Advanced Concepts
MTM Adv. 3D 5-Axis - Level 3
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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 2, Core i5/i7, AMD Athlon 64 or newer (including Turion 64, and Phenom)
  • 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.
Topics Covered Include:
  • Advanced coordinate systems
  • Positional 4th and 5th axis control - advanced milling
  • 4th axis simultaneous machining - rotary milling
  • Prismatic solids modeling - primitive creation
  • Introduction to Boolean operations
  • Customize GibbsCAM interface
  • Volumill for solids
  • Introduction to surface modelling
  • Facet bodies/STL files
  • Introduction to 5 axis simultaneous machining
  • Solid modeling - shelling - corner rounding
  • Machining solids Contouring with the profiler tool
  • Automatic feature recognition tools, hole manager, hole wizard
  • Working with solid models
  • Boundary machining techniques
  • 2.5D machining
  • 3D toolpath operations
  • Operation manager/process 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.
Starts Ends Location Map Registration
May 29, 2018
May 31, 2018
Best Western Port O'Call Hotel, Calgary, AB
1935 McKnight Blvd. NE
Calgary, AB T2E 6V4
Jun 12, 2018
Jun 14, 2018
Langley Events Center
7888 200 Street
Langley, BC V2Y 3J4
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Executive Royal Hotel Edmonton Airport
8450 Sparrow Drive
Leduc, AB T9E 7G4
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