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SolidCAM Agendas

Find out more about the SolidCAM training agendas below.

SolidCAM CAD Essentials

Duration: 2 days

Prerequisites:
Experience navigating around the Windows Operating System
Getting Started Tutorials- (Help > SOLIDWORKS Tutorials)

Agenda:

  • User Interface and Basic Fundamentals
  • Introduction to Sketching
  • Basic Part Model Creation
  • Modelling with Symmetry
  • Patterned and Arrayed Features
  • Revolved and Turned Features
  • Introduction to Assemblies

SolidCAM 2.5D

Duration: 2 days

Prerequisites:
SolidCAM - CAD Essentials Training Course

Agenda:

  • Introduction to Operation types (Profile, Pocket, Slot, Drill, etc.):
  • Geometry definitions (3D Models, 2D drawings)
  • Rest material options
  • Basics of Multi-Sided Machining
  • Tool types and Tool tables
  • Simulation types

SolidCAM AFRM

Duration: 1 day

Prerequisites:
SolidCAM Mill 2.5D Training Course

Agenda:

  • Hole recognition
  • Pocket recognition
  • Drill recognition

SolidCAM 3D High Speed Milling

Duration: 2 days

Prerequisites:
SolidCAM 2.5D Training Course

Agenda:

  • 3D Rough and Finish strategies
  • Geometry definitions
  • SOLIDWORKS configurations (if used)
  • Rest material options
  • Tool types and tool tables

  • HSM strategies for Roughing and Finishing
  • Boundary definitions
  • Dedicated Rest material strategies
  • Associativity – 3D model/toolpath
  • Lead-in / lead-out & Linking strategies

SolidCAM iMachining

Duration: 1day

Prerequisites:
SolidCAM 2.5D Training Course

Agenda:

  • Introduction
  • CAM-Part definitions
  • iMachining 2D operations

SolidCAM HSS

Duration: 1 day

Prerequisites:
SolidCAM - CAD Essentials Training Course

Agenda:

  • Introduction
  • CoordSys
  • Geometry
  • Tool
  • Levels
  • Tool path parameters
  • Tool control
  • Link
  • Gouge Check
  • Roughing and more
  • Machine control
  • Misc. parameters

SolidCAM 4 Axis Simultaneous Machining

Duration: 1 day

Prerequisites:
SolidCAM 2.5D Training Course
SolidCAM HSS Training Course

Agenda:

  • 3D CAD Surfacing Tools
  • 4-Axis Strategies
  • Tool types and tables
  • Tool axis control and tilt strategies
  • Collision control and strategies
  • Roughing options
  • Definition of Machining limits
  • Machine simulation basics
  • 4-Axis Sub Operations

SolidCAM 5 Axis Simultaneous Machining

Duration: 1 day

Prerequisites:
SolidCAM 2.5D Training Course

Agenda:

  • Introduction
  • Geometry and tool definitions
  • Tool path parameters and axis control
  • Link, Gouge Check, Roughing and more
  • SWARF Macining
  • Multiaxis drilling operation
  • Contour 5-axis machining
  • Converting HSM to Sim. 5-axis milling
  • Port machining
  • Multiblade machining
  • Machine simulation
  • CNC-machine definition

SolidCAM Turning

Duration: 1 day

Prerequisites:
SolidCAM - CAD Essentials Training Course

Agenda:

  • Definition of stock, target model and clamp
  • Different Operation types (Turning, Grooving, Drilling, Threading)
  • Various Geometry definitions
  • Tool types and tool tables
  • Simulation types
  • Generation of G-Code

SolidCAM Advance Mill-Turn

Duration: 1 day

Prerequisites:
SolidCAM Turning Training Course
SolidCAM 2.5D Training Course

Agenda:

  • Different Mill-Turn Machining centers
    • XZC-axis
    • XYZC-axis
    • XYZCB-axis
  • Milling from the face side
  • Indexial 4-axis
  • Simultaneous 4-axis
  • Sub spindle (optional)
  • Simulation types
  • Generation of G-Code
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