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FeatureCAM – 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.


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 & 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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