News | February 11, 2019

Enhancements In Mastercam Router Focus On Improved Productivity

Mastercam 2019 Router brings a suite of programming tools focused on delivering speed, automation, and efficiency for all machining jobs. Mastercam Router gives your shop the best possible foundation for fast and efficient routing. From general purpose methods, such as optimized nesting and block drilling, to highly specialized toolpaths like 5-axis trimming, Mastercam Router delivers a comprehensive routing package to improve productivity.

Job Setup And Model Prep
Job setup is faster and more flexible in Mastercam 2019. Expanded CAD-for-CAM tools let you quickly modify and prep solids for cutting, automate hole creation, and smoothly patch holes in complex surface models. New setup sheet tools let you document the process with an unlimited number of captioned images.

2D Machining
Mastercam Router delivers the tools you need for precise control over all aspects of 2D machining including contouring, drilling, pocketing, and more. Mastercam also delivers a powerful way to automatically mill and drill solid models—Feature Based Machining. FBM evaluates a part’s features and automatically designs an effective machining strategy. Automatic Toolpathing (ATP) brings in parts from today’s top design packages to help speed flat panel work.

3D Machining
Mastercam Router gives you a variety of techniques to rough machine all your parts. You can rough cut multiple surfaces, solid models, STL files, or any combination of these. Mastercam’s suite of finishing tools lets you choose the best method for the results you want to create. The software automates leftover material identification and removal, providing you with finer finishes. And, Dynamic Motion technology extends tool life and reduces machine wear, while eliminating tool dwell damage.

Multiaxis
In Mastercam Router, you have complete control over toolpath type, tool motion, and tool axis. In addition to general-purpose multiaxis machining, Mastercam also has specialized Add-Ons for multibladed parts (Mastercam Blade Expert) and cylinder head ports (Mastercam Port Expert).

Other Mastercam Router Features

  • Enhanced machine simulation, including block drills
  • Complete tab control including Full Tabs and Partial Tabs.
  • Mastercam’s standard nesting delivers a fast, efficient, and easily identifiable way of nesting your parts.
  • Mastercam’s advanced nesting gives a variety of additional tools, including TrueShape nesting and nesting in scrap material.
  • Mastercam’s engraving can give you the effect of classic hand-carved art using your CNC machine.
  • And much more.

To see more powerful tools in the Mastercam 2019 Router release, or to see Mastercam videos, visit www.mastercamrouter.com.

SOURCE: CNC Software, Inc.