CAM for SolidWorks

April 30, 2010
The BobCAM plug-in works inside SolidWorks.

The BobCAM plug-in works inside SolidWorks, letting users generate toolpaths and G-code for two, three, and four-axis machining from CAD part models. Users can create special tool patterns for hole drilling as well as create other machining strategies. BobCAM also provides tools for profiling, pocketing, engraving, and plunge roughing. The software includes a customizable material and tool database and customizable post-processors for CNC machines, routers, waterjets, and lasers.

BobCAD-CAM, 28200 U.S. Highway 19, Clearwater, FL 33761, (877) 262-2231, www.bobcadcam.com

About the Author

Leslie Gordon

Leslie serves as Senior Editor - 5 years of service. M.S. Information Architecture and Knowledge Management, Kent State University. BA English, Cleveland State University.

Work Experience: Automation Operator, TRW Inc.; Associate Editor, American Machinist. Primary editor for CAD/CAM technology.

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