GibbsCAM Level 2 Training

ADVANCED CS MILLING

The Advanced CS Milling course is designed to get you started with 4 and 5 axis positional milling. You will learn how to set up and use rotary axes. In the end you will be able to machine some sample parts using the A and/or B and/or C axes.

DAY 4 

RECOMMENDED VIEWING (PDF): Link to the PDF here

Document Control
• Rotary Axis Setup
Coordinate Systems List
• Creating a new CS
• Rename a CS
• Set CS visibility
• Set Work Fixture Offset numbers
• Preferences
CS Palette
• Full explanation of all CS
manipulation functions and context
menus with and without utilizing
selected geometry
Task Bar
• Show CS
Modify Menu
• Change CS (XYZ)
• Change CS (HVD)
Geometry
• Create geometry in a User CS
• Move geometry from one CS to
another
• Geometry colour explanation
• Quickly select the CS associated to a
piece of geometry
Tool Paths
Machining CS selection

 

2.5D SOLIDS CREATION

The 2.5D Solids Creation course is designed to teach you how to create solid models. You will learn how to extrude and resolve using geometry to create solid bodies. In the end you will be able to use the  various solid modeling functions to create a solid model of the sample parts.

DAY 5

RECOMMENDED VIEWING (PDF): Link to the PDF here

Solid Modeling Palette
• Full explanation of how to use
the 2.5D creation functions
Body Bag
• Full demonstration of how to
send solid bodies to and from the
Body Bag
• Creating new pages
Task Bar
• Show Solids
• Render/Wireframe
• Face Selection
• Edge Selection
File Menu
• Import
• Export
Features Menu
• Features Manager
Miscellaneous
• History tree
• Solid properties
• User Color
• Feature Manager

2.5D Solids Machining

The 2.5D Solids Machining course will teach you how to apply tool paths to the solids created in the previous course. In the end you will be able to machine 2.5D solids by utilizing solid selection and extracting geometry.

DAY 6

RECOMMENDED VIEWING (PDF): Link to the PDF here

Geometry Palette
• Geometry from solids
Coordinate Systems
• Use the CS Palette to manipulate a
User CS with the help of solid body
faces and edges
Machining Palette
• Part/Constraint/Stock settings
Task Bar
• Toggle profiler
Features Menu
• Hole Manager
Tool Paths
• How to create a holes, contour and
roughing tool path using a solid body
Miscellaneous
• Identify a solid as a part
• Identify a solid as stock
• Identify a solid as a fixture

SOLID SURFACER

The 3D Solid Surfacer course will teach you how to create 3D surfaces and apply surfacing tool paths to the solid models that you create. In the end you will be able to create 3D tool paths to machine complex surfaces on created or imported solids.

DAY 7

RECOMMENDED VIEWING (PDF): Link to the PDF here

Surface Modeling Palette
• Full explanation of all sheet
creation functions
Solid Modeling Palette
• Full explanation of the unexplained
functions that relate to 3D surface
creation
Cut Part Render
• Analyze cut part
• Set CPR Stock = Target

Task Bar

• Indicate sheet side

Modify Menu

• Toggle sheet side
Tool Paths
• How to create a Surface and
Advanced 3D Machining tool path
using a solid body

POLAR & CYLINDRICAL MILLING

The Rotary Milling course will teach you how to create programs using wrapped geometry and tool paths. In the end you will be able to draw and machine features, like radial pockets and oil grooves, that follow the radial surface of the part.

DAY 8

RECOMMENDED VIEWING (PDF): Link to the PDF here

Document Control
• Rotary axis setup
Workgroups
• E nable the Wrapped option for
a workgroup
Task Bar
• Wrap Geometry
Modify Menu
• Unwrap Geometry
• Wrap Geometry
Geometry
• How to wrap geometry on a radius
• How to create geometry while
wrapped
Tool Paths
• Create a positional tool path with
rotary indexing on a 4-axis mill
and C-axis lathe
• How to create a polar and
cylindrical milling tool path on a
4-axis mill and C-axis lathe
• How to set a start angle and duplicate
tool paths using the rotary axis
• How to engrave on the radial
contour of the material
• How to set up mill tools and create
milling operations on a C-axis lathe

 

 

Prerequisites: 

Prerequisite GibbsCAM Level 1 training

Cost: 
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