Training

In-House Solutions offers unsurpassed industrial Mastercam training classes. We have training facilities in the following cities across Canada: Cambridge, Mississauga, Montreal and Surrey not counting our temporary training sites with our partners. Some courses can also be offered onsite, depending on trainer availability.

Course Descriptions

Certification Training for Mastercam Mill Level 1

Certification Training for Mastercam Mill Level 1

Mastercam Certification provides the most thorough & comprehensive training available. At the the end of this 32 hour course, trainees will know the most efficient and effective programming methods. The course has two main components; 2D Design and 2D Toolpaths.

Overview

2D Design

During this part of the training you will complete a series of 2D drawing exercises covering the following functions: entity creation, geometry modification and transformation, create or move entities onto different levels, import and export files from other CAD systems.

2D Toolpaths

In the second part of the training, you will learn how to machine 2D parts using facing, contour, pocket, and drilling toolpaths. You will be shown how to use pocket remachining, island facing, tapered wall pocketing, and how to verify the toolpaths using a solid-based toolpath verification. You will learn how to use the 2D High Speed toolpaths which are optimized for high speed and hard milling. You will be shown how to create toolpaths using Feature Based Machining, programming milling and drilling operations on solid parts.

Prerequisites: CNC machining experience, basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows.

What’s Included: Each trainee is provided with a workstation. All training materials are included.

Duration: 4 Days (up to 32 hours)

Certification Training for Mastercam Advanced Mill Level 1

Certification Training for Mastercam Advanced Mill Level 1

The Mastercam Advanced Mill Level 1 course is designed for the experienced Mill Level 1 Mastercam user, covering advanced topics such as 2D High Speed Toolpaths. You will also learn how and when to use WCS and Tool Planes as well as how to work with multiple fixtures and setups.

Overview

2D HS Toolpaths

During this first part of the training the topics covered include: how to import parts from different CAD packages and when and how to use WCS, Dynamic Xform and 3D Translate to orient the part for machining. You will learn how to use the advanced 2D High Speed toolpaths which are optimized for high speed and hard milling. You will also learn how to machine parts that require multiple setups. Both solids and wireframe geometry will be used to generate the toolpaths.

Prerequisites: 2D Mill experience, CNC machining experience, basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows.

What’s Included: Each trainee is provided with a workstation. All training materials are included.

Duration: 2 Days (up to 16 hours)

Certification Training for Mastercam Mill Level 3

Certification Training for Mastercam Mill Level 3

Mastercam Certification provides the most thorough & comprehensive training available. This course is designed for the experienced Mastercam user and provides the student with knowledge of 3D Design and 3D Toolpaths.

Overview

3D Design

Mastercam Certification provides the most thorough & comprehensive training available. This course is designed for the experienced Mastercam user and provides the student with knowledge of 3D Design and 3D Toolpaths.

3D Toolpaths

You will focus on more advanced multi-surface roughing and finishing toolpaths: pocket, contour, parallel, radial, plunge, project, flowline, shallow, parallel steep, scallop, pencil, restmill and leftover. High speed toolpaths for roughing and finishing the parts will be included.

Prerequisites: 2D Mill experience, CNC machining experience, basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows.

What’s Included: Each trainee is provided with a workstation. All training materials are included.

Duration: 4 Days (up to 32 hours)

Certification Training for Mastercam Advanced Mill Level 3

Certification Training for Mastercam Advanced Mill Level 3

This course is design for experienced Mastercam Mill users.

Overview

You will focus on more advanced Surface Finishing and Roughing High Speed Toolpaths. They are designed to produce the smoothest, most efficient tool motions when machining surface models (or solid faces). You will learn how to configure the toolpaths to reduce the impact of corners and sharp angles to maintain a constant load on the tool.

Prerequisites: All trainees are required to have a machining background and understand Mastercam X platform.

What’s Included: Each trainee is provided with a workstation. All training materials are included.

Duration: 2 Day (16 hours)

Certification Training for Mastercam Lathe

Certification Training for Mastercam Lathe

In this course you will learn fundamentals of working with Mastercam Lathe.

Overview

You will complete a series of 2D drawing exercises covering the following functions: entity creation, geometry modification and transformation, create or move entities onto different levels, import and export files from other CAD systems.

You will become proficient in turning programming operations such as: facing, roughing, finishing, threading, grooving, drilling, and boring. You will also learn how to verify the toolpaths using a solid-based toolpath verification.

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows, CNC machining experience.

What’s Included: Each trainee is provided with a workstation. All training materials are included.

Duration: 3 Days: Offered at In-House Solutions or customer’s site, upon availability.

Certification Training for Mastercam Router

Certification Training for Mastercam Router

In this course you will learn the fundamentals of working with Mastercam Router X7.

Overview

You will complete a series of 2D drawing exercises covering the following functions: entity creation, geometry modification and transformation, creating or moving entities onto different levels, importing bitmap images and converting to geometry.

You will learn how to machine a 2D part using contour with tabs, engraving (emboss and chisel), pocket, and drilling toolpaths. You will be shown how to use contour, engraving and pocket remachining, tapered wall pocketing, and how to verify the toolpaths using a solid-based toolpath verification. You will also learn how to create different profile bits.

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows, CNC machining experience.

What’s Included: Each trainee is provided with a workstation. All training materials are included.

