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Mastercam Lathe

Quick, accurate, and simple CAD/CAM software for turning. Mastercam Lathe uses fully associative toolpaths with Dynamic Motion, and solids-based toolpath verification.

Mastercam Lathe Toolpath

Flexible, powerful tools for turning.

Modern manufacturing requires efficient programming.

Mastercam Lathe offers a range of advanced programming tools that are easy to use and expandable. Move the same file between turning and milling operations with ease when combined with Mastercam Mill.

Import CAD files and perform precision roughing and finishing. Run any job with ease using the C/Y-axis machine. Ensure your parts are completed correctly the first time with reliable toolpath verification.


What's New for Turning in Mastercam 2024

Mastercam Lathe streamlines your manufacturing process through efficient and accurate CNC programming.

Advanced Turning Features

Program your turning machines both quickly and easily.

Mastercam Lathe’s Quick Toolpaths make it easy to program in just a few clicks.

  • Complete threading, including custom-made thread forms.
  • Grooving with multiple depths, peck motion and full-radius plunge turn.
  • Intelligent ID, OD, face roughing, and finishing.
  • Full milling support is available for machines equipped with live tooling, C or Y axes.
Save your machine tools from undue stress.
  • Chuck, part steady rest, and tailstock detection.
  • The tool’s back and front are automatically checked for gouges.
  • Reduce chip breakage in difficult-to-machine materials.
  • Solid jaw support and full collet.
  • Increased job setup, part-transfer, and programming options for select lathes.
Mastercam Lathe Finished Part

Mastercam Lathe Features

Mastercam offers functionality to improve your process


Quickly translate geometry and create a part transfer operation from the main spindle to sub spindle and/or a bar pull operation prior to a cutoff toolpath.

Live Tooling

Machine any job with the combined power of C- and Y-axis machining.

Intelligent ID and OD Roughing

Includes roughing to a boundary for castings.

Powerful CAD

Open any CAD file in Mastercam to access modeling and prep tools for CAM programmers to get parts on and off machines quickly.

Local Support

MACDAC brings years of practical experience to ensure that you always have the support you need to get the most out of your CAD/CAM investment.

Dynamic Motion

Extend tool life with proprietary toolpath strategies that maximize material removal rate and reduce cycle times.

Success Story

Roush Yates Engines and Stewart Haas Racing

Roush Yates Engines and Stewart Haas Racing sit down with Mastercam and reflect their Daytona 500 win. Watch how the months of hard work in the machine shop exceeded their expectations at the finish line

About MACDAC Engineering

30 Years of Trusted Partnerships

MACDAC Engineering is the largest CAD/CAM software dealer in New England and has been partnered with Mastercam since 1991. We offer training, support, and services for all Mastercam products.

We believe in developing strong relationships with our customers, which is why so many of them have relied on us for their CAD/CAM needs for years. We primarily keep our sales local to New England so that we can better create, build, and maintain customer relationships for many years to come.

Interested in Mastercam Lathe

Call 888.8746.324 to discuss your requirements