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How-to: Setting Up a Job in Mastercam Mill-Turn - complete list of settings in job setup dialog box, sync operations using sync manager, perform machine simulation, Prism Engineering Blog, Mar 17, 2014

Setting Up a Job in Mastercam Mill-Turn - YouTube, Feb 11, 2014

Software Add-Ons for Multi-Axis Machining Raise Productivity - Mastercam X6 has multi-axis add-on, blade expert, port expert add-on creates accurate toolpaths for efficient engine cylinder head porting, Robert Brooks, American Machinist, May 17, 2012

Optimized Roughing for High-Speed Toolpath Generation - Mastercam X6 Mill has stock model feature, 3D high-speed hybrid toolpath, blade expert add-on function, 2D HST region chaining, dynamic toolpath improvements, Robert Brooks, American Machinist, Mar 2012

The Great Migration - Mastercam X6 - 7 steps to follow during migration from Mastercam X5 to Mastercam X6, Prism Blog, Mar 13, 2012

Defining Reference Points in Machine Definition - defining default reference points for both ID, OD operations in Mastercam, Mastercam Xtras, Jan 25, 2012

Mastercam's Release Has 'Significant New Capabilities' - Mastercam X6 offers 64-bit support, machining stock model feature, 3D high speed toolpath function, blade expert add-on simplifies toolpath creation for any multi-bladed parts, Robert Brooks, American Machinist, Jan 19, 2012

Leaner, Greener Mastercam X6 Documentation - robust Mastercam Help file, 250MB of documents are removed, fewer documents are installed, simplifying file maintenance, Mastercam Xtras, Jan 16, 2012

Mastercam X6 Preview #6 - Blade Expert - fans, propellers, impellers consisting in multi bladed parts helps in creating simple toolpath, blade expert comprises of automatic tool axis control, Mastercam Xtras, Nov 21, 2011

Most Efficient Path to Port - Port Expert add-on function in Mastercam offers many cutting options, automatically calculates optimal tilt angles, Robert Brooks, American Machinist, Oct 27, 2011

Mastercam X6 Preview #5 - Streamlined Chaining - defining areas of model needed to be machined by using linked geometry, explicitly defining area for 2D dynamic milling toolpath by simply selecting face, Mastercam Xtras, Oct 24, 2011

Mastercam X6 Preview #4: Stock Model-Based Rest Milling - 3D high speed toolpath 'OptiRest' performs rest rough milling operations, Mastercam Xtras, Oct 19, 2011

Mastercam X6 Preview #2 - Variable Rouging - creating long lasting ceramic insert using variable depth roughing feature, Mastercam Xtras, Oct 10, 2011

Mastercam X6 Preview #3 - Better Hybrid Machining - 'filler passes' maintain all of Z level cuts in steep areas of part, Mastercam Xtras, Oct 14, 2011

Mastercam X6 Preview #1 - Stock Model - ability to create accurate, fully associative stock models at any point in machining process, Mastercam Xtras, Sep 26, 2011

Creating a New View Using Dynamic Planes - aligning work coordinate system to new view in Mastercam, Mastercam Xtras, Sep 7, 2011

Why Use Dynamic Contour Toolpaths? - toolpath in Mastercam X5 supports multiple passes, can optionally include finishing passes, Mastercam Xtras, Aug 5, 2011

Art Tech Tip: Tracing Low Resolution Bitmaps with Image to Surface Function - Mastercam Art converts low resolution bitmap into smooth surface, giving better trace, Mastercam Xtras, Aug 3, 2011

CAM Increases Multiaxis Machining Speed and Finish - Mastercam X5 introduces 8 triangular mesh multiaxis toolpaths to support surface, solid, STL inputs, has tool axis control, unified interface, maintenance update, American Machinist, June 23, 2011

New Toolpaths in Mastercam X5 MU1 for SolidWorks - surface roughing, finishing toolpaths added, MasterCAM Official Blog, June 15, 2011

Creating Tool Lists Using ActiveReports - Mastercam tip, Mastercam Xtras, Mar 30, 2011

Eliminating Ring Burrs in Mastercam Lathe - plunge turn toolpath has many benefits like longer insert life, fewer tools for finishing parts, finish toolpath stops short of shoulder for changing to plunging motion, Mastercam Xtras, Feb 23, 2011

Capturing Images for Setup Sheets - copy active window to clipboard, select operations from Mastercam's Toolpath Manager, Mastercam Xtras, Jan 28, 2011

 Hybrid Finishing 101 - waterline cutting with no up down movement combined with scallop machining, Mastercam Xtras, Jan 24, 2011

