LATHE CAD/CAM CNC PROGRAMMING SERVICES

LATHE CAD/CAM SOFTWARE


AFFORDABLE, PRACTICAL FOR THE CNC LATHE MACHINIST PROGRAMMER.

Manufacturing Alliance Associates, Inc. 
720 Maple Street, East Aurora, New York 14052-1012   716-652-4510 [CAD/CAM] [Simulation] [Machining Parameters] [Home]

ShopCAM lathe CAD/CAM software:.
  • DOWNLOAD THE SOFTWARE
  • PLUG-IN YOUR LICENSED HARD-LOCK
  • GENERATE THE G-CODE ON OR OFF SITE
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[Lathe Step-by-Step Example] - FULL STEP-BY-STEP LATHE EXAMPLE
[ShopCAM Wall Chartl] [ShopCAM Manual] [ShopCAM Install Guide]


STANDARD FEATURES (ALL MODULES):

 

LATHE MODULE:

 

 

 

CAD DETAILING, DIMENSIONING & CROSSHATCHING

 

Groove tool compensation

CONSTRUCTION GEOMETRY DEFINITIONS

 

Groove rough and finish cycles

OFFSET, CHAIN, CORNER BLENDS, CORNER BREAKS, HOLE CHAIN

 

Multiple pass rough and profile turning

TRIM, BREAK, (WINDOWS, SELECT, MODAL)

 

Undercut avoidance

MOVE, COPY, MIRROR, STRETCH EDITING

 

Threading: straight & taper

MULTIPLE LEVEL UNDOS

 

 

ADVANCED PATTERNS

 

 

CURVES ( ARC FIT, ARC SERIES, B-SPLINE, BEZIER)

 

 

DXF IMPORTS

 

 

HUNDREDS OF POST PROCESSORS

 

 

TOOL & MATERIAL LIBRARY

 

 

GRAPHIC TOOL PATH EDITING

 

 

FLEXIBLE TOOL PARAMETERS

 

 

OPERATION RESEQUENCE, MERGE & EXCLUSION

 

 

2D & 3D VERIFICATION & SIMULATION

 

 

TIME STUDY FOR TOOL PATH LENGTH CYCLES

 

 

NOTEPAD OR WORDPAD G-CODE EDITOR

 

 

90 DAYS SOFTWARE SUPPORT

 

 


SUMMARY STEP-BY-STEP LATHE EXAMPLE WITH VIDEOS
[G01 Video] [2D Animation Video] [Tool Chain Video] [3D Simulation Video]





STEP1 - CAD GEOMETRY CREATION AND/OR GEOMETRY IMPORT




STEP2 - GROUPING THE PART GEOMETRY
FACE


CHAMFER & BORE ID CONTOUR BOUNDARY


OD GROOVE BOUNDARY


OD CONTOUR BOUNDARY



STEP3 -CREATING THE MACHINING OPERATIONS & SEQUENCE

FACE


ROUGH BORE


ROUGH TURN


ROUGH GROOVE


OD THREAD



PROCESS & POST PROCESS




SIMULATE & VERIFY

G01 [G01Video]


DRAW 2D ANIMATION [2D Video]


TOOL CHAIN [Tool Chain Video]


3D [3D Video]



TIME STUDY



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