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Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS

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  • What is Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS?

    What is Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS?

    Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS is a FREE CAM product fully integrated inside SolidWorks®. Instantly turn your SolidWorks designs into real 2.5D parts with Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS!

    Download Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS to quickly and easily create high quality 2.5D toolpaths. Generate NC code for feature-rich parts faster than ever before with the unique ‘feature-from-feature’ technology inside Delcam for SolidWorks. Check programs with 3D simulation tools and have complete confidence that your designs will be delivered exactly as desired.

    Experience the power and ease-of-use of Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS by downloading it for FREE HERE.

    Considering upgrading from Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS to the commercial edition of Delcam for SolidWorks? Click HERE to compare the functionality in XPRESS against the base module, Delcam for SolidWorks 2D.

  • Benefits of Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS

    Fully integrated inside SolidWorks offering a single-window CADCAM solution   Supports 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems   Uses all SolidWorks viewing and modelling tools
    Fully integrated inside SolidWorks offering a single-window CADCAM solution   Supports 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems   Uses all SolidWorks viewing and modelling tools
             
    Maintains all SolidWorks interface functionality, including keyboard shortcuts, configurable toolbars and shortcut menus   Knowledge-based automation helps you to produce consistent and reliable results   Automatically selects cutting tools, machining strategies and feeds and sp
    Maintains all SolidWorks interface functionality, including keyboard shortcuts, configurable toolbars and shortcut menus   Knowledge-based automation helps you to produce consistent and reliable results   Automatically selects cutting tools, machining strategies and feeds and speeds
             
    Complete associativity – milling and drilling toolpaths update automatically if the SolidWorks model changes   Provides total control of machining parameters, enabling you to edit operations as required   Easy to learn with help balloons and images available
    Complete associativity – milling and drilling toolpaths update automatically if the SolidWorks model changes   Provides total control of machining parameters, enabling you to edit operations as required   Easy to learn with help balloons and images available
             
    Includes post-processors for Fanuc, Siemens, Heidenhain and Xbuild post-processor editor   Stores CAM data in the SolidWorks Assembly (.SLDASM) file    
    Includes post-processors for Fanuc, Siemens, Heidenhain and Xbuild post-processor editor   Stores CAM data in the SolidWorks Assembly (.SLDASM) file    

     


  • Features of Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS

    Easy Programming, Amazing Results

    Discover the range of manufacturing features and technologies that makes Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS the choice for entry-level 2D CAM programming inside SolidWorks:

    Manufacturing Features

    Manufacturing Features

    • Feature-based milling and drilling with associativity
    • Fast-and-easy part program creation using our "feature-from-feature"
    • All hole types, including tapped holes
    • Open side features from edges or sketches
    • Face features
    • 3D simulation with gouge detection

    Manufacturing Technologies

    Manufacturing Technologies

    • Roughing, multiple-roughing, semi-finishing, finishing
    • Automatic tool selection
    • Automatic feeds & speeds selection
    • Automatic operation ordering
    • Multiple setups on a single part
    • Multiple islands
    • Time estimation
    • Drilling cycle support with subprograms
    • Peripheral feed compensation
    • Cutter compensation & part-line programming

    Working Environment Support

    Working Environment Support

    • Windows-based & SolidWorks-influenced interface with:
    • Drag & drop
    • Copy & paste
    • Configurable toolbars & customisation
    • Unlimited undo/redo
    • Multiple parts open simultaneously
    • 3D mouse support

     

  • Tutorials

    Want to get started with Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS?

    Watch the tutorial videos below to find out how to start programming your parts with Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS. Click on the Settings icon to improve the viewing quality.

    Introduction and Interface   Programming Overview   Stock Axis and Setup
    Introduction and Interface   Programming Overview   Stock Axis and Setup
             
             
    Creating Machining Features from SolidWorks Design Features   Creating Side Features   Programming Holes
    Creating Machining Features from SolidWorks Design Features   Creating Side Features   Programming Holes
             
             
    Programming Faces   Editing and Making Changes   Custom Templates
    Programming Faces   Editing and Making Changes   Custom Templates
             
             
    Managers   Sharing Files   Generating NC Code
    Managers   Sharing Files   Generating NC Code

    To view the tutorial videos on YouTube click HERE.

