SOLIDWORKS CAM Professional Essentials

Learn how to program CNC Lathe machines, and test run high speed machining with Volumill

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LENGTH:   4 days; 8:30am to 4:30pm


PREREQUISITES: Experience with the SOLIDWORKS design software.


DESCRIPTION:  This course teaches how to use the SOLIDWORKS CAM Professional software to machine parts utilizing advanced functionality such as: CAM or SOLIDWORKS configurations, VoluMill™, mill machining in the context of an assembly, and 3 plus 2 machining. Additionally, the course teaches how to generate, modify and post process 2 axis turning toolpaths used for the machining of SOLIDWORKS part files.

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Lesson 1: 
SOLIDWORKS CAM Configurations

  • SOLIDWORKS CAM Product Review
  • SOLIDWORKS CAM Configurations
  • Case Study: Using Configurations
  • Case Study: Working With CAM Configurations
  • Exercise 1

Lesson 2: 
High Speed Machining (VoluMill)

  • VoluMill Overview
  • Case Study: Using VoluMill
  •  Exercise 2

Lesson 3: 
Assembly Machining

  • SOLIDWORKS CAM Assembly Mode
  • Case Study: AM Using a Vise
  • Case Study: AM
  • Programming with Subroutines
  • Case Study: AM Multiple Parts
  • Case Study: AM Split Instance
  • Exercise 3
  • Exercise 4
  • Exercise 5

Lesson 4: 
3 Plus 2 Machining

  • 3 Plus 2 Machining (Indexing)
  • Case Study: 3 Plus 2 – Part Machining
  • Case Study: Assembly Machining with a Tombstone
  • Exercise 6

Lesson 5: 
Turning BasicS

  • SOLIDWORKS CAM Turning
  • Process Overview
  • Case Study: Generate Toolpaths and NC Code
  • Case Study: Interactive Features and Operations
  • Exercise 7
  • Exercise 8

Lesson 6: 
Chucks, ID Features and Operations

  • Section Method
  • Case Study: Using Plane Section
  • Case Study: Using Double Chucks
  • Exercise 9

Lesson 7: 
Modifying Feature and Operation Parameters

  • Case Study: Custom Chuck, OD and Thread Features
  • Exercise 10

Lesson 8: 
Probing

  • Introduction to Probing
  • Probe Operation
  • Case Study: Probing Operations – Part 1
  • Case Study: Probing Operations – Part 2
  • Case Study: Probing Operations – Part 3
  • Exercise 11

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