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GibbsCAM Essentials
Description: This course is designed for the entry level GibbsCAM user.
Course Hours: 3 days, 8 hours/day, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM.
Computers: Supplied
Enrollment: $ 1,295
Topics Covered Include:
  • Overview Of the GibbsCAM Interface
  • Learn the Geometry Pallet
  • Drawings and Dimensioning
  • Viewing Options
  • Transform/Duplicate geometry
  • Tool Creation
  • Creating Operations
  • Plugins
  • Post Processing
  • Read and/or Create and Modify Solids
  • Toolpath a Turned Solid Model
  • Introduction to Coordinate Systems
  • Documentation
  • Set Up Preferences
  • Various Strategies for Machining Solids
  • Workgroups
  • Toolpath Generation - Milling and Turning
  • Coordinate Systems
  • Save Tool List and Process List
  • 4-axis Position Machining
  • 4-axis Cylindrical Machining
  • VoluMill™/VoluTurn™
  • Custom Stock
  • Advanced Tool Creation
  • Air Geometry/Outermost Shape as Boss
  • Engraving
  • Customize GibbsCAM Interface
  • Threadmilling
  • Online Cognus Videos
  • Stored Processes - Multi Process Machining
  • Simulation, Graphics and Animation Options
About the Instructor: Stephen Cunningham
Stephen Cunningham received a Diploma in Tool and Die Making in 1985. He continued his education and received a Technology Diploma for CAD/CAM Engineering in 1990. He worked as a CNC Programmer for many years programming multi-axis machines and produced high tolerance parts for laser optics applications. Stephen began working for WestCAM Solutions Inc. as a support technician in 1998. WestCAM Solutions provides training and support for several hundred manufacturing corporations. We are one of the older GibbsCAM resellers and we offer a full range of support. Northern California became our GibbsCAM territory in early 2018. Stephen is currently our Senior Applications Specialist and Head Instructor.
In addition to his formal education, 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
    Jun 25, 2019
    Jun 27, 2019
    Biltmore Hotel & Suites
    2151 Laurelwood Road
    Santa Clara, CA 95054
    Jul 16, 2019
    Jul 18, 2019
    Langley Events Center
    7888 200 Street
    Langley, BC V2Y 3J4
    • Note: The initial dates for our roll-outs were recently changed. We did not send email notifications or advertise the dates. However, the old dates were posted on this calendar earlier. The dates were changed as the new version had not been released yet and we wanted to make sure that it was released and ready for use at the time of our roll-outs. We apologize for any confusion.

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