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2.5- and 3-axis milling programming

Manufacturing of bodywork pars, molds&dies and any other types of parts on a 3-axis milling machine

It’s easy to get a toolpath in SprutCAM X

In SprutCAM X you get the first toolpath without setting any parameters at all.
After that, you can play with parameters, visually controlling the result.
3-axis milling in SprutCAM X

Quick material removal

New adaptive strategy for high-speed machining. Used for fast material removal. Fast in calculation and kinder on the tool.

Sprutcam waterline
3-axis milling in SprutCAM
3-axis milling in SprutCAM X

Get the desired surface quality

Comprehensive finishing toolpath strategies including scallop and morph will help you to obtain the desired surface finish.

3-axis milling in SprutCAM X

Multipart workflow

Thombstone support, part copies with subroutines and workpiece-in-progress workflow (conveyor style manufacturing).


Collision control during toolpath calculation

SprutCAM X takes into account real machine kinematic limitations for initial toolpath calculation. There is no need for postprocessing and separate simulation for collision and axis limits control.

Tool holder collision control

Tool holder collision control in SprutCAM

Tool holder collisions handling during toolpath calculation.

Moving parts collision control

Moving parts collision control in SPrutCAM

Possible collisions between moving machine parts and with the workpiece are handled automatically during toolpath calculation.

Axis limits control

Axis limits control in SprutCAM

Axis limits are considered during toolpath calculation.

New 2.5D Contouring operation

A new 2.5D Contouring operation has been added, designed according to the same principle as the well-known 2D Contouring operation. Its key difference is that in one operation you can machine several curves or vertical walls located at different heights.

The new 2.5D Contouring operation

3-axis machining time-savers

Automatic rest material removal, hole recognition, flat faces detection
SprutCAM save your time with automatic work

Save time with automatic rest material machining

Rest machining removes material that a previous tool or operation could not remove.

In SprutCAM X areas for rest machining are detected automatically. Thus SprutCAM X saves machinist’s time for toolpath creation and the machine time. This operation is especially useful for freeform surfaces machining.

Save time with automatic “select same diameter” feature for holes machining

Select a set of holes with one click and run toolpath calculation.

Huge time-saver for parts with big number of holes. For example, a heat exchanger part can contain up to 2000 holes. This feature saves hours of work time for a CNC machinist.

Automatic select same diameter in SprutCAM
Flat faces detection in SprutCAM

Save time with automatic flat faces detection

Automatic flat faces detection makes additional passes for all flat faces within the machining area. Finishing operation is not needed.

3-axis toolpath suite

Roughing waterline

Hole machining operation

Contour (2D contour)

Industry standard toolpath. Roughing waterline in SprutCAM X is smart and fast. Equidistant, parallel, adaptive and high-speed strategies are available.

Drilling, tapping, centering, countersinking, boring, milling of holes.

The most versatile operation. You can select planar curves as a job assignment.

Full list of 3-axis machining strategies

face milling, roughing waterline, roughing plane, pocketing, hole machining.

Rest machining:
pencil, corners cleanup.

2D contour, 3D contour, morph, scallop, 3D helical, waterline, flat land, plane, optimized plane, complex, combine, engraving.

All 3-axis toolpaths can be used with multi-axis and mill-turn CNC machines

CAM system for 3-axis CNC machines
CAM system for 2.5 axis CNC machines
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Sketch based machining

Design a part in our embedded 2D CAD and use it for machining programming all in one software

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