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RhinoCAM-MILL

RhinoCAM-MILL is one of the five modules offered in the RhinoCAM software suite.

Combining free-form modeling power of Rhino and the legendary machining capabilities of VisualMILL this module offers an easy to use yet powerful milling solution that is ideal for mold, die & tooling, wood working, rapid-prototyping and general machining. RhinoCAM includes 2-1/2, 3, 4 & 5 axis machining functionality. It comes with hundreds of free post-processors and a post-processor generator to create your own. Priced right for the cost conscious buyer, RhinoCAM-MILL delivers outstanding value for your investment.


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RhinoCAM - MILL

Configurations

RhinoCAM 2015 MILL module comes in 4 different configurations to suit the varied machining needs of our customers.


RhinoCAM 2015 MILL Standard (STD)

This is a general purpose machining program targeted at the general machinist. This product is ideal for the rapid-prototyping, hobby and educational markets where ease of use is a paramount requirement. Packed with sufficiently powerful manufacturing methods this easy to use package is not only effective but also attractively priced for the budget conscious or entry level buyer.


RhinoCAM 2015 MILL Expert (EXP)

This configuration allows 4th Axis Indexed and continuous roughing and finishing operations in VisualMILL 2014. Curve based continuous machining such as 4 Axis Facing, Pocketing, Profiling & Engraving as well as Surface/solids/meshes based machining such as Roughing, Finishing and Curve Projection machining are available. This configuration includes all of the functionality included in the STD configuration.


RhinoCAM 2015 MILL Professional (PRO)

This powerful package is ideal for mold, die and tooling, wood working rapid-prototyping and general machining markets. This product boasts of powerful toolpath generation strategies coupled with tools for efficiently controlling the cutting tool for detailed machining capabilities, while not sacrificing ease of use. Suitable for demanding users with sophisticated manufacturing requirements. This product configuration includes all of the functionality included in the EXP configuration described above.


RhinoCAM 2015 MILL Premium (PRE)

This package includes our new 5 Axis continuous machining functionality. Suitable for highly sophisticated machining requirements such as aerospace, advanced mold making and woodworking industry, this package includes such machining methods such as surface normal machining, swarf machining and surface flow machining. The package in addition includes all the functionality found in the PRO configuration described above.


Resources

Use the following resources to get started with RhinoCAM 2015 MILL:

Watch a feature presentation overview of RhinoCAM 2015
Learn about the new features in RhinoCAM 2015
Quick Start GuideVideo Links
RhinoCAM 2015 – MILL Quick Start Guide
RhinoCAM 2015 – MILL Quick Start Guide Document
Machining MethodsVideo Links
2½ Axis Toolpath Methods Overview
3 Axis Toolpath Methods Overview
3 Axis Advanced Toolpath Methods Overview
4 Axis Toolpath Methods Overview
2½ Axis TutorialsVideo Links
2½ Axis Profiling using RhinoCAM 2012
2½ Axis Pocketing using RhinoCAM 2012
3 Axis TutorialsVideo Links
Introduction to 3 Axis Milling using RhinoCAM 2012
3 Axis Drilling using RhinoCAM 2012
Getting started guide for RhinoCAM 2012
ResourceDescriptionLink
2½ Axis Tutorials
Tutorial 1 Profiling
Tutorial 2 Facing and Pocketing
Tutorial 3 Hole Pocketing
Tutorial 4 V-Carving
Tutorial 5 Embossing Text
Tutorial 6 Chamfering
Tutorial 7 Laser and Plasma Cutter Programming
3 Axis Tutorials
Tutorial 8 Roughing & Finishing a Mold
4 Axis Tutorials
Tutorial 9 Machining a Ring
5 Axis Tutorials
Tutorial 10 Indexed 5 Axis Machining

Feature List

Common Features in 2015

Common FeaturesSTDEXPPROPRE
32 & 64 Bit yes yes yes yes
Default Knowledge Base yes yes yes yes
Predefined Regions Creation yes yes yes yes
Drag/Drop Tool, Knowledge Bases yes yes yes yes
Avoid Regions yes yes yes yes
Manual Tabs/Bridges Creation yes yes yes yes
Stepped Tooling yes yes yes yes

