3D Metrology Software, Training and CMMs

Verisurf Tools for Mastercam includes all of the Tools and Utilities listed below. The ribbon toolbar can be customized for your needs with the menu manager and individual tool icons can easily be added, reordered, or removed.

Verisurf Tools for Mastercam:

Settings:

3D Metrology Software, Training and CMMs

Verisurf Preferences – open Verisurf Preferences – Display Settings dialog.

3D Metrology Software, Training and CMMs

Toggle WCS Axes – toggles the display of the WCS axis symbol at the origin of the WCS.

Utilities:

3D Metrology Software, Training and CMMs

Create 3D PDF – create an Adobe Acrobat 3D PDF file. Displays dimensional MBD, callouts, Datum Targets, and Analysis results.

3D Metrology Software, Training and CMMs

Screenshot – captures graphics window images to be used in the Report Manager or Microsoft Paint.

3D Metrology Software, Training and CMMs

Notepad – add model-associated (Part) notes or general notes that persist across all models.

3D Metrology Software, Training and CMMs

Calculator – Windows system calculator.

3D Metrology Software, Training and CMMs

Merge CAD Files – simultaneously merge multiple CAD files into a single file.

CAD Tools:

3D Metrology Software, Training and CMMs

Minimum Bounding Box – used to determine the minimum material required for machining.

3D Metrology Software, Training and CMMs

Auto Flip Normals – flip and correct Surface Normal direction for Inspect/Build or Surface Analysis.

3D Metrology Software, Training and CMMs

Power Select – select a surface – including contiguous surfaces.

3D Metrology Software, Training and CMMs

Auto Hole-Axis – create hole axes, vectors, arcs, or points on all visible circular entities.

3D Metrology Software, Training and CMMs

Hole-Axis – create a circle from a hole.

3D Metrology Software, Training and CMMs

Pierce – create points at the intersection of line and surface entities.

3D Metrology Software, Training and CMMs

Extend Lines – extend all or selected lines on the active CAD level.

3D Metrology Software, Training and CMMs

Name Points – create labels to identify various points on the model, such as tooling
ball locations.

3D Metrology Software, Training and CMMs

Fit Curve from Chain – fit splines through chained lines, arcs, and splines.

Planes:

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Grow Plane – grow selected CAD plane by 10% in the selected direction.

3D Metrology Software, Training and CMMs

Shrink Plane – shrink selected CAD plane by 10% in the selected direction.

3D Metrology Software, Training and CMMs

Trim Multiple Planes – trim selected planes at their intersection.

3D Metrology Software, Training and CMMs

Trim Planes – trim (only) the first selected plane to the second selected plane.

3D Metrology Software, Training and CMMs

Intersect Planes – create a line at the intersection of 2 planes or 2 planar entities.

3D Metrology Software, Training and CMMs

Distance Between Planes – calculate the distance (parallel planes) or angle (non-parallel planes) between any 2 selected planes.

3D Metrology Software, Training and CMMs

Auto Center Plane – reports Position to the center of airplane ribs using a mid-point between the two outer surfaces of the ribs.

3D Metrology Software, Training and CMMs

Bisect Planes – create a new CAD plane mid-way between 2 selected CAD planes.

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Single Point Plane – click anywhere in the graphics region to create a new CAD plane on the active CPlane.

Create WCS:

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WCS 3 Points – create a new WCS by selecting the origin, a point on the X-axis, and a point to define the XY plane.

3D Metrology Software, Training and CMMs

WCS 2 Lines – create a new WCS by selecting a line that defines the X-axis and another line to define the XY plane.

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WCS 3 Planes – select a plane whose normal will define the Z-direction, a 2nd plane (whose intersection with the 1st) defines the X-axis, and a 3rd plane (whose intersection with the 1st and 2nd) defines the origin.

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WCS PPO – select a plane whose normal defines the Z-direction, a 2nd plane (whose intersection with the 1st) defines the X-axis, and a point along the intersection of the 2 planes to define the origin.

3D Metrology Software, Training and CMMs

WCS PLP – select a plane whose normal defines the Z-axis, then select the X-axis, and finally a point to establish the origin.

3D Metrology Software, Training and CMMs

WCS by XYZ ABC – define a new WCS relative to an existing WCS by entering the X, Y, and Z coordinates for the new WCS origin and (optionally) rotations about the X, Y, and Z axes.

3D Metrology Software, Training and CMMs

WCS PAO – select a plane whose normal defines the Z-axis, then 2 points to define the X-axis, and finally a point to establish the origin.

3D Metrology Software, Training and CMMs

WCS PLL – select a plane whose normal defines the Z-axis, then a line to define the X-axis, and finally a line to establish the Y-axis.

3D Metrology Software, Training and CMMs

WCS by Matrix – define a new WCS by entering X, Y, and Z coordinates for the origin and I, J, K directional vectors to define the X, Y, and Z axes.