Mastercam® X6

Introduction

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
6100A-16 How to use Streamingteacher IMPORTANT: Watch this video to get the most out of your Streamingteacher training experience. 04:17 min
04/15/2013
 
4001-15 X6 HLE Download & Instructions Download the Mastercam X6 HLE software and Installation Instructions (The permanent timeout date for X6 HLE is October 31, 2013. HLE must be uninstalled and reinstalled 6 months after the initial installation.) 07:58 Min
04/24/2012
 
4001b-15 Home Learning Edition Open and Save Files Opening MCX files and being able to save them as EMCX files, HLE 03:21 min
04/24/2012
 
4001c-13 Home Learning Edition Limitations Functions and options that are not included in the HLE version of Mastercam 03:40 min
11/03/2009
 
8325-14 Mastercam Install Migration File locations for Mastercam, Open User Folder and Open Shared Folder, Migrating files to newer versions, List of files that need to be converted, Update Folder Utility, Update Specific File Types, Update Posts. 07:10 min
11/10/2010
 
6100C Mastercam Getting Started Project - Part 1 From Print to Code, Creating Geometry. Create Rectangle. Create Parallel Lines. Create Arcs and Circles. Trimming and Fillets. Xform Translate. X-form 09:22 min
10/02/2008
 
6100D-13 Mastercam Getting Started Project - Part 2 From Print to Code, Creating Toolpaths. Define Stock. Facing Toolpath. Drill Toolpath. Pocket Toolpath. Contour Toolpath. Verify / Backplot. Posting Code. 12:40 min  
3106 Help Menu Accessing Help. Navigating through the Help Menu. Accessing The Mastercam X Reference Guide. 02:37 min  
4002-13 Version Differences Difference in Appearance Between Versions. Interface Window for the Standard 2D toolpaths. Addition of Dynamic Mill to the 2D HST suite of toolpaths. Whats New Links under Help. 05:58 min  
3109-13 Windows Basics File naming, rename, delete, minimize, maximize, alt tabbing through open programs 08:07 min  
3111 CAD/CAM Coordinate System Cartesian coordinates, Point Locations within the Cartesian Coordinate System. 06:07 min  
6103 About Mastercam Dialog The "About Mastercam" Dialog box and Mastercam on the Web: Zip2Go Utility, Reference guide 02:19 min  
7001-13 Zip and unzip Files How to create compressed .zip files, How to open or unzip files. 02:39 min  

Interface

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
3201 Menus / Interface How to access the menus and use shortcut keys to perform functions: Status bar, Ribbon bar, Toolbars, Menus, Hotkeys. 02:56 min
07/06/2007
 
3203 Toolbars Toolbar configuration, new toolbars, right mouse button config, etc. 08:38 min
07/06/2007
 
4003-15 File Open, Save and Save Some dialog boxes Access and Options for File Open, Save and Save files in different formats: File window, Mastercam X Utility, Preview, File descriptor, Save some, Hotkey tips. 05:55 min
01/18/2012
 
4003b-15 File Open Close Difference XP vs Vista and Up Difference in appearance when installed on Vista and Windows 7 systems 02:17 min
01/18/2012
 
6107 MRU Most Recently Used, MRU Dropdown option, MRU on/off. 04:31 min
07/06/2007
 
3241 Undo / Delete Undo / Redo. Unlimited or Limit. Delete / Undelete. Delete Duplicate Entities. Events not available for Undo. 05:02 min
07/06/2007
 
6107b-13b Root vs. Immediate Mode Function Definition of root vs. immediate mode function. Functions that are root. Functions that are immediate mode. How to set which modes display in MRU. 03:44 min
10/29/2009
 
3207 Mouse Actions Demonstrate Mouse Functionality as it Applies to Various Areas of Mastercam. 07:55 min
07/06/2007
 
3211 System Info, View Gnomons and Status Bar Feedback Cursor Tracking, Units and Scale indicators, System Origin indicators, G-View, C-Plane, T-Plane, WCS Indicators, Hotkeys for quick access. 07:31 min  
4016 View Control Tools for viewing geometry: Zoom and Un-Zoom, Fit to screen, Solid shading, Pan / Spin Configuration settings, Dynamic rotate. 05:58 min  
3217 Status Bar Items showing by default. How to access. Right and Left Click Functionality. Customization. 03:42 min
08/03/2005
 
4005 Operations Manager Overview Accessing the Operations Manager and toolpath, solids and art manager. Contents of the Toolpath Manager. Dockable, Resize and float, Second monitor, Font & background customization 06:17 min  
6105 Tooltips and Learning Mode Prompts. How access tool tips and Learning mode prompts. 04:28 min
07/06/2007
 

Entering Coordinates

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
3215 Auto Cursor / Auto Highlight Auto Cursor Ribbon Bar. Auto Cursor / Highlight configuration and how it works. Snapping to lines, endpoints, midpoints, angles, etc. Visual Cues. Auto Cursor Override. 11:20 min
07/06/2007
 
3209-13 Keyboard Data Entry Data entry shortcuts, prompt calculator, input inch metric values, fast point, create line. 06:23 min  
3650b Power Keys AutoCursor overrides available via single keystrokes 02:21 min
05/18/2006
 
3650a Fastpoint Setting the default to FastPoint Mode 02:11 min
07/06/2007
 
3300-13 Auto Cursor Power Keys Setting How Ribbon Bar HotKeys respond when Auto Cursor Power Keys are Enabled. 04:15 min
08/10/2009
 

Geometry Selection Methods

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
4009 General Selection Ribbon Bar General Selection Ribbon Bar Overview: Method selection, Entity mask - all and only, Hotkey tips, Filter selection, Change color, Invert selection. 05:19 min  
3227a Chaining Basics What is a Chain, Full chain, Partial Chain, How to access the Chain option, Chaining intersecting Geometry and Chain Direction. 07:59 min
07/16/2008
 
3227b Chain Selection Problems Recognizing Chaining Problems: Overlapping Entities, Duplicate Entities, Improperly Trimmed Entities and Impact on Toolpaths. 08:43 min
07/06/2007
 
3223 Pre-Selection Turning Pre-Selection On/Off, Selecting entities prior to function, Selecting entities after function, Unselecting entities. 02:49 min
07/06/2007
 
4017 Masking A more detailed look at the Masking option for entity selection. "All" and "Only". Setting Preferences. "Same As" Option. "Maintain Only" Option. Saving a Mask Configuration. 01:17 min  
6226 Quick Mask Using the Quick Mask Feature and All or Only Selection 04:52 min
07/06/2007
 
6704 Interrupt Mode Interupt a function to perform another 01:03 min
09/25/2007
 
3227c-13 Chaining for Toolpaths Cplane. 3D. Branch Points. Unselect. Chain Direction. Reverse. Expand the Chaining Dialog Window. Change Start Point. Change Point Dynamic. Chain Manager. Add Chain. Rechain All. Delete Chain. Rename. 07:55 min  
3227c-13b Chaining - Unselect All Option Unselect All option in chaining, How to access and when to use. Includes toolpath and other contour chaining modes. 01:39 min
10/29/2009
 
3227d-13 Chaining for Toolpaths 2 Partial Chain Full Chain vs Partial Chain. Select First entity and Last entity. Partial 3D Chain Selection. 2D Contour. 05:19 min  
3227e-13 Window and Polygon Chaining Window and Polygon Chain selection method. Start Point. Window Options. Engrave letters with Contour toolpath. Polygon Selection method. 05:10 min  
3227f-13 Feature Recognition in Chaining Automatically finds all other occurrences of similar geometry and chains it as well.Chain Feature options. Sampling Chain. Identical. Shape Match. Activate Chain Feature recognition. Shape Perimeter filter. 06:13 min  
3227f-13b Chaining Multiple Features Mirrored shape Option in Feature Recognition for Chains. How to access, and how it applies to all other switches and chain feature modes. 01:20 min
10/30/2009
 
3227g-13 Analyze Chain Using the Analyze Chain function for troubleshooting geometry as to prevent issues when chaining for toolpaths or creating Solids. Selection method. Problem area characteristics. Overlapping areas. Duplicate Entities. Overlapping Entities. Bad Trims. Chain Start and Stop Visual Indicator Arrows. Find Overlap C-hook. Run User Application. 07:43 min  
4227f-13b Chain Feature Recognition Setting Defaults for Chain Feature Recognition 01:24 min
10/30/2009
 
3227h-13 Chaining Solids Solid Edges, Solid Loops, Solid Faces. Visual Clues 05:39 min  

Advanced Interface

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
3243 Multi-Viewports How to access viewports, changing views inside a viewport and using viewports with backplot. 03:05 min
08/03/2005
 
3328-13 Levels Basics Access Levels Manager. Main Level. Visible Levels. Name Levels. Main Level. Display Levels. Contrast Rows. Purge Empty Levels. Delete Levels. Copy Level. Change Level from Status Bar. Make Main Level Always Visible. 08:11 min  
3230-13 Advanced Levels Advanced Levels Features. Create and Use a Level Set. Generate a Level Report. Get Named Levels. Save Named Levels. 06:35 min  
3240 Changing The WCS Create a Named View and Set the System WCS to recognize it as "Top". 06:50 min
07/06/2007
 
3303 Colors, Line Style and Width Set Attributes For Geometry to be created, Change attributes of Existing Geometry, Match Color of Existing Geometry. 04:47 min
07/06/2007
 
3305 Attributes Manager Access the Entity Attributes Manager, Setting Preferences, Apply to Existing Geometry. 07:05 min
07/06/2007
 
3307 Groups / Result Creating Groups. Group Colors vs. Entity Color. Selecting entities by Groups. Automatically Generated Groups and Results. 06:58 min
07/06/2007
 
6227 Basic Analyze Functions Access Analyze: Dynamic and Properties, Edit using Analyze. 05:37 min
07/06/2007
 
8330-14 Analyze Draft Analyze Surface or Solid Models, Analyze Test surface Solid, Draft Angle, Color Code, Speed vs. Precision, Positive Angle Value, Remainder, Analyze Dynamic. 03:41 min
11/10/2010
 
8335-14 Analyze Curvature Analyze Surface or Solid Models, Analyze Test surface Solid, Analyze Curvature, Color Code, Minimum, Flat, Remainder, Radius Less than value 02:43 min
11/10/2010
 
3308 Blank / Un-Blank, Hide / Un-Hide Using the Hide / Blank Utilities to Temporarily Remove Entities from the Graphics Area. 04:31 min
07/06/2007
 
6228 Drafting Smart Dimensions Access Smart Dimensions, Drafting Options, Selecting Geometry for Adding Dimensions, Drafting Hotkeys, Cursor Characteristics. 07:11 min
09/10/2007
 
6229 Drafting Standard Dimensions Horizontal / Vertical Dimensions, Parallel Dimensions, Angle Dimensions, Ordinate Dimensions, Point Dimensions, Selecting Geometry for Adding Dimensions, Adding Tolerances to Dimensions, Accessing Smart Dimension Tool for Editing. 07:33 min
09/10/2007
 
4009 General Selection Ribbon Bar General Selection Ribbon Bar Overview: Method selection, Entity mask - all and only, Hotkey tips, Filter selection, Change color, Invert selection. 05:19 min  

Importing - Exporting CAD

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
3306 File Merge / Pattern How to use the Merge / Pattern function and the different uses and options. 07:15 min
07/06/2007
 
4012-13 Open An STL File Mesh What is an STL File. Import as STL Mesh. 02:19 min  
6220 Zip 2 Go Access the Zip 2 Go utility, How to unzip and email Z2G files. 02:30 min
04/28/2008
 

Geometry Basics

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
6110 Introduction to Geometry Creation - Example #1 Part 1: Live/ Fixed Entities, Create Line End Point, Obtain X and Y values, Hard and soft lock, Trim divide. 04:40 min
07/06/2007
 
6111 Introduction to Geometry Creation - Example #2 Part 2: Create Arcs center point, Create Arcs tangent, Trim, Delete entities, Xform rotate. 04:49 min
07/06/2007
 
3309 2D / 3D Mode 2D / 3D modes and using Z depth, Creating geometry in 2D space and Creating geometry in 3D space. 08:06 min
07/06/2007
 
3311 Ribbon Bar Activating the ribbon bar. Unlocked, Soft-lock and Hard-lock. Navigating through the ribbon bar, tool tips, learning mode, closing the ribbon bar. 04:58 min  
3313 Live, Fixed and Phantom Entities Properties of entities when they exist as a: Phantom Entity, Live Entity, Fixed Entity. 01:49 min  
3318 Relative Positioning Create Entities Relative to the position of another. Define location by X-Y coordinates, Polar Coordinates, and Distance along and entity. 03:11 min
07/06/2007
 

Points, Lines and Rectangles

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
3300-13 Auto Cursor Power Keys Setting How Ribbon Bar HotKeys respond when Auto Cursor Power Keys are Enabled. 04:15 min
08/10/2009
 
3321 Point Function Create: Point Position, Point Dynamic, Node Points, Point Segments, Point Endpoint, Point Small Arcs. 06:54 min
07/06/2007
 
3315 Line Function How to access create line endpoint, input x and y coordinates for endpoints, create line with polar information, multi-line creation, create vertical and horizontal lines, create tangent lines. 06:51 min
07/06/2007
 
4015 Create Line Function Create line closest, line bisect, line perpendicular, line parallel, line parallel and tangent. 05:18 min  
6316b Line Tangent To a Point Create a line defining the tangent point of an arc, Selecting an arc or spline, Choosing the tangent point, Define the line length. 02:25 min
07/06/2007
 
3323 Rectangle / Rectangular Shapes Sketching a rectangle, defining by 2 points, defining by width and height, rectangle including a surface, rectangular shapes, "D" shape, double "D", ob-round, choosing an anchor point, filleted corners, center point and rotate the orientation. 05:05 min
06/16/2006
 

Create Arcs

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
3317 Arc Tool Basic Arc Tool Options. Create Circle Centerpoint. Ribbon Bar Fields / Hotkeys. Edit a Live Entity, Create Circle Centerpoint and Tangent. 03:23 min
07/06/2007
 
3317b Arc Polar Defining an Arc By Start and End Angles. Defining and Editing an Arc Center Point. Using the "Flip" option. Using The Tangent option. 05:18 min
07/06/2007
 
3317c Create Circle Edge Point Defining a Circle by 2 or 3 Points. Creating a Circle Tangent to 2 Entities, and to 3 Entities. 03:21 min
07/06/2007
 
3317d Create Arc Endpoint Create Arcs Defined by Endpoints. Tangency Option for Create Arc Endpoint. 02:18 min
07/06/2007
 
3317e Create Arc 3 Points Create Arcs as Defined By 3 Points. Create Arcs Tangent to 3 Entities. 02:03 min
07/06/2007
 
6317e Arc Tangent 2 entities and a Point Create arc 3 points. Tagent option. Order of entity selection. 01:21 min
09/07/2007
 
3317f Create Arc Polar Endpoints Create Arcs Defined By End Point Positions. 02:58 min
07/06/2007
 
6317g Create Arc Tangent Create arc tangent to 1, 2 and 3. Create arc tangent point, centerline and dynamic. 05:03 min
09/07/2007
 
3322 Create Bolt Hole Circles Accessing the Create Bolt Circles function. Setting the Radius, Start Angle, Angle Between and Number of Holes. Using the Create Holes option and setting the diameter. 01:25 min
07/06/2007
 

Fillets, Chamfers and Splines

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
3319 Fillet Tool Enter radius values, fillet styles, trim options, filleting chains vs. entities, chain / fillet direction options. 05:24 min  
3320 Chamfer Tool Enter Distance Values, 1 Distance, 2 Distances, 1 Distance + Angle, Width, Trim Options, Chamfer Chains vs Entities. 03:35 min  
3325 Spline Tool Create Spline Manual, Create Spline Automatic, Create Curves Spline, Create Blend Spline, Edit End Conditions. 05:42 min  
3326 Converting Splines to Arcs Convert Circular Shaped Splines to Arcs. Using the Simplify Function. Convert Splines to Arc Segments. Using Break Many Pieces. Converting a Chain of Arcs to a Single Spline. Using the Create Curves Spline Function. 06:31 min
10/11/2005
 
3650l Modify Spline function Modify the node points of parametric splines 01:31 min
09/09/2008
 

Trim / Break Polygons, Bounding Box and Letters

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
3323b Create Bounding Box 2D / 3D Create: Stock, Lines / Arcs, Points, Solids, Expand Options, Rectangular / Cylindrical, All Entities / Select Entities, Center on Axis. 03:22 min
07/06/2007
 
3324 Create Polygon / Ellipse Sketching a Polygon, Defining the “Base Point”, Defining Number of Sides, Radius across flats or corners, Filleting the corners, Defining the Base Point of an Ellipse, Entering values for Radius “A” and “B”, Create a partial ellipse, Angle of orientation, 04:21 min
07/06/2007
 
6325 Create Letters Access Create Letters. Input Letters. Alignment. Height, Spacing, and Font. Lettering Placement. 05:07 min
01/29/2008
 
3327-13 Trimming Tool (Trim/Break Part 1) Trim 1, 2 and 3 entities, divide delete, trim to a point, extend / shorten length, Visual Cues, Preview, Selection Order, Function Modality, Trim Intersecting Circles. 07:50 min  
3329-13 Break Functions (Trim/Break Part 2) Break 1, 2, and 3 entities. Break Divide. Break at a Point. Break at a Distance. Break Extend. 06:25 min  
8840-15 Trim Divide for Splines Trim Divide recognizing Splines. 00:35 min  

Drafting Features

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
6228 Drafting Smart Dimensions Access Smart Dimensions, Drafting Options, Selecting Geometry for Adding Dimensions, Drafting Hotkeys, Cursor Characteristics. 07:11 min
09/10/2007
 
6229 Drafting Standard Dimensions Horizontal / Vertical Dimensions, Parallel Dimensions, Angle Dimensions, Ordinate Dimensions, Point Dimensions, Selecting Geometry for Adding Dimensions, Adding Tolerances to Dimensions, Accessing Smart Dimension Tool for Editing. 07:33 min
09/10/2007
 
6230 Creating Drafting Notes Apply drafting notes to a drawing. Access properties. Change letter size and font. Multiple note locations. Leaders and arrows. Convert drafting note to lines. 04:43 min
01/29/2008
 

Sketcher Projects

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
3501a-13 1st Sketcher Project Part 1 Create Rectangle, Create Line Polar, Create Line Horizontal, Access Fast Point, Create Arc Polar 08:28 min
08/10/2009
 
3501b-13 1st Sketcher Project Part 2 Create Line Tangent, Access, Create Fillets, Trim, Partial Chain, Select entities with window “Inside +”, X-form Mirror. 08:28 min
08/10/2009
 
