Class Schedule

Class Syllabus

DAY ONE
Overview of Mastercam interface
Overview of Design Functions
Creation and Editing of 2D wireframe geometry
Creation of “Prismatic Solids for 2D Machining and Feature Bases Machining
Student Question and Answer Session on day’s work

DAY TWO
•2D Solidmodel Toolpath projects
•Face, Contour, Pocket, and Drilling Toolpath options
•Introduction to Mastercam 2D High Speed Toolpaths including Peel Mill and Dynamic Milling options
•Student Question and Answer Session on day’s work

DAY THREE
•Continuation 2D Solidmodel Toolpath projects
•Overview of Mastercam’s Feature Based Machining options
•Applying Mastercam 2D toolpaths to Solid Geometry
•Setting Operation defaults
•Student Question and Answer Session on day’s work

DAY ONE
•Introduction to Surface Machining
•Mastercam Roughing Options explained
•Mastercam Roughing Toolpaths applied to a model
•Mastercam Finish Toolpaths applied to a model
•Set up and machine a model to completion using the Surface Finish and Surface Rough toolpaths
•Student Question and Answer Session on day’s work

DAY TWO
•Overview of Mastercam 3D Design functions
•Overview of 3D Wireframe Design
•Overview of 3D Surface Creation
•Overview of 3D Solid Modeling
•Student Question and Answer Session on day’s work

DAY THREE
•Introduction to the Highspeed Surface Toolpaths
•High Speed Roughing Options
•High Speed Finishing Options
•Converting Solid Models to Surface Models and creation of Containment Boundries
•Set up and machine a model to completion using the Surface High Speed Toolpaths
•Setting Operation defaults
•Student Question and Answer Session on day’s work.

DAY ONE
•Intoduction to Multiaxis Machining Concepts,multiaxis machine types and machining techniques based on machine capabilities.
•Overview of Multiaxis Machine setup
•Overview of Cut Pattern, Tool Axis control and Tool tip control
•Introduction to Mastercam Multiaxis Toolpaths (Curve,Morph,Parrallel and Drilling Toolpaths)
•Student Question and Answer Session on day’s work

DAY TWO
•Introduction to Machine Simulation
•Overview of Collision Avoidance
•Continuation of Mastercam Multiaxis Toolpaths (Flowline,Multi Surf, Project Curve, Along Curve)
•Student Question and Answer Session on day’s work

DAY THREE
•Continuation of Applying Mastercam Multiaxis Toolpaths to Solid Geometry
•Overview of Multiaxis Linking / Safety Zone
•Continuation of Mastercam Multiaxis Toolpaths (4th Axis Rotary Cut / Axial Cut, Rotary Advanced)
•Student Question and Answer Session on day’s work

DAY ONE
•Overview of Mastercam interface
•Overview of Design Functions
•Creation and Editing of 2D wireframe geometry
•Creation of Turn Geometry from Solid and Surface Models
•Student Question and Answer Session on day’s work

DAY TWO
•2D Solidmodel Toolpath projects
•Face, Roughing, and Finishing Toolpaths
•Canned Roughing and Finishing Cycles
•Overview of Grooving Toolpaths
•Student Question and Answer Session on day’s work

DAY THREE
•Continuation of 2D Solidmodel Toolpath projects
•Overview of threading options
•Stock Flip, Stock Transfer, Stock Advance and Tailstock options
•Introduction to C-Axis toolpaths and Live Tooling

Student Question and Answer Session on day’s work

DAY One
•Overview of Mastercam for Solidworks Interface
•Overview of Work Coordinate System in Solidworks
•Overview of Toolpath Options / 2D Geometry selection in Solidworks
•Mastercam Job Setup Options
•Student Question and Answer Session on day’s work

DAY Two
•Continuation 2D Solidmodel Toolpath projects
•Introduction to Mastercam 2D High Speed Toolpaths Including Peel Mill and Dynamic Milling Options
•Overview of Mastercam’s Feature Based Machining options
•Setting Operation defaults
•Student Question and Answer Session on day’s work

DAY ONE

  • Introduction to 3D Surface Machining
  • Overview of Mastercam for Solidworks 3D Roughing Toolpaths Options
  • Mastercam Roughing Toolpaths applied to a model
  • Overview of Mastercam for Solidworks 3D Finishing Options
  • Mastercam Finish Toolpaths applied to a model
  • Set up and machine a model to completion using the Surface Finish and Surface Rough toolpaths
  • Student Question and Answer Session on day’s work

