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Oscillating in Different Mastercam Toolpaths

10/5/21 3:24 PM / by camInstructor Mike posted in Mastercam, Swarf, 5 Axis Curve, Oscillate

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Oscillate is most commonly used in the 2D Contour toolpath, did you know there are other toolpaths also capable of this motion?

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Dealing with Dogleg Rapids in Mastercam

9/28/21 7:00 AM / by camInstructor Mike posted in Mastercam, Vericut

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What do dogs and golf have to do with machining? Knowing could prevent a crash!

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Mastercam in VR

9/10/21 9:43 AM / by camInstructor Mike posted in Mastercam, 2022, VR, Virtual Reality

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Lets give Mastercam a try in VR - Virtual Reality!

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Controlling OptiRough | Xometry Mill Test Part - Video 5

8/25/21 7:00 AM / by camInstructor Mike posted in Mastercam, 2022, Xometry

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Often when using OptiRest, tool motion happens where you don't want. Let's look at controlling this toolpath.

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OptiRough using Stock aka OptiRest | Xometry Mill Test Part - Video 4

8/4/21 7:00 AM / by camInstructor Mike posted in Mastercam, 2022, Xometry

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Using Mastercams OptiRough Toolpath with a Stock Model to create the best roughing motion for this part.

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Stock Setup VS Stock Model | Xometry Mill Test Part - Video 3

7/30/21 4:50 PM / by camInstructor Mike posted in Mastercam, 2022, Xometry

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The defined stock in Mastecam Mill can play a couple different roles in your programming. Lets have a look the two different stock definition methods and why you would use one or the other.

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Solid Import and Alignment - Xometry Mill Test Part

7/28/21 6:00 AM / by camInstructor Mike posted in Mastercam, 2022, Xometry

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First up for the Xometry Test Part is importing the supplied solid model and then aligning it to the Top WCS .

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Xometry Mill Test Part - Overview

7/25/21 3:29 PM / by camInstructor Mike posted in Mastercam, 2022, Xometry

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Programming the Xometry CNC Mill Test Part, start to finish, in this video series. This first video provides an overview of the starting files.

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Voice Programming Mastercam

6/15/21 7:00 AM / by camInstructor Mike posted in Mastercam, 2022, Stream Deck, Siri

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Hey Siri, program Mastercam for me!

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Mastercam 2022 - The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

5/26/21 7:00 AM / by camInstructor Mike posted in Mastercam, 2022

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Let's talk about what's new in Mastercam 2022!

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