Duration: 4 Days (32 hours)

Mastercam Art

Mastercam Art

Because Mastercam Art is an add-on product to Mill or Router, a foundation in Mastercam is necessary. If you do not already know Mastercam, it is recommended that you take the Mastercam Mill Level 1 Training course prior to or in conjunction with the Mastercam Art training.

Overview

Learn how to create intricate 3D sculpted images from simple 2D artwork, including importing bitmaps and transforming them into machinable surfaces.

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows, CNC machining experience.

What’s Included: Each trainee is provided with a workstation. All training materials are included.

Duration: 1 Day: Offered at In-House Solutions or customer’s site, upon availability.

Mastercam Multiaxis

Mastercam Multiaxis

The Mastercam X7 Multiaxis Training Course is designed for experienced Mastercam Mill users wishing to learn in-depth multiaxis programming.

Overview

The training course covers the different applications that are available by configuring the Rotary Axis Control page such as: Rotary axis positioning, 3 axis and Axis substitution. The training course will also cover the Multiaxis Classic family toolpaths: Rotary, Curve, Swarf, Flow, Msurf, Port and Drill/Circle Mill. Specific parameters such Cut patterns, Tool Axis Control, Limits, Collision Control, Linking and more will be described in detail.

The more advanced toolpaths from the Custom Applications, Wireframe and Surface/Solids families, with their extra options for tool axis orientations and collision control, will also be included. Additionally, the training course describes how to verify the toolpaths using the new machine simulation module that combines both toolpath backplot mode and material removal mode with collision detections.

Prerequisites: 3D Mill experience, Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows, CNC machining experience.

What’s Included: Each trainee is provided with a workstation. All training materials are included.

Duration: 4 Days (32 hours)

Mastercam Solids

Mastercam Solids

This introduces you to powerful solid modeling for practical design.

Overview

You will learn modeling techniques like revolved, extrude, loft, and sweep commands. You will learn how to modify the solid using filleting, chamfering and shelling features and how to reorder an edit operations using the history tree. You will also learn to use Boolean features, such as addition and subtraction.

Prerequisites: Mill L3 Training or equivalent knowledge.

What’s Included: Each trainee is provided with a workstation. All training materials are included.

Duration: 1 Day (8 hours) Offered at customer’s site, or if needed at In-House Solutions upon availability.

Mastercam Update

Mastercam Update

This one day class focuses on what is new in Mastercam X7 and it is design for current Mastercam X4, X5 & X6 customers.

Overview

New functions from design such as changing solid faces and feature colours, creating circles based on tap size and creating solid circular patterns will be covered. New Mill Level 1 toolpaths such as 2D HST Dynamic Area, Dynamic Core Mill, Island Facing and the transform toolpath will be covered. New Mill level 3 toolpaths such as HST – OptiRough and the Hybrid toolpaths will also be covered as well. Other Mastercam X7 enhancements from Mill Level 1, Mill Level 3 and Lathe will be covered in this class.

Prerequisites: All trainees are required to have a machining background and understand Mastercam X platform.

What’s Included: Each trainee is provided with a workstation. All training materials are included.

Duration: 1 Day (8 hours)

Mastercam Wire

Mastercam Wire

The course provides the student with the knowledge regarding Design and 2-axis and 4-axis wirepath creation for CNC Wire EDM.

Overview

Specific 4-axis wirepath and the required geometry creation can be included upon request.

You will become proficient in 2D design by completing a series of drawings covering the following topics: entity creation, geometry modification and transformation; create or move entities onto different levels, import and export files from other CAD systems. You will learn how to create 2-Axis contour and no-core cutting with or without taper angle, contour multiple parts with predefine start points, and wirepath verification.

Prerequisites: Basic Knowledge of Microsoft Windows, CNC machining experience.

What’s Included: All training materials are included.

Duration: 1 Day (7 hours): Offered at customer’s site, or if needed at In-House Solutions upon availability.

Mastercam Lathe for Mill Users

Mastercam Lathe for Mill Users

In this course you will learn Mastercam Lathe toolpaths.

Overview

You will become proficient in turning programming operations such as: facing, roughing, finishing, threading, grooving, drilling, and boring. You will also learn how to verify the toolpaths using a solid-based toolpath verification.

Prerequisites: Mastercam Mill Level 1 course or similar training.

What’s Included: Each trainee is provided with a workstation. All training materials are included.

Duration: 1 Day: Offered at In-House Solutions or customer’s site, upon availability.

On Demand Training

On Demand Training

Custom training suitable for companies seeking private classroom training. It is held at In-House Solutions for a maximum of six people.

Overview

This training will focus on the company needs.

Prerequisites: CNC machining experience, basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows.

What’s Included: Each trainee is provided with a workstation. All training materials are included.

Duration: Depends on the training requested.

On-Site Training

On-Site Training

Any training classes held at the customer’s site.

Overview

This training can cover any of the website listed courses.

Prerequisites: CNC machining experience, basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows.

What’s Included: Each trainee is provided with a workstation. All training materials are included.

Duration: Depends on the training requested.

Application Training

Application Training

Special training that will focus on the customer parts.

Overview

This training will be done by one of the CNC Programming Specialist that will assist in programming and/or training the customer on specific parts.

Prerequisites: CNC machining experience, basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows.

What’s Included: Each trainee is provided with a workstation.

Duration: Depends on the training requested.

Note: our specialized on demand, on-site and applications training classes are not scheduled until requested.

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