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CAM for Designers and Engineers


In this learning path, you will learn how to design a better manufacturable component, the fundamentals of CNC machining, explore CAM software, and practice Inventor CAM right in your CAD package. You will learn the following skills:

  • Understand the modern state of CNC machining
  • List types of milling tools, holders and climb/conventional strategies
  • Understand speeds/feeds, types of work holding and datums
  • Locate other learning resources about CNC Machining
  • Locate and understand the CAM workflow in Inventor
  • Setup the job
  • Generate toolpaths
  • Simulate machining and prevent collisions

The learning path was prepared by Guy Buttle and Andrew Ward from the Autodesk Advanced Manufacturing Consulting team.

To do

2 courses

20 min. avg.

Recommended one course per day