3502a-13 2nd Sketcher Project Part 1 Create Circles Center Point, Create Arcs Polar, Access the “Relative” Position Option, Create Arc Polar, Create Circles Tangent to 2 Entities, Trim 3 entity option, Create Fillets. 07:10 min
08/11/2009
 
3502b-13 2nd Sketcher Project Part 2 Create Circles Center Point, Create Arcs Polar, Access the “Relative” Position Option, Create Arc Polar, Create Circles Tangent to 2 Entities, Trim 3 entity option, Create Fillets. 06:47 min
08/11/2009
 
3503 2D Sketcher Project 3 Create Lines Polar, Create Arcs Polar Start/End Angle, Fast Point Access, Create Fillets with preview and trim, Select entities to Rotate, X-form Rotate, Trim 2 entities, Create Arcs Tangent to 3 entities, Create Circle at the Center of an Arc. 10:26 min
07/06/2007
 
3504 2D Sketcher Project 4 Create Circles Center Point, Create Arcs Polar, Access the “Relative” Position Option, Create Arc Polar, Create Circles Tangent to 2 Entities, Trim 3 entity option, Create Fillets. 10:01 min
07/06/2007
 
3505 2D Sketcher Project 5 - Part 1 Create Line Polar. Create Line Horizontal. Create Line Vertical. Create Circle Center Point. Access "Relative" Location Option. Smart Dimension. 07:30 min
07/06/2007
 
3506 2D Sketcher Project 5 - Part 2 Create Line Tangent at an Angle. Create Line Parallel. X-Form Mirror. Create Arc Polar. Trim 3 Entities. Create Arc Tangent to 3 Entities. Create Circle Edge Point. Create Fillets. 07:05 min
07/06/2007
 
3506b 2D Sketcher Project 6 Create Circle Center Point. Create Arc Polar. Create Line Horizontal, Vertical, Polar, Parallel. Create Arc Polar Tangent. Create Arc 3 Points Tangent. Create Circle Edge Points Tangent. Fillet, Trim, and Delete Tools. 08:12 min
07/06/2007
 

Views, Planes and WCS

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
3235 Construction Plane Creating Geometry using Standard Construction Planes. Changing Construction Planes. Changing C Planes and Z Depths in 2D and 3D Modes. 08:48min  
3237 Graphics View Accessing Graphics Views. Hot Keys. Status bar Access. Right Mouse Button. 03:53 min  
3239 Named Views, WCS WCS, Named Views, For Graphics Viewing and for Geometry Construction. 12:18 min
07/06/2007
 
6239b-13 Named Views / Planes for Toolpaths Defining program zero, Defining name plane, Axis orientation, Selecting the plane / view origin, Creating a toolpath relative to the new view. 09:27 min  
6239c Multiple Named Views/Planes for Toolpaths Part 1 Creating multiple views / planes / work offsets, Axis orientation, Defining a named plane / view using geometry, Selecting the plane / view origin, Creating a toolpath relative to the new view 11:32 min
12/12/2007
 
6239d Multiple Named Views/Planes for Toolpaths Part 2 Creating multiple views / planes / work offsets, Axis orientation, Defining a named plane / view using geometry, Selecting the plane / view origin, Creating a toolpath relative to the new view 12:32 min
12/12/2007
 
6239e-13 Dynamic Planes Using dynamic plane as a creation method for defining Cplanes, Tplanes, Planes, and WCS. 10:00 min  
3240 Changing The WCS Create a Named View and Set the System WCS to recognize it as "Top". 06:50 min
07/06/2007
 
6240b Change WCS for Toolpaths - Part 1 Part 1: Change the WCS, Assign stock view, Defining a Named plane / view using geometry, Axis orientation, Creating multiple views / planes / work offsets. 10:27 min
12/14/2007
 
6240c Change WCS for Toolpaths - Part 2 Part 2: Change the WCS, Assign stock view, Defining a Named plane / view using geometry, Axis orientation, Creating multiple views / planes / work offsets. 10:18 min
12/14/2007
 
6241 Viewsheets Overview of the Viewsheet feature, Access the viewsheet function, Create a toolbar, Create a new viewsheet tab, Bookmark a viewsheet, Levels state saved with a bookmark. 05:40 min
07/06/2007
 

XForm / Transform Functions

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
3335a Translate X-Form Translate function, Geometry Selection, Move, Copy, or Join, Number of copies, Distance and Direction, Between Points, Polar Coordinates, Preview Option, Fit to screen. 05:28 min  
3335c-13 X-Form Dynamic Ability to translate and rotate geometry in a single easy to use, heads-up, hands-on function. 09:15 min  
3335b Translate Project Function Project Geometry on to a Plane or Surface. 04:13 min  
3337 Mirror X-Form Mirror functions, Geometry Selection, X-Form Mirror Dialog Box, Inputting Values for Distance and Direction, Selecting Geometry for Distance and Direction. 03:10 min  
3339 X-Form Rotate X-Form Rotate functions, Geometry Selection, X-Form Rotate Dialog Box, Number of Copies, Selecting the Point of Rotation, Angular Value of the Rotation Interval, Rotate vs. Translate Options, Direction of Rotation, Remove / Restore Copies. 03:52 min  
3340a-13 X-Form Translate 3D Standard Translate between standard views, Geometry Selection, X-Form Translate 3D Dialog Box, Source View, Source reference point, Destination View, Destination reference point. 06:53 min  
4202-13 X-Form Drag Xform Drag, Move, Copy, Rotate, Align. 04:56 min  
4202b-13 X-Form Solids X-Form Translate Solids. Move unselected Geometry or Create New Geometry at New Location. XForm 02:11 min  
3507 X-Form Translate Project X-Form Translate Application, Geometry Selection, Move, Copy, or Join, Distance and Direction, Use New Attributes, Clear Colors, Apply vs. OK. 04:06 min  
8835-15 Xform Fit Copy geometry equally spaced along a distance. X-form , Xform 01:51 min  

Beginning Solids / Primitives

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
3348 Intro to Solids Accessing the solids manager, association between wireframe and solids, organizing entities. Using Extrude to create a body, cut a body and editing parameters. 13:06 min
10/11/2005
 
3348a 3D Primitives Basics Primitive Types. Surface / Solids Option. Creating a Cylinder Primitive. Selecting a Base Point. Radius, Height, Sweep. Orient about an Axis, 2 Points, or a Line. Edit Attribute Control Fields. 07:19 min
10/18/2005
 
3348b Creating Primitive Shapes More Primitive Types, Solids/Surfaces Option. Block, Cone, Sphere and Torus Shapes. Selecting a Base Point, Entering and Editing Attribute Fields. 09:35 min
10/21/2005
 
3348c Solid Primitives Project Solid Project Using Only Primitive Solid Shapes. 13:06 min
11/03/2005
 
3348d Surface/Solids Shading Covers shortcut key access (alt-s), changing colors of shaded models, Mouse Dynamic mode, translucent models, ambient light, chordal height settings, Radial Display Curve Angle. 07:34 min
12/06/2005
 

Solid Modeling

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
3348e Solid Extrude Function - part 1 Chaining Direction vs. Extrude Direction. Editing and Regenerating Solids. Distance and Draft Options. Direction Options. 02:03 min
11/28/2005
 
3348f Solid Extrude Function - part 2 Re-Select Function. Re-Select Ribbon Bar Options. Vector, Translucent Shading, and Shortcut Keys. 03:28 min
11/28/2005
 
3348g Solid Extrude Thin Wall Option Extrude Boss and Cut Using The Thin Wall Option. Thicken amount and direction options. Combine Operations. 06:39 min
12/13/2005
 
3348h Solid Revolve Create Solids Using the Revolve Function. 04:18 min
12/13/2005
 
3348i Solid Revolve Cut Cut Solids Using the Revolve Function 02:20 min
12/13/2005
 
3348j Solid Sweep Solid Sweep. Geometry required for the operation. 03:31 min
01/09/2006
 
3347j Solid Sweep - Part 2 Using The Solid Sweep Function to Model Threads, Creating a Dimensionally Correct Thread, Create Solid Body, Create Helix, Solid Sweep Cut, Potential Errors When Using Solid Sweep 07:09 min
09/30/2008
 
3348k Solid Draft Faces Draft Solid Faces. Face, Plane, Edge, or Extrude Selection. Draft Angle. Draft Direction. Reference Face / “Hinge Point” Relation. Edit Solid Operations / Regenerate. Propagate Along Tangency. 06:47 min
01/09/2006
 
3348L Solid Shell Function Review of Revolve and Extrude add Boss, Sweep, Fillet and Extrude cut. Accessing the Shell feature. Direction and thickness. Order of operations. 07:38 min
02/13/2008
 
6233-13 Boolean Add Simplify Multiple Solids. Target Body. Tool Body. Deleting a Boolean Add Operation. Using the results as a Stock source in Verify. 04:47 min  
6349 Boolean Remove Function Subtracting One Solid Shape from Another: Accessing the Boolean Remove Feature. Select Target Body / Tool Body. Solid History. Associative Properties. 05:02 min
02/18/2008
 
6350 Solid Find Features Function Create a Basic History for Imported Solids: Accessing the Solids Find Features Function. Find Holes or Fillets. Create Operations. Minimum Maximum Radius. Edit Circle Diameter Through Analyze Entity. Regenerate Solid Model. Detect and Edit Fillets. Combine Operations. 04:43 min
02/18/2008
 
3608 Silhouette Boundary Overview of the Silhouette Boundary C-Hook. 02:16 min
12/22/2005
 
6119 Create Surfaces and Wireframe from a Solid Create Curve All Edges and Surface from Solid, Selecting Solid Faces, Surface “Normals”, Edit, Set Normal, Access Levels Manager 05:09 min  
6231 Solid Layout Overview Basic Overview for creating a Multi-View Layout from a Solid: Accessing the Solid Layout Option. Setting Layout Parameters. Selecting Levels. Resetting Parameters. Alignment. Suppressing Hidden Lines. Adding Dimensions. 04:58 min
09/11/2007
 
6232-15 Remove Solid History Access Remove all Solid History Operations, Benefits of using this utility. 04:23 min  
8350-14 Solid Pattern Create a repeating pattern using an existing solid feature, Circular Pattern, Pattern Source, Full Circle or Angle, Total Sweep, Flip, Remove instance, Reset Instance, Edit Pattern, Rectangular Pattern, Direction 1 and 2, Flip, Distance, Angle. Patterns in different planes, Manual Pattern, Base Position. 06:14 min
11/10/2010
 
8355-14 Solid Face Colors Face vs. Feature, Change color of a solid face or feature, Selection differences between selecting features or faces. 03:04 min
11/10/2010
 

Introduction to Toolpaths

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
3512a-13 Ten Step Project 1 - Part 1 Basic 10 Step Approach to Programming in Mastercam, Part 1. 12:48 min  
3512b-13 Ten Step Project 1 - Part 2 Basic 10 Step Approach to Programming in Mastercam, Part 2 11:01 min  
3512c-13b Stock shading and Display Options How to add these functions to toolbars 01:25 min
11/03/2009
 
3401 Operations Manager Overview Toolpath Manager. Object definition (icons). Properties. Editing and Regenerating Operations. Re-Number Tools. Edit Common Parameters. 12:23 min
07/06/2007
 
3650g Toolpath Manager Display Settings Only display selected toolpaths, Only display associated geometry, or Both. 03:13 min
07/06/2007
 
8830-15 Coolant Indicator Coolant Indicator Visible in the Operations Manager 01:06 min  
8832-15 Coolant Indicator Tips Tips to help make sure that the Coolant Icon in the Operations Manager is active. 02:53 min  
6222 Machine Control Definitions Overview of the Machine Control Definitions 06:42 min
07/06/2007
 
6713 Machine Definition List Manage list options. Customize machine definitions to display. 00:39 min
09/25/2007
 
3407-13 Common Toolpath Parameters - Part 1 Tool display Window, Access the tool library, Tool Selection and Filter, Tool Definition / Parameters, Accessing the Tool Manager, Accessing the Speed / Feed Calculator, General description of options available, Force Tool Change Option. Where to input comments to be posted in the code. 06:12 min  
3407b-13b Lock Speed and Feed Settings Changing feeds and speeds in edit tool and toolpath parameters. How to lock in feedrates and RPM. How locking affects tool edits. Feeds and speeds locked automatically when importing operations. 03:53 min
11/03/2009
 
3408-13 Common Toolpath Parameters - Part 2 Contour Parameters Page, General description of options available, Tool Height definitions, Cutter Comp Options, Tip Comp, Roll Cutter around Corners, Infinite look ahead, Leave Stock. 06:41 min  
3408d-13 Cutter Compensation Using Cutter Comp in Mastercam, Cutter Compensation in Computer, Cutter Compensation in Control, Cutter Compensation Wear, Cutter Compensation Reverse Wear, Cutter Compensation Off, Lead In / Out, Cutter Comp with Pocket Operations 10:59 min  
3408a-13 Absolute vs. Incremental Depths Setting the final Cutting Depth from either Z "0" or setting the final depth to the "Distance in Z from the Geometry". 09:24 min  

Toolpath Management

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
6675-15 Stock Model Part 1 Access Stock Model, Name, Shape, Values, Tolerance Values, Source Operation, Path Tolerance, Tool Tolerances, Copy Toolpath, Create Opti Rest Operation and set parameters, Stock Model Advantages. 04:04 min
01/18/2012
 
3408b Backplot Options Access Backplot. Select Operations. Toolpath Display. Backplot Options. The Player Bar. Information Display. 06:05 min
07/06/2007
 
3650f Backplot Tool Display Opacity settings added to Backplot settings dialog boxes. 02:04 min
07/06/2007
 
6112 Restrict Drawing for backplot A closer look at options with backplot. 05:38 min
07/06/2007
 
3408c Verify Access Verify. Select Operations. Tool Display Options. Verify Options. Machining Controls. Verbose Mode. Measure Option. Translucent Stock. Color Options. 09:00 min
07/06/2007
 
6408 Verify Save File Save Verified Toolpath Results as a File. Use STL File as Stock for Verifying Operations. 03:52 min
02/26/2008
 
3650m STL Compare Reset Tolerance and Stock to Leave. 03:45 min
07/06/2007
 
3650h User Defined Speeds / Feeds Manually set feeds and speeds. Feed, Plunge & Retract rate; Spindle speeds. 04:15 min
07/06/2007
 
3607 Toolpath Editor Overview of the new Toolpath Editor, Step to a Tool Position to be Edited, Select the Tool Position to be Edited. Delete a “Section” from a toolpath, Edit at a Point of a toolpath, Change Z height and Feed Rate. 03:48 min
07/06/2007
 
3650e Name NC Files Setting the default names for Machine Groups, Toolpath Groups, and the NC File Name. 01:49 min
07/06/2007
 
6240f Creating a Custom Tool Library Accessing the tool manager; Copying tools from existing libraries; Creating & naming a tool library; Saving & editing tools in a custom library. 08:36 min
04/29/2008
 
6248-13 Creating a Custom Tool on a level Using geometry on a level of a file for defining the custom shape of a tool. 04:30 min  
6240d Posting Multiple NC Programs Part1 Part 1: Change toolpath group names, change material, Renumber tool numbers, Recalculate speeds and feeds, Edit common parameters, Tool plane assignments, NC File name. 07:13 min
04/28/2008
 
6240e Posting Multiple NC Programs Part2 Part 2: Assigning multiple program numbers, Change NC file name, Setup sheet type, Mutiple setup sheets, Post process multiple NC programs. 07:48 min
04/28/2008
 
6240g-13 Setting Operation Defaults Setting Toolpath Operation defaults 06:18 min  
6240j-13 Linking Parameters for 2D standard toolpaths Clearance, Retract, Feed Plane,Top of Stock, Depth, values. Incremental or Absolute. 09:58 min  
3660-13 Multi Threading (For Multi Core Processors) Take better advantage of Computers with Multi Processor capabilities. Access The Task Manager. Activating Multithreading through the System Configuration page. Multithreading Manager. Multithreading Visual Cues and Icons. 03:25 min
08/18/2009
 
6680-15 Stock Model Part 2 Access Stock Model, Name, Shape, Stock Setup Values, Source Operations, Tolerance Values, Path Tolerance, Tool Tolerances, Stock Compare, Colors, Analysis, and Visibility On / Off, Cursor position and menu accessibility, Stock Model Regeneration. 05:23 min
01/18/2012
 

Facing Toolpaths

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
3409-13a Facing Toolpath Create a Facing Toolpath with Wire Geometry, with Stock setup definition, Access Tool Library, C-Plane Chaining, Cutting Methods, Options within the Facing Parameters Page. 10:29 min  
3409-13b Facing Toolpath Parameters Across and Along Overlap. Approach and End Distance. Step Over. Cut Angle. Move Between Cuts. Cutting Style, Stock to leave. 08:17 min  

Pocket Toolpaths

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
3411A-13 Pocket Basics Pocket basics, Geometry selection, Pocket final depth, Depth Cuts, Cutting Method, Machine Finish Pass Final / All Depths. 11:04 min  
3411B-13 Pocket Incremental Depths Pocket Incr. Depths, Geometry selection, Analyze Entity, C-plane Chaining, Edit a Cutting Tool, Incremental vs. Absolute Depths. 05:05 min  
3411C-13 Pocket Depth Cuts and Finish Passes Pocket Finish Passes, Depth Cuts By Pocket, Depth Cuts By Depth, Machine Finish Pass only at Final Depth, Machine Finish Pass after Roughing all Pockets. 03:47 min  
3411E-13 Pocket Plunge Entry in a Hole Pocket Plunge Entry in a Hole, Chain Geometry for Pocketing, Including Points with the pocket chains. 02:53 min  
3411F-13 Pocket Additional Finish Operation Pocket Additional Finish Operation, Chain Geometry for Pocketing, Including Points with the pocket chains, Create a Pocket Toolpath, Creating a separate finish operation, Lead In / Out Parameters, Access Verify Configure Page, Use Cylinder shaped stock, C 06:14 min  
3411G-13 Pocket Face Toolpath Pocket Face toolpath, Geometry required for Pocket Facing, Setting toolpath Depth, Entrance / Exit Parameters, Overlap Percentage, Finish outer Boundary, Inside Out / Outside In. 10:31 min  
3411H-13 Pocket Island Face Toolpath Pocket Island Face toolpath, Geometry required for Pocket Island Facing, Approach / Exit Distance, Overlap Percentage, Stock Above Island, Depth Cuts. 06:57 min  
3411I-13 Pocket Re-Machining Pocket Re-Machining, Generating a Pocket Re-Machine Toolpath, Copying an existing toolpath, Setting Re-Machine Parameters, Clearance Values, How the toolpath is computed, Cut where needed vs. complete finish pass. 06:15 min  
3411J-13 Open Pocket Pocket type, Partial chain selection, Roughing and Finishing, Open pocket cutting method, Lead in / Lead out. Copy an Operation, Change toolpath type. 09:29 min  
3411D-13 Pocket Entry Ramp / Helix Basic Entry Parameters, Ramp Entry, Helix Entry, Follow Boundary. 06:25 min  

