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MCAM Northwest - Mastercam X7 Roll Outs Begin!

With (5) locations and multiple events this year, we will hold our largest Mastercam Roll Out ever! Choose the event nearest you or the time that works the best for you.

Mastercam X7 Roll Out Event

Thursday July 11, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM PDT

Hilton Garden Inn, Lake Oswego


This is the largest event, with 3rd party products being demonstrated as well as covering the X7 Rollout material


Mastercam X7 Roll Out Event

Tuesday July 16, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM PDT

Lane Community College


Mastercam X7 Roll Out Event

Wednesday July 17, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM PDT

Rogue Community College


Mastercam X7 Roll Out Event

Thursday July 18, 2013 from 12:45 PM to 3:45 PM PDT

Central Oregon Community College


Mastercam X7 Roll Out Event

Tuesday July 23, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM PDT

MCAM Northwest, Inc.


Mastercam X7 Roll Out Event

Wednesday July 24, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM PDT

MCAM Northwest, Inc.


Spaceclaim Promotions, good through June 30th 2013

Purchase 3 seats of SpaceClaim Engineer at full price and receive Data Exchange 1 and 2 at no charge

Catia Translator available for $995.00

Purchase 5 seats of SpaceClaim Engineer and receive discounted pricing. Translators available for purchase at full price

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If you are already using Streamingteacher for X6, you have been automatically subscribed to the X7 courseware and it will appear in your Quick Launch. The X7 courseware will last for the duration of your X6. You will also continue to have access to X6 as well.


Get a free 2 day trial to the X7 Courseware - CLICK HERE


On check out, use this code: 2DTRIAL-X7 (Upper Case). 
NOTE: When you get to the shopping cart, it will show a cost of $5.34, but when you enter the code, it will show as $0 and won't prompt you for payment.


 TIP: You have 2 days to renew this with a 15% discount on the full courseware!


MASTERCAM: X7 has released!


Mastercam X7 including the latest available upgrades, MT (Mill/Turn) and Renishaw Productivity+™ Probing have been released to the public. If you are interested in learning more about this new release, please sign up for one of the X7 Roll Out Events above! To learn more about X7 now, watch this video:

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SPACECLAIM:  Top 10 reasons to use Spaceclaim


Here is a 3 minute video that does an excellent job explaining why Spaceclaim is the perfect choice for many of our customers.

If you have any questions, please contact

Do you want to take 60 Seconds of your time to see what Verisurf is all about? If so, watch this video:


New Recommended Hardware and OS requirements for X7

  X7 Hardware Requirements



Mastercam X7 "Update Mastercam

With the recent release of Mastercam X7 a new update option has been implemented In the past going to Help > Update Mastercam would take you to the Mastercam downloads site where you could could download any needed MU's, then install them yourself. With X7 this process is more automated. Selecting "Update Mastercam" will open a dialog where you can choose to automatically check for updates, and to notify you of new updates. If you click on the "Check Now" button, if there is an update available it will be automatically installed. You will need to manually close Mastercam at some point, this is not being done automatically yet.

In addition to major Maintenance Updates, there will now be minor periodic updates called "Service Packs" available.


ribbon tan switch  Creating Tangent Lines

To create a line that is tangent to an arc or 2D spline you must set the tangent setting on the ribbon bar.  This toggle should default to on. It can be set by clicking the button shown above or by pressing "T".  

Move your mouse near the arc so that highlights making sure none of the auto cursor options, (arc center, points, etc.) are displayed. 

Next, left click, then continue to make your second point selection, which can be a point or another tangency. 

See Streamingteacher video #3315 Line Function, fast forward to 5:30sec.


X7 Advanced Configuration 

dvanced config panel

You can use the Mastercam Advanced Configuration dialog box to manipulate features of Mastercam and Mastercam for SolidWorks. Access the dialog box by selecting Mastercam X7, Utilities, Advanced Configuration from the Start menu. Click the Help button to learn more about the options available in this dialog box. 



Pull Tool


Spaceclaim - Pull Tool

When using the pull tool and the direction arrow is visible, you can enter a value by just typing in a value, without clicking anything else. Just go to your number keys and enter data!

Installing the Spaceclaim plug in for Mastercam 

Download the plug in here (download software and instructions)
This plug in allows Mastercam and Spaceclaim users the ability to transfer solids, surfaces and wireframe between the two systems, both directions, seamlessly, without loading files.