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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 and your own PC.
Recommended System Configuration
  • Windows 7 64-bit, Windows 8 64-bit or Windows 10 64-bit (with all available Windows updates)
  • Intel Pentium Core i5/i7
  • 8GB RAM (16GB or more is recommended for very complex parts)
  • A quality Nvidia or AMD (ATI) 3D accelerated video card with the latest drivers installed (Click HERE for specific information).
  • 1GB of available hard drive space (for virtual memory usage and temporary file storage).
Course Hours: 3 days, 8 hours/day, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM.
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
    November 2018
    December 2018

    January 2019

    February 2019

    March 2019

    April 2019

     
    Calgary, AB
     
    Edmonton, AB
     
    Santa Clara, CA
     
    Vancouver, BC
     
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