https://cimquesttv.wistia.com/medias/fpymot9eb4?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 This new option in Mastercam Simulator allows you to save full 3D executable presentation files. Attend our Advanced Manufacturing Expo on October 18-19 to see more great content on Mastercam, CNC machining, and advanced toolpaths. http://www.cimquest-inc.com/2017ame/
https://cimquesttv.wistia.com/medias/0mvsg8gfgz?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 A combination of SolidWorks along with Geomagic Control X has streamlined the process from Design to Inspection, allowing you to import PMI (Product Manufacturing Information) directly, and generate a report within minutes.
https://cimquesttv.wistia.com/medias/ac4ufwfunr?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Extracting the center line of a 3D pipe that contains angles in 2 dimensions is not that complicated. However, when you have compound angles, and the tube is bending in the X, Y, and Z directions simultaneously, extracting the centerline can be quite challenging.
https://cimquesttv.wistia.com/medias/ssw6n418n6?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 The new ‘quick add’ button for Viewsheets makes them easy to create, and the bookmark tools on the view ribbon help to save changes quickly.
https://cimquesttv.wistia.com/medias/bryhnh824m?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Introducing the first office-friendly metal 3D printing solution, the Desktop Metal Studio. Similar to FDM, this system extrudes rods that have metal powder bound within wax and plastic, in a process called Bound Metal Deposition.
https://cimquesttv.wistia.com/medias/2wu1frx8tf?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Two new selections have been added to the Plane and View Systems Options in Mastercam 2018 which can be picked instantly and commanded relative to a custom WCS or added in the relative creation menu.
https://cimquesttv.wistia.com/medias/5uro10hgpu?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 This command is ideal to use if you wanted to punch out the center of a 3D surface, or even create the design for an over molding, all the while keeping a constant offset from the face boundaries.
https://cimquesttv.wistia.com/medias/zuzbx0s6fj?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Automated CMM's typically require a master part data set when performing CMM inspection on hundreds (or thousands!) of the same part. But what if a master part is not available? Today we show how to manually capture measurements on the fly with Verisurf and the CMM Master.