In this video, learn methods for selecting and working with tools.
about setting up our tool library and selecting tools. … Now, we've already got our stock set up, … and before we can start actually machining this part, … I got to choose which tool I'd like to use … to start off with, and in fact, … I can actually preassign all the tools … that I'm going to use for the entire job … right from the beginning, and that's generally … It doesn't have to be perfect, … but getting a pretty good tool list ahead of time … does save a lot of time in the long run. … Now, I recommend, first off, looking at your part … and just kind of jotting down what basic tools … you think you might need to machine this part. … Then, going out to your shop and seeing which tools … you actually have, and you might need to modify … your tool list based upon what you already have, … or if you're going to be buying things brand new, … you might want to look through some catalogs, … jump online, take a look at some tools, … and just kind of see what's available for the job … you're working with, and generally, …
- Navigating the interface
- Stock setup
- Creating custom coordinate systems
- Selecting and creating tools
- Tool libraries
- Running a time study
- Simulating the operations
- Generating a G-code file
- Post-processor options
- Utilities/setup sheets
Skill Level Intermediate
SOLIDWORKS: Integrated CAM with HSMXpresswith Gabriel Corbett2h 32m Intermediate
Downloading the software1m 25s
1. Mastercam Job Setup
2. Tools and Tool Libraries
4. 2D Milling Operations
5. Simulation and Post-Processing
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