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

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

Cost of course is £600.00 + VAT per attendee.


BobCad is a CAD/CAM system that uses Geometry, DXF and Solid Model Imports to easily make ISO code programs used to manufacture components of basic & complex shapes. The use of BobCad can assist in minimising programming times on milling machines.

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

Applicants must already be well versed in Engineering and able to read Drawings. Knowledge of ISO Programming and a good understanding of Mathematics would be advantageous.

The level of this course is higher than the 2.5D BobCad Milling course, therefore it is advised that the 2.5D BobCad Milling course is completed before attending this 3D Solid Milling course.

Specific course content includes:

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

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Where to find us

Mills CNC Limited
The Mills CNC Technology Campus,
Tachbrook Link,
Tachbrook Park Drive
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV34 6SN

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