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As a companion to our recently released 2018 VisualCAD Exercise Guide, MecSoft Corporation is proud to announce the release of The 2018 VisualCAD Companion, a FREE 300-page guide to VisualCAD, MecSoft’s free CAD program! VisualCAD can be download as part of VisualCAD/CAM 2018, MecSoft’s flagship Computer Aided Manufacturing Software. This guide includes descriptions, command prompts […]
This fireplace mantel project is a great example of how RhinoCAM CNC software has become one of Jim Lohmann’s (of Lohmann WoodCarving Company) goto software programs in his digital woodcarving workshop. Here RhinoCAM is used to machine complex 3D mesh models that Jim has sculpted in ZBrush. Jim designed the mantel shown below from a […]
Many of you have asked for more training materials on VisualCAD, MecSoft’s free CAD drawing and modeling program! In response, we are very excited to announce the release of The 2018 VisualCAD Exercise Guide, a FREE 200-page guide to using VisualCAD, MecSoft’s free CAD program! VisualCAD can be downloaded as part of VisualCAD/CAM 2018. This guide […]
The Thermoplastic Heater Block design shown here is a great example of how VisualMILL’s 2½ Axis toolpath strategies can be used to quickly and effectively rough and finish a complete 3-dimensional component. Maggie Rogers, Design & Fabrication Specialist with OESH Shoes, in Charlottesville, Virginia is using VisualMILL’s Roughing, Profiling, Hole Pocketing, Drilling, Chamfering and Thread […]
The #1 priority when machining mold cavity inserts is protecting the parting line! You should never allow the tool tip or tool radius to ride a parting line. This is illustrated in the images below. If this occurs you will see a degradation of the parting line that can cause mismatch and flash in the […]
In the Professional configuration of AlibreCAM you can take advantage of the XY Instance operation. This allows you to create linear or circular XY arrays of one or more toolpath operations. Here’s how its done using a part example submitted by Erik Granberg of Granberg International, located in Pittsburg, CA. The fixture plate shown in […]
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