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Why Maintenance?

If you're asking yourself, “Why should I stay on maintenance?”, here’s how you can explore that question. By Callie Morgan 8:00 am, October 1st, 2020 Choosing and purchasing software for your CNC machines is a huge investment. Being the #1 most widely used CAM software in the world,...

Product Spotlight: Setup Sheets

Bridge the missing link between the programmer and the shop with the most sophisticated, powerful setup sheets for Mastercam by Varco Reporting. By Chris Hehman 8:00 AM PDT, October 1st, 2020 How does a shop keep track of all the information about the program that needs to come...

3 Mastercam Windows Errors

Armed with over 20 years of Mastercam experience, our Support Specialist, Jim Varco walks through solutions to three of the most common Windows errors that our Mastercam customers have experienced. By Jim Varco & Callie Morgan 4:20 PM PDT, August 31st, 2020 When you are experiencing issues with...

Product Spotlight: CIMCO Probing

Don't waste another day making manual adjustments! Program your machining probe as easily as programming toolpaths with this fully-integrated probing add-on for Mastercam by CIMCO. By Callie Morgan August 31st, 2020, 8:15 AM A common machining tragedy is part material shifting in a machine, causing parts to be...

Product Spotlight: Mill Turn

Make programming complex parts quick, effortless and safe with this hybrid of Mastercam Mill and Lathe: Mastercam Mill-Turn. By Callie Morgan 8:15 AM, July 31st, 2020  What is a Mill-Turn Machine? Mill-Turn machines are multitasking, multi-function CNC machines capable of producing complex parts in a single operation through rotating...

Mastercam 2021 Virtual Rollout!

The show must go on! This year's MCAM Mastercam 2021 Rollout event will be presented over GoToWebinar on August 4th, 2020! Here’s what to expect at this year’s event. By Callie Morgan 10:30 AM PDT, July 16th, 2020 At the end of March 2020, we made the decision...

Signed, Sealed & Delivered!

In the event that you outsource part production to another vendor, we offer 6 important things to keep in mind before sending out your Mastercam project files in this MCAM blog. June 2nd, 2020, 8:30 AM By Tim Rowley You can create a Mastercam project that can be...

Customer Spotlight: ASTOUND

We sat down (remotely) with Julia Lueck and Jordan Millar from ASTOUND to discuss the adjustments that the global creative agency has made to their production to join in the fight against the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). April 14th, 2020, 11:00 am PST By Callie Morgan ASTOUND is a...

“I Lost My Mastercam” Fire Drill

Our 30-year Mastercam expert Tim Rowley goes over the steps that you should practice regularly in the event that you ever misplace your Mastercam files in the latest MCAM blog. Wednesday, April 1st, 2020 By Tim Rowley As a Mastercam programmer, one of the worst experiences you can...

(Don’t Fear) the Ribbon!

The release of Mastercam 2021 means support for Mastercam X9 will inevitably be cut off. In this MCAM Northwest blog, we explain how the modern ribbon interface is easier to use than loyal X9 users believe it to be. March 2, 2020, 8:00 AM By Callie Morgan As...