Mastercam Tutorials

All tutorials listed below are available in standard or metric and they all include HLE (Mastercam Home Learning Edition) with the exception of the Mill-Turn tutorial.


Mastercam 2017 Mill Essentials Training TutorialMastercam-2017-Mill-Essentials-Training-Tutorial

$85.00 Printed edition / $65.00 ebook

The Mastercam 2017 Mill Essentials Training Tutorial features concept-filled tutorials, challenging practice exercises and short quizzes following every tutorial providing a very comprehensive look at virtually all aspects of 2D machining.

This book begins with the absolute basics by introducing the Mastercam user interface and it will have you creating geometry, drilling and creating contour toolpaths before you know it. Its gradual progression lends way to more advanced concepts such as multiple setup scenarios and 2D High Speed Toolpaths. All of the parts within the book are designed with machinability in mind.

A multitude of topics are covered including 2D geometry, solid geometry, tool settings, stock setup, drilling, tapping, contouring, pocketing, circle milling and slot milling. You will learn the 2D High Speed Toolpaths such as Dynamic Mill, Area Mill, Dynamic Contour, Peel Mill & Blend Mill, how to import a solid and machine it and using the WCS in multiple fixture applications.

This book includes:

  • Mastercam 2017 Home Learning Edition/Demo Software
  • Mastercam 2017 Mill Essentials Video Training DVD (coming soon)

Mastercam 2017 Mill Advanced Training TutorialMastercam-2017-Mill-Advanced-Training-Tutorial

$75.00 Printed edition / $60.00 ebook

The Mastercam 2017 Mill Level 3 Training Tutorial contains 7 projects and 7 accompanying practice exercises that span a wide degree of complexity. It is strongly recommended to have a good understanding of 2D machining (provided in the Mill Level 1 Training Tutorial, for example) before beginning this book.

The Mastercam 2017 Mill Advanced Training Tutorial contains projects and accompanying practice exercises that span a wide degree of complexity. It is strongly recommended to have a good understanding of 2D machining (provided in the Mill Essentials Training Tutorial, for example) before beginning this book.
All of the parts are designed with machinability in mind and include suggested fixtures and tool setups. Clearly laid out objectives and dimensioned step previews make it easier than ever to follow along.

The content covers 3D wireframe, surface geometry creation and solid creation, Surface Finish and Roughing toolpaths. An emphasis is put on the advanced Surface High Speed toolpaths, STL Stock creation and its use in solid model verification. Also covered is how to create and manage Stock models in the Toolpath Manager. Machine Simulation is used to check for collisions between the part, the tool and any of the machine’s components.

This book includes:

  • Mastercam 2017 Home Learning Edition/Demo Software
  • Mastercam 2017 Mill Advanced Video Training DVD (coming soon)

Mastercam 2017 Lathe Training TutorialMastercam-2017-Lathe-Training-Tutorial

$60.00 Printed edition / $45.00 ebook

The Mastercam 2017 Lathe Training Tutorial consists of part-oriented tutorials, and practice exercises that provide users with an excellent foundation in Lathe. The material emphasizes the machinability of parts with suggested fixtures, setup sheets & more.

The Lathe Training Tutorial is ideal for beginners and current Mastercam users alike. Step-by-step tutorials introduce 2D geometry creation along with detailed coverage of 2D toolpaths such as Face, Rough, Finish, Drilling, Grooving, Grooving on an angle, Inside Boring, Cutoff, Threading and Canned Cycles for Rough and Finish.

Details on Stock Transfer, Stock Flip, Stock Advance and tailstock toolpaths, in addition to instruction on importing a SolidWorks file and using the Turn Profile command to create Geometry and a VTL tutorial are also found within.

This book includes:

  • Mastercam 2017 Home Learning Edition/Demo Software
  • Mastercam 2017 Lathe Video Training DVD (coming soon)

Mastercam 2017 Lathe – C and Y Axis Toolpaths TutorialMastercam-2017-Lathe-C-and-Y-Axis-Toolpaths-Tutorial

$85.00 Printed edition / $65.00 ebook

The tutorial consists of part-oriented tutorials intended for the advanced lathe user that wants to learn how to program lathe parts that include milling operations. You must have the Mastercam Lathe and Mill Software in order to use this tutorial.

You will learn how to create the more complex 3D geometry and Advanced C-Axis toolpaths. The tutorial also covers toolpaths that support the Y-axis rotation and examples on how to use the Mill toolpaths on a Lathe with Live Tooling.

This book includes:

  • Mastercam 2017 Home Learning Edition/Demo Software

Mastercam 2017 Solids Training TutorialMastercam-2017-Solids-Training-Tutorial

$55.00 Printed edition / $40.00 ebook

The Mastercam 2017 Solids Training Tutorial contains several tutorials that provide concise step-by-step instructions on creating 3D wireframe and solid geometry. Illustrating a variety of useful Solids commands, users can expect detailed coverage to include Extrude, Loft, Revolve, Sweep, Boolean Add and Remove, Fillet, Chamfer, Shell, Trimming, Creating Solid patterns, Changing a Solids colors and creating solid geometry from surfaces. You will also learn how to manipulate a solid by using commands from the Model Prep menu such as Push-Pull, Move and Split Solid Face.

