You’ve been through the tutorials, took a class or two and are feeling pretty good about getting programming using SOLIDWORKS CAM. But every time you fire it up, you always repeat the same steps, Machine, Tool Crib, Post Processor etc and every time you think to yourself, there must be an easier … [Read more...] about How to Set up Your Machine in SOLIDWORKS CAM
So you’ve got your mill setup, you’ve ordered all of your tools, vises, and holders. Let’s not discuss how much you’ve just sunk into ‘ancillaries’ to get this venture, AKA hobby, going. Wipe that brow, take a sip of that brew, and let’s talk tooling. Whilst you can just adjust tools on the fly, … [Read more...] about How to Set Up Your Tool Crib in SOLIDWORKS CAM
So you’ve done it…you’ve sunk your life’s savings (or should that be wife’s savings) into a CNC. You’ve taken the garage door off, cut a hole in the roof, broke your back in 5 places and dropped a thousand bucks into a curse jar but you’ve got your machine in its final resting place. You’ve jogged … [Read more...] about Getting Started with SOLIDWORKS CAM
In the modern world, most products come with an app or some degree of connectivity. You can control your house by voice activation and drive your car or feed your pet from your cell phone. Today’s products are more connected than ever, yet the multi-disciplinary teams that manufacture the products … [Read more...] about What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2019 – SOLIDWORKS CAM & CAMWorks
Do you know the difference between SOLIDWORKS CAM and CAMWorks? Have you been considering a purchase but you aren't sure which product is best for your business? Join Hawk Ridge Systems CAM Specialist, Daniel Lyon, as he takes you through the features of the different CAM packages to … [Read more...] about SOLIDWORKS CAM vs. CAMWorks – Which CAM package is right for you?
Join Hawk Ridge Systems in this webinar recording to learn how to program live tooling lathes, otherwise known as multi-tasker or mill turn machines in CAMWorks. Mill turn machines are becoming more popular, and are a great addition to any shop. Daniel Lyon, CAMWorks Applications … [Read more...] about Programming Live Tooling Lathes in CAMWorks
Get the latest news on SOLIDWORKS CAM. With the release of SOLIDWORKS 2018, CAM is now fully integrated with SOLIDWORKS. Join Hawk Ridge Systems CAM Specialist, Daniel Lyon, as he demonstrates the process of milling and turning sample parts. You'll learn about high-speed material … [Read more...] about SOLIDWORKS CAM – New Modules and Machining Strategies for SOLIDWORKS 2018
Post processing is a critical part of any CAM system, and one that many CAM users don’t know how to manipulate effectively. Join our CAMWorks Technical Expert, Daniel Lyon, for an in-depth look at how you can customize your post processor to optimize machining performance and prevent … [Read more...] about Digging into the UPG to write Post Processors with CAMWorks