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GibbsCAM Production Turning


GibbsCAM Production Turning supports full 2-axis wireframe machining with full functionality for contouring, automatic roughing, multiple hills and valleys, plunge roughing, threading, repetitive shape roughing, drilling, tapping and boring. Advanced functionalities, such as maintaining an awareness of the current stock condition, make programming lathes not only easy but also extremely efficient. GibbsCAM Production Turning provides easy-to-use, powerful capability for programming your turning centres.

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Full 2-Axis Programming

GibbsCAM Production Turning provides a full range of functionality for defining processes for efficiently machining 2-axis parts from wireframe geometry.

Graphical Tool Definition

GibbsCAM Production Turning’s graphical user interface to define tools shows the user key dimensions to allow easy and error free tooling creation. The system supports wide variety of predefined tool types as well as user-defined form tools.

Start/End Point Control

With GibbsCAM Production Turning you have complete control over where you initially position the tool to start machining to where you finish machining. Approach extensions are automatically generated if the tool is started off the machined profile.

Advanced Roughing Routines

GibbsCAM Production Turning provides a full range of roughing routines such as turn roughing cycles for plunge roughing with automatic shoulder stroking, and pattern shift roughing with constant path and constant step over choices.

Material Awareness

GibbsCAM Production Turning maintains an awareness of remaining stock material allowing automatic calculation of entry/exit and toolpath moves to reduce programming time and eliminate air-cutting. Knowing where remaining stock is also allows the system to automatically define rapids which avoid material.

Tool Approach Control

With GibbsCAM Production Turning you can define toolpaths so the tool cuts in both forward and reverse directions or in one direction only. No tool dragging automatically calculates optimal cutting toolpaths, so the tool is always cutting in a forward insert direction.

Canned Cycle Support

Production Turning provides support for a wide range of canned cycles, such as face, OD/ID and casting canned-cycles for roughing and finishing operations as well as most drill-type cycles.


GibbsCAM Production Turning includes a built-in library for all popular thread form data allowing threads to be quickly and accurately programmed.

Advanced Turning Kinematics

GibbsCAM Production Turning includes built-in support for interpolated, eccentric, and elliptical turning, on both milling and turning centers. Machine high-quality off-center turned features on large or awkward parts at any orientation. Take advantage of native support for advanced control features such as Okuma Turn-Cut and Mazak Orbiturn.

Profile Boring and Facing

Use a U-axis programmable head on a milling or mill/turn center to machine variable-profile bores, bosses, and faces, using the same easy-to-learn programming tools and techniques as turning on a lathe. Turn, mill, bore, broach, and more, all in one part program.

How Can You Buy GibbsCAM?

Choose from three base packages:

  • GibbsCAM Production Milling: 2-, 2.5-, and 3-axis milling
  • GibbsCAM Production Turning: 2-axis turning
  • GibbsCAM Production Milling and Turning: live tooling including support of X, Y, Z, C, and B axes

Then add software maintenance and options as needed. Because all options are integrated into a single interface, you don’t need to learn a new program, which saves time and training costs.

GibbsCAM also offers two editions for academic and education institutions: the industrial GibbsCAM Classroom Edition and the personal GibbsCAM Student Edition.

In addition, GibbsCAM offers a 30-day, money-back guarantee.

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