RE: Somewhat off topic - Best CAM Program?

From: SiderWhite (
Date: Fri May 04 2001 - 03:52:52 EEST

This is a little bit off-topic but it is somehwhat related because it can be
used in a
RP environment:

What is the best CAM program out there for the money (including service and
We plan to do 3-axis machining like die repair and various brackets and
fixtures. Typical materials would be low to high carbon steel, stainless
steel, and titanium. We are currently using AutoCad Mechanical Desktop for
our CAD design work.
So far I've narrowed it down to these four:
1. Mastercam
2. Surfcam
3. Gibbscam
4. Esprit
Any opinions or comments would be very helpful.
Glenn Whiteside

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