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Integrated CAM software for Inventor simplifies CNC programming processes

Available only in the Product Design & Manufacturing Collection

Overview

Turn your ideas into machined parts using a familiar interface

Inventor® CAM software simplifies the machining workflow with CAD-embedded 2.5-axis to 5-axis milling, turning, and mill-turn capabilities.

Inventor CAM is available only in the Product Design & Manufacturing Collection

Product Design & Manufacturing Collection overview video (1:10 min.)

The Product Design & Manufacturing Collection provides the tools you need for the design and manufacturing of your products. The collection includes:

  • Inventor
  • Inventor Nesting
  • Inventor Tolerance Analysis
  • And more

Inventor CAM features

  • 2.5- and 3-axis milling

    Create toolpaths with powerful technology, such as 3D adaptive clearing, and the industry’s most complete package of finishing toolpaths. (video: 1:49 min.)

  • 4- and 5-axis milling

    Simultaneous 4- and 5-axis features for machining complex models include tilt, multi-axis contour, and swarf. (video: 1:52 min.)

  • Turning and mill-turn

    Improve productivity with traditional turning, facing, grooving, and boring functions. Includes support for live tooling mill-turning. (video: 2:10 min.)

  • Waterjet, plasma, and laser cutting

    Generate 2D profile cutting paths quickly with the ability to add all contours in the same plane, add tabs, and specify quality settings.

  • Probing

    Automatically avoid collisions between your part and tool holders during CNC calculations.

  • Tool holder avoidance

    Multiprocessor/multicore CPU support reduces toolpath calculation times, especially on large or complex designs.

See Inventor CAM in action

  • Image of the RC Mac Shop floor

    R MAC SHOP

    Small-batch custom products

    Full-service manufacturer of small-batch custom products harnesses the flexibility of integrated CAD/CAM to turn 3D data, drawings into reality.

  • Image of a cylinder head at Kalitta Motorsports

    KALITTA MOTORSPORTS

    Creating customized race car components

    Racing team uses Inventor CAM to create its own dragster components. Doing so is more flexible and less expensive than buying off-the-shelf components.

  • Image of an ear implant that is manufactured by Poriferous

    PORIFEROUS

    Medical implant manufacturing at scale

    Medical implant maker uses Inventor CAM to create toolpaths for complex designs, enabling the company to bring medical implant manufacturing in-house.

Try Inventor CAM free for 30 days

Inventor CAM requires Inventor. If you don’t have Inventor you can download a free trial.

GET STARTED WITH A FREE 2.5-AXIS PLUG-IN

Download 2.5-axis CAM for milling and drilling applications in Inventor or SOLIDWORKS and start cutting parts today.

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