SolidCAM UK

Training Packages

Unit 19
Fall Bank Industrial Estate
Dodworth
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
S75 3LS

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Mill 2.5D (2 days) – Pre Requisite – SolidWorks/Inventor CAD

Introduction to Operation types (Profile, Pocket, Slot, Drill, etc.)

  • Geometry definitions (3D Models, 2D drawings)
  • Rest material options
  • Basics of Multi-Sided Machining
  • Tool types and Tool tables
  • Simulation types

AFRM (1 Day) – Pre-Requisite – Mill 2.5D (Automatic Feature Recognition & Machining)

The course teaches the basics of the CNC Programming of 2.5D parts in conjunction with:

  • Hole recognition
  • Pocket recognition
  • Drill recognition

Mill 3D HSM (2 days) – Pre Requisite – Mill 2.5D

  • 3D Rough and Finish strategies
  • Geometry definitions
  • SolidWorks configurations (if used)
  • Rest material options
  • Tool types and tool tables
  • HSM strategies for Roughing and Finishing
  • Boundary definitions
  • Dedicated Rest material strategies
  • Associativity – 3D model/toolpath
  • Lead-in / lead-out & Linking strategies

2D/3D iMachining (1 day) – Pre Requisite Mill 2.5D (3D Machining – 3D HSM)

  • Basic i – machining functions and Programming
  • Show effects of the Wizard level slider and the efficiency slider
  • Program a part showing tips and tricks

5 Axis Simultaneous Machining (2 days) – Pre Requisite – Mill 2.5D

  • 3D CAD Surfacing Tools
  • 5 Axis-Simultaneous strategies
  • Tool types and tables
  • Tool axis control & tilt strategies
  • Collision control & strategies
  • Roughing options
  • Definition of Machining limits
  • Machine Simulation basics
  • 5 Axis-Suboperations

Turning (1 day) – Pre Requisite – SolidWorks/Inventor CAD

  • Definition of stock, target model and clamp
  • Different Operation types (Turning, Grooving, Drilling, Threading)
  • Various Geometry definitions
  • Tool types and tool tables
  • Simulation types
  • Generation of G-Code

Mill-Turn (1 day) – Pre Requisite – Basic Turning

Different Mill-Turn Machining centers

  • XZC-axis
  • XYZC-axis
  • XYZCB-axis
  • Milling from the face side
  • Indexial 4-axis
  • Simultaneous 4-axis
  • Sub spindle (optional)
  • Simulation types
  • Generation of G-Code

WireEDM 2-axis (1 day) – Pre Requisite SolidWorks/Inventor CAD
WireEDM 4-axis (1 day)

  • Different operation types
  • Profiles with constant and variable angles
  • Macros
  • Different Geometry definitions
  • WireCut technologies
  • Types of simulation
  • G-Code generation

SolidCAM courses available on customers request

Machining Process (1 Day) – Pre Requisite – Existing User

  • Machining Process Manager
  • Parameter types
  • Default parameters
  • Functions
  • Tool selection in a Machining process
  • Adaption of operations in a Machining process
  • Operation groups
  • Import of Machining Processes

Update Training (1 Day) – Pre Requisite – Existing User

Update to the latest major version with new features

Post Processor Training (2 Days) – Pre Requisite – Existing User

Writing and Editing Post Processor’s