Have You Made the Switch to X Yet?
If not, here are some resources to help make your move as quick and painless as possible:
In-House Solutions Tutorials:
In-House Solutions tutorials are comprehensive, step-by-step curriculum courseware for all your Mastercam training needs. The tutorials contain projects with instructions that guide you from geometry creation to G-code generation. Helpful hints, tool and material libraries, as well as toolpath parameter descriptions are included. Each tutorial has additional drawings that will challenge you to practice what you have learned. Tutorials are available for Mill, Lathe, Wire, Multiaxis, Router, and many more. For more information, visit www.inhousesolutions.com/training/books.php.
Streamingteacher Courseware makes Mastercam X training available on-line. Get up to speed at your own pace and fit learning in when you have the time. With Streamingteacher, you can learn anywhere where Internet access is available. You learn using powerful streaming videos that are designed to be followed in Mastercam. Downloadable files allow you to work along with the projects being shown in the videos. You can pause, rewind, and replay each video segment as many times as you like during your learning experience. And, you have access to training 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, from anywhere. To learn more about Streamingteacher, go to www.streamingteacher.com.
The Mastercam Handbooks “courses-in-a-box” are designed by machinists and deliver complete, real-world examples using Mastercam. These handbooks teach computer basics, CAM concepts, and Mastercam applications for the industrial workplace. They are created to provide not only applications but also background and insight into why and when to apply certain functions and techniques. Their goal is to prepare a well-educated and skilled NC programmer who is not only immediately employable and productive but is also equipped to learn and grow as technology changes. For more information, visit www.thesolacegroup.com/.
Learning Mastercam X Mill presents a thorough introduction for students with little or no prior experience. It can be used in virtually any educational setting – from four-year engineering schools to community colleges to industrial training centers. It can also serve as a reference for on-the-job use or as a self-study manual. The book comes with a demo CD, along with examples and exercises for practice. Features include numerous examples with step-by-step instructions, explanations on the same page as the examples to eliminate flipping between pages, exercises at the end of each chapter, as well as an in-depth presentation on how to customize Mastercam X for user applications. For more information, click here.