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Inventor HSM and HSMWorks CAM software simplify the machining workflow with CAD-embedded 2.5-axis to 5-axis milling, turning, and mill-turn capabilities. Available only as part of the Product Design & Manufacturing Collection.
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Post processors Posts for common CNC machines
Reduce roughing time by a factor of 4 or more compared to conventional roughing, and increase tool life. (video: 3:46 min.)
Use the familiar tools and user interface in Inventor or SOLIDWORKS software. (video: 1:27 min.)
Design changes in the source CAD system get automatically updated downstream in drawings and toolpaths. (video: 57 sec.)
Multiprocessor/multicore CPU support reduces toolpath calculation times, especially on large or complex designs. (video: 1:03 min.)
Strategies for 2D machining on flat planes. Included in the free express and regular versions of HSMWorks and Inventor HSM. (video: 1:59 min.)
Choose from several 3-axis styles, or select a work plane, and perform 3+2 axis positioning with the same CAM strategies. (video: 2:05 min.)
Simultaneous 4- and 5-axis features for machining complex models include multiaxis contouring and 3D toolpath tilting. (video: 2:10 min.)
Improve productivity with traditional turning, facing, grooving, and boring functions. Includes support for live tooling mill-turning. (video: 2:24 min.)
Generate 2D profile cutting paths quickly with the ability to add all contours in the same plane, add tabs, and specify quality settings. (video: 1 min.)
Automatically avoid collisions between your part and tool holders during CNC calculations. (video: 1:17 min.)
Include the tool holder in cutter path calculations to prevent collisions, with options to pull away, trim, detect tool length, or abort if interference occurs. (video: 1:58 min.)
Carve shapes or text into parts, using a chamfer tool. (video: 44 sec.)
Control cutter engagement by using slope angles to minimize tool deflection and improve finish.
See stock being removed, and check for shaft and clamp/fixture collisions.
Perform common text edits to NC program files.
Measure distances or dynamically view vital information, such as feed/speed and estimated machining time.
Full-service manufacturer of small-batch custom products harnesses the flexibility of integrated CAD/CAM, and turns the customers’ 3D data, drawings, or ideas into reality.
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Racing team uses Inventor HSM to create its own dragster components. Doing so is more flexible and less expensive than buying off-the-shelf components.
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Medical implant maker uses Inventor HSM to create toolpaths for complex designs, enabling the company to bring medical implant manufacturing in-house.
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