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
If you’re a pistonhead like me (that’s a gearhead to you North Americans), chances are you have or will be trawling the for-sale ads in the forums, eBay, or Craigslist at some point in your life. I was on the hunt for a "new" engine for my project car and found what I thought was a great deal, so I … [Read more...] about CNC Boring an Engine Block with CAMWorks
With media coverage of the World Cup dominating news and sports sites, you may have missed some other major sporting events, most notably the Le Mans 24hr and the Nürburgring 24hr. Whether it's nostalgia and the opportunity to see some of motor racing’s elite at the French race, or the attraction of … [Read more...] about CAMWorks Corner – CNC Machining a Turbo Impeller
When programming a part in CAMWorks, I always set up my machine and choose the stock size that I will use first. To get started programming a 3 Axis part, I’ll discuss the Multi Surface Feature.Right Click on Stock Manager in the CW Tab and select Insert Mill Part Setup or use an existing setup … [Read more...] about CAMWorks Quick Tip – Simple 3 Axis Introduction