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Jump Height Project
Jump Height Project

This project is for mill, it is a drilling jump height challenge.

Total Videos: 3 8m
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Corner Roundover up to Wall
Corner Roundover up to Wall

This is a project for mill. This challenge will be using a corner rounding tool to get as close to a wall as possible.

Total Videos: 3 9m
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Undercut Machining
Undercut Machining

In this week's challenge, we will cover undercut machining.

Total Videos: 3 9m
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Lathe Cross - Helical Holemaking
Lathe Cross - Helical Holemaking

This project is for lathe with mill, it is challenging you to make a circle mill toolpath in a cross mill orientation on a lathe.

Total Videos: 3 9m
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Critical Sharp Corners
Critical Sharp Corners

This project is for mill, it is challenging you to create loops outside of sharp corners to maintain their sharp edges perfectly.

Total Videos: 3 8m
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Lathe Stock Flip
Lathe Stock Flip

This project is for lathe, it is challenging you to use a stock flip for 2 types of programs. One program is an all-in-one type...

Total Videos: 3 12m
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Move Machine to the Part
Move Machine to the Part

This project is for Mill. It is challenging you to machine a part in space, and move the machine to the part. You cannot move...

Total Videos: 3 18m
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Open Pockets
Open Pockets

This project is for Mill. It is challenging you to apply dynamic milling to an open pocket with a boss. Parameters for the toolpath are...

Total Videos: 3 12m
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Assemble Workholding
Assemble Workholding

This project is for Mill. It is challenging you to assemble jaws and a part onto a vice, then create a new tool plane. This...

Total Videos: 3 14m
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Thread Mill Pipe Threads
Thread Mill Pipe Threads

This project is for Mill. It is challenging you to mill OD pipe threads on a boss. This challenge includes having to search for data...

Total Videos: 3 13m
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Move from 3 Axis Vertical to 4 Axis Horizontal
Move from 3 Axis Vertical to 4 Axis Horizontal

This project is for Mill. It is challenging you to take an existing 3 axis vertical job and move it to a 4 axis horizontal...

Total Videos: 3 11m
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Toolpaths and Solid operation sequencing
Toolpaths and Solid operation sequencing

This challenge is for Mill. In this challenge, we learn how to link toolpath operations to different points in the history of a solid. 

Total Videos: 3 9m
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Rotary Axis tool size limitations
Rotary Axis tool size limitations

This project is for mill, it is challenging you to cut a feature on a round part mounted on a rotary axis. The part has...

Total Videos: 3 10m
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Multi Work Offsets
Multi Work Offsets

This project is for Mill. It is challenging you to take an existing program and add that program to multiple vices while also assigning those...

Total Videos: 3 10m
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Find this Toolpath - Spiral Cut Fillets
Find this Toolpath - Spiral Cut Fillets

This project is for Mill. It is challenging you to find the correct toolpath to cut a dynamic fillet on a part with a true...

Total Videos: 3 12m
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Lathe Backturn
Lathe Backturn

This challenge is for Lathe. It is challenging you to apply a backturn lathe operation to a part with some ops completed. For this challenge,...

Total Videos: 3 11m
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Dynamic T-Slot
Dynamic T-Slot

This project is for Mill. It is challenging you to create a dynamic operation using a T-Slot cutter for a T-Slot. Dynamic toolpaths can save...

Total Videos: 3 14m
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Apply Plunge Turn
Apply Plunge Turn

This challenge is for lathe. It is challenging you to apply a plunge turning toolpath to the part file. Plunge turning offers significant benefits to...

Total Videos: 3 10m
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Mill part flip with stock
Mill part flip with stock

This project is for mill. It is challenging you to take a part that has it's first operation done, and flip it to the second...

Total Videos: 3 10m
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Solid Model repair
Solid Model repair

This project is for Design. It is challenging you to repair an STP file that was imported to Mastercam from another program. In this instance,...