Contour Toolpaths

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
3413a-13 2D Contour Function Select default machine type, Load 2D Toolpath Toolbar, Define Stock, Creating a Contour Toolpath, Chaining Geometry, Access Tool Library / tool selection, Setting Contour Parameter Values, Cutter Comp Selection, Break Thru, Basic Lead in / out, Back Plot. 12:31 min  
3413b-13 2D Contour - Lead In / Out Overview of Lead In / Out options, Line / Arc options, Start at Midpoint, Overlap, Adjust Start / End of Contour, Enter / Exit on 1st / Last depth cut only, Override feed rate, Use Entry / Exit Point. 08:12 min  
3413c-13 2D Contour - Depthcuts / Multipass Overview of Depthcuts / Multipass options, Maximum Rough Step, Number of Finish Cuts, Finish Step, By Contour / By Depth, Rough Pass Number / Spacing, Finish Pass Number / Spacing, Machine Finish Pass Final / All Depths. 10:02 min  
3413d-13 2D Contour - 2D Chamfer Chain Selection / Direction, Tool Selection, Tool Library Filter, Depth Value, Accessing 2D Chamfer Contour Type, Setting Chamfer Width / Tip Offset, Verify with STL. Toolpath Models Designed with Chamfers. Depth Value Selection. 09:31 min  
6416-13 Contour 3D Chamfer 3D Chamfer parameters, Toolpath models designed with chamfer, Edge curves on a solid model, Profile chain selection and masking. Flowline surface example for chamfering 07:57 min  
6414-13 2D Contour Z Oscillation Contour toolpath options, Access the Z oscillation option, Motion and Distance Options. 02:06 min  
6417-13 Contour Letters Using the Contour Toolpath to Engrave Letters. Window Selection of geometry. Cutter Selection. Cutter Compensation Type. Lead In, Lead Out setting. Convert Drafting Note to Geometry for Toolpath Selection. 08:31 min  

Drill Toolpaths

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
3417a-13 Drill Function - Drill Parameters Basic Drill Parameters, Entity Selection Methods, Selecting Arc Centers, Using the “Entities” select option, Drill Cycle Types, Tip Compensation. Depth Selection. Copy an Operation. Tip Comp. 06:02 min  
3417b-13 Drill Function - Entity Selection Methods 1 Basic Drill Parameters, Entity Selection Methods, Mask on Arc, 2D Sorting Option. Add Points. General Selection Window Method. Filter out Duplicates. 05:00 min  
3417c-13 Drill Function - Entity Selection Methods 2 Basic Drill Parameters, Entity Selection Methods, Automatic Point Selection, Review of Drill Toolpath Basics. 08:47 min  
3417d-13 Drill Operations and G Code Output The relation between different Drill Cycles and the G Code that is generated. Standard Drill, Peck Drill, Chip Break or (Rapid Peck), Tapping Cycles (Standard Tap and Rigid Tap). 12:09 min
07/02/2009
 
3417e-13 Boring Cycles and G Code Output Boring Cycle 1 Feed in / Feed Out. Cycle 2 Feed in Rapid Out, and Fine Bore Feed In / Shift / Rapid out. 05:42 min  
3417f-13 Drill Change at point Entity Selection Mask on Arc, Depth Calculator, Drill Point Manager Re-Order Drill Points, Drill Point Manager Right Click Options, Change at Point, Jump Height, Manual Entry Comment. 09:15 min  

Transform Toolpaths

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
8422-14 Transform Toolpath 1 Transform Toolpath Overview: Translate, Rotate, Mirror, Instances, Angle Between, Source Operation, Disable Posting in Source Operation, Transform Toolpaths for 2 parts with Independent Work Offsets Edit Source Operation 05:07 min
08/06/2013
 
8423-14 Transform Toolpath 2 Transform Toolpaths for 2 parts with Independent Work Offsets, Tool Planes, Work Offset Numbering, Select Distance Between Points, Number of Instances, Copy Source Operation, Subprogram. 04:59 min
12/29/2010
 
8424-14 Transform Toolpath 3 Transform Toolpaths for Multiple parts with Independent Work Offsets, Transform Toolpaths for 2 parts with Independent Work Offsets, Sort by Operation Order, Sort by Operation Type, Optimizing Order of Operations, Sort Point to Point. 06:53 min
12/29/2010
 

Circle Toolpaths

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
3419-13 Circmill Circmill Basics, Circmill Parameters, Roughing Parameters, Entity Selection Methods, Points vs. Circles, Changing Arc Sweep values for cutter comp. 09:30 min  
3421a-13 Threadmill part 1 Threadmill toolpath, Generating a Threadmill Toolpath, Tool Geometry on a Custom Level, Selecting Geometry, Threadmill Parameters, Using an STL file for Verify Stock, Select and Copy Toolpaths, Number of Active Teeth. 07:20 min  
3421b-13 Threadmill part 2 Threadmill toolpath, Generating a Threadmill Toolpath, Tool Geometry on a Custom Level, Selecting Geometry, Threadmill Parameters, Using an STL file for Verify Stock, Select and Copy Toolpaths, Number of Active Teeth. 05:56 min  
3425-13 Slot Mill Slot Mill Basics, Slot mill Parameters, Ramp Parameters, Entity Selection Methods, Geometry Requirements, Changing Arc Sweep values for cutter comp. 06:34 min  

Importing / Exporting Toolpaths

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
3425b Export Operations Export Operations with Geometry, Select a Directory, Name the Operation File. 02:08 min
07/06/2007
 
3425c Import Operations Importing Operations with Geometry, Sort Operations by Tool Number. 03:45 min
07/06/2007
 

2D HST (High Speed Toolpaths)

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
8449-15 Changes in the 2D HST and Surface High Speed Toolpaths Demonstrates the difference in menu structure and selection sequence for the HST toolpaths between X5 and X6 02:11 min  
8450-15 2D HST Introduction 2D HST Strategy, Geometry requirements, Common parameters, Toolpath types. High speed toolpaths 06:15 min  
8455-15 2D HST Core Mill Access 2D HST Core Mill, Roughing, Geometry selection, Cut & Linking parameters, Arc / Filter tolerance, Cutting motion, Contour Chain, Depth Cut, Entities to Analyze, High speed toolpaths 05:37 min  
8460-15 2D HST Area Mill Access 2D HST Area Mill, Standard pocket vs. 2D HST Area Mill, Geometry selection, Cut parameters. Transitions, Minimize tool burial settings. High speed toolpaths 08:20 min  
8465-15 2D HST Dynamic Area Mill Access 2D HST Dynamic Area Mill. High speed toolpaths 06:54 min  
8470-14 2D HST Dynamic Rest Mill Access HST Dynamic Rest Mill. High speed toolpaths 08:33 min
11/10/2010
 
8475-15 2D HST Dynamic Core Mill Access HST Dynamic Core Mill. High speed toolpaths 07:16 min  
8480-14 2D HST Dynamic Contour Mill Access HST Dynamic Contour Mill, Radius size, Cut parameters, Contour wall, Finish pass, Gouge check, Linking parameters, High speed toolpaths 04:16 min
11/10/2010
 
8485-14 Dynamic Entry Dynamic Entry Strategies, and Geometry selection Options. 2D HST, High speed toolpaths 05:44 min
11/10/2010
 
8360-14 High Efficiency Machining - HEM Option High Efficiency Machining (HEM) Works with 2D Dynamic or 3D Opti-Rough Toolpaths. Access ISCAR HEM tool library, ISCAR HEM Option, Relation to Machine and Control Definition, Cut Parameters and Stepover Percentage. 03:14 min
03/01/2011
 
4060-15 2D HST Peel Mill - Part 1 Access 2D HST Peel Mill, Geometry selection, Cut parameters, Finish pass parameters, Microlift parameters. 07:27 min
10/31/2011
 
4061-15 2D HST Peel Mill - Part 2 Access 2D HST Peel Mill, Geometry selection, Cut parameters, Finish pass parameters, Microlift parameters. 04:15 min
10/31/2011
 
6705-15 Lead In / Out Parameters Peel Mill Extend or Shorten the start and end of Contour in Lead in / Out 01:13 min
02/09/2013
 
4057-13 2D HST Chaining Tips Chaining methods for 2D HST toolpaths. Analyze the area of a closed chain. How Chained geometry can influence the “Cut Pattern” for Area, Core, and Dynamic Mill. 10:16 min
08/31/2009
 
4062-15 2D HST Blend Mill Access 2D HST Blend Mill, Standard contour vs. Blend Mill, Chain characteristics, Resolution settings, Arc filtering. 09:27 min
10/31/2011
 
6710-15 2D HST Region Chaining Multiple Region Chaining Options. 03:04 min
02/08/2012
 
6715-15 2D HST Zig Zag Cut Parameters, Cutting Methods, Climb Conventional or ZigZag, Toolpath Radius Looping. 02:04 min
02/08/2012
 

FBM Mill / Drill

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
4070 FBM Mill Introduction Overview of the FBM process, Preparing the model, Basic parameter selections, Tool selection, Cut & Linking parameters, Features, Zones and Feature detection, Verify and STL compare. 11:07 min
12/17/2008
 
4072 FBM Tool Selection - Part 1 FBM tool selection, Order of priority, Selecting a tool library, Tool numbers. 05:02 min  
4074 FBM Tool Selection - Part 2 Tool selection options, Use tools in MCX, Diameter limitation settings, Long tool preferences. 05:29 min  
4076 FBM Cut Parameters Cut and Link parameters, Toolpath operation types, Access linking parameters. 04:40 min  
4080a-13 FBM Mill Optimization Part 1 Create a more efficient FBM generated program by Placing Custom Tool library, and Operation Default Files to the proper Mastercam Directory. Edit Spindle Parameters on a Machine Definition, Set Machine Group Properties, Edit Material feed and speed parameters, Select the preferred Tool Library, Select the preferred Operation Default File. 10:03 min
07/02/2009
 
4080b-13 FBM Mill Optimization Part 2 Review and Verify the Results. Operation Parameters, Speeds Feeds, Tool Parameters, Cycle Time, Create an STL file, Compare Verify Results to an STL file. 05:28 min
07/02/2009
 
4090 FBM Drill Introduction Overview of the FBM drill module, Preparation, Set up, Hole detection, Spot drilling and pre-drill preferences, Tool selection, Linking parameters, Feature detection. 07:22 min  

Configuration

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
4110 System Configuration Overview Changing, Creating and Available Options in System Configuration 03:58 min  
3650i Chaining Default Options, and Level Descriptor New Options for setting User Defaults for Chaining. Display Level Descriptor on the screen 01:28 min
06/05/2006
 
6225 Setting Up Autosave Accessing Autosave through Settings / Configuration and Pefered parameter settings. 05:36 min
01/08/2007
 
6104 Isometric View / C-Plane Update Access Cad settings page, update Cplane and Tplane, reset Cplane 05:11 min  
6106 Ribbon Bar Modality Access the Ribbon Bar Modality option, selection of Ribon Bar options 02:38 min  

Change Recognition

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
6113 Introduction to File Tracking File Tracking Options and Criteria 05:35 min  
6113b File Tracking additional Options Utilizing the Add Folders option within File Tracking to specify additional locations for Mastercam to search for new revisions. 02:45 min
04/02/2007
 
6114 Change Recognition Part 1: Overview of the Change Recognition Feature Access through File Tracking, Change Recognition Interface, Color Codes: Up-to-Date, Dirty, and Affected, Geometry Display Options, Override Geometry Colors. 05:37 min  
6115 Change Recognition Part 2: Applying the Change Recognition Feature Selecting Operations, Geometry Display Options, Edit Geometry, Re-Chaining Geometry, Regenerating Operations, Final Geometry Cleanup, Operations Manager Display Options, Only Display Associative Geometry, Blank and Un-Blank Screen Option. 07:02 min  
6109 Change Recognition: Applying Change Recognition to a Solid Model Targeting a Specific File, Evaluating Changes between CAD Files, Reselecting Solid Drive “Surfaces”, Regenerating Updated Toolpaths, “Cleaning Up” Excess Geometry, Saving The Updated File 04:50 min
07/06/2007
 
6109b Change Recognition Orientation Options Covers the orientation/re-positioning options available within Change Recognition which allow you to re-position your incoming file with a variety of different methods to ensure a successful Change Recognition. 09:05 min
04/02/2007
 

3D HST (High Speed Toolpaths)

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
3658-13 Toolpath Fillet Feature Toolpath Fillet Feature on the Arc Filter / Tolerance Page. 05:59 min  
8449-15 Changes in the 2D HST and Surface High Speed Toolpaths Demonstrates the difference in menu structure and selection sequence for the HST toolpaths between X5 and X6 02:11 min  
3632-15 Introduction to HST Machining - Project 1 Introduction to the 3D HST - High Speed Toolpaths, HST Combo project 07:36 min
10/31/2011
 
3633-14 Introduction to HST Machining - Project 2 More about 3D HST - High Speed Toolpaths 11:07 min
11/10/2010
 
3634-15 Core Roughing This new roughing motion ensures climb cutting almost all the time and plunges off of the part to the next depth whenever possible. Additional cuts can be added based on a maximum profile stepover set by the user. Features covered: Setting Cut Parameters. 08:12 min
10/31/2011
 
3635-15 Area Clearance Better suited for roughing cavities and has similar entry/exit intelligence to Core roughing. 08:54 min
10/31/2011
 
3642-14 Raster Raster Finish Toolpath. Steep / Shallow Angle Parameters. Linking Parameters. Step-over Values. Cut Parameters / Machining Angle. Using a Containment Boundaries, High Speed Toolpath 09:54 min  
3641-14 Scallop Applying the Scallop Finish Toolpath. Stepover / Scallop Height Up Milling / Down Milling / Zig Zag. Steep / Shallow Angle Parameters. Approximate Starting Point. 07:03 min  
6654-15 Spiral Spiral Finish High Speed Toolpaths 04:41 min  
6652-14 Radial Radial Finish High Speed Toolpaths 04:47 min  
3638-15 Horizontal Finish Automatically calculates and machines only the flat surfaces. The user also has control over the range of depths to be machined. 04:39 min
10/31/2011
 
6660-15 Hybrid HST Finishing toolpath. Combination of waterline and scallop cutting motion in one easy toolpath. Steep stepdown / limiting angle / shallow stepover. 05:26 min
10/31/2011
 
3639-15 Waterline This is a “constant Z” toolpath with smooth intelligent motion. Fewer retract moves keeps the cutter in contact with the part more often. 08:48 min
10/31/2011
 
6661-15 3D hybrid Filler Pass with preserve Hybrid Finish Cut Parameters, Step Down Step Over and Limiting Angle, Preserve Z Passes. 02:20 min
02/08/2012
 
8360-14 High Efficiency Machining - HEM Option High Efficiency Machining (HEM) Works with 2D Dynamic or 3D Opti-Rough Toolpaths. Access ISCAR HEM tool library, ISCAR HEM Option, Relation to Machine and Control Definition, Cut Parameters and Stepover Percentage. 03:14 min
03/01/2011
 
6664a-15 Opti Core Part 1 Access Opti Core Toolpath, Select Geometry, Parameter Options, Tool Selection, Speeds and Feeds, Cutting Method Parameters, Stepover, Stepdown, Stepup, Toolpath Radius, Micro lift 04:11 min
01/18/2012
 
6664b-15 Opti Core Part 2 Back Feedrate, Stock to leave, Steep Shallow, Linking Parameters, Retract options, Arc Filter Tolerance. 04:53 min
01/15/2012
 
6667a-15 Opti Area Part 1 Access Opti Area Toolpath, Select Geometry, Containment Boundary, Parameter Options, Tool Selection, Speeds and Feeds, Cutting Method Parameters, Stepover, Stepdown, Stepup, Toolpath Radius, Micro lift, Back Feedrate, Stock to leave, Transitions, Entry Methods, Steep Shallow. 04:55 min
01/19/2012
 
6667b-15 Opti Area Part 2 Linking Parameters, Retract Options, Arc Filter Tolerances, Refine Toolpath, Backplot, Evaluating the resulting toolpath, Verify. 03:20 min  
6669a-15 Opti Rest Part 1 Access Opti Rest Toolpath, Tool Selection, Analyze Test Surface Solid Curvature, Analyze Dynamic, Feeds and Speeds, Cut Parameters, Cutting Method Parameters, Stepover, Stepdown, Stepup, Toolpath Radius, Micro lift, Back Feedrate, Stock to leave, Arc Filter Tolerances, Rest Material, Backplot, Verify. 04:56 min
01/18/2012
 
6669b-15 Opti Rest Part 2 Create Edge Curves on a Solid, Copy Toolpath, Rest Rough, Cut Parameters, Rest Material, Transitions, Retracts, Leads, Fitting, Arc Filter Tolerances, Backplot, Verify. 03:33 min
01/18/2012
 
3640-14 Pencil Cutting Machines just the “creases” of the part or the entire part with a unique and natural cutting motion. Applying the Pencil Finish Toolpath. Limit Number of Offsets. Steep / Shallow Angle Parameters. Analyze Dynamic. Step-over Parameter. Over thickness Parameter. 06:59 min  
3636-14 Restmill Setting Using the Restmill Option in a Roughing Op. Save Verify Results as an STL File. Use an STL File as Stock for Verify. Enter a ? for “Data Entry” Shortcut Keys. Limiting “Z” Depths. 03:42 min  
3654-13 Arc Filter Tolerance Interface Differences Arc Filter Tolerance, Refine Toolpath, Interface Differences, Cut Tolerance, Line Arc Tolerance. Smoothing Tolerance, NC Program Length, How to switch between Old and New interface using the Mastercam Control Panel Applet. 03:23 min
08/12/2009
 
3655-13 Arc Filter / Tolerance Interface for X4 and Later Total Tolerance, Refine Toolpath, Cut Tolerance, Line / Arc filter tolerance, NC file size, Settings for Roughing Toolpath, Settings for Finishing Toolpath, Minimum and Maximum Radius settings 07:00 min
08/14/2009
 
3656-13 Toolpath Refinement / Smoothing Arc Filter Tolerance, Total Tolerance, Refine Toolpath, Cut Tolerance, Line Arc Filter Tolerance, Line Arc Filter Settings, Backplot Settings, Smoothing Settings, Smoothing Tolerance, Shift Points Randomly Along Toolpath, Refine Toolpath Help Dialog, Program File Size 07:31 min
08/14/2009
 
3657-13 Setting Refine Toolpath Defaults Saving the Refine Toolpath Settings as your default settings 01:34 min
08/14/2009
 
