TOLLAND, Conn., Nov. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- From accepting
and programming any CAD file to Dynamic Motion™ roughing and
precision finishing, Mastercam 2020 Lathe gives you a variety of
options to turn all your parts exactly as you need them. Mastercam
2020 Lathe features new 3D tooling, filters for inserts and
holders, improved chuck jaw definitions, and much more.
3D Tooling has many usability improvements, such as the new 3D tool
icons in the tool lists to help distinguish between 3D and non-3D
tools in the Lathe Tool Manager, and the new stop-on-contact
functionality when mating insert to holder. Mastercam 2020 allows
you to build inserts using the new Insert Designer function panel,
as well as holders using the new Holder Designer panel.
Filters for Inserts and Holders:
Mastercam 2020 Lathe lets users filter inserts and holders by
attributes by selecting the attributes they are looking for. Only
items that match that criteria will display in the Tool
Improved Chuck Jaw Definitions:
Parametric jaw definitions are now more powerful and flexible with
Mastercam 2020 Lathe. A few enhancements include support for
pie-shaped jaws in additional to rectangular-shaped jaws, ability
to change the mounting orientation with easily reversible steps, as
well as a live preview showing the overall shape of the jaws and
total dimensions. In previous versions, you were limited to a fixed
set of seven possible reference positions to identify the location
of where the jaws clamp the part. Now, you can select any point on
Also available in the Mastercam 2020 Lathe is:
- Auto-populating compensation point when defining 3D tools.
- New tabs to display library inserts and holders in the Lathe
- Chuck jaw improvements such the ability to define as many steps
as required, set the dimensions of each jaw individually, and add a
radius to the step.
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