Tech Tip: Auto Highlighting - dynamically highlighting entity under cursor before selecting, turning on/off, Mastercam, Oct 8, 2010

Export from Mastercam into Solidworks  - importing a Pro/E file into SolidWorks, Mastercam system tolerance, Cadcamstuff, May 10, 2010

Mastercam Feature Based Machining for Real People - creating toolpaths using features from solid, Lars Christensen, cadcamstuff.com, Mar 17, 2010

Tech Tip for Mastercam Lathe: Turn Profile True Arc Fitting - new feature fits 'true' arcs, lines to polyline, Mastercam Xtras, Mar 16, 2010

A Sampling of Mastercam for SolidWorks Toolpaths - feature-based machining automates 2D programming; dynamic milling creates constantly adapting toolpath, Mastercam Xtras, Feb 9, 2010

Mastercam Algorithms: Power Under the Hood - understanding toolpath algorithms behind CAM software is important, William Bentrup of CNC Software, Inc., Desktop Engineering, Feb 1, 2010

Options for Creating Letters in Mastercam - using one of Mastercam note, text fonts, selecting any TrueType font, Mastercam.Xtras, Nov 16, 2009

Mastercam - How to Assign Objects to Levels - transferring existing elements, changing attributes of object, CAD Tutorials, Oct 27, 2009

Get to the Point with MastercamX4 - exploring point dynamic ribbon bar, Lars Christensen, cadcamstuff.com, Sep 18, 2009

Mastercam Post are Asking You the Questions - putting programmer's name in post header, Lars Christensen, cadcamstuff.com, Sep 10, 2009

Post Debugging in MastercamX4 - activating, running debugger, Lars Christensen, cadcamstuff.com, Sep 8, 2009

A Trick or Two on How to Select in MastercamX4 - tips on vector selection with <alt> key, chain selection with <shift> key, area key, Lars Christensen, cadcamstuff.com, Aug 27, 2009

Use Your SolidWorks File to Verify in Mastercam - setting up stock definition, clearing feature, Lars Christensen, cadcamstuff.com, Aug 26, 2009

Engineering Change, Use 'Change Recognition' in MastercamX4 - difference between original and specified files, updates toolpaths, Lars Christensen, cadcamstuff.com, Aug 6, 2009

Wacky Cool Viewsheets in MastercamX4 - creating viewsheet, attaching work, construction, tool planes to it, cadcamstuff.com, Jul 22, 2009

How to Import Solidworks into Mastercam - New for X4! - cadcamstuff.com, Jul 15, 2009

Easy to Track SolidWorks Files with Mastercam - tracking changes in SolidWorks file, cadcamstuff.com, Jun 23, 2009

Improved Support for STL Files and Entities - enhancements in Mastercam X3 database, Mastercam Xtras, Mar 10, 2009

Quickly Access New Mastercam X3 Features - toolbar, latest functions, Mastercam Xtras, Mar 6, 2009

Play Good Pt2, Modify the Part - using Mastercam tools to make part ready for machining operation, Lars Christensen, cadcamstuff.com, Feb 19, 2009

Pick Your Editor and Post for Mastercam - Lars Christensen, cadcamstuff.com, Feb 1, 2009

How to Pit Stop in Mastercam - adding interrupt mode button to toolbar, Lars Christensen, cadcamstuff.com, Jan 27, 2009

What's New in X3 Wire and Design? - Mastercam features improve workflow using programming 4-axis wirepaths expanding machining flexibility, automation, Mastercam Xtras, Dec 8, 2008

Green Machining with Mastercam - Mark Summers views latest developments in technology, efforts taken to protect environment, CNC Machining Blog, Oct 30, 2008

CNC Software's Environmental Commitment - company uses geothermal energy, on-site green power generation, energy saving techniques, more, Mastercam Xtras, Oct 31, 2008

CAM Gets the Most Out of a Five-Axis Router - Mastercam X2 software supports multiple formats, has customizable palettes, color coding, ability to break up contoured surfaces, and more to generate multiaxis toolpaths, Doug Poscich, Machine Design, February 8, 2007

Breathing Easy With Five-Axis CAD/CAM - Mastercam software helps boost horsepower and set speed and horsepower shootout records for a motorcycle engine and aftermarket parts manufacturer, Manufacturing Center, February 2005

Leading the Way in the CAM Evolution - what’s new in the CAM product lines of CNC Software, Delcam and Pathtrace, and what CAM users can expect down the road, Joe Greco, Desktop Engineering, February 2004

Customise Mastercam with VB Script - among the new features of MASTERCAM Version 9.1 is the ability to run programs written in Microsoft Visual Basic, dial infolink, June 12, 2003