Course Description

Topics Covered Include:

  • Documentation
  • Interface and Navigation
  • View Controls
  • 2D Drawings and Dimensioning
  • Set Up Preferences
  • Tool Creation
  • Hole Operations
  • Contouring / Pocketing
  • Toolpath Generation - Milling and Turning
  • Stored Processes - Multi Process Machining
  • Cut Part Rendering - Virtual Machining, Graphics and Animation Options
  • Simple Positional 4th Axis Indexing
  • Post Processing - G-code Creation

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

  • 1

    Before You Start

    • ​Why is GibbsCAM 'CAD' different?

    • Changes to the interface

    • Differences Between GibbsCAM 2014 And GibbsCAM 2016

  • 2

    PM101 - Production Milling First Sample

    • Course Document

    • 01. Introduction

    • Quiz: 01. Introduction

    • 02. View Controls

    • Quiz: 02. View Controls

    • 03. Part Setup

    • Quiz: 03. Part Setup

    • 04. Geometry Creation Start

    • Quiz: 04. Geometry Creation Start

    • 05. Geometry Creation Continued

    • Quiz: 05. Geometry Creation Continued

    • 06. Tool Creation

    • Quiz: 06. Tool Creation

    • 07. Face Milling

    • Quiz: 07. Face Milling

    • 08. Intro to Cut Part Rendering

    • Quiz: 08. Intro to Cut Part Rendering

    • 09. Rough Contour Machining

    • Quiz: 09. Rough Contour Machining

    • 10. Finish Contouring Drilling

    • Quiz: 10. Finish Contouring Drilling

    • 11. Chamfer and Stored Processes

    • Quiz: 11. Chamfer and Stored Processes

    • 12. Final Summary

  • 3

    PM102 - Production Milling Second Sample

    • Course Document

    • 01. Introduction

    • Quiz: Introduction

    • 02. Drawing the Holes

    • Quiz: 02. Drawing the Holes

    • 03. Circular Hole Pattern and Dimensioning

    • Quiz: 03. Circular Hole Pattern and Dimensioning

    • 04. Milling Using Contour

    • Quiz: 04. Milling Using Contour

    • 05. Rough and Finish Contouring

    • Quiz: 05. Rough and Finish Contouring

    • 06. Drilling and Tapping

    • Quiz: 06. Drilling and Tapping

    • 07. 0.375 Reamed Holes

    • Quiz: 07. 0.375 Reamed Holes

    • 08. Hole Wizard

    • Quiz: 08. Hole Wizard

  • 4

    PM103 - Production Milling Third Sample

    • Course Document

    • 01. Three Kinds of Points

    • Quiz: 01. Three Kinds of Points

    • 02. Drawing Curves and Other Geometry

    • Quiz: 02. Drawing Curves and Other Geometry

    • 03. Drawing Circles

    • Quiz: 03. Drawing Circles

    • 04. Engraving

    • Quiz: 04. Engraving

    • 05. Shapes and Curves

    • Quiz: 05. Shapes and Curves

    • 06. Drawing the Shapes

    • Quiz: 06. Drawing the Shapes

    • 07. Pocketing

    • Quiz: 07. Pocketing

    • 08. Plunge Options

    • Quiz: 08. Plunge Options

    • 09. Pocketing Functions

    • Quiz: 09. Pocketing Functions

    • 10. Offset Clean-up and Zig Zag Machining

    • Quiz: 10. Offset Clean-up and Zig Zag Machining

    • 11. Outermost Shape as Boss Offset Trim Material Only

    • Quiz: 11. Outermost Shape As Boss Offset Trim Material On

    • 12. Pattern Machining

    • Quiz: 12. Pattern Machining

    • 13. Contouring

    • Quiz: 13. Contouring

    • 14. Multiple Sessions

    • Quiz: 14. Multiple Sessions

  • 5

    PM104 - Production Milling Fourth Sample

    • Course Documents

    • 01. Geometry Creation 01

    • Quiz: 01. Geometry Creation 01

    • 02. Geometry Creation 02

    • Quiz: 02. Geometry Creation 02

    • 03. Geometry Creation 03

    • Quiz: 03. Geometry Creation 03

    • 04. Geometry Creation 04

    • Quiz: 04. Geometry Creation 04

    • 05. Face Milling Using Offset

    • Quiz: 05. Face Milling Using Offset

    • 06. Rough Pocketing

    • Quiz: 06. Rough Pocketing

    • 07. Offset Roughing and Trim Controls

    • Quiz: 07. Offset Roughing and Trim Controls

    • 08. Finishing Ops and Thread Milling

    • Quiz: 08. Finishing Ops and Thread Milling

    • 09. Chamfers

    • Quiz: 09. Chamfers

    • 10. Post Processing

    • Quiz: 10. Post Processing

    • 11. The Reporter

    • Quiz: 11. The Reporter

    • 12. Custom Stock

    • Quiz: 12. Custom Stock

  • 6

    PL101 - Production Turning

    • Course Documents

    • Course Documents ( for both GibbsCAM Classroom and Student Editions )

    • 01. Geometry Creation

    • Quiz: 01. Geometry Creation

    • 02. Geometry Creation Continued

    • Quiz: 02. Geometry Creation Continued

    • 03. Tool Creation

    • Quiz: 03. Tool Creation

    • 04. Front Face and OD Rough Machining

    • Quiz: 04. Front Face and OD Rough Machining

    • 05. OD Roughing Continued and Grooving

    • Quiz: 05. OD Roughing Continued and Grooving

    • 06. Drilling and Boring

    • Quiz: 06. Drilling and Boring

    • 07. Finishing

    • Quiz: 07. Finishing

    • 08. Threading and Post Processing

    • Quiz: 08. Threading and Post Processing

  • 7

    PL101 - Production Turning (Metric)

    • Course Documents

    • Course Documents ( for both GibbsCAM Classroom and Student Editions )

    • 01. Part Setup

    • Quiz: 01. Part Setup

    • 02. Geometry Creation

    • Quiz: 02. Geometry Creation

    • 03. Geometry Creation Continued

    • Quiz: 03. Geometry Creation Continued

    • 04. Tool Creation

    • Quiz: 04. Tool Creation

    • 05. Tool Creation Continued

    • Quiz: 05. Tool Creation Continued

    • 06. Toolpath Creation

    • Quiz: 06. Toolpath Creation

    • 07. Toolpath Creation Continued

    • Quiz: 07. Toolpath Creation Continued

    • 08. Toolpath Creation Continued

    • Quiz: 08. Toolpath Creation Continued

    • 09. Toolpath Creation Continued

    • Quiz: 09. Toolpath Creation Continued

    • 10. Toolpath Creation - Multi Processes

    • Quiz: 10. Toolpath Creation - Multi Processes

    • 11. Toolpath Creation and Coding

    • Quiz: 11. Toolpath Creation and Coding

  • 8

    RM101 - Positional 4 Axis Milling

    • Course Documents

    • Course Documents ( for both GibbsCAM Classroom and Student Editions )

    • 01. Part Setup

    • Quiz: 01. Part Setup

    • 02. Create Geometry and Tools

    • Quiz: 02. Create Geometry and Tools

    • 03. 4 Axis Milling Toolpaths

    • Quiz: 03. 4 Axis Milling Toolpaths

    • 04. Drilling Toolpaths and Coding

    • Quiz: 04. Drilling Toolpaths and Coding

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