PowerMill® CAM software provides comprehensive milling toolpaths for high-speed and 5-axis CNC machining. It is a proven solution for making molds, dies, and highly complex parts that demand safe, fast machining and superior surface finishing.
Calculate high-quality toolpaths for complex parts. (video: 2:52 min.)
Cut parts faster and prolong tool life.
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Get the most out of your 5-axis machine with expert programming.
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Achieve superior surface finish, and minimize manual polishing.
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Simulation and Expert Control
Dynamic ViewMill now provides improved image quality. New options to detect and display collisions with stock.
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Collision checking and avoidance
Get tools to find and remove collisions and near misses. Analyze your entire CAM project for greater confidence.
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Control noncutting toolpath connection moves. Minimize air cutting, avoid dwell marks, and improve surface finish.
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Dynamic machine control in region
Select multiple regions of your toolpaths, use a virtual CNC machine to dynamically apply alternative toolaxis settings
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Industry Machining Solutions
Automate the manufacture of electrodes for EDM. Define machining templates and apply to families of parts. (video: 2:51 min.)
Offline programming and simulation of robots. Analyze axis motion to reduce singularities and over-travel. (video: 2:31 min.)
Gain turning strategies for use on 5-axis mill-turn machines. Combine with milling toolpaths for fewer machine setups.
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Blisk and impeller machining
Use 5-axis machining to produce blisks, IBRs, and impellers. Create smoother roughing and finishing toolpaths.
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Paragon D&E: Delivering a manufacturing platform
See how this large mold and die shop invested in PowerMill to replace 5 different CAM systems, increasing operator skill levels, improving part quality, and reducing turnaround times by 50%.
“With PowerMill, we’re seeing jobs come in weeks ahead of schedule. Builds that would traditionally take 10 weeks, we’re doing in 4 to 5.”
—Brian Kerkstra, Manufacturing Engineer
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Superior: 5-axis machinery increases productivity
Superior Tool & Mold’s investment in 5-axis machinery drives its DMG machines with fewer setups, resulting in better parts in less time.
“We recently purchased 5-axis machinery to help us to achieve more with our machining. PowerMill’s 5-axis strategies allow us to do everything in a single setup. It’s the bible in the industry now.”
—Andrew Gruening, Programmer
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Case studies courtesy of Autodesk Inc.
Compare the Features in PowerMill
Learn about the differences between PowerMill Standard, Premium, and Ultimate. PowerMill is the expert CAM software for complex high-speed and 5-axis CNC machining.
- 2.5D to 3-axis machining
- High-speed machining
- 4-axis and 3+2 axis machining
- Mill-turn turning
- Tool collision-checking
- Full third-party CAD import
PowerMill Standard plus …
- Full 5-axis programming
- Dynamic machine control
- Offline robot programming
- Machine collision-checking
- Surface modelling CAD
PowerMill Premium plus …
- Rib machining
- Blade, blisk and impeller milling
- Port and manifold manufacture
- Electrode machining
Full PowerMill Feature Comparison (PDF)
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PowerMill 2019 New Feature Brochure (PDF)
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