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GibbsCAM Essentials
Description: This course is designed for the entry level GibbsCAM user.
Course Hours: 3 days, 8 hours/day, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM.
Computers: Supplied
Enrollment: $ 1,295
Topics Covered Include:
  • Overview Of the GibbsCAM Interface
  • Learn the Geometry Pallet
  • Drawings and Dimensioning
  • Viewing Options
  • Transform/Duplicate geometry
  • Tool Creation
  • Creating Operations
  • Plugins
  • Post Processing
  • Read and/or Create and Modify Solids
  • Toolpath a Turned Solid Model
  • Introduction to Coordinate Systems
  • Documentation
  • Set Up Preferences
  • Various Strategies for Machining Solids
  • Workgroups
  • Toolpath Generation - Milling and Turning
  • Coordinate Systems
  • Save Tool List and Process List
  • 4-axis Position Machining
  • 4-axis Cylindrical Machining
  • VoluMill™/VoluTurn™
  • Custom Stock
  • Advanced Tool Creation
  • Air Geometry/Outermost Shape as Boss
  • Engraving
  • Customize GibbsCAM Interface
  • Threadmilling
  • Online Cognus Videos
  • Stored Processes - Multi Process Machining
  • Simulation, Graphics and Animation Options
About the Instructor: Stephen Cunningham
Stephen graduated college with a diploma in Tool and Die Making in 1985. He continued his education and received a Diploma of Technology in the discipline of CAD/CAM Engineering from BCIT in 1990. He worked as a CNC Programmer for several years at CREO products in Burnaby, BC, Canada. In 1998 Stephen began working for WestCAM Solutions as the technical support manager providing assistance to hundreds of machine shops. Over the past twenty years Stephen has developed training curriculum for every module of GibbsCAM and has trained thousands of learners. In addition to classroom and on-site training, Stephen is an instructor for Cognus, the recommended on-line training system for GibbsCAM. He has created hours and hours of excellent training videos. Stephen is also recognized as a senior post processors developer. With over thirty years of experience, he teachers even the highest levels of GibbsCAM including Advanced 3D, 5-Axis, Multi-Task Machining, and Tombstone Management.
Stephen has achieved the following certifications:
  • Trained and received certificate for GibbsCAM 5-axis March 2013
  • Trained and received certificate for GibbsCAM Multi-Task Machining March 2013
  • Trained and received certificate for GibbsCAM Post Processor Development January 1999
  • Trained and received certificate for GibbsCAM Advanced SolidSurfacer January 1999
  • Course List:
    Starts Ends Location Map Registration
    December 2018

    January 2019

    February 2019

    March 2019

    April 2019

    May 2019

    Calgary, AB
    Edmonton, AB
    Santa Clara, CA
    Vancouver, BC
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