2 1/2-Axis Milling

2½-Axis MillingSTDEXPPROPRE
High Speed Pocketing yes yes yes yes
Pocketing yes yes yes yes
Profiling yes yes yes yes
Facing yes yes yes yes
Engraving yes yes yes yes
V-Carving yes yes yes yes
V-Carve Roughing yes yes yes yes
Chamfering yes yes yes yes
Hole Making yes yes yes yes
T-Slot Milling   yes yes yes
Thread Milling yes yes yes yes
Re-Machining     yes yes

3-Axis Milling

3-Axis MillingSTDEXPPROPRE
Horizontal Roughing yes yes yes yes
Parallel Finishing yes yes yes yes
Horizontal Finishing yes yes yes yes
Radial Machining yes yes yes yes
Spiral Machining yes yes yes yes
Clear Flats Machining     yes yes
Plunge Roughing     yes yes
Horizontal Re-roughing     yes yes
Plunge Re-roughing     yes yes
Projection Pocketing     yes yes
3D Offset Profiling     yes yes
3D Offset Pocketing     yes yes
Pencil Tracing     yes yes
Valley Re-Machining     yes yes
Plateau Machining     yes yes
Steep Area Parallel Machining     yes yes
Horizontal Hill Machining     yes yes
Curve Machining     yes yes
Between 2 Curves Machining     yes yes
Reverse Post Machining     yes yes

4-Axis Milling

4-Axis MillingSTDEXPPROPRE
4-Axis Indexed Machining   yes yes yes
4-Axis Auto Multiple Indexing   yes yes yes
4-Axis Continuous Facing   yes yes yes
4-Axis Continuous Pocketing   yes yes yes
4-Axis Continuous Profiling   yes yes yes
4-Axis Continuous Engraving   yes yes yes
4-Axis Parallel Roughing   yes yes yes
4-Axis Parallel Finishing   yes yes yes
4-Axis Radial Finishing   yes yes yes
4-Axis Projection Pocketing   yes yes yes

5-Axis Milling

5-Axis MillingSTDEXPPROPRE
5-Axis Indexed Machining     yes yes
5-Axis Continuous Curve Projection Machining       yes
5-Axis Continuous Flow Curve Machining       yes
5-Axis Between 2 Curves Machining       yes
5-Axis Drive Curve Machining       yes
5-Axis Surface Normal Machining       yes
5-Axis Swarf Machining       yes

Other

Hole MakingSTDEXPPROPRE
Automatic Hole Selection, Sorting yes yes yes yes
Drilling yes yes yes yes
Tapping yes yes yes yes
Boring yes yes yes yes
Reverse Boring yes yes yes yes
User Defined Cycles yes yes yes yes
4-Axis Drilling   yes yes yes
4-Axis Tapping   yes yes yes
4-Axis Boring   yes yes yes
4-Axis Reverse Boring   yes yes yes
SimulationSTDEXPPROPRE
Toolpath Animation yes yes yes yes
Cut Material Simulation yes yes yes yes
Advanced Cut Material Simulation   yes yes yes
Machine Tool Simulation     yes yes
ToolsSTDEXPPROPRE
Standard Mills (Ball, Flat, C Rad., Vee, Taper) yes yes yes yes
Standard Drills (Drill, Tap, Bore, Rev. Bore) yes yes yes yes
Holder Collision Detection     yes yes
Form Tools   yes yes yes
Toolpath EditingSTDEXPPROPRE
Toolpath Graphical Viewing yes yes yes yes
Toolpath Graphical Editing     yes yes
Toolpath Instancing     yes yes
Toolpath Arc Fitting     yes yes
Post Processor GeneratorSTDEXPPROPRE
Customizable Post Generator yes yes yes yes
Simulate Cycles yes yes yes yes
Arc Output yes yes yes yes
Helix Output yes yes yes yes
Spiral Output yes yes yes yes
5-Axis Output     yes yes
MiscellaneousSTDEXPPROPRE
HTML Based Shop Documentation yes yes yes yes
Knowledge Base yes yes yes yes
Default Knowledge Base yes yes yes yes
Multiple Setups     yes yes
Rotate Table Setups   yes yes yes
Fixture Offset Programming     yes yes
Machine Control Operations yes yes yes yes
Check Surface Boundary Creation     yes yes
Tool Silhouette Boundary Creation     yes yes
Tool Double Contact Boundary Creation     yes yes
Tool Holder Collision Boundary Creation     yes yes