Windows® 7, 8, and 10 on 64 bit platforms. The hardware security key is
available in USB format. All packages include PosteHASTE generic post processor for GibbsCAM post
processor with an initial set of 225 post templates. Custom post processor modification requires current software
Production Milling - 2.5D wireframe milling, VoluMill™ Wireframe and ability to import and export IGES, DXF, and import DWG file
2.5D Solids Milling Package - Includes Production Milling, Advanced
CS, Solids Import, 2.5D Solids, ACIS/SAT, and VoluMill™
Milling Package - Includes Production Milling, Advanced CS, Solids Import, 2.5D Solids,
SolidSurfacer®, ACIS/SAT, and VoluMill™
GibbsCAM® Production Turning to any Mill Package (Mill/Turn) - Adds 2-axis wireframe turning, Mill/Turn, and MTM
GibbsCAM® Production Turning (Stand-Alone) - 2-axis wireframe turning and ability to import and export IGES, DXF, and import DWG
GibbsCAM® 5 Axis Milling & MTM Package - Includes Production Milling, Advanced CS, Solids Import, 2.5D Solids,
SolidSurfacer®, Polar & Cylindrical Milling, 5-Axis Milling, MTM (L2 and L3), ACIS/SAT, and VoluMill
Milling Upgrade (addition to Production Turn only) - Create
2-, 2.5-, an dsimple 3-axis geometry. Generate 2-, 2.5-, and simple 3-axis toolpaths with no air cutting; includes
drilling, contouring, and pocketing; includes VoluMill™ Wireframe. Post Process to multiple
environments. Upload and download to any CNC machine with RS-232 capability (requires
Turning Upgrade (addition to Production Mill only) - Quickly create
2-axis geometry. Generate 2-axis toolpaths with no air cutting and automatic clearance calculation. Post Process to
multiple environments. Upload and download to any CNC machine with RS-232 capability (requires
of the following options to a new GibbsCAM license for the price of Maintenance - STEP Spatial
InterOp (requires 2.5D Solids), Polar & Cylindrical (requires Production Milling), Machine Simulation (requires
2.5D solids Milling or Turning).
- Multiple coordinate systems for modeling and 4- and 5-axis rotary
positioning. Requires Production Mill, Production Turn, or Mill/Turn. Requires Advanced CS Post
Processor upgrade for 4- and 5-axis positioning.
Import - Import solid model designs from Parasolid and IGES format
CAD files with ability to machine with Production Mill functionality. Also includes the direct read of
SolidWorks and Solid Edge model files. ACIS SAT read is optional. Advanced CS is required for full
- Directly create or import, edit, and machine 2.5D solid parts.
Includes automated feature recognition for holes. High-quality toolpath maintains analytic elements. Requires
either Production Milling or Production Turning and Advanced CS and Solids Import
SolidSurfacer® - Create and machine 3-axis solid and surface part models. Import Parasolid and IGES CAD files with
ability to repair and modify. Generate automated roughing and finishing cycles with gouge-free toolpaths.
Requires Production Milling, Advanced CS, Solids Import, and 2.5D Solids options.
CutDATA™ - Over 71,000 machining
recommendations for feeds and speeds for use with Material Database; capability for Production Milling and
Production Turning, and works with all packages.
Polar & Cylindrical (Rotary) Milling -Simultaneously drives one rotary axis (A, B, or C), with one linear axis (typically
X). Includes the ability to wrap a shape or toolpath around a cylinder via rotary axis interpolation,
keeping the tool on the centerline of the perpendicular linear axis (typically Y) and rotary face milling for
mill/turn machines. Supports Polar (mill/turn) and cylindrical (mill or mill/turn) interpolation
functions for controls with these functions. Requires a Polar & Cylindrical post
Radial Milling - 4-axis simultaneously drives one rotary axis (A, B, or C) with X, Y, and/or Z.
Supports Y-axis off-center milling for radially prismatic parts defined by solid models or 3D geometry.
Requires a 5-Axis Milling post upgrade.
Milling - 5-axis simultaneously
drives two rotary axes (A, B, and/or C) with X, Y, and/or Z. Supports freeform 3D solids and geometry (impellers,
etc.) Requires 2.5D Solids or SolidSurfacer, and a 5-Axis Milling post
MultiBlade Level I - 5-Axis Milling option extension
for impeller and turbo machinery applications; adds choices to the 5-Axis Milling process.
Requires SolidSurfacer®, 5-Axis Milling, and a 5-Axis Milling post
MultiBlade Level II - 5-Axis Milling option extension for advanced impeller and turbo machinery
applications; adds choices to the 5-Axis Milling process. Requires SolidSurfacer®, 5-Axis Milling,
5-Axis MultiBlade Level I, and a 5-Axis Milling post
5-Axis Porting - 5-Axis Milling option extension for machining complex ports
and tubular shapes; adds choices to the 5-Axis Milling process. Requires SolidSurfacer®, 5-Axis
Milling, and a 5-Axis Milling post upgrade.
VoluMillTM Wireframe for GibbsCAM - Adds powerful
high speed roughing functionality and controlled material removal rate for GibbsCAM Milling. Requires Production
Milling, and Advanced CS is recommended for full functionality.
VoluMillTM Solids for GibbsCAM - Adds powerful high
speed roughing functionality and controlled material removal rate for GibbsCAM Milling. Requires VoluMill Wireframe
and 2.5D Solids option.
Multi-Task Machining (3 levels) - Allows sub- and multiple spindles,
multiple tool groups/turrets, and advanced turning capabilities/ Requires Turning Package and Multi-Task Machining
Post. Also requires Mill module and appropriate options for live tooling. We recommend Rotary Milling for most MTM
Level 1: Supports single flow operations (sub-spindle, B-axis, bar
feeder, parts catcher, and tailstock)
Level 2: Supports dual flow operations (typically 4-axis CNC
Level 3: Multiple flow operations (typically more thatn 4-axis CNC
Tombstone Management System - Position and program multi-part setups
on tombstone fixtures, automatically generating WFOs and rotary moves. Requires the Mill Package and Advanced Mill
options. 2.5D Solids option highly recommended.
Simulation - Model machine tool and simulate machine tool motions to
verify setup and machining strategies. Requires 2.5D Solids option.
- Supports 2-axis parallel, 2-axis tapered with/without parallel
lands and 4-axis tapered with/without land. Post processors for most popular Wire-EDM machines included. Requires
SOFTWARE LICENSING OPTION
software licensing mechanism is a hardware dongle in USB port format, parallel port format is available but
must be specified at time of purchase.
License - Provides a network server version of the GibbsCAM software
to share licenses within that network. The software controls modules and options that users can check-in/check-out,
based on the number of modules and options purchased by the customer. Consult your Reseller for optimum
configuration. NOTE: Mainenance purchase is also required for individual seat licenses.
CAD INTEROPERABILITY OPTIONS
All of the following options require either 2.5D Solids Milling or Turning, 2.5D
Mill/Turn, 3D Milling, or 3D Milling and Turning.
- Directly read ACIS SAT solids files from many CAD sources. Required
to support Autodesk Mechanical Desktop of Invento Add-ins.
Exchange Built on Granite - Directly read Pro/ENGINEER model files.
Also, read STEP AP203 and AP214 files. Requires Windows NT, 2000, or XP.
Reader - Directly read native CATIA V4 model
Reader - Directly read native CATIA V5 model
Reader - Directly read native UGS Unigraphics/NX
Reader - Import VDA-FS (German automotive industry standard) trimmed
Manuals are provided
on the installation DVD in PDF format. Hard copy manuals are available for purchase. Contact us for more