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SolidCAM & iMachining - The Unique, Unbeatable CAM Solution that Provides You with the Best Value & Makes You the Most Money!

SolidCAM is the leading Integrated CAM software which runs directly inside SOLIDWORKS and Autodesk Inventor, with seamless integration and full tool path associativity.

With the single-window integration, all machining operations can be defined and verified without leaving the parametric CAD assembly environment you're used to.

SolidCAM is the only CAM with the unmatched, patented iMachining solution, and also supports all Milling and Turning functionality, with powerful support for advanced Mill-Turn machines, including Swiss-Type.

SolidCAM's iMachining provide unbelievable savings and increased efficiency in your CNC milling operations. With its patented “morphing spirals”, intelligent island separation and Moating, iMachining provides you with the shortest cycle times in the industry.

iMachining's unbelievable cycle time savings and unmatched tool life extension drastically increases the productivity and profit of your machines.

iMachining's patented Technology Wizard provides automatic, optimal feed and speed values for different materials and CNC machines.

SolidCAM is the perfect solution for your present or future multi-tasking machining needs, with ultimate programming flexibility and configurability. Program multi-turret and spindle operations with full turret synchronization, and watch SolidCAM's simulation of your material being machined in multiple stages, transferring from spindle to spindle without user intervention.

SolidCAM provides powerful, easy-to-learn and use programming tools covering the full range of Mill-Turn machines. Plus, SolidCAM completely supports Swiss-Type Mill-Turn machines including multi-channel synchronization.

Imagine putting the knowledge and experience of hundreds of CAM and CNC masters in the palm of your hand – Experience iMachining Wizard and Tool Path!

  • Saves 70% and More in CNC Machining Time

    Material Removal Rates soar for every tool and insert - even with small diameter tools, you can use a full depth of cut, using the entire length of the tool in one pass. One of a kind optimized tool paths push cutting speed and productivity even further. Get the maximum potential from your existing machines - many of our customers even cancel their new CNC machine orders!

  • Drastically Extends Cutting Tool Life

    Many of our customers tell us they have reduced their replacement tool orders both in frequency and volume - greatly adding to their bottom line.

  • Avoid the Guesswork of Optimum CNC Settings with the Unique iMachining Technology Wizard

    The patented Technology Wizard provides automatically optimized feed & speed values resulting in much shorter and simpler programming procedures for greatly increased programming productivity. Get it right, the first time ... everytime.

iMachining Users Speak Out

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SolidCAM News

SolidCAM Showcases Live iMachining Cutting at IMTS 2014!


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SolidCAM took the opportunity of this year's bi-annual IMTS exhibition in Chicago to showcase its revolutionary iMachining technology.

 

» Click Here to Watch the IMTS 2014 Video!

Since CNC machines are not allowed at the CAM Software Pavilion, SolidCAM had their booth at an adjoining hall and exhibited live iMachining cutting on 2 CNC machines, showing the immense power of iMachining to save cutting time and extend tool life.
 

The unique, patented iMachining module of SolidCAM, seamlessly integrated in SolidWorks and Autodesk Inventor, provides unbelievable savings and increased efficiency in the CNC milling operations, translating into profits and success for SolidCAM customers worldwide. iMachining saves 70% and more in CNC machining time and extends cutting tool life dramatically.
 

The unique iMachining Technology Wizard, provides optimal feeds and speeds, taking into account the toolpath, stock and tool material and machine specifications.
 

Emil Somekh, founder and CEO of SolidCAM said, "The true value of CAM software is how it drives a CNC Machine to achieve incredible levels of cutting speed, while dramatically slashing tool wear, so the best way to show the bottom line benefits of SolidCAM iMachining is by demonstrating it in live cutting on CNC machines”, and that’s exactly the tack that SolidCAM took at IMTS 2014.
 

SolidCAM's iMachining starred in the show on a HURCO VMX24HSi high speed mill. Onlookers gathered around the machine to watch the iMachining chips flying live, with many commenting that they had, "never seen such fast machining in steel".
 

A small Defiance VTX tabletop mill, retrofitted by MachMotion and powered by iMachining, cut a part in 1018 steel. This small machine was originally designed to cut wood and foam only. Shaun Mymudes, SolidCAM COO added that, “The excitement in the air that was generated when they saw that little CNC machine hurling chips with big machine ferocity was truly contagious.”
 

While the two CNC machines, cutting with iMachining, amazed the crowds, SolidCAM’s team was demonstrating the power of the latest SolidCAM and InventorCAM versions that support the full range of manufacturing applications in milling 2-5 axes, turning and advanced mill-turn for multi-turret and multi-spindle machines.
 

The iMachining Challenge
 

While all the activity buzzed, hundreds of people were entering the iMachining Challenge by estimating the time they thought it will take to machine a sample part.  After the actual cut every hour, a prize was awarded to the person who got closest to the amazing actual machining time achieved by iMachining.
 

With the amount of crowds in our booth and the excitement generated by SolidCAM iMachining, IMTS 2014 was one of SolidCAM’s most exciting and successful exhibitions.
 


Amazing iMachining Successes:

Benchmark at Sri Skandha Pvt Ltd - Bangalore
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Shakambari Industries is a small Aerospace components manufacturing company.
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Trials held at M/s Grace Infrastructure on November 18th, 2017.
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CAM SYSTEMS, SolidCAM Reseller in Russia, visited Research and Production Company Sistema (http://tversystema.ru),...
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TRIALS HELD AT M/s SPHOORTI MACHINE TOOLS PVT LTD
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SolidCAM for High-End Manufacturing

Amazing interview with Erik Forwith, detailing his long experience in CAM and high-end CNC machining.

SolidCAM Integration - Program Your CNCs Right Inside SOLIDWORKS

SolidCAM's CAM software, for all CNC applications, is the leading integrated CAM in SOLIDWORKS. SolidCAM+SOLIDWORKS provide the best available integrated CAD/CAM software:

  • Runs directly inside SOLIDWORKS with Seamless single-window integration
  • Full tool path associativity of the SolidCAM tool path to the SOLIDWORKS model
  • SOLIDWORKS Gold-Certified CAM partner for over 15 years

Trial Download

When compared to any other CAM system to mill a part, SolidCAM's iMachining wins any benchmark in ease-of-use, programming time, cycle time and tool life.

Try iMachining on your part and your machine by downloading our trial version.

Customers Speak About SolidCAM's Single-Window Integration in SOLIDWORKS:

If changes are made on the manufacturing side, we capture them on both the design side and the manufacturing side because SOLIDWORKS and SolidCAM are fully associative"

Essai Corporation

The tight integration with SOLIDWORKS makes my design-to-production life cycle easy and fast."

Kramer Designs Corporation

The ease of making CAM Gcode right within our SOLIDWORKS 3D modeler is hard to beat."

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InventorCAM - Program Your CNCs Right Inside Inventor

InventorCAM CAM software, for all CNC applications, is the leading integrated CAM in Autosdek Inventor. InventorCAM+Inventor provide the best available integrated CAD/CAM software:

  • Runs directly inside Inventor with Seamless single-window integration
  • Full tool path associativity of the InventorCAM tool path to the Inventor model
  • Inventor Certified CAM partner for over 10 years

Trial Download

When compared to any other CAM system to mill a part, InventorCAM's iMachining wins any benchmark in ease-of-use, programming time, cycle time and tool life.

Try iMachining on your part and your machine by downloading our trial version.