RSS Feed
Knowledgebase : BobCAM for SolidWorks- General Usage/Troubleshooting

The tolerance display is set by Solidworks. You will need to edit your document properties to display the amount of decimals needed. Left-Cli...
If you're running into an issue when where you have toolpath created and the program is not posting please review the Troubleshooter that covers th...
Post Variable Formatting - See attached .PDF "[.4T]"Feed_Rate "[.4L]"Feed_Rate Explained USES: * Eliminate decimals * Control trai...
If your machine reads a .PGM file extension, it is possible to convert your iso style format to a .PGM file extension by saving the zip attachment to ...
Attached is a document that covers locating the center of rotation for Tilt/Rotary units. Keywords: Tilt Rotary Multi Axis Multiaxis Multi-Axis rotat...
To change from radius to diameter mode for lathe there are two changes required one in the CAD window and one in the Post Processor. * In the C...
Version V17 through 21 and below offered a compressed file format. .NC and .CNC . Files saved under this format are compressed. These compressed files...
BobCAD-CAM's tool library does not currently offer custom shape tools such as dovetail or shaped profile cutters. These cutters can be used but the...
BobCAD-CAM will allow for multiple tool drilling operations, to change the tools in these operations you will need to edit the tool pattern. For ex...
If you are running into issues where you are unable to select your machine click here to run the Trouble Shooter. [1] Keywords: Can't cannot ...
In the attached pdf we have out lined how cutting extents are used and how to use them in the 3x pro toolpaths.
Are you getting a table and tool collision in the simulation? In the attached PDF you will find the fix for the table and tool collision in simulati...
In the attached PDF we explain what work offsets are and what they do.
In the attached PDF is the steps for defining a machine setup for a lathe program in BobCAM for SOLIDWORKS.
In the attched PDF is the steps for creating a open pocket in BobCAM SOLIDWORKS.
In the attached PDF are the steps to do a undercut with a 2 axis profile using a T cutter.