MeshCAM

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MeshCAM is bundled with the Nomad 883 by Carbide 3D.

Imports STL and DXFs, can extrude R12 DXFs into a 3D part. Will also convert pixel images into 3D shapes. 15 day demo available. How to write gcode to surface wasteboard? Supported on Mac OS X: http://www.grzsoftware.com/meshcam-mac/ http://www.grzsoftware.com/blog/how-to/solidworks-cam/

Features:

Manual: http://www.grzsoftware.com/manual/

Tutorials

http://www.grzsoftware.com/gettingstarted/

http://carbide3d.com/docs/tutorials/


Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m0cZdj-aZ94 [1]

http://www.grzsoftware.com/gettingstarted/

Features

v7 can be configured to work with a Carbide 3D license for use with a Nomad.

"If you’ve loaded a .egc file (this is the encrypted gcode file from MeshCAM v7 using the Carbide 3D Nomad license), you can access the plain text version of the file by clicking the file path link at the top of the run window."

Notes

  • 40% of tool diameter standard stepover for roughing, 15% for fine[3]
  • Pencil cleanup federate 2x finish feedrate or less[4]

Resources

Tools

Script / text file for adding tools: http://community.carbide3d.com/t/how-to-add-tools-to-carbide-wizard-in-meshcam/1469?source_topic_id=5925

TPS files

Bug Reports

Copy-paste with G-wizard broken.[14]

Reviews