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Advanced Mill-Turn

Get the Most Out of Your High-End Multi-Tasking CNC Machines

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Complete Solution for Multi-Channel Mill-Turn CNCs

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Integrated. Easy-to-use. Complete.

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Shortens cycle times and maximum productivity

Advanced Mill-Turn

Complete solution for high-level multi-spindle turret/ multi-spindle turning and milling machine.

Manually performing CNC programming for complex parts on complex machines or directly on the machine tool controller is not only inefficient and error-prone but also costly.

The modern multi-channel milling and turning CNC aims to maximize productivity by combining milling and turning operations to the greatest extent possible for the workpiece.


You can use SolidCAM to program multi-axis milling-turning machining

Integrated. Easy-to-use. Complete.


Through SolidCAM's user interface, it seamlessly integrates with your SOLIDWORKS or Autodesk Inventor CAD software. You can program milling and turning operations for the main spindle and tool turret, tailstock, steady rest, and other components.

Milling operations also include SolidCAM's unique and patented iMachining technology.

ToolKit | Unlimited Tool Management


The best tool manager in the CAM industry, which allows you to store, assemble, and manage tools and cutting conditions in the machine environment (machine preview) and provides a user-friendly interface.

ToolKit supports any type of face, axial, angular, and multi-tool toolholder, fully meeting the advanced Mill-Turn tooling requirements.

Any component of the tool can be directly imported from the tool manufacturer's online catalog as CAD data without any hassle.


MCO | Machine Control Operations


Through MCO (Machine Control Operation), you can define machine actions that are independent of toolpath, such as turret and spindle movements, clamping/unclamping, coolant operations, etc.

The lathe-mill post-processor comes equipped with pre-prepared standard MCO cycles, which can save you time in part programming. These cycles include minimal user input parameters to execute necessary machine actions. Through MCO, you can program the following operations:

  • Tool change

  • Machine component movement

  • Part transfer

  • Clamping/Unclamping fixture

  • Program tape reader

  • Control of cooling fluid

  • Machine mode

  • Axis and phase synchronization

  • Output any G/M command

Machine Simulation


Through MCO (Machine Control Operation), you can define machine actions independent of toolpath (such as turret and spindle movements, clamping/unclamping of fixtures, cooling fluid, etc.).

Simulated Cycle Time Estimation

Collision Detection

Part transfer: Simulate cutting process


Shortens Cycle Time and Maximum Productivity


An advanced and user-friendly channel synchronization manager that guides you through operations in sequence, shows conflicts, and helps you avoid clashes.

Highly suitable for synchronizing and optimizing all machining operations to achieve maximum production output.

SolidCAM can control an infinite number of channels and supports any number of machine functionalities and cutting modes.


Channel Synchronization Clash Avoidance Feature

The channel sync conflict avoidance function will disable the generation or simulation of G-code when any conflict issues arise within the defined synchronization. If this function is enabled, it will mark the operations that require attention and guide you through directional arrows and helpful annotations. The system understands controller logic and checks the possibility of synchronization, considering machine kinematics, axis sharing, and synchronization wait marker rules.


SolidCAM supports three different overlap modes. Axes can overlap onto other axes, with the tool following the main axis.


For applicable milling-turning machining centers, SolidCAM will automatically detect this mode.

Rotary Axes and Drive Unit Sharing

By using axis sharing and drive unit functionalities, machining time can be reduced, and part processing can be stabilized. Simultaneously, two turning operations can be synchronized on different turrets, under specific conditions, for turning on the same main spindle or synchronizing two milling operations on different turrets, using the same rotary axis.

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