How to Set up Mastercam X+ Five Axis Vise

In this tech tip video, Sam shows us how to set up a centering (5 axis) vise as a fixture in the X+ add-on for Mastercam. This type of workholding is a little different to set up in X+ than the standard fixed-jaw vise from our last video, and that’s what we are going to go over today.

Watch the video below to learn more.

About Mastercam X+

X + for Mastercam is a collection of useful add-ons for Mastercam developed by GMCCS and sold through QTE. With the help of these add-ons, some processes in Mastercam can be greatly simplified and accelerated. Additional functions expand the overall functionality of Mastercam.

About QTE Manufacturing Solutions


At QTE Manufacturing Solutions, we serve CNC manufacturers in Missouri, Illinois, Tennessee, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas. Before we make a software recommendation, our experts will get to know your current equipment and expectations. Based on our analysis, we will make recommendations that will eliminate problems and advance your business.

But that’s just the beginning. Our customers have access to our support team so they always know how to use the software. Our solutions offer CAM software licenses and all-inclusive training packages to help put users on a fast track to becoming more competitive. We also sponsor various local events where our customers can learn about aspects of Mastercam. We invite you to join our Online network and community, where you will have access to the Mastercam ForumReseller supportEMastercamTitans of CNC, and more.

QTE is a leading Mastercam CAD/CAM solutions and Verisurf Metrology solutions software reseller focused on helping CNC manufacturers solve challenges and optimize machining operations. Our job is to help you master yours. This way you can produce more parts and open new growth opportunities, by reducing CAD/CAM programming, and inspection time. Click the link below to learn more about how we can help optimize your CNC machines.

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