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What’s New in Mastercam 2019: Axis Control

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[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] Mastercam 2019 includes many advances to help streamline your entire process, from job setup to job completion. Today we’ll look at What’s New in Mastercam 2019: Axis Control. [siteorigin_widget class=”WP_Widget_Custom_HTML”][/siteorigin_widget] The Axis Control panel, available in the Simulation tab of Mastercam Simulator, has been redesigned to interact like a machine control. A feed wheel […]

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Verisurf 2018 Tech Tip

Create CAD Planes Perpendicular to Splines, Arcs and Curves in Verisurf 2018 Learn how to place evenly spaced CAD planes perpendicular to a “drive curve” (lines, splines or arcs) created from the contour of a Port (Reverse Engineering of a “Port” is a common application) in this useful Verisurf Tech Tip. Get it here: Tech Tip […]

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Windows 7 .NET Framework Fix

.NET Framework January 2018 Monthly Rollup Known Issue KB4074906 – “TypeInitializationException” or “FileFormatException” error in WPF applications Updated: January 24, 2018 An issue has been found in the .NET Framework January 2018 Security and Quality Rollup (KB 4055002), applicable to .NET Framework 4.7.1 installed on either Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. The .NET team […]

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Windows 10 Fall Creator Fix

Problem When launching Mastercam, the software hangs up at the splash screen on Running Command Line Commands for longer than normal. Once the software finishes launching, changing tabs, right-clicking, and toolpath dialogs are much slower to access and load than expected. Cause The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, Version 1709, has a bug in it […]

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What’s New 2018 – Function Panels

What’s New 2018 – Function Panels In Mastercam 2017, all sketcher bar functions were updated to our new style panel interface. In Mastercam 2018, we have updated nearly all of the remaining CAD related functions to provide a consistent look and feel for our users. After many hours of testing and carefully considering customer input, […]

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PrimeTurn and Advanced Machining Seminar at SWIC was a HUGE SUCCESS

A Great Day at SWIC-Granite City with Sandvik and QTE! Many local businesses attended our PrimeTurn and Advanced Machining Seminar Friday December 8th at SWIC – Granite City. The focus was educating about the capabilities of Sandvik’s newest turning technology, PrimeTurn, and its co-development with Mastercam. This new approach allows an operator to cut both […]

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What’s New 2018 New Plane-Edit Plane

  Mastercam’s design and development continues to progress based on user survey’s and testing. The latest redesign of the interface includes plane creation and editing functions. Mastercam 2018 has merged the controls from the dynamic and new plane dialogue boxes. Check out the video below for more tips on plane manipulation and creation.

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Improvements to Create Curve One Edge and Curve All Edges

In Mastercam 2018, toggling the CPlane 2D/3D construction mode, enables different construction modes for Curve One Edge and Curve All Edges. Setting the construction mode to 2D creates geometry parallel to the current CPlane at a designated Z depth. This eliminates the extra steps that were required to project the 3D geometry to the defined […]

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Mastercam 2017 Function Manager Pinning and Flyout Menu

Mastercam 2017 Function Manager Pinning and Flyout Menu Optimizing the graphic viewing space using the function manager pinning and flyout menu options is a great time saving technique. In previous versions of Mastercam, the Plane and Level Managers were different styles of windows than other managers. In Mastercam 2017, all these managers use the same […]

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Mastercam 2017 Gview Gnomon

In previous versions of Mastercam the Gview Gnomon was a passive indicator, showing the current graphics view relative to the system coordinates set. In Mastercam 2017, the Gview Gnomon is an instant shortcut to dynamic planes and the face alignment sensor is activated automatically. Check out how it works below!    

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