Training Classes

Mastercam Training Classes

Curriculum Classes

Check out our course schedule and syllabi below for more information about our classes held at our facility in Somers, CT.

Virtual Classes

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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
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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

***PLEASE CALL (860) 749-5544 FOR SCHEDULING INFORMATION FOR THIS COURSE***

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

***PLEASE CALL (860) 749-5544 FOR SCHEDULING INFORMATION FOR THIS COURSE***

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

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

DAY ONE

  • Intro to Rotary – Vertical Milling Machine
  • Horizontal Rotation on Tombstone
  • Using Multi-Axis Toolpaths
  • Positional Milling within Lathe
  • Student Question and Answer Session on day’s work
Date Course Location Sign Up
Nov 23-25 Multi-Axis Somers, CT  Sign Up
Nov 30-Dec 2 Mill 2D Somers, CT  Sign Up
Dec 7-9 Mill 3D Somers, CT  Sign Up
Dec 14-16 Lathe Somers, CT  Sign Up
Jan 4-6 Mill 2D Somers, CT Sign up
Jan 11-13 Lathe Somers, CT Sign up
Jan 18-20 Mill 3D Somers, CT Sign up
Jan 25-27 Multi-Axis Somers, CT Sign up
Feb 1-3 Mill 2D Somers, CT Sign up
Feb 8-10 Lathe Somers, CT Sign up
Feb 15-17 Mill 3D Somers, CT Sign up
Feb 22-24 Mill 2D Somers, CT Sign up
Mar 1-3 Lathe Somers, CT Sign up
Mar 8-10 Mill 3D Somers, CT Sign up
Mar 15-17 Mill 2D Somers, CT Sign up
Mar 22-24 Lathe Somers, CT Sign up
Mar 25-26 Mill-Turn Somers, CT Sign up
Mar 29-31 Mill 2D Somers, CT Sign up
Apr 5-7 Mill 3D Somers, CT Sign up
Apr 9 4th Axis Somers, CT Sign up
Apr 12-14 Lathe Somers, CT Sign up
Apr 19-21 Multi-Axis Somers, CT Sign up
Apr 26-28 Mill 2D Somers, CT Sign up
May 3-5 Mill 3D Somers, CT Sign up
May 10-12 Lathe Somers, CT Sign up
May 17-19 Mill 2D Somers, CT Sign up
May 24-26 Mill 3D Somers, CT Sign up
May 28 Post Somers, CT Sign up
June 1-3 Lathe Somers, CT Sign up
June 7-9 Mill 2D Somers, CT Sign up
June 14-16 Mill 3D Somers, CT Sign up
June 21-23 Lathe Somers, CT Sign up
June 28-30 Mill 2D Somers, CT Sign up
July 6-8 Mill 3D Somers, CT Sign up
July 12-14 Lathe Somers, CT Sign up
July 26-28 Mill 3D Somers, CT Sign up
Aug 2-4 Mill 2D Somers, CT Sign up
Aug 9-11 Mill 3D Somers, CT Sign up
Aug 16-18 Mill 2D Somers, CT Sign up
Aug 19-20 Wire Somers, CT Sign up
Aug 23-25 Lathe Somers, CT Sign up
Aug 30-Sept 1 Multi-Axis Somers, CT Sign up
Sept 7-9 Mill 3D Somers, CT Sign up
Sept 10 4th Axis Somers, CT Sign up
Sept 13-15 Mill 2D Somers, CT Sign up
Sept 20-22 Lathe Somers, CT Sign up
Sept 24 Post Somers, CT Sign up
Sept 27-29 Mill 3D Somers, CT Sign up
Oct 4-6 Mill 2D Somers, CT Sign up
Oct 12-14 Lathe Somers, CT Sign up
Oct 18-20 Mill 3D Somers, CT Sign up
Oct 25-27 Mill 2D Somers, CT Sign up
Nov 1-3 Lathe Somers, CT Sign up
Nov 8-10 Mill 3D Somers, CT Sign up
Nov 15-17 Mill 2D Somers, CT Sign up
Nov 22-24 Multi-Axis Somers, CT Sign up
Nov 29-Dec 1 Lathe Somers, CT Sign up
Dec 6-8 Mill 3D Somers, CT Sign up
Dec 9-10 Wire Somers, CT Sign up
Dec 13-15 Mill 2D Somers, CT Sign up
Dec 20-22 Lathe Somers, CT Sign up
Dec 27-29 Mill 2D Somers, CT Sign up
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