SWOOD CAM Training Course Outline

Prerequisite(s)

SOLIDWORKS Essentials (SWOOD CAM is a SolidWorks add-in and works in conjunction with the core SolidWorks toolset)

Length

2 Days

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Description

The course enables students to learn the SWOOD CAM interface and best practices. More specifically, users will learn to create machine tools and aggregates, program machinable features both automatically and interactively, and learn 4th and 5th axis programming. In addition, training items include toolpath simulation, post processing, generating shop reports, and SWOOD CAM Nesting capabilities (another module).

Completing this course will help you:

Course outline

  • Integration Inside SolidWorks
  • Introduction to SWOOD Data
  • Overview of SWOOD CAM User Interface
  • Creation of Tool Libraries, Tools and Aggregates
  • Create New Milling Program
  • Types of 2.5 Axis Operations
  • Automatic Recognition of Machining Features
  • Interactive Recognition of Machining Features
  • Saving Machining Strategies
  • Simulation and Post Processing of Machining Programs
  • Knit Surface Creation/Selection
  • Creation of 3D Roughing and Finishing Toolpaths
  • Generating Program Reports for Shop Floor
  • Origin Positioning
  • Creation of Inclined Planes
  • Tool Diving Directions
  • 4 Axis Toolpaths
  • Origin Positioning
  • 3D Roughing and Finishing using B Axis Coordinates
  • Additional 5 Axis Toolpaths
  • Overview of Nesting Interface
  • Board Library Configuration
  • Nesting Parameters/Configuring Parameters
  • Generating Report for Shop Floor
  • Troubleshooting
  • Creating a SWOODRx for Support Requests

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