3608 Silhouette Boundary Overview of the Silhouette Boundary C-Hook. 02:16 min
12/22/2005
 
6119 Create Surfaces and Wireframe from a Solid Create Curve All Edges and Surface from Solid, Selecting Solid Faces, Surface “Normals”, Edit, Set Normal, Access Levels Manager 05:09 min  
3650q HST Stock to Leave on Floors and Walls Now you can set different values for stock to leave on vertical and horizontal areas for all of the HST toolpaths 01:13 min
05/18/2006
 
6618 HST Tool Holder Definition and clearance Tool holder options; Selecting a tool holder; Entering clearance distance; Gouge checking the holder. 03:27 min
04/02/2007
 
6656 Controlling Toolpath Boundaries Drive and Check Surface Functionality, Selection of Drive and Check Surfaces, Containment Boundary Selection / Options. 08:58 min
11/01/2006
 
6658 HST Drive, Checked, Containment Part 1 Utilizing Checked Surfaces and Containment Boundaries, Selecting a Checked Surface, Selecting a Containment Boundary, The difference between them. 04:05 min  
6659 HST Drive, Checked, Containment Part 2 Utilizing Checked Surfaces and Containment Boundaries, Selecting a Checked Surface, Selecting a Containment Boundary, The difference between them. 05:35 min  

Machine Simulation

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
8200-14 Machine Simulation Overview - Part 1 Machine Simulation Over view, Activate the Toolbar, Access Machine Sim, Startup Settings, Machine Choices, Workpiece, Fixture, Stock, Transform into WCS, Simulation Button, Views, Mouse Controls, VCR Controls, Progress Bar, Operation and Tool list, Main Menu, Machine Housing Display. 05:51 min
11/10/2010
 
8205-14 Machine Simulation Overview - Part 2 View Options, Show Hide Options, Focus Options, Machine Tab, Machine Component Visibility, Machine Component Edit, How to Exit Machine Simulation. 04:39 min
11/10/2010
 
8210-14 Machine Simulation - Backplotter Access Machine Simulation Backplot, Toolbar Functionality, Toolpath Options, Display Toolpath, Tool Options, Workpiece Options, Toolpath Rendering Options, All Operations, Single Operation, Current Display Mode, Follow or Trace Toolpath, Segment Mode, Toolpath Points, Tool Vector Mode, Leads, Links. 03:39 min
11/10/2010
 
8215-14 Machine Simulation - Verify Access Machine Simulation Verify, Toolbar List, VCR Controls, Progress Bar, Visibility Options for Tool, Workpiece, Stock, Backplotter options, Focus Options 03:29 min
11/10/2010
 
8220-14 Machine Simulation - Layout Simulator Environment, Information Windows, Analysis Windows, Reset to Defaults 01:44 min
11/10/2010
 
8225-14 Machine Simulation - Move List Machine Component List, Show / Hide, Move List, Report. 02:29 min
11/10/2010
 
8230-14 Machine Simulation - Collision Detecting Collisions, Simulation Properties, Notifications, Components, Material, Cut Simulation Tab, Flute, Shaft, Arbor, Holder, Accuracy, Analysis, Color Codes, Tracking a Collision. Move List Visual Cues, Gouge Report. 03:59 min
11/10/2010
 
8235-14 Machine Simulation - Component Collision Machine Components Collision Notification, Report Window, Move List, What to look for, How to evaluate Collision Information. 01:42 min
11/10/2010
 
8240-14 Machine Simulation - STL Compare Machine Simulation STL Compare Feature, Tool Visibility, Analysis Tab, Deviation, Switch between Metric and Inch Values, Deviation Properties, Adjust Colors, Gouge Threshold, Restart, Interpret Color Codes, Gouge Report. 02:17 min
11/10/2010
 
8245-14 Machine Simulation - Fixture Collision Machine Collision between Tool and Fixture, Work Piece and Fixture Select Elements, Window Selection Method, Simulation Properties, Notifications, Machine Tab, Hide Stock, Define a Collision Pair, Add Object, Evaluate Collision Information. 04:03 min
11/10/2010
 

Intro to Lathe

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
3650g Toolpath Manager Display Settings Only display selected toolpaths, Only display associated geometry, or Both. 03:13 min
07/06/2007
 
6222 Machine Control Definitions Overview of the Machine Control Definitions 06:42 min
07/06/2007
 
6802 Lathe Coordinate System Lathe Diameter, Lathe Radius, Creating a Simple Part, Analyze Entity, General Machine Parameter Defaults. 05:40 min
04/03/2007
 
6802b Lathe Coordinate System Supplemental Access the View Manager, Lathe Z = World Z. 01:25 min
04/03/2007
 
6802c-13 Turn Profile Creating a Turned Profile for a 3D part. Spin / Slice. Upper Profile. Lower Profile. Full Profile. 02:42 min  
6803 Stock Definition and Chuck Definition Stock Properties, Stock Geometry Parameters, Use Margins, Chuck Properties, Clamping Method, Chuck Position, Preview Display Options. 6:55 min
04/03/2007
 
6805 Stock Update / Stock preview, tracking remaining stock , red arrow Operations Manager Red Arrow, Updating Stock display, Lathe Stock Preview. 05:23 min
04/03/2007
 
6804 Lathe common toolpath parameters - Part 1 Tool Libraries, Tool Selection, Tool Filter, Tool Manager. 05:02 min
04/03/2007
 
6804b Lathe common toolpath parameters - Part 2 Tool Information, Number / Offset / Station, Speed and Feed, Definitions, Tool Parameters, Home Position, Force Tool Change, Comments. 07:11 min
04/03/2007
 
6807 Tool Definition Defining a tool by using the insert and holder libraries, Tool Types, Insert Selection and Definition, Tool Code Reference, Insert Catalog, Holder Selection and Definition, Holder Catalog, Tool Parameters, Draw Tool, Tool Setup, Home Position from Tool 08:21 min
04/06/2007
 
6808 Custom Tool Definition Geometry Attribute Requirements. Separate File / Separate Level, Create New Tool / Custom, Cut / Plunge Direction, Tool Orientation in the Turret, Tool Clearance, Scan Tool Geometry, Draw Tool, Tool Setup. 06:07 min  

Lathe Toolpaths

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
6809 Lathe Project - Face Access the Lathe Face Toolpath, Tool Selection. Face Parameters, Use Stock, Select Points, Backplotting the Toolpath. 6:08 min
04/03/2007
 
6809b Lathe Project - Rough Access the Lathe Rough Toolpath, Selecting Toolpath Geometry, Tool Selection, Rough Parameters, Overlap Parameters, Lead In / Lead Out, Extend / Shorten Contour. 05:39 min
04/03/2007
 
6809c Lathe Project - Finish Access the Lathe Finish Toolpath, Selecting Toolpath Geometry, Tool Selection, Finish Parameters, Lead In / Lead Out, Extend / Shorten Contour, Verify Toolpath. 04:18 min
04/03/2007
 
6809d Lathe Project - Drill Access the Lathe Drill Toolpath, Tool Selection, Depth Selection, Simple Drill No Peck, Peck Drill Parameters. 03:47 min
04/03/2007
 
6809e Lathe Project - Rough Bore Access Lathe Rough Toolpath, Geometry Selection, Tool Selection, Rough Parameters for Inside Diameter, Lead In / Lead Out, Stock Recognition Option, Use Stock for Outer Boundary, Semi Finish. 06:05 min
04/03/2007
 
6809f Lathe Project - Finish Bore Access Lathe Finish Toolpath, Geometry Selection, Tool Selection, Finish Parameters for Inside Diameter, Tool Collision Warning, Lead In / Lead Out. 06:14 min
04/03/2007
 
6809g Lathe Project - Cutoff Access Lathe Cutoff Toolpath, Geometry Selection, Tool Selection, Select Cutoff Boundary Point, Cutoff Parameters. “Cut To” Parameters, Corner Geometry. 05:34 min
04/03/2007
 
8520-14 Plunge Turn Toolpaths - Part 1 Create a Plunge Turn Toolpaths, ISCAR Tools and ISCAR Website, Turn Shape Parameters, Rough Turn Parameters, Finish Parameters, Tool Deflection Parameter, Prevent Hanging Ring Parameter. 06:06 min
03/01/2011
 
8530-14 Plunge Turn Toolpaths - Part 2 Plunge Turn Toolpath on an Angled Groove, Edit Tool, Tool Angle, Plunge Turn Shape, Extend Groove to Stock, Adjust Contour, Plunge Turn Rough Parameters, Tool Deflection Backoff, Adjust End of Contour, Cut Direction. 05:06 min
03/01/2011
 
8850-15 Finish Toolpaths Other Finishing Options, Alternate between Flats and Walls, Down Cutting Parameters, Final Pass along entire chain. 02:57 min  
8860-15 Zigzag Turning Roughing Option for tools that can cut both directions 00:35 min  
8865-15 Variable Depth Roughing Variable Depth Roughing Option for hard to cut abrasive materials 01:33 min  

Lathe Groove & Thread Toolpaths

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
6812 Lathe Toolpath Groove - Part 1 Access Lathe Cutoff Toolpath, Geometry Selection, Tool Selection, Groove Rough Parameters, Cut Direction, Groove Walls, Peck Groove / Depth Cuts, Groove Finish Parameters, Overlap. 07:05 min
04/03/2007
 
6812b Lathe Toolpath Groove - Part 2 Access Lathe Groove Toolpath, Point Selection Definition, Tool Selection, Groove Shape Parameters, Groove Chamfer, Quick Set Corners. 03:13 min
04/03/2007
 
6813 Lathe Toolpath Thread Basics Access Lathe Thread Toolpath, Select Tool, Thread Shape Parameters Basics, Thread Cut Parameters Basics, Determine Cut Depths, Update Stock 05:53 min
04/03/2007
 
6813b Lathe Thread Shape Parameters Manually Input Thread Shape Data, Select from Table, Compute from Formula, Allowance / Table / Class, Adjusted Diameters, Draw Thread. 04:24 min
04/03/2007
 
6813c Lathe Thread NC Code Output NC Code Options: Canned, Longhand, Box, Alternating. 04:03 min
04/03/2007
 

Lathe Misc. Operations

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
6815 Stock Flip Part 1 - Basics Access Misc. Ops. / Lathe Stock Flip, Selecting Geometry to Flip, Level Option, Stock Position, Chuck Position, Positioning the Red Arrow, NC Code Output. 05:52 min
04/03/2007
 
6815b Stock Flip Part 2 - OD to ID Flip Select Geometry for Flip, Stock Position, Chuck Position, Preparation for OD to ID Flip 04:57 min
04/03/2007
 
8510-15 Lathe Tool inspection (for both rough and finish toolpaths) Set up Tool Inspection Option for Rough and Finish Operations, Number of Passes, Length of Cuts, or Time in Cut, Exact or only Between Passes, Define a Position, Comments, May Need Post Modification. 02:06 min  

Router, Nesting and ATP

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
6500 Router: Geometry Nesting - #1 Nesting overview: Geometry and Toolpath nesting, Nesting modes, X-form menu, Sheet and part parameters and options 06:32 min
09/22/2008
 
6501 Router: Geometry Nesting - #2 Nesting overview continued: Adding and Deleting parts, Clusters, Minimum and Fill Quantity, Step Angle, Rectangular / True Shape Nesting, Grain Direction, Labels. 06:00 min
09/22/2008
 
6502 Router: Geometry Nesting - #3 Nesting overview continued: Nesting configuration, Result display, Vertical / Horizontal cutoff, Nesting Report. 07:49 min
09/22/2008
 
6503b Router: Toolpath Nesting More on Toolpath Nesting Parameters, Maximize material use, Nesting configuration, Sheet parameters. 03:18 min
09/22/2008
 
6504 Router: Aggregate Heads Defining Aggregate Head applications, Adding stations, Choosing tool settings. 03:07 min
09/22/2008
 
6505 Router: Block Drilling Defining and Adding Block Drills, Block Drilling toolpaths. 02:46 min
09/22/2008
 
6506 Router: Engraving Engraving toolpaths, Roughing and Finishing 02:31 min
09/22/2008
 

Machine and Control Definitions, Post Processors

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
ws1014a Part 1 - MD, CD and Post Workshop; Overview What is a Machine Definition? What is a Control Definition? What is a Post? Relationships between MD, CD & Post. What determines final output (MD, CD or Post)? 07:57 min
11/24/2008
 
ws1014b Part 2 - MD, CD and Post Workshop; Common MD Changes Accessing the Machine Definition Manager, Machine Component Properties, What Icons to Avoid in the Component Properties, Setting Axis and Spindle Limits 07: 35 min
11/24/2008
 
ws1014c Part 3 - MD, CD and Post Workshop; Common MD Changes Continued Overview of Icons, Accessing Axis Combinations, Modifying Reference Points and Home Position, Disabling an Axis, Accessing General Machine Parameters, Setting Default Tool & Material Libraries, Coolant Style (New Style or From Post) 06:23 min
11/24/2008
 
ws1014d Part 4 - MD, CD and Post Workshop; Common CD Changes Accessing the Control Definition Manager, Post Processors and Unique Control Topics, NC Precision Tolerance, Files Topic – Setting File Usage & Data Paths, Post Processing Dialog Defaults. 09:28 min
11/24/2008
 
ws1014e Part 5 - MD, CD and Post Workshop; Common CD Changes Continued Outputting Comments and Sequence Numbers; Arc Output Options, Center Type (R’s or IJK) and Breaking Options, Helix Support; Setting Tool Offsets. 09:23 min
11/24/2008
 
ws1014f Part 6 - MD, CD and Post Workshop; Operation Defaults Where to Access Operation Defaults; Editing “Tool Settings” Defaults; Feel Calculation Type, Assign Tool Numbers Sequentially, Use Tool’s Step, Peck & Coolant, Setting a Material, Editing Operation Defaults for Toolpaths, Changing Absolute / Incremental Switches, Setting Lead In/Out; How to Create a New Defaults File; How to Select Your New Defaults File 07:51 min
11/24/2008
 

What's New in X6

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
4002a-15 Download the What's New in X6 .pdf This is not a video! It's a download of the "What's New in X6" document in .pdf format. You will need to have a .pdf reader installed to view this file. 0:00 min
10/17/2011
 
6675-15 Stock Model Part 1 Access Stock Model, Name, Shape, Values, Tolerance Values, Source Operation, Path Tolerance, Tool Tolerances, Copy Toolpath, Create Opti Rest Operation and set parameters, Stock Model Advantages. 04:04 min
01/18/2012
 
6680-15 Stock Model Part 2 Access Stock Model, Name, Shape, Stock Setup Values, Source Operations, Tolerance Values, Path Tolerance, Tool Tolerances, Stock Compare, Colors, Analysis, and Visibility On / Off, Cursor position and menu accessibility, Stock Model Regeneration. 05:23 min
01/18/2012
 
6232-15 Remove Solid History Access Remove all Solid History Operations, Benefits of using this utility. 04:23 min  
6664a-15 Opti Core Part 1 Access Opti Core Toolpath, Select Geometry, Parameter Options, Tool Selection, Speeds and Feeds, Cutting Method Parameters, Stepover, Stepdown, Stepup, Toolpath Radius, Micro lift 04:11 min
01/18/2012
 
6664b-15 Opti Core Part 2 Back Feedrate, Stock to leave, Steep Shallow, Linking Parameters, Retract options, Arc Filter Tolerance. 04:53 min
01/15/2012
 
6667a-15 Opti Area Part 1 Access Opti Area Toolpath, Select Geometry, Containment Boundary, Parameter Options, Tool Selection, Speeds and Feeds, Cutting Method Parameters, Stepover, Stepdown, Stepup, Toolpath Radius, Micro lift, Back Feedrate, Stock to leave, Transitions, Entry Methods, Steep Shallow. 04:55 min
01/19/2012
 
6667b-15 Opti Area Part 2 Linking Parameters, Retract Options, Arc Filter Tolerances, Refine Toolpath, Backplot, Evaluating the resulting toolpath, Verify. 03:20 min  
6669a-15 Opti Rest Part 1 Access Opti Rest Toolpath, Tool Selection, Analyze Test Surface Solid Curvature, Analyze Dynamic, Feeds and Speeds, Cut Parameters, Cutting Method Parameters, Stepover, Stepdown, Stepup, Toolpath Radius, Micro lift, Back Feedrate, Stock to leave, Arc Filter Tolerances, Rest Material, Backplot, Verify. 04:56 min
01/18/2012
 
6669b-15 Opti Rest Part 2 Create Edge Curves on a Solid, Copy Toolpath, Rest Rough, Cut Parameters, Rest Material, Transitions, Retracts, Leads, Fitting, Arc Filter Tolerances, Backplot, Verify. 03:33 min
01/18/2012
 
6710-15 2D HST Region Chaining Multiple Region Chaining Options. 03:04 min
02/08/2012
 
6715-15 2D HST Zig Zag Cut Parameters, Cutting Methods, Climb Conventional or ZigZag, Toolpath Radius Looping. 02:04 min
02/08/2012
 
8840-15 Trim Divide for Splines Trim Divide recognizing Splines. 00:35 min  
8830-15 Coolant Indicator Coolant Indicator Visible in the Operations Manager 01:06 min  
8850-15 Finish Toolpaths Other Finishing Options, Alternate between Flats and Walls, Down Cutting Parameters, Final Pass along entire chain. 02:57 min  
8510-15 Lathe Tool inspection (for both rough and finish toolpaths) Set up Tool Inspection Option for Rough and Finish Operations, Number of Passes, Length of Cuts, or Time in Cut, Exact or only Between Passes, Define a Position, Comments, May Need Post Modification. 02:06 min  
8860-15 Zigzag Turning Roughing Option for tools that can cut both directions 00:35 min  
8865-15 Variable Depth Roughing Variable Depth Roughing Option for hard to cut abrasive materials 01:33 min  
6705-15 Lead In / Out Parameters Peel Mill Extend or Shorten the start and end of Contour in Lead in / Out 01:13 min
02/09/2013
 
8832-15 Coolant Indicator Tips Tips to help make sure that the Coolant Icon in the Operations Manager is active. 02:53 min  

Tech Tips - Installation & Setup

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
7005-13 System Preparation before Installing Mastercam Accessing Control Panel. Create a System Restore Point. System Requirements. Windows Automatic Updates settings. Vista UAC settings. Virus Scan. Registry Clean. Disk Defragment. 07:22 min
08/31/2009
 
8320-14 Mastercam Install Process Walks you through a clean installation of Mastercam 02:16 min
11/10/2010
 
8325-14 Mastercam Install Migration File locations for Mastercam, Open User Folder and Open Shared Folder, Migrating files to newer versions, List of files that need to be converted, Update Folder Utility, Update Specific File Types, Update Posts. 07:10 min
11/10/2010
 
