Advanced Concepts

Description

This course will explore Gibbs powerful capabilities for working with solid models, such as SolidWorks parts. Also includes 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

Cost

$ 1,295

Topics Covered Include

  • 2.5D Machining
  • 3D Machining
  • Advanced 3D Pocketing Strategies
  • Advanced 3D Finishing Strategies/Best Practices
  • Advanced Coordinate Systems
  • Advanced Machine Simulation
  • Boundary Control
  • Boundary machining techniques
  • Connect Move Control
  • Creating 3D Surfaces
  • Customize GibbsCAM Interface
  • Entry Exit Style/Trimming/Retracts
  • Facet Bodies/STL Files
  • Feature Based Machining
  • Feature Machining
  • Feature Machining/Hole Manager
  • Feature Recognition
  • Hole wizard
  • Introduction to 5-Axis Simultaneous Machining
  • Introduction to Surface Modelling
  • MTM Concepts, Sub Spindle Usage
  • Normal Vector Range
  • Online Cognus videos
  • Operation Manager/Process Manager
  • Polar and Cylindrical Milling simultaneous machining
  • Positional 4th and 5th axis control – advanced milling
  • Profile Ramping
  • Profile Smoothing
  • Small Pocket Control
  • Solid Modelling
  • Step Down Control
  • Tool/Flow Synchronization
  • Toolpath Extension
  • Trim to Holder/Toolpath Splitter/Toolholder Gouge Checker
  • Understand MDD Files
  • Using Macros
  • Various Machining Strategies
  • Volumill for Solids

March

Santa Clara

Mar 24 - Mar 26

2020

(Tuesday - Thursday)

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

The Plaza Suites

3100 Lakeside Drive

Santa Clara CA 95054

April

Calgary

Apr 21 - Apr 23

2020

(Tuesday - Thursday)

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Best Western Port O'Call Hotel  

1935 McKnight Blvd. NE

Calgary, AB T2E 6V4

May

Bozeman

May 05 - May 07

2020

(Tuesday - Thursday)

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Best Western Plus GranTree Inn  

1325 N. 7th Avenue

Bozeman, MT 59715