Feature detection is the first step toward full Automatic Feature Machining (AFM). This blog post will review how you can take advantage of this functionality.
Julie Pedalino from Lenexa Kansas has found a way to combine not one but two passions into an exciting new startup at Pedalino Bicycles, one of just a handful of female custom bike frame builders in the world! Julie graduated from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and combines her awesome talent as […]
I’m very excited to write about our new 2018 line-up of MecSoft CAM plugins. This release is packed full of new features and exciting enhancements! In this post we will explore what’s new in Automatic Feature Machining in 2018. Click here to learn more about our 2018 Milling products. Even more Automation! MecSoft CAM in 2018 […]
Just like installing aftermarket components on a new automobile, scale model kit enthusiasts can purchase and install aftermarket components for their scale model kits. This allows them to change the look and style of their original model kit. Jim Orth, owner/operator of Riverview Hobbies, LLC uses Rhino and RhinoCAM to design and program the CNC […]
2½ Axis machining is the 2nd most common application (behind 3 Axis machining) for all of MecSoft’s CAM plugins. The reason for this is because a large number of parts found in the real world lend themselves to 2½ Axis machining. The majority of 2½ Axis components are simple prismatic shapes composed of drilled holes, […]
I want to take a moment to touch base on another topic related to our previous post Understanding Cut Levels in 2½ Axis Machining. I invite everyone to go back and review this informative post. Today I want to quickly discuss how part region heights are considered in 2½ Axis Machining. When selecting part regions […]
For those of you who are new to MecSoft’s MILL Module plugins (or even if you just want brush up on your CAM skills) we have released a newly updated 130-page step-by-step tutorial on how to program 2-sided (also referred to as flip machining) toolpaths for the F1 CO2 Racer Body shown here. This tutorial […]
While most of us (if we’re lucky) get to follow our passion into the workplace, Julie Pedalino from Lenexa Kansas has found a way to combine not one but two of her passions into an exciting new startup company called Pedalino Bicycles. I wanted to give you a quick sneak peek of one of Julie’s […]
Riverview Hobbies, LLC opened for business in 2010 to produce high quality aftermarket poured-resin products for scale modeling kits, an industry worth upwards of 1.5 billion dollars in the US alone, according to the Hobby Manufacturers Association (HMA). Jim Orth, owner/operator of Riverview Hobbies uses Rhino and RhinoCAM to design and program the […]
3 Axis machining is THE MOST common application for all of MecSoft’s CAM milling plugins. The reason is quite simple. This suite of toolpath strategies can quickly and accurately machine a vast majority of components and tooling required by industry today. In this post we’ll explore some of the Best Practices for machining in 3 Axis […]
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