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MASTERCAM NEWS - INSTALLING X6 Mastercam X6 has been released and is available for download. Below is step by step instructions to install Mastercam X6 properly. X6 Installation & Set up

A couple of questions before beginning the installation of X6. 1. Do you have all of your needed files backed up, post, machine & control defs? 2. You must have a maintenance as of 10/31/2011. 3. Are you comfortable or able to use the Web installed or would you prefer to

wait for the DVD? Click Here to view a printable version of installing X6 Click Here for instructions on Updating your X5 Post and other important files to X6 Click Here to download the "Mastercam What's New" for X6

For More information please view our website HERE

The last of our Mini X6 Rollout dates is February to accommodate the overwhelming interest. Click here to sign up for one of the condensed Sessions

February 7th @ Sterling MA 1pm—4pm


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News - Mastercam X6 Packages Mastercam X6 packaging will begin to start shipping in the middle to end of February. In this package you will find Mousepad, Quick Start, Quick Reference Card/ File Location Card, DVD for What’s New & DVD for Systems


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What’s New In Mastercam - Toolpath Menu Mill Toolpath Menu Reorganization By restructuring the Mill toolpath menus, you now have easier, faster access to all 2D and 3D highspeed toolpaths.

Mastercam X5 Mill Mastercam X6 Mill


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What’s New In Mastercam - Coolant Icons Coolant Icons in Toolpath Manager These new icons let you quickly see whether coolant is on or off for each toolpath. These icons are only used by Mill and Lathe toolpaths. Clicking on the icons takes you to the toolpath parameters so you can make changes if necessary.


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Upcoming Events From Cimquest New England

2D High Speed Toolpaths (HST) - Basic Overview of HST. This will cover 2D HST showing you a step by step orientation of the feature in Mastercam. Date & Time

Place

March 28, 2012 1pm-3pm

Windsor Locks, CT

3D High Speed Toolpaths (HST) - Basic Overview of HST. This will cover 3D HST showing you a step by step orientation of the feature in Mastercam. Date & Time

Place

February 7, 2012 1pm-3pm

SFA - Sterling, MA

April 10, 2012 9am –11am

SFA - Sterling, MA

Feature Based Machining - FBM & FBD - Basic Overview of how to use FBM & FBD to assist in your machining process, this will cover set up and a step by step orientation of the feature in Mastercam. Date & Time

Place

February 29, 2012 1pm-3pm

Windsor Locks, CT

April 10, 2012 1pm-3pm

SFA - Sterling, MA


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Upcoming Events Cimquest New England X6 Mini Rollout - Basic understanding of what’s new in Mastercam X6 including the new Mill and Turn toolpath enhancements. Date & Time

Place

February 7, 2012 1pm-4pm

SFA - Sterling, MA

Mastercam Setup Sheet - Basic introduction into Mastercam's new set up sheet and active reports. Date & Time

Place

February 7, 2012 9am-11am

SFA - Sterling, MA

Transform Toolpaths - The Transform Toolpaths function creates copies of operations in different orientations. You can use this function to translate operations into multiple copies arranged in a matrix, or a vertical, horizontal, or diagonal row. Date & Time

Place

TBD

TBD


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Upcoming Events Cimquest New England Understanding Machine & Control Definitions - Basic understanding of how Machine and Control Definitions' interact with Post processors Date & Time

Place

March 12, 2012 1pm-3pm

SFA - Sterling, MA

Work Coordinate System (WCS) Basic Overview of how WCS's work and how to create, name and save them. Date & Time

Place

March 12, 2012 9am-11am

SFA - Sterling, MA

April 25, 2012 1pm-3pm

Windsor Locks, CT

Cimco News - Editor New Function

EDITOR - OPEN CONTAINING FOLDER 2 new options have been added to the right click menu on the File Editor Tab


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UPrint Applications SO MANY APPLICATIONS, SO MANY ADVANTAGES

Proof of Concept. —Explore multiple concepts quickly and affordably and achieve more effective collaboration with your design team. Product Mockups.—Product mockups allow you to see your product and catch design flaws before going into production, saving you both time and money. Functional Testing.—There's no substitute for actually testing form, fit and function with an ABSplus model that has the durability and accuracy of a real product. Product Cost Reduction.—Working with a real, functional model helps manufacturing engineers and purchasing agents visualize more cost-efficient production. Product Confidentiality.—With affordable uPrint 3D printing, you can keep confidential new products in-house, away from outsiders, and preserve your competitive edge. Vacuum Forming.—ABSplus models produced by uPrint 3D printing are durable enough to be used as masters for vacuum forming, saving you money and tooling costs. Marketing Tools.—Models made with uPrint 3D printer are great marketing tools. Impress you prospects and clients with functional ABSplus models. Art and Architecture.—uPrint makes personal 3D printing a new artistic medium, offering new opportunities for expression to artists and architects.


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Mastercam Tech Tip


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Upcoming Mastercam Training

Mastercam Basic Mill - February 1st-3rd , 2012@ SFA Sterling MA Design, interface & configuration. project setup, 2D Toolpaths & NC output. Mastercam Intermediate Mill - February 9th & 10th, 2012 @ SFA Sterling MA 2D HST, 3D geometry, Workplanes, Fixture Offsets, 4-Axis Indexing Mastercam Basic Mill - February 15th-17h , 2012@ Windsor Locks, CT Design, interface & configuration. project setup, 2D Toolpaths & NC output. Mastercam Solids - February 20h & 21st, 2012 @ SFA Sterling MA Creating Solids and applying toolpaths using the Mastercam Solids Module.

February 8th, 2012 @ SFA Sterling MA - Session 1 - 9am-12noon February 8th, 2012@ SFA Sterling MA - Session 2 - 1pm-4pm February 29th, 2012@ Windsor Lock, CT - Session - 9am-12noon

Cimquest Mastercam Newsletter 2012  

Mastercam Newsletter and Information

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