A Preview of Mastercam X4

In case you are curious about what’s in Mastercam X4, here is a quick overview of just some of the new X4 functionality.

Mill

  • Dynamic Mill is a new toolpath capable of utilizing the entire flute length of your cutting tools for increased tool life and efficiency
  • 2D toolpaths have been migrated to the new tree structure style
  • Multi-threading support for high speed and multiaxis toolpaths
  • Refine Toolpath features in surface machining for greater control and surface finish improvements


Lathe

  • New multi-groove selection
  • Separate feeds and speeds for rough and finish grooving
  • Auto tool inspection to check tools for wear

Wire

  • Custom support for Agie EDM with Agievision controls
    Router
  • Automatic nesting now with the ability to edit nested sheets using drag and drop
  • Vertical and/or horizontal cut-off operations now automatically generated in toolpath nesting

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