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GibbsCAM Advanced Concepts
Description: This course will explore Gibbs powerful capabilities for working with solid models, such as SolidWorks parts. Also, anyone wishing to know more about coordinate system control for use in positional 4th and 5th axis machining.
Prerequisites: GibbsCAM Essentials.
Course Hours: 3 days, 8 hours/day, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM.
Computers: Supplied
Enrollment: $1,295
Topics Covered Include:
  • Advanced coordinate systems
  • Positional 4th and 5th axis control - advanced milling
  • 4th axis simultaneous machining Polar and Cylindrical Milling
  • Solid Modeling Prismatic
  • Customize GibbsCAM interface
  • Volumill for solids
  • Creating 3D Surfaces
  • Facet bodies/STL files
  • Introduction to 5-Axis Machining
  • Various Machining Strategies
  • Feature Recognition
  • Hole Manager, Hole wizard
  • Feature Based Machining
  • Working with solid models (fixturing etc.)
  • Boundary machining techniques
  • 2.5D and 3D operations
  • Operation Manager
  • Using macros
  • Online Cognus videos
About the Instructor: Stephen Cunningham
Stephen graduated college with a diploma in Tool and Die Making in 1985. He continued his education and received a Diploma of Technology in the discipline of CAD/CAM Engineering from BCIT in 1990. He worked as a CNC Programmer for several years at CREO products in Burnaby, BC, Canada. In 1998 Stephen began working for WestCAM Solutions as the technical support manager providing assistance to hundreds of machine shops. Over the past twenty years Stephen has developed training curriculum for every module of GibbsCAM and has trained thousands of learners. In addition to classroom and on-site training, Stephen is an instructor for Cognus, the recommended on-line training system for GibbsCAM. He has created hours and hours of excellent training videos. Stephen is also recognized as a senior post processors developer. With over thirty years of experience, he teachers even the highest levels of GibbsCAM including Advanced 3D, 5-Axis, Multi-Task Machining, and Tombstone Management.
Stephen has achieved the following certifications:
  • Trained and received certificate for GibbsCAM 5-axis March 2013
  • Trained and received certificate for GibbsCAM Multi-Task Machining March 2013
  • Trained and received certificate for GibbsCAM Post Processor Development January 1999
  • Trained and received certificate for GibbsCAM Advanced SolidSurfacer January 1999
  • Course List:
    Starts Ends Location Map Registration
    Apr 09, 2019
    Apr 11, 2019
    Executive Royal Hotel Edmonton Airport
    8450 Sparrow Drive
    Leduc, AB T9E 7G4
    May 07, 2019
    May 09, 2019
    Biltmore Hotel & Suites
    2151 Laurelwood Road
    Santa Clara, CA 95054
    Jun 18, 2019
    Jun 20, 2019
    Langley Events Center
    7888 200 Street
    Langley, BC V2Y 3J4
    Jul 09, 2019
    Jul 11, 2019
    To Be Determined
    Jul 23, 2019
    Jul 25, 2019
    Best Western Port O'Call Hotel
    1935 McKnight Blvd. NE
    Calgary, AB T2E 6V4
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