7025-13 Graphics Tips Auto Highlight Settings, Solids by Faces, Use free Mode in Dynamic Spin, Backplot Display Settings, Verify Quality, Chaining, Windows Performance Settings, Windows Hardware Acceleration, Mastercam Hardware Acceleration. 06:42 min
09/02/2009
 

Tech Tips - General

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
7025-13 Graphics Tips Auto Highlight Settings, Solids by Faces, Use free Mode in Dynamic Spin, Backplot Display Settings, Verify Quality, Chaining, Windows Performance Settings, Windows Hardware Acceleration, Mastercam Hardware Acceleration. 06:42 min
09/02/2009
 
8200-14 Machine Simulation Overview - Part 1 Machine Simulation Over view, Activate the Toolbar, Access Machine Sim, Startup Settings, Machine Choices, Workpiece, Fixture, Stock, Transform into WCS, Simulation Button, Views, Mouse Controls, VCR Controls, Progress Bar, Operation and Tool list, Main Menu, Machine Housing Display. 05:51 min
11/10/2010
 
8205-14 Machine Simulation Overview - Part 2 View Options, Show Hide Options, Focus Options, Machine Tab, Machine Component Visibility, Machine Component Edit, How to Exit Machine Simulation. 04:39 min
11/10/2010
 

Mill/Turn: Work Environment

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
8605-14 Mill Turn Configuration and Toolbars Setting for Mill/Turn Configuration, Backplot settings, CAD Settings, Chaining Settings, Converters, Screen Settings, Verify Interface and Settings, Save Configuration, Toolbar Customization, View Manipulation, G-view equals T-plane, C-view Utility. 05:59 min
08/11/2011
 
8610-14 Full machine coordinate system Overview of the Mill/Turn Coordinate System, Main Spindle View Orientation, Sub-Spindle View Orientation, Main Spindle Face Milling View, Sub-Spindle Face Milling View Orientation, Cross Milling Views for each spindle. C-view Utility 08:48 min
08/11/2011
 

Mill/Turn: Turning

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
8615-14 Turn set up Locate a copy of the model to proper location, X-form Dynamic, Copy Geometry, Move to Origin, Machine Definition. Information on Post requirements. Stock and Chuck Setup. 03:41 min
08/11/2011
 
8620-14 C-View Utility C-view Utility, Create Edge Curves, Create Custom Views, Cross Milling, Display Tool Preview, G-view equals T-plane, Name and Save Current View 05:35 min
08/11/2011
 
8625-14 Basic C-View Exercise Switching Plane, Monitoring Z depth, creating basic wireframe geometry, Visible Grid, Create Letters, Access View Manager, Setting C and T Planes, G-view equals T-plane, From the Status Bar access Planes Named Views. 05:31 min
08/11/2011
 
8630-14 Verisurf Utilities Verisurf Custom Toolbar, Hole Axis, Planes by “Normal” 03:01 min
08/11/2011
 
8635-14 Initial Turning Create Geometry using Create Turn Profile, Creating standard Lathe Toolpaths Rough and Finish, Backplot, Verify. 04:00 min
08/11/2011
 

Mill/Turn: Cross Milling / Drilling

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
8640-14 Milling - Cross 1 Analyze Position, Access View Manager, Change C and T Plane, G-view equals T-plane, Visual Cues, Create Mill Face operation, Set Linking Parameters, Planes, Axis Control, Rotary Axis Control, Look for collisions in Verify, Edit Milling Parameters. 05:11 min
08/11/2011
 
8645-14 Milling - Cross 2 View Manager, Switch C and T Plane, G-view equals T-plane, Create Peel Mill Operation, Linking Parameters, Arc Filter, Planes, Axis Control, Rotary Axis Control, Copy Operation, Change Geometry, Re-Chain All, Switch Planes, Check Linking Parameters adjust if needed, Verify. 06:50 min
08/11/2011
 
8650-14 Milling - Cross 3 Verisurf Utility, Change C and T Plane, G-view equals T-plane, Create Circle Mill Toolpath, Right click in a data field, Set Linking Parameters, Axis Control, Rotary Axis Control, Backplot, Break Through, Verify. 04:35 min
08/11/2011
 

Mill/Turn: Milling Face

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
8655-14 Milling - Face 1 (views and face contour) Contour Toolpath on the face of a turned part, C-view Utility, Copy a View and re-name, Set C and T Planes, Create Mill toolpaths, Linking Parameters, Arc Filter, Axis Control, Rotary Axis Control, Backplot, Backplot Settings, Simulate Rotary Axis, C Axis vs Y Axis. 04:43 min
08/11/2011
 
8660-14 Milling - Face 2 (face pocket/dynamic) Pocket Toolpath on the face of a turned part, Linking Parameters, Arc Filter, Axis Control, Rotary Axis Control, Backplot, Verify. 02:08 min
08/11/2011
 
8665-14 Face / Radial Polar Milling Settings Polar Milling Switch and the Resulting Code output, Misc Values page, Polar Mill Output for Face Milling, Polar Mill Output for Radial Milling. 02:59 min  

Mill/Turn: Drilling

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
8670-14 Drilling - Face Drill Face Drilling with Live Tooling, Set Plane through View Manager, Gview equals Tplane, Select Geometry, Axis Control, Rotary Axis Control, C or Y Axis, Backplot Options. 03:22 min
08/23/2011
 

Mill/Turn: C Axis Toolpaths

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
8680-14 C Axis Face Contour C Axis Face Contour Milling, Create Wireframe Geometry on a Solid, Automatic Plane Management, Difference between standard Milling Parameters and C Axis Milling Parameters, Rotary Axis Control, Backplot, Copy Toolpath, Change Parameters. 04:47 min
08/23/2011
 
8685-14 C Axis Cross Contour C Axis Cross Contour Milling, Create Wireframe Geometry on a Solid, C Axis Automatic Plane Management, Data Entry right click in data fields. 03:57 min
08/23/2011
 
8690-14 C Axis Contour C axis contour toolpath, Rotary Axis Control, Rotary Diameter, Unroll, Backplot Simulate Rotary Options, Code Output, Misc Values, Polar Milling. 03:54 min
08/23/2011
 
8695-14 C Axis Contour Window Tubing Demonstration Window out Tubing, C axis contour, Geometry Selection, Parameter values, Rotary Axis Control, Axis Substitution. 06:18 min
08/23/2011
 
8700-14 Roll Die C-Hook Access the Roll die C-Hook, C Hook, Select Geometry, Axis Control, Roll Die Options. 04:42 min
08/23/2011
 
8705-14 C Axis Drill Drilling Cross Radial Holes. Difference between Cross Drill and C axis Drill, Access C axis Drill toolpath, Axis Control, Axis Substitution, Absolute Values for Linking Parameters. Proper values for the Depth value as it relates to the Rotary Diameter, Comparing the Posted values to the Linking Parameter values. 04:13 min
08/23/2011
 
8710-14 Axis Cross Drill Create Wireframe and Surface Geometry from Solid, Xform Project, C Axis Cross Drill, Rotary Axis Control. 05:35 min  

Mill/Turn: Sub-spindle / Part Transfers

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
8727-15 Pickoff / Cutoff 2 Machine Group Properties, Importance of working with a developer for Post Development, Ops Library has a Cutoff Operation, Stock Defined in the Left Spindle, Chuck Defined for both Left and Right Spindles, Red Arrow Position, Misc Ops, Pickoff / Pull / Cutoff, Operation Sequence, Rename, Geometry Selection, Translate geometry and Level Selection, Pickoff Spindle View Creation, Length of Finished Part, Pickoff Z position, Cutoff X position, Cutoff Width, Face Stock, Backplot Note Tool Position, NC Code Output, View Manager Pickoff Spindle View 08:34 min
02/27/2012
 
8715-14 Tool Setup for turning and milling Tool Setup, Lathe Tool Manager, Set Up Tool, Draw Tool, Create a Tool for the Sub-Spindle, Select Tool, Add to Library, Edit Tool, Insert Color difference Orange or Yellow (Insert Down or Up), Milling Tool Manager, Define Tool, Mill Turn Button, Set Parameters and rename tool. 03:20 min
08/23/2011
 
8720-15 Part Transfer Machine Group Properties, Importance of working with a developer for Post Development, Ops Library has a Cutoff Operation, Stock Defined in the Left Spindle, Chuck Defined for both Left and Right Spindles, Red Arrow Position, Misc Ops Pickoff/Pull/Cutoff, Sequence of ops to carry out, Operations, Tool Selection, Select Translate geometry, Backplot, Tool position, NC Code Output, Edit Operations, View Manager and Sub-Spindle Work Plane. 07:29 Min
02/27/2012
 
8725-14 Pickoff / Cutoff Cut Off / Pick Off / Transfer Operation, Chuck Jaws Definition, Shade Boundaries, Fit Screen to Boundaries options, Create and Rename Toolpath Groups, Toolpath / Misc Ops / Chuck, Cut-Off Operation, Toolpath / Misc Ops / Stock Transfer, Original and Pickoff Positions, Prevent Posting of an Operation (Ghost), Subspindle 07:53 min  
8730-14 Sub-Spindle Plane Setup Setup Work Planes on Sub-Spindle for Turning / Face Milling / Cross Milling, Cview Utility, Gview = Tplane, Name and Save Current the Graphics View, Copy Existing View and Re-define. 04:57 min
08/23/2011
 
8735-14 Sub-Spindle Turning Tool Setup, Lathe Tool Manager, Axis Combination, Insert Display Color, Lath Toolpaths, Z Positive and Negative Directions, Verify a Sub-Spindle Part. 03:40 min
08/23/2011
 
8740-14 Sub-Spindle Face Milling on part Work Plane Management, Milling 2D HST Toolpath, Set up Parameters, Axis Combination, Rotary Control, Control, Standard Mill toolpaths, Edit Chain Start Point, Drill Toolpaths, Verify. 10:41 min  
8745-14 Sub-Spindle Milling on part Work Plane Management, Peel Mill Toolpath, Geometry Selection, Enter Parameters, Retract and Clearance Values off of Diameter of the Material, Right Click in Data Entry Field, Arc Filter, Axis Combination, Rotary Axis Control, Backplot, Copy Operation, Redefine Geometry / Planes / and Parameters, Verify all Sub-Spindle Operations. Subspindle. 06:31 min  

Mill/Turn: Projects

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
8755-15 Mill Turn Project - Part 1 Relocate Part, Stock Setup, Chuck Setup, View / Plane Setup, Machine Definition, CView Utility, Create Edge Curve, View Manager. 08:44 Min
04/04/2012
 
8760-15 Mill Turn Project - Part 2 Create Turn Profile, Tool Setup, Create Turning Operations, Tool Deflection Backoff Value 05:08 Min
04/04/2012
 
8765-15 Mill Turn Project - Part 3 View / Plane Selection, Create Milling Operations, Copy Toolpaths, Re-chain Geometry, Re-assign Tplane and Cplane. 08:23 min
04/04/2012
 
8770-15 Mill Turn Project - Part 4 View / Plane Selection, Create Milling Operations, Copy Toolpaths, Re-chain Geometry, Re-assign Tplane and Cplane. 06:56 min
04/04/2012
 
8775-15 Mill/Turn Project - Part 5 G-view and C-plane, Create Curve One Edge, Create Line, Toolpath Mill Surface Finish Blend, STL Compare, Trim Break Extend, Change Entrance Direction Re-chain All, Finish Blend Parameters, Gap Settings, Toolpath Mill Surface Finish Flowline, Face Selection Options, Drive and Check Surfaces, Flowline Parameters, Flowline Data Step Direction, Verify, Mill Turn. 09:50 min
05/29/2012
 
8780-15 Mill/Turn Project - Part 6 2D Dynamic Area, Contour Mill, Contour 2d toolpaths, Rotary Axis Controls Y Axis, G-view C & T-plane, 2D Drill Toolpaths, Mill Contour Ramp Toolpath, Gouge Check, Lead In Lead Out Settings, Rotary Axis Control C Axis, Backplot Settings Simulate Rotary Axis, Verify, STL Compare, Mill Turn. 06:03 min
05/29/2012
 
8785-15 Mill/Turn Project - Part 7 Define Sub-Spindle, Stock Setup, Toolpath Misc Ops Pickoff / Pull / Cutoff, Pickoff Cutoff op Setup, Operations Tab, Backplot, View Selection, Drill Toolpath, Spindle Selection, Axis Combination, Verify Options, Remove Chips, Mill Turn. 07:16 min
05/30/2012
 

Introduction to Multi-Axis

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
6850-15 Intro to Multi Axis - Part 1 Basic Settings and Configuration, View Management and Proper use of the WCS, Benefits of Machine Simulation. 05:38 min
04/29/2013
 
6855-15 Intro to Multi Axis - Part 2 The Differences between Tool Plane Positioning (3+2 Machining) and True Multi-Axis Machining, Code Differences 06:01 min
04/29/2013
 
6860-15 Intro to Multi Axis - Part 3 Multi-Axis Fundamentals, Drive Check and Pattern Surfaces, Creating Multi-Axis Toolpaths, Toolpath Type, Cut Pattern, Tool Axis Control, Collision Control, Flat Boundary Surface, Surface Normals 07:32 min
04/29/2013
 
6865-15 Intro to Multi Axis - Part 4 Side Tilt, Tool Axis Control, Surface with Lead / Lag, Tilt Angles 02:30 min
04/29/2013
 

M3DG: Introduction

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
6100A-16 How to use Streamingteacher IMPORTANT: Watch this video to get the most out of your Streamingteacher training experience. 04:17 min
04/15/2013
 
3106 Help Menu Accessing Help. Navigating through the Help Menu. Accessing The Mastercam X Reference Guide. 02:37 min  
3109-13 Windows Basics File naming, rename, delete, minimize, maximize, alt tabbing through open programs 08:07 min  
3111 CAD/CAM Coordinate System Cartesian coordinates, Point Locations within the Cartesian Coordinate System. 06:07 min  
6103 About Mastercam Dialog The "About Mastercam" Dialog box and Mastercam on the Web: Zip2Go Utility, Reference guide 02:19 min  

M3DG: Interface

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
3201 Menus / Interface How to access the menus and use shortcut keys to perform functions: Status bar, Ribbon bar, Toolbars, Menus, Hotkeys. 02:56 min
07/06/2007
 
3203 Toolbars Toolbar configuration, new toolbars, right mouse button config, etc. 08:38 min
07/06/2007
 
4003-15 File Open, Save and Save Some dialog boxes Access and Options for File Open, Save and Save files in different formats: File window, Mastercam X Utility, Preview, File descriptor, Save some, Hotkey tips. 05:55 min
01/18/2012
 
4003b-15 File Open Close Difference XP vs Vista and Up Difference in appearance when installed on Vista and Windows 7 systems 02:17 min
01/18/2012
 
6107 MRU Most Recently Used, MRU Dropdown option, MRU on/off. 04:31 min
07/06/2007
 
3241 Undo / Delete Undo / Redo. Unlimited or Limit. Delete / Undelete. Delete Duplicate Entities. Events not available for Undo. 05:02 min
07/06/2007
 
6107b-13b Root vs. Immediate Mode Function Definition of root vs. immediate mode function. Functions that are root. Functions that are immediate mode. How to set which modes display in MRU. 03:44 min
10/29/2009
 
3207 Mouse Actions Demonstrate Mouse Functionality as it Applies to Various Areas of Mastercam. 07:55 min
07/06/2007
 
3211 System Info, View Gnomons and Status Bar Feedback Cursor Tracking, Units and Scale indicators, System Origin indicators, G-View, C-Plane, T-Plane, WCS Indicators, Hotkeys for quick access. 07:31 min  
4016 View Control Tools for viewing geometry: Zoom and Un-Zoom, Fit to screen, Solid shading, Pan / Spin Configuration settings, Dynamic rotate. 05:58 min  
3217 Status Bar Items showing by default. How to access. Right and Left Click Functionality. Customization. 03:42 min
08/03/2005
 
4005 Operations Manager Overview Accessing the Operations Manager and toolpath, solids and art manager. Contents of the Toolpath Manager. Dockable, Resize and float, Second monitor, Font & background customization 06:17 min  
6105 Tooltips and Learning Mode Prompts. How access tool tips and Learning mode prompts. 04:28 min
07/06/2007
 

M3DG: Geometry Selection Methods

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
3227c-13b Chaining - Unselect All Option Unselect All option in chaining, How to access and when to use. Includes toolpath and other contour chaining modes. 01:39 min
10/29/2009
 
3227c-13 Chaining for Toolpaths Cplane. 3D. Branch Points. Unselect. Chain Direction. Reverse. Expand the Chaining Dialog Window. Change Start Point. Change Point Dynamic. Chain Manager. Add Chain. Rechain All. Delete Chain. Rename. 07:55 min  
4009 General Selection Ribbon Bar General Selection Ribbon Bar Overview: Method selection, Entity mask - all and only, Hotkey tips, Filter selection, Change color, Invert selection. 05:19 min  
3227a Chaining Basics What is a Chain, Full chain, Partial Chain, How to access the Chain option, Chaining intersecting Geometry and Chain Direction. 07:59 min
07/16/2008
 
3227b Chain Selection Problems Recognizing Chaining Problems: Overlapping Entities, Duplicate Entities, Improperly Trimmed Entities and Impact on Toolpaths. 08:43 min
07/06/2007
 
3223 Pre-Selection Turning Pre-Selection On/Off, Selecting entities prior to function, Selecting entities after function, Unselecting entities. 02:49 min
07/06/2007
 
4017 Masking A more detailed look at the Masking option for entity selection. "All" and "Only". Setting Preferences. "Same As" Option. "Maintain Only" Option. Saving a Mask Configuration. 01:17 min  
6226 Quick Mask Using the Quick Mask Feature and All or Only Selection 04:52 min
07/06/2007
 
3227e-13 Window and Polygon Chaining Window and Polygon Chain selection method. Start Point. Window Options. Engrave letters with Contour toolpath. Polygon Selection method. 05:10 min  
3227g-13 Analyze Chain Using the Analyze Chain function for troubleshooting geometry as to prevent issues when chaining for toolpaths or creating Solids. Selection method. Problem area characteristics. Overlapping areas. Duplicate Entities. Overlapping Entities. Bad Trims. Chain Start and Stop Visual Indicator Arrows. Find Overlap C-hook. Run User Application. 07:43 min  
3227h-13 Chaining Solids Solid Edges, Solid Loops, Solid Faces. Visual Clues 05:39 min  

M3DG: Entering Coordinates

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
3215 Auto Cursor / Auto Highlight Auto Cursor Ribbon Bar. Auto Cursor / Highlight configuration and how it works. Snapping to lines, endpoints, midpoints, angles, etc. Visual Cues. Auto Cursor Override. 11:20 min
07/06/2007
 
