CAMWorks Additive Manufacturing
Program your 3D metal printer and CNC machine all in one easy to use system with full associativity!
Powered by Materialise!The only combination additive/subtractive solution for SOLIDWORKS®!Automatic and interactive build supportsFully associative additive and subtractive manufacturing operations
Tolerance Based Machining (TBM)
Automate CNC programming using MBD & PMI data for Smart Manufacturing and Industry 4.0!
TBM now supports Turning and Mill/Turn!Reads GD&T and automatically and selects the correct machining strategy!Fully integrated within CAMWorksReassign strategies based on TBM settings
Powerful UX User Improvements
Streamline the CNC programming of SOLIDWORKS® parts & assemblies to reduce delivery time!
Display settings for Contain and Avoid areasNew advanced toolpath editing UI for milling with a multitude of new featuresImproved selection of curve featuresAbility to define tapered shank milling tools
New 3, 4 & 5 Axis Milling Features
Precisely control multi-axis toolpaths, improve tool-life, reduce cycle time, and improve quality!
All new 5 axis Swarf Milling functionality!Previous tool option for Area Clear using the new Advanced 3 axis millingRest machining using Model OffsetNew functionality to move mill features independent of the solid model
2 & 4 Axis Turning Improvements
Reduce cycle time using multiple tools & turrets, avoid broken tools & scrap parts and improve quality.
New simultaneous pinch turning capabilities for rough and finish turning!Simultaneous machining support for up to 4 turrets using the improved Sync Manager
Turn & Mill/Turn Enhancements
Avoid broken tools, get the most from your tooling, and improve quality.
Collision checking along the Y axis for turning tools , inserts, and tool holdersAbility to calculate the minimum bore diameter for tools to avoid collisions
Advanced Milling Capabilities
Capture best practices, reduce programming time standardize to improve quality
New chamfer machining for curve featuresXY Lead-ins & Lead-outs for curve featuresCNC compensation on curve featuresOptimize feedrates for sharp corners & arcs
Knowledge Based Machining - TechDB
Capture best practices, reduce programming time standardize to improve quality.
Assign default strategies to CNC machinesNew parameter settings for Advanced 3 axis toolpath generationAbility to assign either the front or rear turret when generating operations
Automate and better control AFR for machining of complex holes.
Automatic Feature Recognition (AFR) of user defined multi-stepped holesChange the end conditions of holes using automatic feature recognition
Advanced High Speed Machining
Reduce cycle time by up 80%, increase tool life by 500%, get the most from your tooling!
New clearance plane options for 2.5 axis VoluMill toolpathsTool holder avoidance for 3 axis VoluMillNew Zig-zag cut method for rough machining using CAMWorks VoluMill