Online CNC, fixturing, tooling courses from SCM planned
April 24, 2020 | 12:40 pm CDT

SCM Group is offering several online classes in the coming days.

campusLIVE: Maestro CNC Advanced Functions
Time: 1:30 p.m. EDT
Dates: April 28
Duration: Approximately 2 hours

SCM's Maestro CNC software, is a powerful CAD/CAM system. During this seminar learn advanced functions like:

+ Parametric drawings
+ Sub-routines
+ Maestro native apps
+ Technologies
+ Advanced DXF import
+ Advanced Nesting Functions: Nesting DXF and Parametric parts, Use of nest list



campusLIVE: Fixturing
Time: 1:30 p.m. EDT
Dates: April 29
Duration: Approximately 1 hour

SCM's CNC routers allow for a variety of fixtures to be used. During this seminar learn the following aspects of fixturing:

+ Fixturing definitions
+ Dedicated vacuum fixtures
+ Vacuum cups
+ Flow-through vacuum
+ Spoilboard management
+ Nesting



campusLIVE: Maestro CNC - MDF Cabinet Doors
Time: 1:30 p.m. EDT
Dates: April 30
Duration: Approximately 1 hour

SCM's Maestro CNC software is a powerful CAD/CAM system. During this seminar you will learn the following:

+ Creating parametric cabinet door designs
+ Setting up profile tools in Maestro CNC
+ Nesting variable door sizes using a .CSV import



campusLIVE: Tooling
Time: 1:30 p.m. EDT
Dates: May 1
Duration: Approximately 1 hour

Significant gains in productivity can be made by choosing the right tool for the job. This webinar is about selecting and correctly setting up your tooling.  Join SCM as they discuss the following topics:

+ Chip load
+ Selecting the right tool
+ Choosing feeds/speeds
+ Tool holders
+ Aerotech-type tooling



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