Advanced Concepts – Live Online

Each course consists of 8 morning classes, Tuesday through Friday for two weeks.

Description


We show how to harness the power of GibbsCAM. Showing how to generate productive machining strategies while adopting best practice skills is what our training is all about. Proven curriculum will be presented by exceptional instructors. The live online environment allows students to ask questions which will be addressed quickly and clearly. With no travel requirements participants can literally be anywhere, at work or perhaps in the comfort of their own home. Temporary GibbsCAM licenses will be provided at no extra cost. CAM training is known to be a great investment. The benefits will begin immediately and continue well after the course has paid for itself.

Pre-requisites

This course is designed for the entry level GibbsCAM user. There are no pre-requisites. The Production Milling for GibbsCAM FREE Cognus course is recommended. Click Here to get the details.

Computers

Recommended hardware: 

  • 2 monitors are recommended. One to run GibbsCAM, the other to display the instructor’s screen.
  • Note: the system we use does not have a dial-in option. Speakers and a microphone or headphones with microphone will be required.
  • High-speed Internet Connection.
  • Windows 10 or 11 (with all available Windows updates).
  • Intel: Core i9, or i7 with four or more cores or AMD: Ryzen or Threadripper.
  • 16GB RAM
  • A quality Nvidia or AMD (ATI) 3D accelerated video card with 2+ GB of video memory with the latest drivers installed.
  • Send setup related questions to billy@westcam.com.

Software
A 30-day GibbsCAM timed license will be provided.

Topics Covers Include

  • Advanced Coordinate Systems
  • 2.5D Solids
    •  Solid Modelling
    •  2.5D Machining 
    • Millturn solid/MTM Setup
    • Feature manager 
    • Hole Manager
    •  Solids Plugins
  • 3D Solids
    •  Solid Modelling 
    • 3D/Advanced 3D Machining
    •  Plunge Roughing
  • Surfaces
    •  Surface Creation/Modification 
    • Healing
  • New Stuff in the latest GibbsCAM 
    • 3D Deburring 
    • Geodesic Machining
    •  Improvements to 5 Axis
  • Customize GibbsCAM Interface
  • VoluMill Solids
  • Tool Libraries
  • Macros
  • Machine Simulation
  • Introduction to 5 Axis Machining 
    • 4 Axis Off Center Machining
  • Facet Bodies/STL Files
  • Custom Stock

 

Advanced Concepts

May 28 – June 7, 2024

This course consists of 8 classes.

3 hours in length each day.


11:00 AM – 2:00 PM Central Time

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Mountain Time



9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Pacific Time

 $ 1,245 

 

Advanced Concepts

July 30 – August 9, 2024

3 hours per day

11 am – 2 pm Central Time

10 am – 1 pm Mountain Time

9 am – 12 pm Pacific Time

 $ 1,245 

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