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camInstructor Mike

camInstructor Mike is Mike Wearne, an avid machinist, cnc programmer and overall connoisseur of all things machining. Mike is one of camInstructor's resident cad/cam/cnc experts and works part time at his local college teaching aspiring machinists how to program CNC Machines of all types.

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Mastercam Tips - Pocket Entry Motion

3/6/19 8:56 AM / by camInstructor Mike posted in Mastercam 2019, Mastercam, Mill

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This video shows some Entry Motion setting edits that may be needed when trying to enter small pockets or features. 

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CamInstructor Tips - Macro B Programming

2/20/19 6:00 AM / by camInstructor Mike posted in CNC, Setup Operate, Macro

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This video gives a brief introduction into some of the capabilities of Macro B Programming.

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Mastercam Tips - Lathe Stock Recognition

2/6/19 6:00 AM / by camInstructor Mike posted in Mastercam 2019, Mastercam, Lathe

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This video shows the use of Stock Recognition in the Lathe environment for Mastercam.

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CamInstructor Tips - Setup and Operate CNC Lathe

1/24/19 6:00 AM / by camInstructor Mike posted in CNC, Setup Operate

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This video is taken from our CNC Lathe Setup and Operate course which provides comprehensive step by step instructions for setting up and running your Haas CNC lathe.

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Mastercam Tips - Entity Selection

1/9/19 6:00 AM / by camInstructor Mike posted in Mastercam Tips, Mastercam

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This video discusses Entity Selection in Mastercam along with some options to help speed up the selection process. 

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Mastercam Tips - Delete Duplicates

12/19/18 5:00 AM / by camInstructor Mike posted in Mastercam Tips, Mastercam

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This video discusses the Delete Duplicates Function and FindOverlap CHook in Mastercam, which can be used to clean up geometry in your file.

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Mastercam Tips - Backplot Interfaces

12/5/18 5:00 AM / by camInstructor Mike posted in Mastercam Tips, Mastercam

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This video discusses the two different Backplotting options in Mastercam.

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Mastercam Tips - Chaining Direction Control

11/21/18 5:00 AM / by camInstructor Mike posted in Mastercam Tips

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This video is taken from a QnA session during one of our Teacher Training Courses.

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Mastercam 2019 - Dynamic Tool Engagement

11/8/18 6:01 AM / by camInstructor Mike posted in Mastercam 2019

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This video describes the Dynamic Tool Engagement & Stepover Lesson that camInstructor is offering.

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New in Mastercam 2019 - Lathe - Cross Center Turning

10/16/18 8:00 PM / by camInstructor Mike posted in Mastercam 2019

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This video describes the improved Cross Center Turning  feature in Mastercam Lathe 2019.

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