This book includes:

  • Mastercam 2017 Home Learning Edition/Demo Software

 Mastercam 2017 Multiaxis Essentials Training TutorialMastercam-2017-Multiaxis-Essentials-Training-Tutorial

$90.00 Printed edition / $80.00 ebook

The Mastercam 2017 Multiaxis Essentials Training Tutorial is intended for the advanced Mastercam user looking to learn Mastercam Multiaxis programming. A firm grasp on both 2D and 3D machining is required and can be attained by completing the Mill Essentials and Mill Advanced Training Tutorials.

The Intro to Multiaxis Training Tutorial covers the different applications that are available by configuring the Rotary Axis Control page including: Rotary axis positioning and Axis substitution. The book also covers the Multiaxis Classic family toolpaths: Rotary, Curve, Swarf, Flow, and Msurf. A special tutorial is dedicated to teaching how to drill and circle mill holes using Multiaxis toolpaths. Specific parameters such as Cut patterns, Tool Axis Control, Limits, Collision Control, Linking and more are described in detail.

The contents also describe how to verify the toolpaths using the new Machine Simulation module that combines toolpath backplot mode and material removal mode with collision detections.

This book includes:

  • Mastercam 2017 Home Learning Edition/Demo Software
  • Mastercam 2017 Multiaxis Essentials Video Training DVD

 Mastercam 2017 Multiaxis Advanced Training TutorialMastercam-2017-Multiaxis-Advanced-Training-Tutorial

$80.00 Printed edition / $75.00 ebook

Intended for the advanced Mastercam user, this book contains new projects demonstrating a variety of Advanced Multiaxis milling applications. The initial tutorials introduce Mastercam’s simplified multiaxis user interface featuring custom application toolpaths, and they later transition to the more advanced interface.

Topics include Tool Box toolpaths such as Projection, Impeller floor surface and Impeller blade swarf finish toolpaths. From the Wireframe toolpath family, you will learn how to use Parallel to multiple curves and Morph between two curves. You will also generate rough and finish toolpaths from the Surface/Solid toolpath family, such as Morph between two surfaces, Parallel cuts, Swarf milling and Parallel to surface.

Additionally, a special project is designed specifically to familiarize you with different Collision control strategies and how to verify the toolpaths using the new machine simulation module that combines toolpath backplot mode and material removal mode with collision detections.

This book includes:

  • Mastercam 2017 Home Learning Edition/Demo Software

 Mastercam 2017 for SolidWorks

$60.00 Printed edition / $55.00 ebook

The Mastercam 2017 for SolidWorks Programming Exercises book provides a comprehensive “hands on” method of learning Mastercam for SolidWorks.
You will learn how to program a variety of different parts that require most of the toolpath types available in Mastercam for SolidWorks. Extensive emphasis is put on making parametric changes and toolpath updates to match the SolidWorks model changes. The primary focus is on toolpath creation on SolidWorks models.

This book assumes you are already familiar with the basics of using SolidWorks. Extensive modeling skills are not required and SolidWorks topics beyond the basics are detailed in the instructions.
Highlights:

  • Contains 13 lessons with illustrated step-by-step instructions
  • Mastercam’s time-tested machining strategies including contour, pocketing and drilling
  • Innovative High Speed machining strategies
  • Feature Based Machining for automatic programming of drill and 2D toolpaths
  • 3D machining of irregular shaped SolidWorks models
  • Focus on toolpath changes matching SolidWorks model updates and complete part swaps in assemblies
  • Includes FREE Workflow Reference Guide and Mastercam for SolidWorks Quick Reference Guide
  • Tutorial and lab files included as downloads with the purchase
  • FREE Mastercam for SolidWorks Home Learning Edition software
  • Note: Software requires a seat SolidWorks to run and will not work on its own.

Mastercam 2017 Router Training TutorialMastercam-2017-Router-Training-Tutoria

$80.00 Printed edition / $65.00 ebook

The Mastercam 2017 Router Training Tutorial provides detailed coverage 2D Geometry Creation, Drilling, Contouring, Pocketing, Nesting, Block Drilling and Importing graphics to machine. Instructions on Tool settings, proper Stock setup and Custom profile tool creation are also included.

This book includes:

  • Mastercam 2017 Home Learning Edition/Demo Software

Mastercam 2017 Wire Training TutorialMastercam-2017-Wire-Training-Tutorial

$55.00 Printed edition / $40.00 ebook

The Mastercam 2017 Wire Training Tutorial provides users with an excellent resource for learning how to use Mastercam to program Wire EDM machines.

