview–Previous Plane Alt+P
Gview–Right Alt+5
Gview–Top Alt+1
Help Alt+H
Levels Manager Alt+Z
Set from entity Alt+X

 

About Mastercam Alt+V
Motion controller rotation point Alt+F12
Multi-Threading Manager Alt+M
Pan Arrow keys
Paste from clipboard Ctrl+V
Planes Manager Alt+L
Redo an event Ctrl+Y
Rotate Alt+Arrow keys
Save Ctrl+S
Save as Ctrl+Shift+S
Select all Ctrl+A
Shading on/off Alt+S
Shading translucency on/off Ctrl+T
Show/hide gnomons Alt+F9
Show/hide axes F9
Show/hide entity Alt+E
Show/hide displayed toolpaths Alt+T
Solids Manager Alt+I
Toolpaths Manager Alt+O
Un-zoom 80% Alt+F2
Un-zoom to previous or 50% F2
Undo the last event Ctrl+Z
Zoom window F1
Zoom/un-zoom by 5% Pg Up/Pg Down

 

What’s New in NX-CAM 12 for Die Mould -2019

Hi,

In this below video Mr. Alexander Freund, Product Manager for Mouls and Die, of Siemens PLM explained the new and innovative update came in Siemens NX CAM 12

NX CAM for Manufacturing

Adaptive Milling

Adaptive Milling, a new high speed milling strategy, introduced on last version of NX CAM,

The bottom up strategy, is newly introduced in Adaptive Milling on rest milling option, which will maintain an even stock for finishing, as explained on the video.

This method of machining are very useful on die, mould machining applications, to save a huge cycle time on roughing.


Suresh, Completed Mastercam Training in Malaysia.

Hi Friends,

We are sharing the feedback of Mr Suresh Kumar from Maslaysia, who completed Mastercam from CAMtutor.

Find his feedback below as he said.

He was working in Malacca Malaysia, in CNC field, He decided to improve his career growth by learning Mastercam, he din’t find any place nearby, finally he found CAMtutor (team Millwright) for Learning Mastercam course online, facilities are good enough to teach technically deeper. The course was 100% satisfied as expected, also they committed to support for doubt clearing after completion of training also. The training method is very easy for me to understand. Thanks Millwright

Feedback from Suresh Kumar