3209-13 Keyboard Data Entry Data entry shortcuts, prompt calculator, input inch metric values, fast point, create line. 06:23 min  

M3DG: Advanced Interface

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
6228 Drafting Smart Dimensions Access Smart Dimensions, Drafting Options, Selecting Geometry for Adding Dimensions, Drafting Hotkeys, Cursor Characteristics. 07:11 min
09/10/2007
 
3243 Multi-Viewports How to access viewports, changing views inside a viewport and using viewports with backplot. 03:05 min
08/03/2005
 
3303 Colors, Line Style and Width Set Attributes For Geometry to be created, Change attributes of Existing Geometry, Match Color of Existing Geometry. 04:47 min
07/06/2007
 
3305 Attributes Manager Access the Entity Attributes Manager, Setting Preferences, Apply to Existing Geometry. 07:05 min
07/06/2007
 
3307 Groups / Result Creating Groups. Group Colors vs. Entity Color. Selecting entities by Groups. Automatically Generated Groups and Results. 06:58 min
07/06/2007
 
3230-13 Advanced Levels Advanced Levels Features. Create and Use a Level Set. Generate a Level Report. Get Named Levels. Save Named Levels. 06:35 min  
6229 Drafting Standard Dimensions Horizontal / Vertical Dimensions, Parallel Dimensions, Angle Dimensions, Ordinate Dimensions, Point Dimensions, Selecting Geometry for Adding Dimensions, Adding Tolerances to Dimensions, Accessing Smart Dimension Tool for Editing. 07:33 min
09/10/2007
 
3328-13 Levels Basics Access Levels Manager. Main Level. Visible Levels. Name Levels. Main Level. Display Levels. Contrast Rows. Purge Empty Levels. Delete Levels. Copy Level. Change Level from Status Bar. Make Main Level Always Visible. 08:11 min  
3203 Toolbars Toolbar configuration, new toolbars, right mouse button config, etc. 08:38 min
07/06/2007
 
6227 Basic Analyze Functions Access Analyze: Dynamic and Properties, Edit using Analyze. 05:37 min
07/06/2007
 
8330-14 Analyze Draft Analyze Surface or Solid Models, Analyze Test surface Solid, Draft Angle, Color Code, Speed vs. Precision, Positive Angle Value, Remainder, Analyze Dynamic. 03:41 min
11/10/2010
 
8335-14 Analyze Curvature Analyze Surface or Solid Models, Analyze Test surface Solid, Analyze Curvature, Color Code, Minimum, Flat, Remainder, Radius Less than value 02:43 min
11/10/2010
 
3308 Blank / Un-Blank, Hide / Un-Hide Using the Hide / Blank Utilities to Temporarily Remove Entities from the Graphics Area. 04:31 min
07/06/2007
 
4009 General Selection Ribbon Bar General Selection Ribbon Bar Overview: Method selection, Entity mask - all and only, Hotkey tips, Filter selection, Change color, Invert selection. 05:19 min  

M3DG: Importing - Exporting CAD

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
3306 File Merge / Pattern How to use the Merge / Pattern function and the different uses and options. 07:15 min
07/06/2007
 
4012-13 Open An STL File Mesh What is an STL File. Import as STL Mesh. 02:19 min  

M3DG: Geometry Basics

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
6110 Introduction to Geometry Creation - Example #1 Part 1: Live/ Fixed Entities, Create Line End Point, Obtain X and Y values, Hard and soft lock, Trim divide. 04:40 min
07/06/2007
 
6111 Introduction to Geometry Creation - Example #2 Part 2: Create Arcs center point, Create Arcs tangent, Trim, Delete entities, Xform rotate. 04:49 min
07/06/2007
 
3309 2D / 3D Mode 2D / 3D modes and using Z depth, Creating geometry in 2D space and Creating geometry in 3D space. 08:06 min
07/06/2007
 
3311 Ribbon Bar Activating the ribbon bar. Unlocked, Soft-lock and Hard-lock. Navigating through the ribbon bar, tool tips, learning mode, closing the ribbon bar. 04:58 min  
3313 Live, Fixed and Phantom Entities Properties of entities when they exist as a: Phantom Entity, Live Entity, Fixed Entity. 01:49 min  
3318 Relative Positioning Create Entities Relative to the position of another. Define location by X-Y coordinates, Polar Coordinates, and Distance along and entity. 03:11 min
07/06/2007
 

M3DG: Points, Lines and Rectangles

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
3300-13 Auto Cursor Power Keys Setting How Ribbon Bar HotKeys respond when Auto Cursor Power Keys are Enabled. 04:15 min
08/10/2009
 
3321 Point Function Create: Point Position, Point Dynamic, Node Points, Point Segments, Point Endpoint, Point Small Arcs. 06:54 min
07/06/2007
 
3315 Line Function How to access create line endpoint, input x and y coordinates for endpoints, create line with polar information, multi-line creation, create vertical and horizontal lines, create tangent lines. 06:51 min
07/06/2007
 
4015 Create Line Function Create line closest, line bisect, line perpendicular, line parallel, line parallel and tangent. 05:18 min  
6316b Line Tangent To a Point Create a line defining the tangent point of an arc, Selecting an arc or spline, Choosing the tangent point, Define the line length. 02:25 min
07/06/2007
 
3323 Rectangle / Rectangular Shapes Sketching a rectangle, defining by 2 points, defining by width and height, rectangle including a surface, rectangular shapes, "D" shape, double "D", ob-round, choosing an anchor point, filleted corners, center point and rotate the orientation. 05:05 min
06/16/2006
 

M3DG: Create Arcs

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
3317 Arc Tool Basic Arc Tool Options. Create Circle Centerpoint. Ribbon Bar Fields / Hotkeys. Edit a Live Entity, Create Circle Centerpoint and Tangent. 03:23 min
07/06/2007
 
3317b Arc Polar Defining an Arc By Start and End Angles. Defining and Editing an Arc Center Point. Using the "Flip" option. Using The Tangent option. 05:18 min
07/06/2007
 
3317c Create Circle Edge Point Defining a Circle by 2 or 3 Points. Creating a Circle Tangent to 2 Entities, and to 3 Entities. 03:21 min
07/06/2007
 
3317d Create Arc Endpoint Create Arcs Defined by Endpoints. Tangency Option for Create Arc Endpoint. 02:18 min
07/06/2007
 
3317e Create Arc 3 Points Create Arcs as Defined By 3 Points. Create Arcs Tangent to 3 Entities. 02:03 min
07/06/2007
 
6317e Arc Tangent 2 entities and a Point Create arc 3 points. Tagent option. Order of entity selection. 01:21 min
09/07/2007
 
3317f Create Arc Polar Endpoints Create Arcs Defined By End Point Positions. 02:58 min
07/06/2007
 
6317g Create Arc Tangent Create arc tangent to 1, 2 and 3. Create arc tangent point, centerline and dynamic. 05:03 min
09/07/2007
 
3322 Create Bolt Hole Circles Accessing the Create Bolt Circles function. Setting the Radius, Start Angle, Angle Between and Number of Holes. Using the Create Holes option and setting the diameter. 01:25 min
07/06/2007
 

M3DG: Trim / Break Polygons, Bounding Box and Letters

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
3323b Create Bounding Box 2D / 3D Create: Stock, Lines / Arcs, Points, Solids, Expand Options, Rectangular / Cylindrical, All Entities / Select Entities, Center on Axis. 03:22 min
07/06/2007
 
3324 Create Polygon / Ellipse Sketching a Polygon, Defining the “Base Point”, Defining Number of Sides, Radius across flats or corners, Filleting the corners, Defining the Base Point of an Ellipse, Entering values for Radius “A” and “B”, Create a partial ellipse, Angle of orientation, 04:21 min
07/06/2007
 
6325 Create Letters Access Create Letters. Input Letters. Alignment. Height, Spacing, and Font. Lettering Placement. 05:07 min
01/29/2008
 
3327-13 Trimming Tool (Trim/Break Part 1) Trim 1, 2 and 3 entities, divide delete, trim to a point, extend / shorten length, Visual Cues, Preview, Selection Order, Function Modality, Trim Intersecting Circles. 07:50 min  
3329-13 Break Functions (Trim/Break Part 2) Break 1, 2, and 3 entities. Break Divide. Break at a Point. Break at a Distance. Break Extend. 06:25 min  
8840-15 Trim Divide for Splines Trim Divide recognizing Splines. 00:35 min  

M3DG: Fillets, Chamfers and Splines

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
3319 Fillet Tool Enter radius values, fillet styles, trim options, filleting chains vs. entities, chain / fillet direction options. 05:24 min  
3320 Chamfer Tool Enter Distance Values, 1 Distance, 2 Distances, 1 Distance + Angle, Width, Trim Options, Chamfer Chains vs Entities. 03:35 min  
3325 Spline Tool Create Spline Manual, Create Spline Automatic, Create Curves Spline, Create Blend Spline, Edit End Conditions. 05:42 min  
3326 Converting Splines to Arcs Convert Circular Shaped Splines to Arcs. Using the Simplify Function. Convert Splines to Arc Segments. Using Break Many Pieces. Converting a Chain of Arcs to a Single Spline. Using the Create Curves Spline Function. 06:31 min
10/11/2005
 
3650l Modify Spline function Modify the node points of parametric splines 01:31 min
09/09/2008
 

M3DG: Sketcher Projects

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
3501a-13 1st Sketcher Project Part 1 Create Rectangle, Create Line Polar, Create Line Horizontal, Access Fast Point, Create Arc Polar 08:28 min
08/10/2009
 
3501b-13 1st Sketcher Project Part 2 Create Line Tangent, Access, Create Fillets, Trim, Partial Chain, Select entities with window “Inside +”, X-form Mirror. 08:28 min
08/10/2009
 
3502a-13 2nd Sketcher Project Part 1 Create Circles Center Point, Create Arcs Polar, Access the “Relative” Position Option, Create Arc Polar, Create Circles Tangent to 2 Entities, Trim 3 entity option, Create Fillets. 07:10 min
08/11/2009
 
3502b-13 2nd Sketcher Project Part 2 Create Circles Center Point, Create Arcs Polar, Access the “Relative” Position Option, Create Arc Polar, Create Circles Tangent to 2 Entities, Trim 3 entity option, Create Fillets. 06:47 min
08/11/2009
 
3503 2D Sketcher Project 3 Create Lines Polar, Create Arcs Polar Start/End Angle, Fast Point Access, Create Fillets with preview and trim, Select entities to Rotate, X-form Rotate, Trim 2 entities, Create Arcs Tangent to 3 entities, Create Circle at the Center of an Arc. 10:26 min
07/06/2007
 
3504 2D Sketcher Project 4 Create Circles Center Point, Create Arcs Polar, Access the “Relative” Position Option, Create Arc Polar, Create Circles Tangent to 2 Entities, Trim 3 entity option, Create Fillets. 10:01 min
07/06/2007
 
3505 2D Sketcher Project 5 - Part 1 Create Line Polar. Create Line Horizontal. Create Line Vertical. Create Circle Center Point. Access "Relative" Location Option. Smart Dimension. 07:30 min
07/06/2007
 
3506 2D Sketcher Project 5 - Part 2 Create Line Tangent at an Angle. Create Line Parallel. X-Form Mirror. Create Arc Polar. Trim 3 Entities. Create Arc Tangent to 3 Entities. Create Circle Edge Point. Create Fillets. 07:05 min
07/06/2007
 
3506b 2D Sketcher Project 6 Create Circle Center Point. Create Arc Polar. Create Line Horizontal, Vertical, Polar, Parallel. Create Arc Polar Tangent. Create Arc 3 Points Tangent. Create Circle Edge Points Tangent. Fillet, Trim, and Delete Tools. 08:12 min
07/06/2007
 

M3DG: Views, Planes and WCS

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
3235 Construction Plane Creating Geometry using Standard Construction Planes. Changing Construction Planes. Changing C Planes and Z Depths in 2D and 3D Modes. 08:48min  
3237 Graphics View Accessing Graphics Views. Hot Keys. Status bar Access. Right Mouse Button. 03:53 min  
3239 Named Views, WCS WCS, Named Views, For Graphics Viewing and for Geometry Construction. 12:18 min
07/06/2007
 
6239e-13 Dynamic Planes Using dynamic plane as a creation method for defining Cplanes, Tplanes, Planes, and WCS. 10:00 min  
3240 Changing The WCS Create a Named View and Set the System WCS to recognize it as "Top". 06:50 min
07/06/2007
 

M3DG: XForm / Transform Function

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
3335a Translate X-Form Translate function, Geometry Selection, Move, Copy, or Join, Number of copies, Distance and Direction, Between Points, Polar Coordinates, Preview Option, Fit to screen. 05:28 min  
3335b Translate Project Function Project Geometry on to a Plane or Surface. 04:13 min  
3335c-13 X-Form Dynamic Ability to translate and rotate geometry in a single easy to use, heads-up, hands-on function. 09:15 min  
3337 Mirror X-Form Mirror functions, Geometry Selection, X-Form Mirror Dialog Box, Inputting Values for Distance and Direction, Selecting Geometry for Distance and Direction. 03:10 min  
3339 X-Form Rotate X-Form Rotate functions, Geometry Selection, X-Form Rotate Dialog Box, Number of Copies, Selecting the Point of Rotation, Angular Value of the Rotation Interval, Rotate vs. Translate Options, Direction of Rotation, Remove / Restore Copies. 03:52 min  
3340a-13 X-Form Translate 3D Standard Translate between standard views, Geometry Selection, X-Form Translate 3D Dialog Box, Source View, Source reference point, Destination View, Destination reference point. 06:53 min  
4202-13 X-Form Drag Xform Drag, Move, Copy, Rotate, Align. 04:56 min  
4202b-13 X-Form Solids X-Form Translate Solids. Move unselected Geometry or Create New Geometry at New Location. XForm 02:11 min  
3507 X-Form Translate Project X-Form Translate Application, Geometry Selection, Move, Copy, or Join, Distance and Direction, Use New Attributes, Clear Colors, Apply vs. OK. 04:06 min  

M3DG: Beginning Solids / Primitives

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
3348 Intro to Solids Accessing the solids manager, association between wireframe and solids, organizing entities. Using Extrude to create a body, cut a body and editing parameters. 13:06 min
10/11/2005
 
3348a 3D Primitives Basics Primitive Types. Surface / Solids Option. Creating a Cylinder Primitive. Selecting a Base Point. Radius, Height, Sweep. Orient about an Axis, 2 Points, or a Line. Edit Attribute Control Fields. 07:19 min
10/18/2005
 
3348b Creating Primitive Shapes More Primitive Types, Solids/Surfaces Option. Block, Cone, Sphere and Torus Shapes. Selecting a Base Point, Entering and Editing Attribute Fields. 09:35 min
10/21/2005
 
3348c Solid Primitives Project Solid Project Using Only Primitive Solid Shapes. 13:06 min
11/03/2005
 
3348d Surface/Solids Shading Covers shortcut key access (alt-s), changing colors of shaded models, Mouse Dynamic mode, translucent models, ambient light, chordal height settings, Radial Display Curve Angle. 07:34 min
12/06/2005
 

M3DG: Solid Modeling

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
3348e Solid Extrude Function - part 1 Chaining Direction vs. Extrude Direction. Editing and Regenerating Solids. Distance and Draft Options. Direction Options. 02:03 min
11/28/2005
 
3348f Solid Extrude Function - part 2 Re-Select Function. Re-Select Ribbon Bar Options. Vector, Translucent Shading, and Shortcut Keys. 03:28 min
11/28/2005
 
3348g Solid Extrude Thin Wall Option Extrude Boss and Cut Using The Thin Wall Option. Thicken amount and direction options. Combine Operations. 06:39 min
12/13/2005
 
3348h Solid Revolve Create Solids Using the Revolve Function. 04:18 min
12/13/2005
 
3348i Solid Revolve Cut Cut Solids Using the Revolve Function 02:20 min
12/13/2005
 
3348j Solid Sweep Solid Sweep. Geometry required for the operation. 03:31 min
01/09/2006
 
3347j Solid Sweep - Part 2 Using The Solid Sweep Function to Model Threads, Creating a Dimensionally Correct Thread, Create Solid Body, Create Helix, Solid Sweep Cut, Potential Errors When Using Solid Sweep 07:09 min
09/30/2008
 
3348k Solid Draft Faces Draft Solid Faces. Face, Plane, Edge, or Extrude Selection. Draft Angle. Draft Direction. Reference Face / “Hinge Point” Relation. Edit Solid Operations / Regenerate. Propagate Along Tangency. 06:47 min
01/09/2006
 
3348L Solid Shell Function Review of Revolve and Extrude add Boss, Sweep, Fillet and Extrude cut. Accessing the Shell feature. Direction and thickness. Order of operations. 07:38 min
02/13/2008
 
6349 Boolean Remove Function Subtracting One Solid Shape from Another: Accessing the Boolean Remove Feature. Select Target Body / Tool Body. Solid History. Associative Properties. 05:02 min
02/18/2008
 
6233-13 Boolean Add Simplify Multiple Solids. Target Body. Tool Body. Deleting a Boolean Add Operation. Using the results as a Stock source in Verify. 04:47 min  
6350 Solid Find Features Function Create a Basic History for Imported Solids: Accessing the Solids Find Features Function. Find Holes or Fillets. Create Operations. Minimum Maximum Radius. Edit Circle Diameter Through Analyze Entity. Regenerate Solid Model. Detect and Edit Fillets. Combine Operations. 04:43 min
02/18/2008
 
3608 Silhouette Boundary Overview of the Silhouette Boundary C-Hook. 02:16 min
12/22/2005
 
6119 Create Surfaces and Wireframe from a Solid Create Curve All Edges and Surface from Solid, Selecting Solid Faces, Surface “Normals”, Edit, Set Normal, Access Levels Manager 05:09 min  
6231 Solid Layout Overview Basic Overview for creating a Multi-View Layout from a Solid: Accessing the Solid Layout Option. Setting Layout Parameters. Selecting Levels. Resetting Parameters. Alignment. Suppressing Hidden Lines. Adding Dimensions. 04:58 min
09/11/2007
 
6232-15 Remove Solid History Access Remove all Solid History Operations, Benefits of using this utility. 04:23 min  
8350-14 Solid Pattern Create a repeating pattern using an existing solid feature, Circular Pattern, Pattern Source, Full Circle or Angle, Total Sweep, Flip, Remove instance, Reset Instance, Edit Pattern, Rectangular Pattern, Direction 1 and 2, Flip, Distance, Angle. Patterns in different planes, Manual Pattern, Base Position. 06:14 min
11/10/2010
 
