Mastercam - Introduction to the Basics

Mastercam has been a leader in the CAM industry since it was introduced over 30 years ago. This course will teach you all about the basics of Mastercam. Software required: Mastercam.
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
May 12, 2017
Duration
2h 35m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
May 12, 2017
Duration
2h 35m
Description

Learn the basics to Mastercam and be on your way to programming your own products. In this course, Mastercam - Introduction to the Basics, you'll learn the basics of designing parts and creating toolpaths in Mastercam. First, you'll create toolpaths and generate the G-code. Next, you'll create a basic part while discussing design intent as well as design for manufacture (DFM). Finally, you'll take your CAD part and use it to start generating the required output. By the end of this course, you'll understand the basics of design in Mastercam, toolpath strategies, and output requirements to get the job done. Software required: Mastercam.

About the author
About the author

Matt Perez is a CAD consultant and Expert with SolidBox - a leader in CAD IT and Hardware Support. Matt's areas of expertise are in training and consulting in all areas of CAD design from basics to manufacture and sales materials.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hey everyone, my name is Matt Perez, and welcome to my course, Mastercam- Intro to the Basics. I'm an applications expert at SolidBox proving CAD and CAM consulting and training across the country. Mastercam has been a leader in the CAM industry since it was first introduced over 30 years ago. In this course we're going learn the basics of designing parts and creating tool paths in Mastercam. Some of the major topics that we'll cover include wireframe geometry, solid and surface creation, and toolpaths. By the end of this course you'll have a solid foundation with Mastercam and be on your way to programing your own products. Before beginning the course you should be familiar with CAD in general, as well as having an understanding of machining, but it's laid out so the topics are arranged from easy to more difficult, so anyone can follow along. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn Mastercam with Mastercam Introduction to the Basics course, at Pluralsight.