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The Multi-Axis State of Mind: Part 5

September 17, 2018

Part 5: WHO’S GOING TO WRITE THE PROGRAMS? Develop an approach to workforce development that encourages programmers to advance their multi-axis programming skills.  Most shops that transition into multi-axis work have competent 3-axis programmers/operators who can pick up the intricacies of multi-axis programming over a number of months.  As the operator becomes more and more proficient, the multi-axis system […]

The Multi-Axis State of Mind: Part 4

August 24, 2018

LEARN TO PROGRAM IN SPACE Understand that good multi-axis programming is very creative. It is performed with the part sitting in space rather than being anchored in some pre-conceived work-holding solution.  A CAM system is to a multi-axis programmer as a hammer is to a carpenter. It is an essential tool used to complete a job. […]

The Multi- Axis State of Mind: Part 3

August 14, 2018

GET THE RIGHT STUFF- WHAT ELSE? Know what else you need to invest in to make the most of the expansion of your multi-axis manufacturing capabilities. The mere ownership of a capable multi-axis system ideally suited to a shop’s immediate needs does not guarantee a worry free transition into this style of manufacturing. There are […]

The Multi- Axis State of Mind: Part 2

August 8, 2018

The Right Stuff… Equipment Make a big picture analysis of your equipment needs One of the most important decisions you can make regarding the expansion of multi-axis capabilities is what equipment to select. You don’t always have to buy the most expensive equipment to achieve your objectives but it is important to remember that you […]

The Multi-Axis State of Mind: Part 1

July 10, 2018

Many manufacturers worldwide feel threatened and defensive when the subject of multi-axis is raised. They conjure up thoughts of complicated and expensive equipment with multiple spindles and axes that are way beyond their talent and financial resources to acquire and master. This is rarely the case. Rather than getting terrified over some fuzzy notion of […]

CAD/CAM CONSULTING SERVICES and Spring Technologies sign Product Distribution Agreement

July 6, 2018

CAD/CAM CONSULTING SERVICES and Spring Technologies have signed a Product Distribution agreement that will make CCCS a reseller of NCSIMUL throughout California and Nevada. The NCSIMUL product line will allow our Mastercam customers to fully simulate their programs using G-Code that their post processors generate, with a virtual machine identical to theirs. This will provide […]

Reid Rocker Arms uses Mastercam

June 14, 2018

Darrell Reid from Reid Rocker Arms in Lake Elsinore, California uses Mastercam to create his cutting edge products. These valve train assemblies are used in all forms of high performance drag racing engines.  Full article shows some of the magic behind the process.

Mastercam 2019 Beta

May 21, 2018

Mastercam 2019 is scheduled to be released at the end of May 2018! The next generation of Mastercam software, Mastercam 2019, is open for public beta testing if you are Mastercam customer on maintenance.  You can download the beta release here today.  Help shape the next generation of manufacturing by using the Customer Forum, which […]


February 15, 2018

How well do you know Mastercam Mill-Turn? We are taking this product on tour this year to squash the rumors and showcase this product at a series of events. An E-Newsletter will be going out each month to provide helpful information and help the Mastercam community better understand this misunderstood product. You can sign up […]

Thank You to our Customers!

January 24, 2017

On behalf of the loyal and dedicated employees of CAD/CAM CONSULTING SERVICES INC., I want to thank our Mastercam maintenance and support customers.  Our Mastercam maintenance and support customers have the privilege of receiving all updates to the Mastercam suite of software that they have licenses for free of charge.  As an authorized reseller and […]

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