18 09, 2017

Mastercam 2018 Plane and View Systems Options

By | September 18th, 2017|

There are some new options available in the plane and view systems of Mastercam 2018. In previous Mastercam versions, there were only seven default system planes and their corresponding graphics views available to choose from. Now in Mastercam 2018, two new selections have been added which can be picked instantly and they can also be [...]

8 09, 2017

Learn All About Mastercam 2018

By | September 8th, 2017|

As with most modern computer applications, every year brings a new software version of Mastercam. At Cimquest, we host annual update meetings throughout our regions to help our customers understand all of the latest features of the new version. We’ve just added six new venues for September and you can find all of the info [...]

1 09, 2017

New Mastercam 2018 Rollout Events Just Added

By | September 1st, 2017|

We have five more upcoming Mastercam 2018 Rollouts coming up in September, with three dates in Virginia just added. If you haven’t already attended one of these events, you now have more chances in more locations to come check out the latest and greatest Mastercam functionality. Upcoming Dates and Locations September 19th Hampton Inn 8441 [...]

28 08, 2017

CIMdata Ranks Mastercam 1st in Installed Seats Worldwide

By | August 28th, 2017|

Mastercam is named the world’s most widely-used CAM software for the 23rd straight year, according to the latest analysis by CIMdata, Inc. With over 236,000 installed seats worldwide, Mastercam has almost twice the installed base of the closest competitor. “The large community of qualified Mastercam programmers presents a number of opportunities. As a manufacturer, if [...]

21 08, 2017

Defining Custom Tools in DXF Files for Tool Manager

By | August 21st, 2017|

If you run into problems where your custom tool geometry in a DXF file is not accepted into the Tool Manager you should ensure that your customer tool geometry meets all the following criteria: Geometry must be drawn horizontally, in the upper two quadrants, at or above the X axis. No entities can have a [...]

14 08, 2017

Upcoming Mastercam Training Classes

By | August 14th, 2017|

With new versions of Mastercam coming out every year it can be very difficult to keep up with all the latest enhancements and improvements without occasionally taking some training classes. The good news is that Cimquest has you covered! Throughout the rest of this month we have some great options covering three different topics in [...]

7 08, 2017

Mastercam for SolidWorks Router Now Available

By | August 7th, 2017|

There is an entirely new machining option in Mastercam for Solidworks. Now the functionality of Mastercam Router is available to be licensed in Mastercam for Solidworks. This gives you access to new toolpaths and design features. To see how this works we will open Solidworks and enable the Mastercam for Solidworks add-on. The Mastercam info [...]

31 07, 2017

Mastercam Guided Solid Chaining

By | July 31st, 2017|

There is a new enhancement to the Mastercam chaining system called Guided Solid Chaining. In previous versions you would have to carefully pick your way along a complex chain to get the correct branches in 3D wireframe or in the Linked Edge Solid Chaining mode. Now, in Mastercam 2018, the new Guided Chaining feature is [...]