Common Questions

How do I set the cut depth for a machining operation in PartMaster CAM?
When you define a tool, you can set the maximum cut depth that this tool will use this will apply for all machining operation in the current program. ...
Thu, 8 Mar, 2018 at 2:33 PM
How do I produce “Raised Text”?
This can be achieved by creating contours in CAD of the individual letters and another contour that is the bounding box. You then use the Area Clear ope...
Thu, 8 Mar, 2018 at 2:33 PM
How do I Area Clear (Pocketing) with islands?
You can use the same method as described above and create contours that represent the outer boundary and further contours for the islands. Then use the Area...
Thu, 8 Mar, 2018 at 2:35 PM
Do you support multiple fixture offsets (G54,G55)?
Yes, this feature is available in the Standard and PRO versions of PartMaster. Use the View > Fixture offset command to setup and control fixture off...
Thu, 8 Mar, 2018 at 2:36 PM
How do I control a Rotary axis?
The Rotary axis function is only available in the Standard and PRO versions. Please see the 4th axis video on the support page https://dolphin-support.we...
Thu, 8 Mar, 2018 at 2:37 PM
My post processor will not output Rotary axis coordinates, what do I do?
The Rotary axis function is only available in the Standard and PRO versions, your post process must be configured to support rotary axis commands. If the po...
Thu, 8 Mar, 2018 at 2:37 PM
What fonts does the Text Engraving function support?
We support all native Windows fonts, these are by definition “Outline” fonts that have and inner and outer shapes. Such as. We also have our own Stick fon...
Thu, 8 Mar, 2018 at 2:38 PM
Does engraving support V carve type ramp in/out of characters?
Currently we do not support V carving.
Thu, 8 Mar, 2018 at 2:38 PM
How do I set the Units?
CAD – use View > Properties > and set Metric or Inch, this will only apply to the current drawing The units can be changed within a drawing at any ti...
Thu, 8 Mar, 2018 at 2:39 PM
Can I Cut, Copy & Paste elements within a drawing or machining program?
Yes, you can use Cut, Copy and Paste between drawings. In CAD use the Select icon to drag a window around the elements in question. Next, from the top menu ...
Thu, 8 Mar, 2018 at 2:43 PM