March 2018 Newsletter
March 14th, 2018, 11am-1pm
Managing Workholding: How to Reduce Your Lead Times & Costs

Learn how to create jigs, fixtures, and soft-jaws 50x Faster, 20x less expensive, and equally as strong as 6061 Aluminum using additive manufacturing with the accuracy and ease of use required in today’s manufacturing environment. If your shop has complex workholding, long fixture lead times, or high setup costs for short run parts this event is for you!

March 21, 2018, 10am-11am
Flatwork with Mastercam

If your shop does any CNC Flatwork this is a must-see webinar!
  • Mastercam applications in Router, Waterjet and Plasma tables.
  • Flatten 3D assemblies during nesting
  • Tabs or Onion Skin
  • Simulation, Run Times, Collision Checking, Posting.
  • Block drilling
  • Aggregate heads
  • Sheet Flipping

Behind the Scenes with the Markforged MetalX

The Markforged Metal X is the first printer to use extrusion process for metal printing, promising new speed for a wide range of materials. The Metal X uses innovative design breakthroughs to overcome the challenges with adapting extrusion process to metal materials.

Check out an interview with Markforged CEO Greg Mark for more details about this exciting new printer!

 Circle Milling - The Right Way
Many Mastercam programmers continue to use pocket or contour to cut circular pockets. There is a specialized circle cutting toolpath called Circle Mill, which offers many advantages for these feature types.

Watch the videos
Access additional sample lessons courtesy of Streamingteacher HERE
The year 2018 marks the 35th anniversary of CNC Software, Inc., developers of Mastercam CAD/CAM software.

In 1983, two brothers, Mark and Jack Summers, came up with a new concept for programming CNC (Computer-Numerical-Control) machine tools. A third brother, Brian Summers, soon joined and together they developed a PC-based CAD/CAM software package that laid the foundation for what would be Mastercam, the world’s most widely used CAD/CAM software. The story continues here ...
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Garrett Dias 503-653-5332