CamBam is an application to create CAM files (gcode) from CAD source files or its own internal geometry editor. CamBam has many users worldwide, from CNC hobbyists to professional machinists and engineers.
Works perfectly with MACH 3 and other control software
great for CNC Routers ,MIlling machines,lathes, and more
user Guide PDF here
CamBam currently supports the following:
Reading from and writing to 2D DXF files.
2.5D profiling machine operations with auto-tab support
2.5D pocketing operations with auto island detection
Drilling (Normal,Peck,Spiral Milling and Custom Scripts)
True Type Font (TTF) text manipulation and outline (glyph) extraction.
Conversion of bitmaps to heightmaps
3D geometry import from STL, 3DS and RAW files
3D waterline and scanline machining operations
Extendable through user written plugins and scripts
License keys will be emailed as soon as possible after purchase
but you will be given a download link right after purchase to download the software and install it to get you up and running
if you choose the CD Option we will include on the CD a PDF copy of the user guide as well as your license files and several videos to help you get started
This software has a strong following and has a great forum and support chain. Many plugins and addons have been written to extend the power of this software and you can find more info on these in the infromative and popular user forum.
CamBam requires a Windows PC running the Microsoft .NET framework version 2 or 3.5.
The .Net framework is preinstalled on most modern windows versions but for older systems can be downloaded and installed from the following Microsoft site: .Net Framework 3.5
It is recommended to install .Net framework version 3.5 rather than 4.0 or later on older systems.
CamBam has been tested on Windows XP, 2000, Server 2003, Server 2008, Vista, Windows 7 and 8.