What`s new in CAMWorks 2018





What`s new in CAMWorks 2018

Find out why CAMWorks® was Chosen to Power SOLIDWORKS® CAM

Tolerance Based Machining – TBM!

Automate CNC programming and eliminate 2D drawings by leveraging MBD and PMI data to perform Smart Manufacturing.

  • New and improved User Interface
  • Automatically reads SOLIDWORKS® MBD/DimXpert dimensions and selects the correct machining strategy based on tolerance range
  • ISO 286 support for fits and limits

Powerful User Experience Improvements!

Streamline the CNC programming of SOLIDWORKS® parts and assemblies, reduce delivery time, and reduce errors.

  • All new operation parameter images
  • Improved workflow for new operations
  • New and improved Toolpath Simulation UI, in SOLIDWORKS® property manager
  • Simplified fully associative, rebuild process

Enhanced New Milling Capabilities

Improve program efficiency, increase production, reduce programming time and improve quality through standardization.

  • All new 3 axis toolpath engine with a host of new capabilities and options
  • Improved UI for Part Perimeter features
  • Improved Z-depth feature recognition
  • Subroutine support in the machine setup

2 & 4 Axis Turning Improvements!

Increased flexibility, improved toolpath control, reduce parameter changes, leverage canned cycles.

  • New Main and Sub-spindle Coordinate Systems directly from the Machine setup
  • Preview of turning operation parameters, New Curve feature for turning tools
  • Improved insert program point, gouge checking capabilities

Multi-tasking Mill/Turn Enhancements!

Use specialized tooling to increase program efficiency, reduce cycle times, and improve part quality.

  • New user defined, custom turn inserts using SOLIDWORKS® parts and assemblies
  • User defined tool holders and tool assemblies using SOLIDWORKS® parts and assemblies

New 4 & 5 Multi-Axis Milling Features!

Precisely control multi-axis toolpaths to avoid issues and improve productivity.

  • Ability to define Curve Projection direction, Additional new Entry/Retract options
  • New Contact point options for ball-nose mills, New Extend and Trim toolpath options

Knowledge Based Machining!

Capture your best practices and automatically reuse them. Automate, standardize!

  • New SQLite database engine
  • Improved TechDB™ User Interface
  • Improved User Interface and functionality for tapped holes
  • Additional Parameters for 3D milling

Integrated NC Editor Powered by CIMCO!

Check and optimize your programs, reduce setup time, and sendthe program to your CNC machine.

  • Powerful new editing capabilities
  • Accurate G-code back-plotting by CIMCO
  • Renumber programs, globally and selectively adjust speeds & feeds, and more
  • Send and receive from your CNC machine

Advanced High Speed Machining!

Reduce cycle time by up 80%, increase tool life by 500%, leverage the full flute length of your tools.

  • New maximum feedrate options
  • Tapered and filleted pocket support
  • Improved rest material machining
  • New clearance plane options

CAMWorks Virtual Machine Improved!

True G-code machine simulation. Verify your programs, avoid collisions, and reduce setup times.

  • Fully integrated true G-code simulation
  • All new Graphical User Interface
  • Improved Program Window design
  • New all-in-one Tool Database UI

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Find out why CAMWorks® was Chosen to Power SOLIDWORKS® CAM

What's New in 2018!

Find out why CAMWorks® was Chosen to Power SOLIDWORKS® CAM

What's New in 2018!

  • Program Smarter with TBM
  • Powerful User Experience Improvements
  • Enhanced New Milling Capabilities
  • Multi-tasking Mill/Turn Enhancements
  • Enhanced 2 & 4 Axis Turning
  • Knowledge Based Machining with new Database
  • Advanced High Speed Machining
  • Integrated NC Editor Powered by CIMCO
  • Enhanced CAMWorks Virtual Machine

Improve customization and setup time...