Mastercam 2018 2D course

Mastercam 2018 The Fundamentals

$250.00

LIVE ONLINE COURSE

Colin Gilchrist will teach you the Fundamentals in Mastercam 2018

Class Dates:
October
10, 12, 17, 19
Class Times:
Eastern Time 7:30 – 9:30 pm
Pacific Time 4:30 – 6:30 pm

In this course we will use the 2D toolpaths available in Mastercam to machine parts from two sides. We will machine the part using a combination of Facing, Contouring, 2D Dynamic, Pocket, Slot, and Drilling Toolpaths. By the end of this course you will be familiar with creating a Job in Mastercam, creating the necessary toolpaths to machine the part, and post-processing your program to create G-code. Finally, we will create Setup Sheets and Tool Lists for the programs.

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Class Dates:
October
10, 12, 17, 19
Class Times:
Eastern Time 7:30 – 9:30 pm
Pacific Time 4:30 – 6:30 pm

Colin will hold two additional office hours to answer questions

In this course we will use the 2D toolpaths available in Mastercam to machine parts from two sides. We will machine the part using a combination of Facing, Contouring, 2D Dynamic, Pocket, Slot, and Drilling Toolpaths. By the end of this course you will be familiar with creating a Job in Mastercam, creating the necessary toolpaths to machine the part, and post-processing your program to create G-code. Finally, we will create Setup Sheets and Tool Lists for the programs.

Colin Gilchrist

Colin Gilchrist is Technical Director at eapprentice, previously he worked as post processor developer for CNC Software, the makers of Mastercam; he has worked as a CNC programmer at Boeing and as a Mastercam Instructor and trainer.

Topics Covered

  1. Job Setup – Stock Setup, Tool Settings, WCS/Origin, Work Offset, Program Number, and comments.
  2. Facing Toolpath
  3. Spot/Center Drilling
  4. Drilling
  5. Tapping
  6. Counter Boring with Circle Mill
  7. 2D Dynamic  Roughing for Pockets
  8. Cutting Open Pockets with 2D Dynamic
  9. Pocket Finishing
  10. Contouring
  11. Circular Boring
  12. Custom Tool Definition
  13. Thread Milling
  14. Chamfering
  15. Slot Milling
  16. Cutting a part from multiple sides
  17. Creating setup sheets and tool lists

 

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