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Idea for Small CAM Program
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January 29, 2020, 12:34:57 PM
Hi All,
I have purchased a small CNC machine and I have tried to use the CAM add-in and I am disappointed that the gcode was 0. It's not user-friendly for my needs. This CNC machine needs a simple CAM to make the gcode.

A simpler CAM program that works with the small CNC machines. I am hoping that TurboCAD can develop a simpler CAM program the can facilitate hobbyist.

I believe that this is an up-and-coming industry, These small CNC machines are available on AMAZON and other web sites. 

Please look into this I believe it can make some money.

Thanks,

Roger Greene
« Last Edit: January 29, 2020, 05:25:47 PM by Roger »

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January 30, 2020, 05:01:42 AM
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Roger

The CAM plugin can be simple or as complex as you need it to be for your job/CNC machine requires.
It is understanding the basics of how to build the operations so that the G-Code is generated and running a simulation to see how the machining should go.

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