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FeatureCAM – 3D Solid Model Milling (Fanuc, Siemens, Heidenhain)

Course level: Advanced
Course duration: 2 days
Class size: 1-6 attendees
Course location: Mills CNC, Tachbrook link, Mills CNC Technology Campus, Tachbrook Park Dr, Royal Leamington Spa CV34 6SN
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  • Heidenhain Control
  • Siemens Control
  • Fanuc Control
  • Milling Machine type
£600.00 + VAT
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Course description

To ensure a positive learning experience course size is limited to 6 attendees.

Cost of course is £600.00 + VAT per attendee.

FeatureCAM is the unique CAD/CAM system that uses feature-based and knowledge-based technologies for automated machining, minimising programming times for milling machines, lathes, multi-tasking lathes, mill-turn centres and wire EDM machines.

At the Mills CNC Training Academy we offer 4 different FeatureCAM courses – FeatureCAM 2.5D Milling, FeatureCAM 2.5D Turning, FeatureCAM 3D Solid Milling and FeatureCAM 3D Solid Turning.

Applicants must already be well versed in Engineering and able to read drawings. The level of this course is higher than the 2.5D course, therefore it is advised that the 2.5D FeatureCAM course is completed before attending this 3D Solid Milling course.

ISO Programming and a good understanding of Mathematics would be advantageous.

  • Specific course content includes:
  • Roughing Strategies
  • Stock and Boundaries
  • Leads and Ramps
  • Flat Machining
  • High Speed and High Efficiency Roughing
  • Finishing Basics
  • Parallel Finishing
  • Z Level and 3D Spiral Finishing
  • Corner and Pencil Finishing
  • Isoline Finish Machining
  • Radial and 2D Spiral Finishing
  • Flowline Finish Machining
  • Between 2 Curves
  • 3 Axis Swarf Finishing
  • 4 Axis Rotary Finish Machining
  • Post Processor Location and Editing Post Processor Information
  • (Post Editing is covered on a separate course if required)

FeatureCAM Programmer courses run at the Mills Mills CNC Training Academy last for 2 days:

  • Day 1: Start: 9.30am – Finish: 5.00pm
  • Day 2: Start: 9.00am – Finish: 4.00pm

Machine availability will be decided on the day.

Light lunch and soft drinks are provided. For special dietary requirements please contact the Mills Mills CNC Training Academy on 01926 438363 or email sales@cnctrainingacademy.co.uk

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