MecSoft Corporation, a developer of CAD/CAM software solutions, announced the availability of VisualCAM 2017 for SOLIDWORKS, the latest version of MecSoft’s integrated Gold Certified CAM solution for SOLIDWORKS.
VisualCAM 2017 for SOLIDWORKS now includes Feature Detection and Feature Based Milling. Machining features such as 3 Axis Pockets, Prismatic Pockets, Slots, Planar Faces, and Bosses can now be detected in Solid models and toolpath methods applied to these features. New machining methods such as 4 Axis Drive Surface Operation for true 4 Axis Milling and Slot Milling Operation for single line and trochoidal machining of slots have also been introduced. Other implementations include feed rate slowdown in corners, tooltip help and algebraic operations in all dialogs and more.