SOLIDWORKS CAM Professional Online

Length

2 Days

 

Cost

$800.00

Recommended Experience Level

Completion of SOLIDWORKS CAM Standard training class.

Description

The goal of this course is to learn how to use SOLIDWORKS CAM Professional, building on the capabilities of SOLIDWORKS CAM standard with increased programming capabilities. The course teaches you to use the software to machine parts utilizing advanced functionality such as: CAM or SOLIDWORKS configurations, VoluMill™, mill machining in the context of an assembly, and 3 plus 2 machining. Additionally, the course teaches how to generate, modify and post process 2 axis turning toolpaths used for the machining of SOLIDWORKS part files.

Recommended For

    Engineers or shop-floor technicians looking to create tool path programming for their CNC equipment

Course Outline

Introduction 

  • About This Course
  • Prerequisites
  • Course Design Philosophy
  • Using this Book
  • About the Training Files
  • Conventions Used in this Book
  • Windows 10
  • Use of Color
  • Graphics and Graphics Cards
  • More SOLIDWORKS Training Resources
  • Local User Groups

Lesson 1: SOLIDWORKS CAM Configurations

  • SOLIDWORKS CAM Product Review
  • SOLIDWORKS CAM Configurations
  • Case Study: Using Configurations
  • Working With CAM Configurations
  • Exercise 1: Generate Toolpaths for Part Configurations

Lesson 2: High Speed Machining (VoluMill™)

  • VoluMill Overview
  • Case Study: Using VoluMill
  • VoluMill Settings
  • VoluMill Technology Expert
  • Exercise 2: Create VoluMill Toolpaths

Lesson 3: Assembly Machining

  • SOLIDWORKS CAM Assembly Mode
  • Case Study: Assembly Machining Using a Vise
  • Part Manager
  • Stock Manager
  • Setup Parameters
  • Case Study: Assembly Machining -Programming
    with Subroutines
  • Case Study: Assembly Machining – Multiple Parts
  • Case Study: Assembly Machining Split Instance
  • Import Part Data
  • Split Instance
  • Split Setup
  • Exercise 3: Assembly Mode Machining
  • Exercise 4: Assembly Mode Multi-vise Machining
  • Exercise 5: Assembly Mode Split Instance

Lesson 4: 3 Plus 2 Machining

  • 3 Plus 2 Machining (Indexing)
  • Case Study: 3 Plus 2 – Part Machining
  • Indexing
  • Case Study: Assembly Machining with a Tombstone
  • Exercise 6: 3 Plus 2 Machining

Lesson 5: Turning Basics

  • SOLIDWORKS CAM Turning
  • Process Overview
  • Case Study: Generate Toolpaths and NC Code
  • Setup
  • Chuck/Fixture
  • Stock
  • Machinable Features
  • Case Study: Interactive Features and Operations
  • New Turn Feature
  • Exercise 7: Basic Turning Process
  • Exercise 8: Interactive Turn Features

Lesson 6:
Chucks, ID Features and Operations

  • Section Method
  • Case Study: Using Plane Section
  • Double Chucking
  • Case Study: Using Double Chucks
  • Exercise 9: Chucks, ID and OD Features

Lesson 7:
Modifying Feature and Operation Parameters

  • Case Study: Custom Chuck, OD and Thread Features
  • Editing Toolpaths
  • Exercise 10: Modifying Features and Operations

Lesson 8:
Probing

  • Introduction to Probing
  • Probe Operation
  • Case Study: Probing Operations – Part 1
  • Case Study: Probing Operations – Part 2
  • Case Study: Probing Operations – Part 3
  • Exercise 11: Using Probing Tools

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