MILL CAD/CAM CNC PROGRAMMING SERVICES

MILL CAD/CAM SOFTWARE


AFFORDABLE, PRACTICAL FOR THE CNC MILL 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 Mill CAD/CAM software:.
  • DOWNLOAD THE SOFTWARE
  • PLUG-IN YOUR LICENSED HARD-LOCK
  • GENERATE THE G-CODE ON OR OFF SITE
  • CAD : DRAWING & DETAILING
  • CAM : AUTOMATED TOOL PATHS
  • DATA IMPORT : DXF, IGES & G-CODE 
  • FREE STANDARD POST PROCESSORS [Free Mill Posts]
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[Mill Step-by-Step Example] - FULL STEP-BY-STEP LATHE EXAMPLE
[ShopCAM Wall Chartl] [ShopCAM Manual] [ShopCAM Install Guide]

STANDARD FEATURES (ALL MODULES):

 

MILL MODULE:

 

 

 

CAD DETAILING, DIMENSIONING & CROSSHATCHING

 

Profile pocketing

CONSTRUCTION GEOMETRY DEFINITIONS

 

Zigzag pocketing

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

 

Hog area clearing

TRIM, BREAK, (WINDOWS, SELECT, MODAL)

 

Face mill cycle

MOVE, COPY, MIRROR, STRETCH EDITING

 

Spiral/Helical boring

MULTIPLE LEVEL UNDOS

 

Plunge roughing

ADVANCED PATTERNS

 

Unlimited island avoidance

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

 

Multiple contour machining

DXF IMPORTS

 

Multiple Z roughing

HUNDREDS OF POST PROCESSORS

 

Sweep operations

TOOL & MATERIAL LIBRARY

 

Swarf (Multiple cross section) operations

GRAPHIC TOOL PATH EDITING

 

Project-Onto (3D cross sections)

FLEXIBLE TOOL PARAMETERS

 

3D rotation capabilities

OPERATION RESEQUENCE, MERGE & EXCLUSION

 

Definable stock (castings, cutting optimization)

2D & 3D VERIFICATION & SIMULATION

 

Graphic collision detection

TIME STUDY FOR TOOL PATH LENGTH CYCLES

 

Approach pull off control

NOTEPAD OR WORDPAD G-CODE EDITOR

 

Standard Post Processor Library

90 DAYS SOFTWARE SUPPORT

 

Engraving & letter creation (Horizontal & Radius)



SUMMARY STEP-BY-STEP MILL 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

BOLT HOLES


OUTSIDE CONTOUR


STEP3 -CREATING THE MACHINING OPERATIONS & SEQUENCE


CENTER DRILL BOLT HOLES


DRILL BOLT HOLES


ROUGH MILL OUTSIDE CONTOUR


FINISH MILL OUTSIDE CONTOUR


ENGRAVE LETTERS



PROCESS & POST PROCESS



SIMULATE & VERIFY


DRAW 2D ANIMATION [2D Video]


TOOL CHAIN
[Tool Chain Video]




TIME STUDY



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