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ESTLCam 8. Worth a Look

Discussion in 'CNC Mills/Routers' started by GrayUK, Feb 28, 2016.

  1. GrayUK

    GrayUK Master
    Staff Member Moderator Builder

    May 5, 2014
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    I was researching Trochoidal milling and came across this video by the Guy, who made the ESTLcam program. This video shows how to generate code for a curved surface, and then carve it. :)

    I'm probably discovering this program quite late, but I am really impressed by this small, useful, and above all, Cheap Program. :thumbsup::thumbsup:
    Check it out on YouTube
  2. matt_o_70

    matt_o_70 Journeyman

    Dec 15, 2013
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    Agree - with how powerful this CAM package is and $50 great value.. I just downloaded the ESTLcam demo yesterday - and see that is supports thread milling, and 3D contours, V carve, etc.. also looks like ESTLCam is starting to directly support Arduino (GRBL) hardware. It would be awesome if ESTLcam and TinyG support could be integrated!

    the xbox controller for a pendent and direct control of the machine would be fantastic.

    lots of info from ESTLcam developer in this thread:
    Estlcam machine controller

    Thanks go to Florian Bauereisen for the recommendation of ESTLcam.
    #2 matt_o_70, Feb 28, 2016
    Last edited: Feb 28, 2016
  3. Florian Bauereisen


    Feb 24, 2014
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    im using Estl cam since a while now and just loving it.
    Quite easy to use.
    especially if only a few pieces to be done or for trochiodal milling aluminium.
    Bigger jobs though i still prefere cambam which is very powerfull as well - but lacks trochiodal milling.


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