The tutorials focus on 2D & 3D Geometry creation and Wirepath creation such as Contour, 4-Axis and No Core. Open contours, Multiple contours, dies and Taper angle projects are covered in detail. Each tutorial guides users from geometry creation through to G-Code generation. Additionally, each tutorial includes description of the parameters used in the different dialog boxes such as the Wire/Power, Cut Parameters, Compensation, Stops, Leads and Taper.

This book includes:

  • Mastercam 2017 Home Learning Edition/Demo Software

Mastercam 2017 Beginner Training TutorialMastercam 2017 Beginner Training Tutorial

$80.00 Printed edition / $65.00 ebook

The Mastercam 2017 Beginner Training Tutorial provides a comprehensive step-by-step approach to learning the basics of three Mastercam modules: Mill Essentials (2D), Lathe and Solids. It is a great choice for an individual looking to get a broader overview of the software or an instructor looking to provide the same for his/her students.

Three mill projects, two lathe projects, and two solids projects – the same found at the start of our newly revised Mill Essentials, Lathe and Solids Training Tutorials – are combined with practice exercises and the Mastercam X9 Home Learning Edition DVD (Demo Software) to round out this compilation book.

Each tutorial systematically walks through all the procedures from Geometry Creation to Toolpath instructions, Verification and G Code Generation. A wide range of topics are covered including 2D Geometry and Solids Creation, Drilling, Tapping, Contouring, Pocketing, Circle Milling and Slot Milling. It also contains 2D High Speed Toolpaths, as well as proper Stock Setup and Tool Settings.

This book includes:

  • Mastercam 2017 Home Learning Edition/Demo Software

Mastercam 2017 Handbook Volume 1Mastercam 2017 Handbook Volume 1

$98

The Mastercam 2017 Handbook Volume 1 is an excellent resource that teaches the theory of Mastercam 2D Mill and Solids. The Mastercam 2017 Handbook Volume 1 is an excellent resource that teaches the theory of Mastercam Mill and Solids. The material intertwines conceptual subject matter with practical applications suitable for beginners and intermediates alike. You not only learn how to use Mastercam, but why things work as they do. This book teaches basic/advanced principles of 2D CAD modeling and machining.

This book includes:

  • Mastercam 2017 Home Learning Edition/Demo Software
  • Mastercam 2017 Handbook Volume 1 Student CD

Mastercam 2017 Handbook Volume 2Mastercam 2017 Handbook Volume 2

$98

The Mastercam 2017 Handbook Volume 2 is an excellent resource that teaches the theory of Mastercam 3D modeling and machining. The Mastercam 2017 Handbook Volume 2 provides an academic approach to teaching Mastercam 3D modeling and machining. The material intertwines conceptual subject matter with practical applications most suitable for intermediates or individuals that have completed Volume 1. This book teaches advanced 3D CAD modeling and machining.

This book includes:

  • Mastercam 2017 Home Learning Edition/Demo Software
  • Mastercam 2017 Handbook Volume 2 Student CD

Mastercam 2017 Handbook Volume 3Mastercam 2017 Handbook Volume 3

$98

The Mastercam 2017 Handbook Volume 3 is an excellent resource that teaches the theory of Multiaxis machining with Mastercam. The Mastercam 2017 Handbook Volume 3 provides an academic approach to teaching Mastercam Multiaxis. The material intertwines conceptual subject matter with practical applications most suitable for intermediates or individuals that have completed Volume 1 and Volume 2. This book teaches Multiaxis and advanced toolpaths.

This book includes:

  • Mastercam 2017 Home Learning Edition/Demo Software
  • Mastercam 2017 Handbook Volume 3 Student CD

Mastercam 2017 Instructor Kit for Mill and LatheMastercam 2017 Instructor Kit for Mill and Lathe

$250

The Mastercam 2017 Instructor Kit for Mill & Lathe is the ultimate toolkit for instructors looking to enhance their 2D mill, 3D mill and lathe classes while minimizing prep time The Instructor Kit for Mill & Lathe offers an array of tools to make Mastercam easier than ever to understand.

This package includes:

  • Mastercam 2017 Mill Essentials Instructor Guide
  • Mastercam 2017 Mill Essentials Training Tutorial
  • Mastercam 2017 Mill Essentials Video Training DVD
  • Mastercam 2017 Mill Essentials Instructor CD
  • Mastercam 2017 Mill Advanced Instructor Guide
  • Mastercam 2017 Mill Advanced Training Tutorial
  • Mastercam 2017 Mill Advanced Video Training DVD
  • Mastercam 2017 Mill Advanced Instructor CD
  • Mastercam 2017 Lathe Instructor Guide
  • Mastercam 2017 Lathe Training Tutorial
  • Mastercam 2017 Lathe Video Training DVD
  • Mastercam 2017 Lathe Instructor CD
  • Mastercam 2017 Home Learning Edition / Demo Software
  • Practice Exercise, Quizzes, Mid-Term and Final Exam Tests
  • Completed parts (.MCAM) for verification purposes
  • Instructor PowerPoint® presentations