Advanced Feed And Speed Calculator for CNC Programmers and Machinists.


HSMAdvisor Integration with MasterCAM

  • Pass Toolpath parameters to HSMAdvisor and back
  • Recognize and Associate MasterCAM tools with HSMAdvisor

Save and Retrieve Toolpath parameters from HSMAdvisor database

  • Save MasterCAM Toolpath parameters with a click of a mouse

 

 

Apply saved parameters to new MasterCAM Tool Paths

  • ToolPath parameters are filtered out according to their tool names

 

Download and Install HSMAdvisor hook and add it to MasterCAM using "Customize Toolbar" menu


Download the latest update

HSMAdvisor v1.506

March 5, 2017, 9:39 pm by admin

This MC Hook update is a catch-up to the latest HSMAdvisor 1.506 code

  • Improved Engraving and Chamfering speeds and feeds
  • Improved Deflection calculation for High Feed Endmills
  • Removed annoying "Ding" sound on ENTER key press
  • Some minor bug fixes and cleanup.
  • Added Custom Speeds and Feeds Tables selection on the Speeds and Feeds page
    You can now quickly apply custom settings to all tools in one click
  • Materials that have custom Speeds and Feeds specified for them are now highlighted with green color in the drop-down
  • Redesigned Custom Speeds and Feeds module.
    It is now on a separate dialog and is accessible not only through Edit Tool Dialog, but also from Speeds and Feeds page by clicking on "Custom Tables" Edit button.
    Dialog now uses Result "in/mm" setting for displaying default units.
  • Fixed error on adding a Tool Library from Database Actions drop-down
  • Improved layout drawing and resizing speed.

Hook for MasterCAM X9 HSMAdvisor_For_MasterCAM_x9_v1.506.exe Size:3.77 MB Hook for MasterCAM 2017 HSMAdvisor_For_MasterCAM_2017_v1.506.exe Size:3.65 MB

HSMAdvisor For MasterCAM Hook Information

HSMAdvisor Hook for MasterCAM is still under active development

Please be careful with the results and use common sense.

Installation

HSMAdvisor setup requires administrative privileges to install into Program Files.

HSMAdvisor Hook for X9 needs to be installed into C:\Program Files\mcamx9\ directory.

Hook for MasterCAM 2017 needs to be installed into C:\Program Files\mcam2017\ directory.


See Also

At this moment the following tool paths are fully recognized:

  • Face Mill
  • Contour
  • Pocket
  • Drilling
    (Boring, Tapping,C-Boring)
  • Circle Mill
  • All 2D HST Tool paths:
    Dynamic Milling
    Dynamic Area
    Blend Mill
    Peel Mill
  • All 3D HST Tool paths
  • All 3D Tool paths

Things to be added in the coming days/weeks/months:

  1. Turning
  2. Routing

 

 

Setting up HSMAdvisor hook for MAsterCAM 2017:

Setting up HSMAdvisor hook for MasterCAM X9:

Calculating cutting parameters for Face Milling, Saving Tool and Cut data and recalling it when needed:

 © Eldar Gerfanov