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The CAD Import & Mill Essentials Toolpaths Training Tutorial is intended for anyone looking to understand the ins and outs of Mastercam Mill Essentials toolpaths, while learning the best practices for importing geometry from various CAD software packages. You will learn how to import AutoCAD, SolidWorks and Parasolid files and create the 2D toolpaths for them in Mastercam.
Each tutorial walks you through preparing the imported geometry using levels, shows you how to check for problems in the geometry and how to move the geometry to set the work zero. We also cover tool settings, stock setup, drilling, tapping, contouring, pocketing, circle milling, slot milling, 2D High Speed Toolpaths (such as Dynamic Mill, Area Mill, Dynamic Contour, Peel Mill & Blend Mill) and using the WCS in multiple fixture applications.