Advanced Concepts
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GibbsCAM by Cognus Online Training
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GibbsCAM Advanced Concepts
Description: This course will explore Gibbs powerful capabilities for working with solid models, such as SolidWorks parts. Also, anyone wishing to know more about coordinate system control for use in positional 4th and 5th axis machining.
Prerequisites: GibbsCAM Essentials and your own PC.
Recommended System Configuration
  • Windows 7 64-bit, Windows 8 64-bit or Windows 10 64-bit (with all available Windows updates)
  • Intel Pentium Core i5/i7
  • 8GB RAM (16GB or more is recommended for very complex parts)
  • A quality Nvidia or AMD (ATI) 3D accelerated video card with the latest drivers installed (Click HERE for specific information).
  • 1GB of available hard drive space (for virtual memory usage and temporary file storage).
Course Hours: 3 days, 8 hours/day, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM.
Enrollment: $1,295
Topics Covered Include:
  • Advanced coordinate systems
  • Positional 4th and 5th axis control - advanced milling
  • 4th axis simultaneous machining – Polar and Cylindrical Milling
  • Solid Modeling – Prismatic
  • Customize GibbsCAM interface
  • Volumill for solids
  • Creating 3D Surfaces
  • Facet bodies/STL files
  • Introduction to 5-Axis Machining
  • Various Machining Strategies
  • Feature Recognition
  • Hole Manager, Hole wizard
  • Feature Based Machining
  • Working with solid models (fixturing etc.)
  • Boundary machining techniques
  • 2.5D and 3D operations
  • Operation Manager
  • Using macros
  • Online Cognus videos
Our instructors have been programming and working with CNC machinery for more than 25 years each. As reseller employees, we’ve developed curriculum and trained thousands of GibbsCAM users from hundreds of large and small machine shops over the past twenty years.
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