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Manufacturing Excellence:  Preparing for a Post-COVID World

July 13, 2020

By BJ Schramm (B_Schramm@hotmail.com) In this era of COVID 19, most manufacturers have been experiencing significant reductions in volume. While the recovery time will vary from industry to industry, markets will return and volumes will come back to pre-COVID 19 levels. While we are strained financially for the short term, are we taking advantage of […]

Online Training is Now Available!

July 1, 2020

Classes are back! Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, our staff has been working diligently from remote locations to continue serving all of our customers’ needs, with the exception of our live training. While all other operations have and will continue to function relatively normally, we were forced to close our facility and cancel […]

Mastercam X9 is Retiring

May 10, 2020

A Mastercam Mill3D X9 system updated today will be $6,625 Updating the same system after May 28, 2020, will be $9,375 Save over $2,750 by updating today!   We are reaching out to let you know that Mastercam X9 will be retired with the release of Mastercam 2021 on June 1, 2020. Please review the […]

camInstructor Partnership Announcement

April 17, 2020

CAD/CAM CONSULTING SERVICES INC. is partnering with camInstructor! We are proud to announce our new partnership with Canada-based camInstructor, an online CAM software education company, to bring experienced Mastercam training to you at home. Without being able to currently offer our popular in-class training courses, we explored other methods for remote learning and believe this […]

COVID-19 Update

April 8, 2020

In consideration of the ever-evolving COVID-19 “Coronavirus” pandemic, the management of CAD/CAM CONSULTING SERVICES, INC. has chosen to postpone all training classes in the interests of both our employee’s and our customer’s health and safety. We are working hard to prepare to resume classes by the middle of May 2020. Additional information will be relayed […]

Remote working with Mastercam

March 25, 2020

During the coronavirus pandemic, many of you have chosen to continue operating your businesses just as we have at CAD/CAM CONSULTING SERVICES. In order to comply with the orders from the State of California, we have transitioned to a remote workforce to allow our employees to work from their homes. If you have done this […]

COVID-19 Update

March 20, 2020

In consideration of the ever-evolving COVID-19 “Coronavirus” pandemic, the staff at CAD/CAM CONSULTING SERVICES, INC. has decided to postpone all training classes.  We aim to resume classes the week of April 20, however, due to the rapidly changing nature of the issue, this date is subject to change.  Additional information will be relayed as this […]

Beyond CAM—CAD/CAM for Robots

December 30, 2019

(Part 7 of 9) There are many ways Mastercam and our partners are harnessing integrated data technology to improve manufacturing performance and profitability. Here we take a look at CAD/CAM for robots. Today, numerous primary and secondary manufacturing processes are being performed, including cutting, de-burring, welding, spray coating and many others are being performed with […]

Beyond CAM—Tool Management

December 24, 2019

(Part 6 of 9) There are many ways Mastercam and our partners are harnessing integrated data technology to improve manufacturing performance and profitability. Here we take a look at tool management. Early in the CAM programming process, the programmer creates a set-up sheet that defines tool and tool-holder configurations. There is a transfer mechanism and […]

Beyond CAM—CNC Programming for Machining Effectiveness

December 20, 2019

(Part 5 of 9) There are many ways Mastercam and our partners are harnessing integrated data technology to improve manufacturing performance and profitability. Here we take a look at CNC programming for machining effectiveness. With a model prepped for programming and a workholding solution designed, it is time to create a part program for the […]

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