BlenderCAM automates the creation of computerized numeric control (CNC) toolpaths by directly referencing 3D CAD geometry.
This blender add-on generates programming instructions that could be used to manufacture products, tools and artistic creations.
☑ Milling strategies for 2D and 3D
☑ Cutter types: ball, ballcone, endmill flat, v-carve with various angles, user definable
☑ Work with 3d data or depth images
☑ Layers and skin for roughing
☑ Inverse milling
☑ Various options for ambient around model
☑ Protection of vertical surfaces
☑ Stay low – option for movement
☑ Material size setup
☑ Simulation of 3d operations
☑ Arc retract
☑ Pack curves and slice model
☑ Automatic bridges for cutout operation
☑ Chain export and simulation
Feature Requests and development needs
BlenderCAM has been used for many milling projects, and is actively developed.
If you are a developer who would like to help, fork and open pull requests
If you need help or want to discuss about BlenderCam you can join the Chat Room #BlenderCam:matrix.org on Matrix.
☐ Basic blender installation add-on with a zip file
☐ Windows installer
☐ Releases on github (zip file to download)