8355-14 Solid Face Colors Face vs. Feature, Change color of a solid face or feature, Selection differences between selecting features or faces. 03:04 min
11/10/2010
 

M3DG: Configuration

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
4110 System Configuration Overview Changing, Creating and Available Options in System Configuration 03:58 min  
3650i Chaining Default Options, and Level Descriptor New Options for setting User Defaults for Chaining. Display Level Descriptor on the screen 01:28 min
06/05/2006
 
6225 Setting Up Autosave Accessing Autosave through Settings / Configuration and Pefered parameter settings. 05:36 min
01/08/2007
 
6104 Isometric View / C-Plane Update Access Cad settings page, update Cplane and Tplane, reset Cplane 05:11 min  
6106 Ribbon Bar Modality Access the Ribbon Bar Modality option, selection of Ribon Bar options 02:38 min  

M3DG: Change Recognition

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
6113 Introduction to File Tracking File Tracking Options and Criteria 05:35 min  
6113b File Tracking additional Options Utilizing the Add Folders option within File Tracking to specify additional locations for Mastercam to search for new revisions. 02:45 min
04/02/2007
 
6114 Change Recognition Part 1: Overview of the Change Recognition Feature Access through File Tracking, Change Recognition Interface, Color Codes: Up-to-Date, Dirty, and Affected, Geometry Display Options, Override Geometry Colors. 05:37 min  
6115 Change Recognition Part 2: Applying the Change Recognition Feature Selecting Operations, Geometry Display Options, Edit Geometry, Re-Chaining Geometry, Regenerating Operations, Final Geometry Cleanup, Operations Manager Display Options, Only Display Associative Geometry, Blank and Un-Blank Screen Option. 07:02 min  
6109 Change Recognition: Applying Change Recognition to a Solid Model Targeting a Specific File, Evaluating Changes between CAD Files, Reselecting Solid Drive “Surfaces”, Regenerating Updated Toolpaths, “Cleaning Up” Excess Geometry, Saving The Updated File 04:50 min
07/06/2007
 
6109b Change Recognition Orientation Options Covers the orientation/re-positioning options available within Change Recognition which allow you to re-position your incoming file with a variety of different methods to ensure a successful Change Recognition. 09:05 min
04/02/2007
 

M3DG: Mill / Turning

Segment Description Time/Rev Date  
8630-14 Verisurf Utilities Verisurf Custom Toolbar, Hole Axis, Planes by “Normal” 03:01 min
08/11/2011
 