Total Videos: 3 8m
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Wire EDM partial cuts
Wire EDM partial cuts

This project is for Wire. It is challenging you to remove the excess cut and thread points in a wirepath to make a more efficient...

Total Videos: 3 11m
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Modify part from IGES
Modify part from IGES

This project is for mill, it is an IGES file that represents the part to be machined, but it needs a revision or two. Knowing...

Total Videos: 3 8m
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Turkey finishing 1 - Irregular containment boundaries
Turkey finishing 1 - Irregular containment boundaries

This project is for Design that is also being applied to Mill. Your challenge is to draw the containment boundary as shown in the PDF...

Total Videos: 3 10m
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Apply Lathe Dynamic
Apply Lathe Dynamic

This project is for Lathe. Your challenge is to apply the Lathe Dynamic Roughing toolpath to this part. The Lathe Dynamic toolpath is useful for...

Total Videos: 3 15m
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Turkey finishing 2 - Workholding challenge
Turkey finishing 2 - Workholding challenge

This project is for Design and Mill. Your challenge is to model a set of soft jaws from an existing model, and apply toolpaths to...

Total Videos: 3 10m
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Speed up air cuts
Speed up air cuts

This project is for Multi Axis mill. Your challenge is to speed up the air cutting region of the toolpath. Several of the Multi Axis...

Total Videos: 3 10m
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Milling large chamfers
Milling large chamfers

This project is for Mill. Your challenge is to mill in a large chamfer using a smaller diameter chamfer tool. Sometimes parts just need to...

Total Videos: 3 12m
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Undercut a concave face
Undercut a concave face

This project is for Mill. Your challenge is to program an undercut on a concave face using 2 types of toolpaths. As with many things...

Total Videos: 4 18m
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Hole at an angle
Hole at an angle

This project is for Mill. Your challenge is to mill in a set of angled holes in a flat surface from the normal top view...

Total Videos: 3 14m
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Reverse Chamfers
Reverse Chamfers

This project is for Mill. Your challenge is to mill in a reverse chamfer, or underside chamfer. Using a dovetail cutter, you can mill chamfers...

Total Videos: 3 9m
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Posting to 2 machines
Posting to 2 machines

This project is being completed in Mill, but also works for Lathe and Multi Axis. Your challenge is to take an existing program made for...

Total Videos: 3 12m
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Enter/Exit at specific points
Enter/Exit at specific points

This project is being completed in Mill, but the tools used apply to all solids in Design. Your challenge is to start and end a...

Total Videos: 3 9m
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Change feed in a cut
Change feed in a cut

This project is being completed in Mill, but this challenge applies to toolpaths from all products. Your challenge is to change the feedrate of a...

Total Videos: 3 9m
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Apply similar toolpaths to similar parts
Apply similar toolpaths to similar parts

When we work in a family of parts situation, we can utilize features in Mastercam to expedite our programming process. Your challenge is to take...

Total Videos: 3 11m
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Modify for a family of parts
Modify for a family of parts

When we work in a family of parts situation, we can utilize features in Mastercam to expedite our programming process. Your challenge is to take...

Total Videos: 3 12m
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Lathe backbore - critical features
Lathe backbore - critical features

Sometimes you have to take a different approach to a part when you have a super tight tolerance. Your challenge is to create a backbore...

Total Videos: 3 14m
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Move part from lathe to mill
Move part from lathe to mill

Your challenge is to take a part with finished lathe operations and move it to a milling machine. When you don’t have milling options on...

Total Videos: 3 10m
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O-ring groove
O-ring groove

This challenge is for Mill. Your challenge will be to mill in an O-ring groove. In this project we want to go over a couple...

Total Videos: 4 16m
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Dual spindle Lathe - move part between spindles
Dual spindle Lathe - move part between spindles

This challenge id for Lathe. Your challenge is to move the half finished part from one chuck to the other in Mastercam while respecting the...

Total Videos: 3 6m
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