The Mastercam X7 Lathe Training Tutorial consists of 9 brand new part-oriented tutorials, and 9 practice exercises that provide users with an excellent foundation in Lathe. The material emphasizes the machinability of parts with suggested fixtures, setup sheets & more.
The Lathe Training Tutorial is ideal for beginners and current Mastercam users alike. The tutorials introduce 2D, and later 3D geometry creation along with detailed coverage of 2D toolpaths such as Face, Rough, Finish, Drilling, Grooving, Grooving on an angle, Inside Boring, Cutoff, Threading and Canned Cycles for Rough and Finish.
More advanced C-Axis toolpaths such as Face Contour, Cross Contouring, C-Axis Contour, Face Drilling, Cross Drilling and C-Axis drill follow later in the book. Details on Stock Transfer, Stock Flip, Stock Advance and tailstock toolpaths, in addition to instruction on importing a SolidWorks file and using the new Turn Profile command to create Geometry and a VTL tutorial are also found within. A General Notes chapter provides useful tools, shortcuts and toolpath parameter descriptions.