Mastercam X5 Mill offers
expanded machining flexibility and an increased emphasis on speed and
automation. Smart Hybrid Finishing, new dynamic milling techniques and ISCAR
support combine with dozens of additional new enhancements in a package
intended to improve shop floor productivity.
Highlights of Mastercam X5 Mill:
- Smart Hybrid Finishing - Hybrid finishing blends two efficient cutting techniques into a single toolpath. This toolpath evaluates the model shape and smoothly switches between Constant Z cutting and Constant Scallop machining.
- New surface toolpath - Mastercam's 3D surface high speed OptiRough toolpath is a technique designed to remove large amounts of material quickly using its milling motion. Large, aggressive cuts are followed by fast, smaller up-cuts.
- ISCAR Support - Mastercam includes specific support for ISCAR's High Efficiency Machining (HEM) tools, ensuring that parts are programmed to get the absolute most out of the cutters. Select the appropriate ISCAR cutting tool from the library and the optimum information, feeds and speed are calculated automatically.
- Multiaxis machining - Mastercam X5 improves multiaxis toolpath speed and has machining techniques and an easy, workflow-oriented interface. Mastercam lets you choose the basic type of work you're doing using illustrations, and then gives you a step-by-step process for defining how you'll cut the part. It also includes a specialized interface for smooth, gouge-free engine head porting.
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