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Foad Sojoodi Farimani
Click to view contentWe have an Educational edition in our university. I was wondering if/how I can install the CAM/CNC functionalities? I don't see anything in the addons section:     I tried updating and I got:   I went to the Download Center (which by the work does not open on Google Chrome) and login with my ID. Registered my product (at least I think I did… (Show more)
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Bob Eppig
I have been playing with 2019 seeing how things are and I created a block with a pocket. When I program it in cam the roughing works as expected I left .01" on the sides and bottom. However, the finishing will finish the bottom but will not finish the sides.  It leaves the .01" on the sides.  I have tried everything.  Does anyone have any ideas?… (Show more)
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Conor Smith
Click to view contentI'm using SW2018 with the SOLIDWORKS CAM add-in, and I'm struggling to get the correct operations at the edge of the piece. I'm working with 2x1 box tubing, and am attempting to cut an angle at one end.     If I have the piece set up in this way, no machinable feature shows up, and if I add in my own, for instance a slot corresponding to the… (Show more)
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Gerald Watts
I have a Shopbot that works OK for what we do. It came with VcarvePro which sometimes makes me tear my hair out. SW CAM comes with a dozen or so generic post-processors but not Shopbot. However Shopbot will accept G-code so I'm wondering which of these pre-loaded post-processors would be best for producing code for Shopbot. If anyone has… (Show more)
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Michael Vetrano
I created a simple part in solidworks 2018. I assigned toolpaths, a coordinate system and could output g-code as a single part with no problems. I created an assembly to machine multiple parts but I can't get Solidworks Cam to recognize the correct Coordinate System. Can someone review the attached files and tell me what I am doing wrong?  … (Show more)
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Devin Carpenter
We reacently installed a 2012 Mazak 510C-II with the matrix control. I am looking for a post generator for it. solidworks cam goes through cam works and they provide a program called UPG to create your own post, but there are no settings on how to start creating for a mazak. I have tried creating one using the Fanuc, Siemens, and Mori bases, but… (Show more)
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Don Weber
Is there a way to disable this thing. I am trying to do a drawing of a multibody part, and EVERY time I go to select a body, I get a stupid warning about Solidworks CAM data needs to be updated. EVERY single freakin' time, no matter if I select OK or CANCEL.
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Daniel Schaffner
Click to view contentHi, I managed to customize a lot of things in the Heidenhain PostProcessor for, but one thing I did not find: Does anybody know how to manage prompting for Program Number when executing the Post? An all my programs there is 0001 I need then to manually change. Thanks
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Daniel Schaffner
Click to view contentTrying to mill a chamfer. I made a 45degree Boss feature and now milling with the contour operation. Milling path is now on the wrong side of the featrure (inside the Material) how can I flip the side to mill? Thanks!  
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