Production Milling for GibbsCAM 12

taught by Chuck Van Volkingburgh & Stephen Cunningham
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Course description

Topics Covered Include:

  • Interface and navigation
  • View controls
  • Set up preferences
  • Documentation
  • Geometry creation
  • Tool Creation
  • Toolpath generation - Milling
  • Contouring / Pocketing
  • Hole operations
  • Cut part rendering - virtual machining, graphics and animation options
  • Post processing - G-code creation
  • Stored processes
  • Volumill

Instructors

Chuck Van Volkingburgh & Stephen Cunningham
Chuck Van Volkingburgh & Stephen Cunningham

Chuck VanVolkingburgh and Stephen Cunningham have both been programming and working with CNC machinery for more than twenty-five years each (50 years combined experience). As reseller employees, they have helped to train thousands of GibbsCAM users from hundreds of large and small machine shops over the past eighteen years. Companies like Precision Drilling, National Oilwell Varco, Weatherford, Redline-Pro, Drilformance, Promac and hundreds more have taken our classroom and on-site training. Over the years we have developed a well organized curriculum which produces capable GibbsCAM users.

Course Curriculum

PM115 - Introduction to Milling Tutorial
253:15
Course Documents
01. Introduction
02. Part Setup
03. Part Setup Continued
04. View Controls
05. Overview - Geometry Creation
06. Overview - Tool Creation
07. Overview - Tool Creation continued
08. Overview - Machining
09. Overview - Simulation, Edit Operations and Changing Processes
10. Overview - Stored Processes
11. Overview - Roughing Process
12. Overview - Roughing Process Continued
13. Overview - Contouring Process
14. Overview - Hole Drilling
15. Overview - Chamfer and Post Processing
16. Geometry Creation
17. Geometry Creation - Connector
18. Geometry Creation - Circles
19. Geometry Creation - The Center Island
20. Geometry Creation - The Inside Wall
21. Geometry Creation - The Inside Wall Continued
22. Geometry Creation - The Outside Wall
23. Machining - Roughing Pocket and Tapered Island
24. Machining - Roughing The Outside Profile
25. Machining - Rough Process With Material Only
26. Machining - Contour Process With Ramp Down
27. Machining - Hole Process with Helix Bore
28. Machining - Contour Process 10 Degree Tapered Wall
29. Machining - Finishing The Inside And The Outside Of The Walls
30. Machining - Colors And Finishing The Inside And The Outside Of The Walls
31. Machining - Tool Creation and Hole Drilling
32. Machining - Counter Bore Holes
33. Machining - Offset Chamfer
34. Machining - Chamfer The Island
35. Machining - 0.75 UNF Thread Milling
36. Managing Operations
37. Post Processing
38. Working with Operations
39. Store Processes
40. VoluMill
41. VoluMill Continued
42. Air Wall Material Boundary
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