SolidCAM 2.5D Milling Course

The goal of this course is to teach you how to use SolidCAM to machine various parts using 2.5D Milling technologies. This course covers the basic concepts of SolidCAM 2.5D machining and is a supplement to the system documentation and online help. Once you have developed a good foundation in basic skills, you can refer to the online help for information on the less frequently used options.



Mechanical design experience; experience with the Windows™ operating system.


2 Days


Lesson 1: Introduction
  • About this course
  • Basic Concepts
  • Process Overview
Lesson 2: CAM-Part Definition
  • CAM-Part Definition
Lesson 3: SolidCAM 2.5D Operations
  • Exercise #2: Cover Machining
  • Exercise #3: Cover Machining
  • Exercise #4: Bracket Machining
  • Exercise #5: Electronic Box Machining
  • Exercise #6: Clamp Machining
  • Exercise #7: Basic Part Machining
  • Exercise #8: Cover Machining
  • Exercise #9: Mounting Base Machining
  • Exercise #10: Support Machining
Lesson 4: Indexial 4-Axis Milling
  • Exercise #11: Frame Machining
  • Exercise #12: Mounting Machining
Lesson 5: Indexial 5-Axis Milling
  • Exercise #13: Clamp Machining
Lesson 6: ToolBox Cycles
  • Exercise #14: Standard Cycles Machining
Lesson 7: Automatic Feature Recognition
  • Exercise #15: Pocket Recognition
  • Exercise #16: Mounting Box Machining
  • Exercise #17: Drill Recognition
  • Exercise #18: Electronic Box Machining

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