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No, a subscription to our Certification Program allows students access only to the Certification Program channel and required videos. We do offer a discounted subscription to existing Certification Program students to purchase an additional subscription to the regular Streamingteacher courseware - there will be a link to purchase this discounted courseware once you login to your Certification Program subscription.
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13. Will there be other Streamingteacher Certification Programs?
Yes, Streamingteacher will be adding: Advanced Mill, Lathe and Multi Axis Certification in the near future.
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14. Is there Testing involved in the Certification Program?
Yes, you will be tested and graded according to your performance on an established curve by a Certified Mastercam Instructor.
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15. What if I don't pass the course?
Like all college classes if you do not pass the course and still desire to obtain the credits or certificate you will be required to re-take the entire class.
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16. Can I change my regular Industrial Courseware subscription over to the Certification Program?
No, our Certification Program has been created in cooperation with Clackamas Community College so we are unable to transfer subscriptions between the courseware's.
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17. Can I pay for my subscription in Payments?
No, we do not currently offer a payment plan for the Certification class. However, we do offer a variety of payment options with our Industrial Courseware.
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18. How can I pay for my subscription?
We accept most major credit cards - Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover. You can also pay by electronic check or credit card thru PayPal.
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19. Do you accept Grants and Vouchers for payment?
Yes, we will accept certain grants and vouchers for our Streamingteacher Certification Courseware. To see if your grant or voucher is accepted please call Clackamas Community College at (503) 657-6958 x2062 or email debym@clackamas.edu and tell them you are interested in the Streamingteacher Certification for Mastercam Online Classes.
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20. If I buy subscriptions for multiple users and one of them is never assigned, can I have that subscription added to the end of one of the other subscriptions?
No, we offer discounted pricing for multiple users at the time of purchase. We are unable to combine multiple subscriptions into one subscription
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21. Is there a multi-user discount for the Certification class?
No, although you can purchase more than one subscription at a time there is only one price for the Certification class and no discount for a multiple user purchase.Back to Top
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22. Do you offer a discount to re-subscribe with the Certification class?
No, but we do offer a $50 discount towards the purchase of our Industrial Courseware.
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23. I need more time to complete my Certification Class what do I do?
Contact your instructor, or call Streamingteacher at (503) 653-5260 to discuss your options. Back to Top
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24. What is Moodle?
Moodle is a Web-based course-management system designed to allow students and faculty to participate in classes delivered online or use online materials and activities to complement online teaching. Moodle enables instructors to provide students with course materials, online quizzes, an academic resource center, and more.
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25. How will I get my Moodle Log-in information?
You will be emailed a "User name" and "Password" within 72 hours of subscribing to the Certification Class. We do our best to use the same log-in information you used for your Streamingteacher access.Q: Can I start the class before I get my Moodle log-in?A: Yes, we have set up the Certification class so you can start right away.
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26. What college is affiliated with the Streamingteacher Certification for Mastercam program?
The Streamingteacher Certification for Mastercam program is done in collaboration with Clackamas Community College located in Oregon City, Oregon.
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27. Can I get college credits through the Streamingteacher Online Certification Program?
Yes, this program is in partnership with Clackamas Community College and offers accredited college credits.
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28. Are the credits offered by an accredited college?
Yes, Clackamas Community College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).
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Date Lesson Segment Title Revision Details
August 6, 2013, 12:00 am Transform Toolpaths 8422-14 Transform Toolpath 1 Updated existing video - replaced in X5, X6 and X7
April 29, 2013, 12:00 am Introduction to Multi-Axis 6850-15 Intro to Multi Axis - Part 1 New video segment added.
April 29, 2013, 12:00 am Introduction to Multi-Axis 6855-15 Intro to Multi Axis - Part 2 New video segment added.
April 29, 2013, 12:00 am Introduction to Multi-Axis 6860-15 Intro to Multi Axis - Part 3 New video segment added.
April 29, 2013, 12:00 am Introduction to Multi-Axis 6865-15 Intro to Multi Axis - Part 4 New video segment added.
April 15, 2013, 12:00 am Introduction 6100A-16 How to use Streamingteacher Added new video segment.
February 9, 2013, 12:00 am 2D HST (High Speed Toolpaths) 6705-15 Lead In / Out Parameters Peel Mill Added new video segment.
May 30, 2012, 12:00 am Mill/Turn: Projects 8785-15 Mill/Turn Project - Part 7 Added new video
May 29, 2012, 12:00 am Mill/Turn: Projects 8775-15 Mill/Turn Project - Part 5 Added new video
May 29, 2012, 12:00 am Mill/Turn: Projects 8780-15 Mill/Turn Project - Part 6 Added new video
April 24, 2012, 12:00 am Introduction 4001b-15 Home Learning Edition Open and Save Files Added updated video
April 24, 2012, 12:00 am Introduction 4001-15 X6 HLE Download & Instructions Mastercam X6 HLE software added for download.
April 4, 2012, 12:00 am Mill/Turn: Projects 8755-15 Mill Turn Project - Part 1 Added new video
April 4, 2012, 12:00 am Mill/Turn: Projects 8760-15 Mill Turn Project - Part 2 Added new video
April 4, 2012, 12:00 am Mill/Turn: Projects 8765-15 Mill Turn Project - Part 3 Added new video
April 4, 2012, 12:00 am Mill/Turn: Projects 8770-15 Mill Turn Project - Part 4 Added new video
February 27, 2012, 12:00 am Mill/Turn: Sub-spindle / Part Transfers 8720-15 Part Transfer Added new video
February 27, 2012, 12:00 am Mill/Turn: Sub-spindle / Part Transfers 8727-15 Pickoff / Cutoff 2 Added new video
February 8, 2012, 12:00 am 3D HST (High Speed Toolpaths) 6661-15 3D hybrid Filler Pass with preserve Added new video segment.
February 8, 2012, 12:00 am 2D HST (High Speed Toolpaths) 6710-15 2D HST Region Chaining Added new video segment.
February 8, 2012, 12:00 am 2D HST (High Speed Toolpaths) 6715-15 2D HST Zig Zag Added new video segment.
January 19, 2012, 12:00 am What's New in X6 6667a-15 Opti Area Part 1 Added new video segment.
January 18, 2012, 12:00 am Interface 4003-15 File Open, Save and Save Some dialog boxes Added new video segment.
January 18, 2012, 12:00 am Interface 4003b-15 File Open Close Difference XP vs Vista and Up Added new video segment.
January 18, 2012, 12:00 am 3D HST (High Speed Toolpaths) 6664a-15 Opti Core Part 1 Added new video segment.
January 18, 2012, 12:00 am 3D HST (High Speed Toolpaths) 6669a-15 Opti Rest Part 1 Added new video segment.
January 18, 2012, 12:00 am 3D HST (High Speed Toolpaths) 6669b-15 Opti Rest Part 2 Added new video segment.
January 18, 2012, 12:00 am What's New in X6 6675-15 Stock Model Part 1 Added new video segment.
January 18, 2012, 12:00 am Toolpath Management 6680-15 Stock Model Part 2 Added new video segment.
January 15, 2012, 12:00 am What's New in X6 6664b-15 Opti Core Part 2 Added new video segment.
October 31, 2011, 12:00 am 3D HST (High Speed Toolpaths) 3632-15 Introduction to HST Machining - Project 1 New video segment added.
October 31, 2011, 12:00 am 3D HST (High Speed Toolpaths) 3634-15 Core Roughing Added new video segment.
October 31, 2011, 12:00 am 3D HST (High Speed Toolpaths) 3635-15 Area Clearance Added new video segment.
October 31, 2011, 12:00 am 3D HST (High Speed Toolpaths) 3638-15 Horizontal Finish Added new video segment.
October 31, 2011, 12:00 am 3D HST (High Speed Toolpaths) 3639-15 Waterline Added new video segment.
October 31, 2011, 12:00 am 2D HST (High Speed Toolpaths) 4060-15 2D HST Peel Mill - Part 1 Added new video segment.
October 31, 2011, 12:00 am 2D HST (High Speed Toolpaths) 4061-15 2D HST Peel Mill - Part 2 Added new video segment.
October 31, 2011, 12:00 am 2D HST (High Speed Toolpaths) 4062-15 2D HST Blend Mill New video segment added.
October 31, 2011, 12:00 am 3D HST (High Speed Toolpaths) 6660-15 Hybrid New video segment added.
October 17, 2011, 12:00 am What's New in X6 4002a-15 Download the What's New in X6 .pdf Added "What's new in X6" .pdf download.
August 23, 2011, 12:00 am Mill/Turn: Drilling 8670-14 Drilling - Face Drill New video for X5 Added
August 23, 2011, 12:00 am Mill/Turn: C Axis Toolpaths 8680-14 C Axis Face Contour New video for X5 Added
August 23, 2011, 12:00 am Mill/Turn: C Axis Toolpaths 8685-14 C Axis Cross Contour New video for X5 Added
August 23, 2011, 12:00 am Mill/Turn: C Axis Toolpaths 8690-14 C Axis Contour New video for X5 Added
August 23, 2011, 12:00 am Mill/Turn: C Axis Toolpaths 8695-14 C Axis Contour Window Tubing Demonstration New video for X5 Added
August 23, 2011, 12:00 am Mill/Turn: C Axis Toolpaths 8700-14 Roll Die C-Hook New video for X5 Added
August 23, 2011, 12:00 am Mill/Turn: Sub-spindle / Part Transfers 8715-14 Tool Setup for turning and milling New video for X5 Added
August 23, 2011, 12:00 am Mill/Turn: Sub-spindle / Part Transfers 8730-14 Sub-Spindle Plane Setup New video for X5 Added
August 23, 2011, 12:00 am Mill/Turn: Sub-spindle / Part Transfers 8735-14 Sub-Spindle Turning New video for X5 Added
August 23, 2011, 12:00 am Mill/Turn: C Axis Toolpaths 8705-14 C Axis Drill New video for X5 Added
August 11, 2011, 12:00 am Mill/Turn: Work Environment 8605-14 Mill Turn Configuration and Toolbars New video for X5 Added
August 11, 2011, 12:00 am Mill/Turn: Work Environment 8610-14 Full machine coordinate system New video for X5 Added
August 11, 2011, 12:00 am Mill/Turn: Turning 8615-14 Turn set up New video for X5 Added
August 11, 2011, 12:00 am Mill/Turn: Turning 8620-14 C-View Utility New video for X5 Added
August 11, 2011, 12:00 am Mill/Turn: Turning 8625-14 Basic C-View Exercise New video for X5 Added
August 11, 2011, 12:00 am Mill/Turn: Turning 8630-14 Verisurf Utilities New video for X5 Added
August 11, 2011, 12:00 am Mill/Turn: Turning 8635-14 Initial Turning New video for X5 Added
August 11, 2011, 12:00 am Mill/Turn: Cross Milling / Drilling 8640-14 Milling - Cross 1 New video for X5 Added
August 11, 2011, 12:00 am Mill/Turn: Cross Milling / Drilling 8645-14 Milling - Cross 2 New video for X5 Added
August 11, 2011, 12:00 am Mill/Turn: Cross Milling / Drilling 8650-14 Milling - Cross 3 New video for X5 Added
August 11, 2011, 12:00 am Mill/Turn: Milling Face 8655-14 Milling - Face 1 (views and face contour) New video for X5 Added
August 11, 2011, 12:00 am Mill/Turn: Milling Face 8660-14 Milling - Face 2 (face pocket/dynamic) New video for X5 Added
March 1, 2011, 12:00 am 3D HST (High Speed Toolpaths) 8360-14 High Efficiency Machining - HEM Option New video for X5 Added
March 1, 2011, 12:00 am Lathe Toolpaths 8520-14 Plunge Turn Toolpaths - Part 1 New video for X5 Added
March 1, 2011, 12:00 am Lathe Toolpaths 8530-14 Plunge Turn Toolpaths - Part 2 New video for X5 Added
December 29, 2010, 12:00 am Transform Toolpaths 8422-14 Transform Toolpath 1 Updated video for X5
December 29, 2010, 12:00 am Transform Toolpaths 8423-14 Transform Toolpath 2 Updated video for X5
December 29, 2010, 12:00 am Transform Toolpaths 8424-14 Transform Toolpath 3 Updated video for X5
November 10, 2010, 12:00 am 3D HST (High Speed Toolpaths) 3633-14 Introduction to HST Machining - Project 2 Updated video for X5
November 10, 2010, 12:00 am 8200-14 Machine Simulation Overview - Part 1 New video for X5 Added
November 10, 2010, 12:00 am 8205-14 Machine Simulation Overview - Part 2 New video for X5 Added
November 10, 2010, 12:00 am 8210-14 Machine Simulation - Backplotter New video for X5 Added
November 10, 2010, 12:00 am 8215-14 Machine Simulation - Verify New video for X5 Added
November 10, 2010, 12:00 am 8220-14 Machine Simulation - Layout New video for X5 Added
November 10, 2010, 12:00 am 8225-14 Machine Simulation - Move List New video for X5 Added
November 10, 2010, 12:00 am 8230-14 Machine Simulation - Collision New video for X5 Added
November 10, 2010, 12:00 am 8235-14 Machine Simulation - Component Collision New video for X5 Added
November 10, 2010, 12:00 am 8240-14 Machine Simulation - STL Compare New video for X5 Added
November 10, 2010, 12:00 am 8245-14 Machine Simulation - Fixture Collision New video for X5 Added
November 10, 2010, 12:00 am Advanced Interface 8330-14 Analyze Draft New video for X5 Added
November 10, 2010, 12:00 am Advanced Interface 8335-14 Analyze Curvature New video for X5 Added
November 10, 2010, 12:00 am Solid Modeling 8350-14 Solid Pattern New video for X5 Added
November 10, 2010, 12:00 am Solid Modeling 8355-14 Solid Face Colors New video for X5 Added
November 10, 2010, 12:00 am 2D HST (High Speed Toolpaths) 8470-14 2D HST Dynamic Rest Mill New video for X5 Added
November 10, 2010, 12:00 am 2D HST (High Speed Toolpaths) 8480-14 2D HST Dynamic Contour Mill New video for X5 Added
November 10, 2010, 12:00 am 2D HST (High Speed Toolpaths) 8485-14 Dynamic Entry New video for X5 Added
November 10, 2010, 12:00 am Introduction 8320-14 Mastercam Install Process New video for X5 Added
November 10, 2010, 12:00 am Introduction 8325-14 Mastercam Install Migration New video for X5 Added
August 2, 2010, 12:00 am 3D HST (High Speed Toolpaths) 3633-14 Introduction to HST Machining - Project 2 Added new video segment.
November 3, 2009, 12:00 am Introduction to Toolpaths 3407b-13b Lock Speed and Feed Settings New video added.
November 3, 2009, 12:00 am Introduction to Toolpaths 3512c-13b Stock shading and Display Options New video added.
November 3, 2009, 12:00 am Introduction 4001c-13 Home Learning Edition Limitations New video added.
October 30, 2009, 12:00 am Geometry Selection Methods 3227f-13b Chaining Multiple Features New video added.
October 30, 2009, 12:00 am Geometry Selection Methods 4227f-13b Chain Feature Recognition New video added.
October 29, 2009, 12:00 am Geometry Selection Methods 3227c-13b Chaining - Unselect All Option New video added.
October 29, 2009, 12:00 am Interface 6107b-13b Root vs. Immediate Mode Function New video added.
September 2, 2009, 12:00 am 7025-13 Graphics Tips New video added.
August 31, 2009, 12:00 am What's New in X4 4057-13 2D HST Chaining Tips New video added.
August 31, 2009, 12:00 am 7005-13 System Preparation before Installing Mastercam New video added.
August 18, 2009, 12:00 am Toolpath Management 3660-13 Multi Threading (For Multi Core Processors) New video added.
August 14, 2009, 12:00 am 3D HST (High Speed Toolpaths) 3655-13 Arc Filter / Tolerance Interface for X4 and Later New video added.
August 14, 2009, 12:00 am 3D HST (High Speed Toolpaths) 3656-13 Toolpath Refinement / Smoothing New video added.
August 14, 2009, 12:00 am 3D HST (High Speed Toolpaths) 3657-13 Setting Refine Toolpath Defaults New video added.
August 12, 2009, 12:00 am 3D HST (High Speed Toolpaths) 3654-13 Arc Filter Tolerance Interface Differences New video added.
August 11, 2009, 12:00 am Sketcher Projects 3502a-13 2nd Sketcher Project Part 1 New video added.
August 11, 2009, 12:00 am Sketcher Projects 3502b-13 2nd Sketcher Project Part 2 New video added.
August 10, 2009, 12:00 am Points, Lines and Rectangles 3300-13 Auto Cursor Power Keys Setting New video added.
August 10, 2009, 12:00 am Sketcher Projects 3501a-13 1st Sketcher Project Part 1 New video added.
August 10, 2009, 12:00 am Sketcher Projects 3501b-13 1st Sketcher Project Part 2 New video added.
July 2, 2009, 12:00 am Drill Toolpaths 3417d-13 Drill Operations and G Code Output New video added.
July 2, 2009, 12:00 am FBM Mill / Drill 4080a-13 FBM Mill Optimization Part 1 New video added.
July 2, 2009, 12:00 am FBM Mill / Drill 4080b-13 FBM Mill Optimization Part 2 New video added.
December 17, 2008, 12:00 am FBM Mill / Drill 4070 FBM Mill Introduction Added 2 new downloads
November 24, 2008, 12:00 am Workshop Video Series ws1014a Part 1 - MD, CD and Post Workshop; Overview New video added
November 24, 2008, 12:00 am Workshop Video Series ws1014b Part 2 - MD, CD and Post Workshop; Common MD Changes New video added
November 24, 2008, 12:00 am Workshop Video Series ws1014c Part 3 - MD, CD and Post Workshop; Common MD Changes Continued New video added
November 24, 2008, 12:00 am Workshop Video Series ws1014d Part 4 - MD, CD and Post Workshop; Common CD Changes New video added
November 24, 2008, 12:00 am Workshop Video Series ws1014e Part 5 - MD, CD and Post Workshop; Common CD Changes Continued New video added
November 24, 2008, 12:00 am Workshop Video Series ws1014f Part 6 - MD, CD and Post Workshop; Operation Defaults New video added
October 2, 2008, 12:00 am Introduction 6100C Mastercam Getting Started Project - Part 1 New Segment Added
October 2, 2008, 12:00 am Introduction 6100C Mastercam Getting Started Project - Part 1 New video added
September 30, 2008, 12:00 am Solid Modeling 3347j Solid Sweep - Part 2 New Segment Added
September 30, 2008, 12:00 am Solid Modeling 3347j Solid Sweep - Part 2 New video added.
September 22, 2008, 12:00 am Nesting and ATP 6500 Router: Geometry Nesting - #1 Segment Added to Courseware.
September 22, 2008, 12:00 am Nesting and ATP 6501 Router: Geometry Nesting - #2 Segment Added to Courseware.
September 22, 2008, 12:00 am Nesting and ATP 6502 Router: Geometry Nesting - #3 Segment Added to Courseware.
September 22, 2008, 12:00 am Router, Nesting and ATP 6503b Router: Toolpath Nesting Segment Added to Courseware.
September 22, 2008, 12:00 am Router, Nesting and ATP 6504 Router: Aggregate Heads Segment Added to Courseware.
September 22, 2008, 12:00 am Router, Nesting and ATP 6505 Router: Block Drilling Segment Added to Courseware.
September 22, 2008, 12:00 am Router, Nesting and ATP 6506 Router: Engraving Segment Added to Courseware.
September 9, 2008, 12:00 am Fillets, Chamfers and Splines 3650l Modify Spline function New Segment Added.
July 16, 2008, 12:00 am Geometry Selection Methods 3227a Chaining Basics Old Segment edited.
April 29, 2008, 12:00 am Toolpath Management 6240f Creating a Custom Tool Library New Segment Added
April 28, 2008, 12:00 am Toolpath Management 6240d Posting Multiple NC Programs Part1 New Segment Added
April 28, 2008, 12:00 am Toolpath Management 6240e Posting Multiple NC Programs Part2 New Segment Added
April 28, 2008, 12:00 am Importing - Exporting CAD 6220 Zip 2 Go New Segment Added
February 26, 2008, 12:00 am Toolpath Management 6408 Verify Save File New Segment Added
February 18, 2008, 12:00 am Solid Modeling 6349 Boolean Remove Function New Segment Added
February 18, 2008, 12:00 am Solid Modeling 6350 Solid Find Features Function New Segment Added
February 13, 2008, 12:00 am Solid Modeling 3348L Solid Shell Function New Segment Added
January 29, 2008, 12:00 am Drafting Features 6230 Creating Drafting Notes New Segment Added
January 29, 2008, 12:00 am Trim / Break Polygons, Bounding Box, and Letters 6325 Create Letters New Segment Added
December 14, 2007, 12:00 am Views, Planes and WCS 6240b Change WCS for Toolpaths - Part 1 New Segment & Download Added
December 14, 2007, 12:00 am Views, Planes and WCS 6240c Change WCS for Toolpaths - Part 2 New Segment Added
December 12, 2007, 12:00 am Views, Planes and WCS 6239c Multiple Named Views/Planes for Toolpaths Part 1 New Segment & Download Added
December 12, 2007, 12:00 am Views, Planes and WCS 6239d Multiple Named Views/Planes for Toolpaths Part 2 New Segment Added
December 3, 2007, 12:00 am Router, Nesting and ATP 6503b Router: Toolpath Nesting New Segment Added
December 3, 2007, 12:00 am Router, Nesting and ATP 6504 Router: Aggregate Heads New Segment Added
December 3, 2007, 12:00 am Router, Nesting and ATP 6505 Router: Block Drilling New Segment Added
December 3, 2007, 12:00 am Router, Nesting and ATP 6506 Router: Engraving New Segment Added
September 25, 2007, 12:00 am MR2 Updates 6713 Machine Definition List New Topic - New Segment Added
September 11, 2007, 12:00 am Advanced Interface 6231 Solid Layout Overview New Segment Added
September 10, 2007, 12:00 am Advanced Interface 6228 Drafting Smart Dimensions New Segment Added
September 10, 2007, 12:00 am Advanced Interface 6229 Drafting Standard Dimensions New Segment Added
September 7, 2007, 12:00 am Create Arcs 6317e Arc Tangent 2 entities and a Point New Segment Added
September 7, 2007, 12:00 am Create Arcs 6317g Create Arc Tangent New Segment Added
August 6, 2007, 12:00 am MR2 Updates 6704 Interrupt Mode Added new video segment.
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Importing Exporting Toolpaths 3425b Export Operations Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Importing Exporting Toolpaths 3425c Import Operations Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Change Recognition 6109 Change Recognition: Applying Change Recognition to a Solid Model Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Nesting and ATP 6500 Router: Geometry Nesting - #1 New Topic and Segment Added
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Nesting and ATP 6501 Router: Geometry Nesting - #2 New Topic and Segment Added
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Nesting and ATP 6502 Router: Geometry Nesting - #3 New Topic and Segment Added
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Interface 6107 MRU Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Interface 3201 Menus / Interface Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Interface 3203 Toolbars Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Interface 3207 Mouse Actions Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Entering Coordinates 3215 Auto Cursor / Auto Highlight Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Entering Coordinates 3650a Fastpoint Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Geometry Selection Methods 3227a Chaining Basics Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Geometry Selection Methods 3227b Chain Selection Problems Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Geometry Selection Methods 3223 Pre-Selection Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Geometry Selection Methods 6226 Quick Mask Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Advanced Interface 3303 Colors, Line Style and Width Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Advanced Interface 3305 Attributes Manager Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Advanced Interface 3307 Groups / Result Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Advanced Interface 3308 Blank / Un-Blank, Hide / Un-Hide Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am M3DG: Importing - Exporting CAD 3306 File Merge / Pattern Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Geometry Basics 6110 Introduction to Geometry Creation - Example #1 Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Geometry Basics 3309 2D / 3D Mode Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Geometry Basics 3318 Relative Positioning Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Points, Lines and Rectangles 3321 Point Function Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Points, Lines and Rectangles 3315 Line Function Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Create Arcs 3317 Arc Tool Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Create Arcs 3317b Arc Polar Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Create Arcs 3317c Create Circle Edge Point Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Create Arcs 3317d Create Arc Endpoint Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Create Arcs 3317e Create Arc 3 Points Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Create Arcs 3317f Create Arc Polar Endpoints Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Create Arcs 3322 Create Bolt Hole Circles Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Trim / Break Polygons and Bounding Box 3323b Create Bounding Box 2D / 3D Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Trim / Break Polygons and Bounding Box 3324 Create Polygon / Ellipse Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Sketcher Projects 3503 2D Sketcher Project 3 Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Sketcher Projects 3504 2D Sketcher Project 4 Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Sketcher Projects 3505 2D Sketcher Project 5 - Part 1 Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Sketcher Projects 3506 2D Sketcher Project 5 - Part 2 Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Sketcher Projects 3506b 2D Sketcher Project 6 Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Views, Planes and WCS 3239 Named Views, WCS Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Views, Planes and WCS 3240 Changing The WCS Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Introduction to Toolpaths 3401 Operations Manager Overview Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Introduction to Toolpaths 3650g Toolpath Manager Display Settings Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Toolpath Management 3408b Backplot Options Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Toolpath Management 3650f Backplot Tool Display Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Toolpath Management 6112 Restrict Drawing for backplot Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Toolpath Management 3408c Verify Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Toolpath Management 3650m STL Compare Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Toolpath Management 3650h User Defined Speeds / Feeds Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Toolpath Management 3607 Toolpath Editor Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Toolpath Management 3650e Name NC Files Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Geometry Basics 6111 Introduction to Geometry Creation - Example #2 Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Interface 6105 Tooltips and Learning Mode Prompts. Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Introduction to Toolpaths 6222 Machine Control Definitions Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am Advanced Interface 6227 Basic Analyze Functions Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am MR1 Updates 6241 Viewsheets Segment added to new Topic
July 6, 2007, 12:00 am MR1 Updates 6316b Line Tangent To a Point Segment added to new Topic
April 6, 2007, 12:00 am Intro to Lathe Toolpaths 6807 Tool Definition New Segment Added.
April 3, 2007, 12:00 am Intro to Lathe Toolpaths 6803 Stock Definition and Chuck Definition New Segment Added.
April 3, 2007, 12:00 am Intro to Lathe Toolpaths 6805 Stock Update / Stock preview, tracking remaining stock , red arrow New Segment Added.
April 3, 2007, 12:00 am Lathe Toolpaths 6809 Lathe Project - Face New Segment Added.
April 3, 2007, 12:00 am Lathe Toolpaths 6809b Lathe Project - Rough New Segment Added.
April 3, 2007, 12:00 am Lathe Toolpaths 6809c Lathe Project - Finish New Segment Added.
April 3, 2007, 12:00 am Lathe Toolpaths 6809d Lathe Project - Drill New Segment Added.
April 3, 2007, 12:00 am Lathe Toolpaths 6809e Lathe Project - Rough Bore New Segment Added.
April 3, 2007, 12:00 am Intro to Lathe Toolpaths 6802 Lathe Coordinate System New Segment Added.
April 3, 2007, 12:00 am Intro to Lathe Toolpaths 6802b Lathe Coordinate System Supplemental New Segment Added.
April 3, 2007, 12:00 am Lathe Groove & Thread Toolpaths 6813 Lathe Toolpath Thread Basics New Segment Added.
April 3, 2007, 12:00 am Lathe Groove & Thread Toolpaths 6813b Lathe Thread Shape Parameters New Segment Added.
April 3, 2007, 12:00 am Lathe Groove & Thread Toolpaths 6813c Lathe Thread NC Code Output New Segment Added.
April 3, 2007, 12:00 am Lathe Misc. Operations 6815 Stock Flip Part 1 - Basics New Segment Added.
April 3, 2007, 12:00 am Lathe Misc. Operations 6815b Stock Flip Part 2 - OD to ID Flip New Segment Added.
April 3, 2007, 12:00 am Lathe Toolpaths 6809f Lathe Project - Finish Bore New Segment Added.
April 3, 2007, 12:00 am Lathe Toolpaths 6809g Lathe Project - Cutoff New Segment Added.
April 3, 2007, 12:00 am Lathe Groove & Thread Toolpaths 6812 Lathe Toolpath Groove - Part 1 New Segment Added.
April 3, 2007, 12:00 am Lathe Groove & Thread Toolpaths 6812b Lathe Toolpath Groove - Part 2 New Segment Added.
April 3, 2007, 12:00 am Intro to Lathe Toolpaths 6804 Lathe common toolpath parameters - Part 1 New Segment Added.
April 3, 2007, 12:00 am Intro to Lathe Toolpaths 6804b Lathe common toolpath parameters - Part 2 New Segment Added.
April 2, 2007, 12:00 am MR1 Updates 6241 Viewsheets New Segment Added.
April 2, 2007, 12:00 am MR1 Updates 6316b Line Tangent To a Point New Segment Added.
April 2, 2007, 12:00 am MR1 Updates 6618 HST Tool Holder Definition and clearance New Segment Added.
April 2, 2007, 12:00 am MR1 Updates 6109b Change Recognition Orientation Options New Segment Added.
April 2, 2007, 12:00 am MR1 Updates 6113b File Tracking additional Options New Segment Added.
January 29, 2007, 12:00 am Geometry Selection Methods 6226 Quick Mask Changes made to current video.
January 8, 2007, 12:00 am Introduction to Toolpaths 6222 Machine Control Definitions New Segment Added.
January 8, 2007, 12:00 am Configuration 6225 Setting Up Autosave New Segment Added.
January 8, 2007, 12:00 am Advanced Interface 6227 Basic Analyze Functions New Segment Added.
November 1, 2006, 12:00 am 3D HST (High Speed Toolpaths) 6656 Controlling Toolpath Boundaries New Segment Added.
June 16, 2006, 12:00 am Points, Lines and Rectangles 3323 Rectangle / Rectangular Shapes Added new video segment.
June 5, 2006, 12:00 am Configuration 3650i Chaining Default Options, and Level Descriptor New Segment Added.
June 5, 2006, 12:00 am Fillets, Chamfers and Splines 3650l Modify Spline function New Segment Added.
May 23, 2006, 12:00 am Toolpath Management 3650m STL Compare New Segment Added.
May 18, 2006, 12:00 am Entering Coordinates 3650a Fastpoint New Segment Added.
May 18, 2006, 12:00 am Entering Coordinates 3650b Power Keys New Segment Added.
May 18, 2006, 12:00 am Toolpath Management 3650e Name NC Files New Segment Added.
May 18, 2006, 12:00 am Toolpath Management 3650f Backplot Tool Display New Segment Added.
May 18, 2006, 12:00 am Introduction to Toolpaths 3650g Toolpath Manager Display Settings New Segment Added.
May 18, 2006, 12:00 am Toolpath Management 3650h User Defined Speeds / Feeds New Segment Added.
May 18, 2006, 12:00 am 3D HST (High Speed Toolpaths) 3650q HST Stock to Leave on Floors and Walls New Segment Added.
March 17, 2006, 12:00 am Create Arcs 3322 Create Bolt Hole Circles New Segment Added. MCX File Download Added.
March 17, 2006, 12:00 am Importing Exporting Toolpaths 3425b Export Operations New Segment Added. MCX File Download Added.
March 17, 2006, 12:00 am Importing Exporting Toolpaths 3425c Import Operations New Segment Added. MCX File Download Added.
January 9, 2006, 12:00 am Solid Modeling 3348j Solid Sweep New Segment Added.
January 9, 2006, 12:00 am Solid Modeling 3348k Solid Draft Faces New Segment Added.
December 22, 2005, 12:00 am Toolpath Management 3607 Toolpath Editor New Segment Added.
December 22, 2005, 12:00 am Solid Modeling 3608 Silhouette Boundary New Segment Added.
December 13, 2005, 12:00 am Solid Modeling 3348g Solid Extrude Thin Wall Option New Segment Added.
December 13, 2005, 12:00 am Solid Modeling 3348h Solid Revolve New Segment Added.
December 13, 2005, 12:00 am Solid Modeling 3348i Solid Revolve Cut New Segment Added.
December 6, 2005, 12:00 am Beginning Solids / Primitives 3348d Surface/Solids Shading New Segment Added.
November 28, 2005, 12:00 am Solid Modeling 3348e Solid Extrude Function - part 1 Segment 3348f Revised And Split Into Two Video Segments.
November 28, 2005, 12:00 am Solid Modeling 3348f Solid Extrude Function - part 2 Segment 3348f Revised And Split Into Two Video Segments.
November 14, 2005, 12:00 am Solid Modeling 3348e Solid Extrude Function - part 1 New Video Segment Added.
November 3, 2005, 12:00 am Beginning Solids / Primitives 3348c Solid Primitives Project New Video Segment Added. ZIP File Download Added (Includes MCX & PDF Files).
October 31, 2005, 12:00 am Views, Planes and WCS 3239 Named Views, WCS Video Segment Modified.
October 21, 2005, 12:00 am Beginning Solids / Primitives 3348b Creating Primitive Shapes New Video Segment Added.
October 18, 2005, 12:00 am Beginning Solids / Primitives 3348a 3D Primitives Basics New Video Segment Added.
October 11, 2005, 12:00 am Fillets, Chamfers and Splines 3326 Converting Splines to Arcs New Video Segment Added.
October 11, 2005, 12:00 am Beginning Solids / Primitives 3348 Intro to Solids New Video Segment Added.
September 16, 2005, 12:00 am Views, Planes and WCS 3240 Changing The WCS New Video Segment Added.
September 8, 2005, 12:00 am Views, Planes and WCS 3239 Named Views, WCS New Video Segment Added.
September 8, 2005, 12:00 am Advanced Interface 3308 Blank / Un-Blank, Hide / Un-Hide New Video Segment Added.
September 1, 2005, 12:00 am M3DG: Importing - Exporting CAD 3306 File Merge / Pattern New Video Segment Added.
September 1, 2005, 12:00 am Advanced Interface 3307 Groups / Result New Video Segment Added.
August 26, 2005, 12:00 am Create Arcs 3317f Create Arc Polar Endpoints New Video Segment Added.
August 17, 2005, 12:00 am Sketcher Projects 3506b 2D Sketcher Project 6 New Video Segment Added. PDF File Download Added.
August 16, 2005, 12:00 am Create Arcs 3317e Create Arc 3 Points New Video Segment Added.
August 5, 2005, 12:00 am Create Arcs 3317d Create Arc Endpoint New Video Segment Added.
August 3, 2005, 12:00 am Entering Coordinates 3215 Auto Cursor / Auto Highlight New Video Segment Added.
August 3, 2005, 12:00 am Interface 3217 Status Bar New Video Segment Added.
August 3, 2005, 12:00 am Interface 3241 Undo / Delete Added new video segment.
August 3, 2005, 12:00 am Advanced Interface 3243 Multi-Viewports Added new video segment.
August 3, 2005, 12:00 am Advanced Interface 3303 Colors, Line Style and Width Added new video segment.
August 2, 2005, 12:00 am Introduction to Toolpaths 3401 Operations Manager Overview New Video Segment Added.