SOLIDWORKS CAM

SOLIDWORKS CAM

Lesson 1: SOLIDWORKS CAM Basics and User Interface
  • What is SOLIDWORKS CAM?
  • SOLIDWORKS CAM Add-in
  • SOLIDWORKS CAM User Interface
  • Process Overview
  • Case Study: Generate Toolpaths and NC Code
  • SOLIDWORKS CAM Feature Tree
  • Exercise 1: Generate Toolpaths and NC Code
Lesson 2: Automatic Feature Recognition and Operation Modification
  • Working with Features, Operations and Toolpaths
  • Automatic Feature Recognition
  • Case Study: Working with Features, Operations and Toolpaths
  • Operation Plans
  • Toolpaths
  • Modifying Operations
  • Modifying Parameters
  • Design Changes
  • Exercise 2: Generate and Modify Toolpaths
Lesson 3: Interactive Feature Recognition (IFR)
  • Interactive Feature Creation
  • Case Study: AFR and IFR Feature Creation
  • Part Perimeter Feature
  • 2.5 Axis Features
  • Mill Part Setup
  • Case Study: IFR 2.5 Axis Feature and Operation Creation
  • Case Study: IFR 2.5 Axis Feature Selection Filters
  • Exercise 3: Interactive Feature Creation
Lesson 4: Interactive Operations
  • Interactive 2.5 Axis Mill Operations
  • Case Study: Interactive Operation Creation
  • Case Study: Create Operations
  • Save Operation Plan
  • Case Study: Save Operation Plan
  • Machining Similar Features
  • Case Study: Combine Operations
  • Adding Avoid and Contain Areas
  • Case Study: Add Avoid Area
  • Exercise 4: Interactive Operations
  • Exercise 5: Link Operations
  • Exercise 6: Avoid Areas
Lesson 5: Pattern Features
  • Patterning
  • Case Study: Create Linear, Circular and Sketch Driven Patterns
  • Exercise 7: Generate and Modify Toolpaths
Lesson 6: Advanced Features and Operations
  • Advanced Feature Creation
  • Engrave
  • Case Study: Engrave Feature Creation
  • Multi-stepped Hole
  • Case Study: Multi-stepped Hole Machining
  • Corner Round and Chamfer Machining
  • Case Study: Corner Round and Chamfer Machining
  • User Defined Tool
  • Case Study: User Defined Tool Creation
  • Multi Surface Feature
  • Case Study: Multi Surface Feature Creation
  • Exercise 8: Advances Features and Operations
  • Exercise 9: Multi Surface Machining
  • Exercise 10: User Defined Tool
Lesson 7: Customizing the Technology Database
  • SOLIDWORKS CAM Technology Database (TechDB)
  • Mill Machine
  • Case Study: TechDB Add Machine
  • Mill Tool
  • Case Study: TechDB Add Tool
  • Tool Crib
  • Strategies
  • Case Study: TechDB Create and Apply Strategy
  • Exercise 11: Customize Technology Database
  • Exercise 12: Add Tool to Tool Crib
Lesson 8: SOLIDWORKS CAM Configurations
  • SOLIDWORKS CAM Product Review
  • SOLIDWORKS CAM Configurations
  • Case Study: Using Configurations
  • Working with CAM Configurations
  • Exercise 1: Generate Toolpaths for Part Configurations
Lesson 9: High Speed Machining (VoluMill™)
  • VoluMill Overview
  • Case Study: Using VoluMill
  • VoluMill Settings
  • VoluMill Technology Expert
  • Exercise 2: Create VoluMill Toolpaths
Lesson 10: Assembly Machining
  • SOLIDWORKS CAM Assembly Mode
  • Case Study: Assembly Machining - Multiple Parts
  • Machine Setup
  • Part Manager
  • Stock Manager
  • Setup Origin
  • Case Study: Assembly Machining Using a Vise
  • Case Study: Assembly Machining -Programming with Subroutines
  • Case Study: Assembly Machining Split Instance
  • Import Part Data
  • Split Instance
  • Split Setup
  • Exercise 3: Assembly Mode Machining
  • Exercise 4: Assembly Mode Multi-vise Machining
  • Exercise 5: Assembly Mode Split Instance
Lesson 11: 3 Plus 2 Machining
  • 3 Plus 2 Machining (Indexing)
  • Case Study: 3 Plus 2 - Part Machining
  • Indexing
  • Case Study: Assembly Machining with a Tombstone
  • Exercise 6: 3 Plus 2 Machining
Lesson 12: Turning Basics
  • SOLIDWORKS CAM Turning
  • Process Overview
  • Case Study: Generate Toolpaths and NC Code
  • Setup
  • Chuck/Fixture
  • Stock
  • Machinable Features
  • Case Study: Interactive Features and Operations
  • New Turn Feature
  • Exercise 7: Basic Turning Process
  • Exercise 8: Interactive Turn Features
Lesson 13: Chucks, ID Features and Operations
  • Section Method
  • Case Study: Using Plane Section
  • Double Chucking
  • Case Study: Using Double Chucks
  • Exercise 9: Chucks, ID and OD Features
Lesson 14: Modifying Feature and Operation Parameters
  • Case Study: Custom Chuck, OD and Thread Features
  • Editing Toolpaths
  • Exercise 10: Modifying Features and Operations