DAY TWO

  • Introduction to the Highspeed 3D Surface Toolpaths
  • High Speed Roughing Options
  • High Speed Finishing Options
  • Set up and machine a model to completion using the Surface High Speed 3D Toolpaths
  • Setting Operation defaults
  • Student Question and Answer Session on day’s work

 

DAY ONE
• Introduction to Mastercam Design / Interface
• Creation of Wireframe and Solidmodel Geometry
• Introduction to Wire Toolpaths (Contour and No Core)
• Setting Operation defaults
• Student Question and Answer Session on day’s work
DAY TWO
• Continuation of Mastercam Wire Toolpaths
• Introduction to Wire 4 Axis Toolpath
• Overview of Wirepath Editor
• Student Question and Answer Session on day’s work

Day One
•Introduction to Post Processing
•Review of Machine and Control definition
•Understanding how Mastercam uses the PST file
•Formatting and Modifying NC output
•Using the Mastercam Post Debugger
•Using the MP Documentation
•Simple Post editing tasks

Mill-Turn - SYLLABUS

DAY ONE

  • Introduction to Mastercam Mill-Turn Interface
  • Overview of Job Setup: Views and Setup Type
  • Overview of Turning Toolpath Operations
  • Introduction to Sync Manager
  • Overview of Machine Simulation
  •  Student Question and Answer Session on day’s work

DAY TWO

  • Continuation of Job Setup Operations
  • Part Transfer and Syncing Right Spindle Operations
  • Overview of Milling Toolpaths and Creating Toolplanes
  • Continuation of Sync Manager Overview
  • Pinch Turning and Synchronization
  • Student Question and Answer Session on day’s work
Date Course Location Sign Up
Nov 19-21 Multi-Axis Somers, CT Sign up
Nov 26-28 Mill 3D Somers, CT Sign up
Dec 3-5 Mill 2D Somers, CT Sign up
Dec 10-12 Lathe Somers, CT Sign up
Dec 17-19 Mill 3D Somers, CT Sign up
Dec 27-28 Wire Somers, CT Sign up
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Jan 7-9 Mill 2D Somers, CT
Jan 14-16 Lathe Somers, CT
Jan 21-23 Mill 3D Somers, CT
Jan 28-30 Mill 2D Somers, CT
Feb 4-6 Lathe Somers, CT
Feb 11-13 Mill 3D Somers, CT
Feb 19-21 Mill 2D Somers, CT
Feb 25-27 Lathe Somers, CT
Mar 4-6 Mill 3D Somers, CT
Mar 11-13 Mill 2D Somers, CT
Mar 18-20 Lathe Somers, CT
Mar 25-27 Mill 3D Somers, CT
Apr 1-3 Mill 2D Somers, CT
Apr 8-10 Multi-Axis Somers, CT
Apr 15-17 Lathe Somers, CT
Apr 22-24 Mill 3D Somers, CT
Apr 25-26 Mill-Turn Somers, CT
Apr 29-May 1 Mill 2D Somers, CT
May 20-22 Mill 3D Somers, CT
May 28-30 Lathe Somers, CT
June 3-5 Mill 2D Somers, CT
June 10-12 Mill 3D Somers, CT
June 17-19 Lathe Somers, CT
June 24-26 Mill 2D Somers, CT
July 1-3 Mill 3D Somers, CT
July 8-10 Lathe Somers, CT
July 22-24 Mill 2D Somers, CT
July 29-31 Mill 3D Somers, CT
Aug 5-7 Lathe Somers, CT
Aug 12-14 Mill 2D Somers, CT
Aug 15-16 Wire Somers, CT
Aug 19-21 Mill 3D Somers, CT
Aug 26-28 Multi-Axis Somers, CT
Sept 3-5 Lathe Somers, CT
Sept 9-11 Mill 2D Somers, CT
Sept 16-18 Mill 3D Somers, CT
Sept 23-25 Mill 2D Somers, CT
Sept 30-Oct 2 Lathe Somers, CT
Oct 7-6 Mill 3D Somers, CT
Oct 15-17 Mill 2D Somers, CT
Oct 21-23 Lathe Somers, CT
Oct 24-25 Mill-Turn Somers, CT
Oct 28-30 Mill 3D Somers, CT
Nov 4-6 Mill 2D Somers, CT
Nov 12-14 Lathe Somers, CT
Nov 18-20 Mill 3D Somers, CT
Nov 25-27 Multi-Axis Somers, CT
Dec 2-4 Mill 2D Somers, CT
Dec 9-11 Lathe Somers, CT
Dec 16-18 Mill 3D Somers, CT
Dec 23-24 Wire Somers, CT