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24 05, 2017

SolidWorks 2017 Multiple Start Threads

By | May 24th, 2017|

Today we are going to talk about the enhanced functionality to the Thread feature in SolidWorks 2017, mainly using multiple start threads. There are various reasons why someone might use threads with multiple starts. The main one is that it allows the lead distance of a thread to be increased, without changing its pitch. This [...]

22 05, 2017

Tooling Costs and Cycle Times Reduced

By | May 22nd, 2017|

Jaktool LLC is a customer of ours in Cranbury, NJ. They have a team of young inquisitive engineers that are investing the time to explore the full potential of their manufacturing software and machines to take on the complex jobs no one else wants. Using Mastercam CAD/CAM programming software from CNC Software Inc. (Tolland, CT), [...]

19 05, 2017

Employee Spotlight – Russell Jennison

By | May 19th, 2017|

Today we would like to introduce you to Russell Jennison, our Post Processor Manager here at Cimquest. Here are some interesting tidbits of information to get to know him a little better. 1. What are your responsibilities at Cimquest? Post processors are the link between Mastercam and individual machining centers. I customize these to maximize [...]

17 05, 2017

Introduction to 3D Metal Printing with Desktop Metal

By | May 17th, 2017|

Join Cimquest and Desktop Metal on Friday, May 19th at 9 AM for an informative webinar on 3D Metal printing, a new and affordable addition to the 3D metal printing industry. This new technology promises to be a game changer in the way products are brought to market in the future. You don’t want to [...]

16 05, 2017

Sandvik Coromant PrimeTurning

By | May 16th, 2017|

https://cimquesttv.wistia.com/medias/st6mt8m8j4?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Prime Turning with Mastercam 2018 increases your turning abilities with faster metal removal rates and giving you greater than 50% productivity because you can turn in all directions.

15 05, 2017

Mastercam 2018 Create Curves Enhancements

By | May 15th, 2017|

In Mastercam 2018, toggling the CPlane 2D/3D construction mode enables different construction modes for Curve One Edge and Curve All Edges. Setting the construction mode to 2D creates geometry parallel to the current CPlane at a designated Z depth. This eliminates the extra steps that were required to project the 3D geometry to the defined [...]

12 05, 2017

Simplify Sacrificial Tooling with 3D Printing

By | May 12th, 2017|

The Problem: Complex composite parts with hollow interiors are difficult to manufacture. Complex composite structures, with hollow interiors, present unique manufacturing challenges where internal tooling, generally referred to as a cores or mandrel, is required to define the hollow internal features. Any part configuration that traps the mandrel inside the composite part, requires sacrificial tooling* [...]

10 05, 2017

Nylon 12CF – New 3D Printing Material

By | May 10th, 2017|

There is a new game-changing thermoplastic material for the Stratasys FDM family called Nylon 12CF. The CF is an abbreviation for carbon filled. In this material, chopped carbon fibers are added to a proven FDM Nylon 12 polymer blend resulting in one of the strongest thermoplastics in the FDM material portfolio. Commercial production of carbon [...]