  • Support

    Delcam for SolidWorks Support

    Delcam for SolidWorks Forum

    Visit the Delcam for SolidWorks forum to interact with other users and share tips and tricks. To register on the forum click HERE.

    Telephone Support

    For more information about our telephone support, click HERE.


  • FAQs

    System Requirements

    Do I have to own a full version of SolidWorks in order to run Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS?
    You can use SolidWorks Standard instead of SolidWorks Premium or SolidWorks Professional to run Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS.

    Is SolidWorks required to run Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS?
    Yes. Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS is available only as a SolidWorks add-in. You will need to be running SolidWorks 2012 or later.

    What operating systems are supported?
    Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS supports Windows 7 Professional 32-bit and 64-bit, and Windows 8 64-bit operating systems.

    Downloading Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS

    Do I have to pay for Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS?
    No. Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS is available to download for free.

    How do I download Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS?
    Click HERE to register your details. After registering you will receive an e-mail with a link to download Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS and a unique code. You must insert this unique code when installing the program in order to activate your license.

    What is the size of the download file?
    The size of the download file is approximately 225 MB.

    How do I install Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS?

    • Download the Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS installer (executable file) from the Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS website. You will need to have registered your details HERE in order to receive the download link.
    • Ensure that your system meets the system requirements.
    • Run the Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS installer (.exe file) that you downloaded from the Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS website.
    • Accept the license agreement and click on the Next button whenever prompted.
    • Click 'Finish' once installation is complete.

     

    Licensing

    How long will my Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS license last?
    Your license of Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS will be valid for 12 months. If you wish to renew your license after 12 months please re-submit your details to receive a new unique code and download the latest version of Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS.

    Do I need to buy maintenance (subscription)?
    No. Visit the Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS website on a regular basis to download the latest version of the software.

    Can I upgrade from Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS?
    Yes. You can upgrade from Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS to the full commercial edition of Delcam for SolidWorks to take advantage of 3-axis and 5-axis milling, turning, turn/mill and wire EDM. To request a quote please complete the form HERE.

    Will there be any problem with file compatibility if I purchase the commercial edition?
    Usually, there are no issues with compatibility when installing the commercial edition of Delcam for SolidWorks and reading in files created in Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS.

     

    Support & Training

    Is there any training organised for Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS?
    Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS is really easy to use. Click on the Tutorial tab on the left, to watch tutorial videos, and download user manuals. The Reference Guide is also available in the Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS program after installation.

    How do I get technical support for Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS?
    Visit the Delcam for SolidWorks forum HERE to interact with other users and share tips and tricks. Click on the support tab on your left, for details on telephone support.

    Are any post-processors supplied with Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS? What if the post-processor is incompatible with my machine?
    Post-processors for typical controllers are supplied with Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS. Xbuild, a post-processor editor, is also available in Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS so you can edit posts as required. For assistance with post-processors from Delcam, please click on the Support tab on the left. Charges for post-processor services will be applied.

  • Download

    Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS Download

    If you would like to download the latest version of Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS, CLICK HERE.

    After registering you will receive an e-mail with a link to download Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS and a unique code. You must insert this unique code when installing the program in order to activate your license.

    Considering upgrading from Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS to the commercial edition of Delcam for SolidWorks? Click HERE to compare the functionality in XPRESS against the base module, Delcam for SolidWorks 2D.

     


     
  • Upgrade

    Delcam for SolidWorks Upgrade

    Did you know that you can upgrade from XPRESS to a commercial edition of Delcam for SolidWorks?  

    Offering 2.5D, 3D, 5-axis, turning, turn/mill and wire EDM capabilities, Delcam for SolidWorks enables you to upgrade on a modular basis so you only invest in what you need, when you need it.  You’ll benefit from the same associativity and ease-of-use experienced in XPRESS, with each module fully integrated inside SolidWorks keeping your learning curve down to an absolute minimum.

    For further details on the full capabilities of Delcam for SolidWorks click HERE.

    Considering upgrading from Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS to the commercial edition of Delcam for SolidWorks? Click HERE to compare the functionality in XPRESS against the base module, Delcam for SolidWorks 2D.

    To receive a quote on upgrading from Delcam for SolidWorks XPRESS to the full commercial edition of Delcam for SolidWorks click HERE.

 
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