Advanced 3-D with HSM Enhancement

Gibbs and Associates (Moorpark, CA), developer of GibbsCAM® software for programming CNC machine tools and a Cimatron company, offers the new advanced 3-D with HSM enhancement for GibbsCAM SolidSurfacer.

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Gibbs and Associates (Moorpark, CA), developer of GibbsCAM® software for programming CNC machine tools and a Cimatron company, offers the new advanced 3-D with HSM enhancement for GibbsCAM SolidSurfacer. The enhancement introduces a complete range of advanced 3-axis milling functionality with support for high-speed machining. The new 3-axis surface machining capabilities provide more control and flexibility in toolpath generation with integral high-speed machining support. Advanced 3-D with HSM enhancement for SolidSurfacer® includes: • Support for 3-D material only • Support for more advanced tool shapes (tapered tools) • New types of finishing processes (e.g. surface step-over cut and steep/shallow combination) • Improved toolpath quality • Options to provide toolpath that better supports HSM • Improved use of boundaries • Enhanced entry/exit control • Ability to directly machine faceted bodies, including imported STL files • Automatic core/cavity detection for inside out or outside in determination • Operation splitting for tool wear and for optimal length out of holder • Multi-threaded for multi-CPU machines and to support batch toolpath generation