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    Re: Feature CAM 5-axis simultanious

    I just started using FeatureCAM 3 months ago. The positioning part works well, however the full 5 axis is lacking and the post isn't even close. DMU 50 with Seimens 840d which is a pretty common...
  2. Thread: Roughing toolpaths

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    Re: Roughing toolpaths

    I find it hard to believe that you learned all of that in an hour. If you didn't buy the software how can you download and install it? I have tried your suggestions and they didn' t work. plunge...
  3. Thread: Roughing toolpaths

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    Re: Roughing toolpaths

    If you haven't used FeatureCAM why would you attempt to give me a solution? I have used other cam systems as well.
  4. Thread: Roughing toolpaths

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    Roughing toolpaths

    I just started using featurecam 2017 about two months ago. I have already programmed many parts and like the software. I have been lying and saying the stock is larger in order to get the toolpath to...
  5. Thread: Toolbox

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    Toolbox

    I just installed solidworks 2014 and I'm having problems with the toolbox. When I click on the toolbox I get an error saying "Unable to open master database due to the following data base access....
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    When you extract the geometry change your...

    When you extract the geometry change your Geometry extraction tolerance to .0005 or something other than Zero.
  7. Thread: Importing Pictures

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    Importing Pictures

    Is there any way to import pictures into solidworks and have a sketch created. I was able to insert a picture with the sketch tools, sketch picture. However, I have to trace the picture to create...
  8. Thread: operation manager

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    Thanks. This was no big deal it was just bugging...

    Thanks. This was no big deal it was just bugging me, I will send to support if it's something important.
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    Thank you.

    Thank you.
  10. Thread: operation manager

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    operation manager

    I was wondering how you change the numbers in the operation manager. If I have 10 operations and move number 9 to number five it still is called 9. I just started using hypermill so this is probably...
  11. Thread: Form tools

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    Form tools

    Good morning. Today is my first day with hypermill. I have been looking at a file my boss created. I was just wondering if you can draw up form tools in Hypermill? I can't find anything about them in...
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    Mastercam doesn't have this funtion. You need to...

    Mastercam doesn't have this funtion. You need to break the geometry and make two operations.
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    Contract Programmer

    Good morning all.


    I just purchased a seat of gibbscam and I'm offering contract programming services for advanced milling and turning. Let me know if I could be of service to you....
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    Is the little red arrow in the operations manager...

    Is the little red arrow in the operations manager above that operation? If it is it will not update. Drag it below that operation and it should. I'm not positive on this one, but feeling lucky.
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    Gibbscam you can save back to an older version...

    Gibbscam you can save back to an older version and still have your toolpaths. Just saying. Also, MC should fix all the bugs before adding more.
  16. Thread: Impeller help

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    Finally got this motha. Good thing because no one...

    Finally got this motha. Good thing because no one has seemed to have any luck.
  17. Thread: Impeller help

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    Something must be wrong with the Impeller model....

    Something must be wrong with the Impeller model. I just attached a mastercam and a gibbscam file. I'm not sure what parts they are I just wanted to see if I could upload these types of files. Weird.
  18. Thread: Impeller help

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    Sorry so late I got tied up with my son.

    Sorry so late I got tied up with my son.
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    Probably have to buy them. Nothing is free.

    Probably have to buy them. Nothing is free.
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    Gibbscam is very powerful and easy to learn.

    Gibbscam is very powerful and easy to learn.
  21. Thread: Impeller help

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    Shoot me an email dtm016@yahoo.com. I have the...

    Shoot me an email dtm016@yahoo.com. I have the entire part finished. Just the toolpath going around the blade isn't cleaning up in one small area. This will save you alot of time.
  22. Thread: Impeller help

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    This part is on a mazak integrex multiaxis e420...

    This part is on a mazak integrex multiaxis e420 5-axis lathe. The part is on the right chuck for clearance problems. x0 and yo are centerline of part. Z0 is locating face of part. Trailing edge...
  23. Thread: Impeller help

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    I just imported the model into gibbscam then...

    I just imported the model into gibbscam then saved it back to 2004. Zipped the file and tried to upload to the form and got the same error. upload of file failed. WTF! Has anyone posted a zipped...
  24. Thread: Impeller help

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    I forgot to ask if you could open the solid? If...

    I forgot to ask if you could open the solid? If so, see if you can zip and attach to the form. For some reason I could not attach my zipped mastercam file.
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    Good to know.

    Good to know.
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