Autodesk PowerMill Ultimate 2023 Free Download

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Autodesk PowerMill Ultimate 2023 Free Download

System requirements for Autodesk PowerMill 2023:

System requirements for Autodesk PowerMill 2023
Operating System64-bit Microsoft® Windows® 11 and Windows 10.
See Autodesk’s Product Support Lifecycle for support information.
CPU TypeMultiple core 64-bit processor, such as Intel® Core™ i7 or Intel® Core™ i9
Minimum of 4 cores, 8 cores is recommended
Processors with higher individual core clock speeds are recommended over processors with many more cores
Memory8 GB RAM minimum recommended
16 GB RAM or more recommended for demanding parts
GPUNVIDIA GPU or graphics card from their professional range, such as Quadro®
At least 2 GB fully OpenGL® 2.0 compliant
Screen Resolution1920 x 1080
Disk Space160 GB

Autodesk PowerMill Ultimate 2023

Key features of PowerMill

The evolving capabilities in Fusion 360 with PowerMill® enable easier 3- and 5-axis CAM programming, helping manufacturers get more from their subtractive, additive, and hybrid machines.

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Every CAD support

Import surfaces, solids, or meshes from mainstream CAD systems and produce NC code even if data is poor quality

High-efficiency roughing

Choose from a range of roughing strategies to remove material quickly and maximize cutter life

Comprehensive finishing

Access a library of finishing toolpaths to produce precision parts with exceptional surface finish

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Multi-axis machining

Simplify 3+2 and 5-axis machining to produce parts with fewer setups, shorter tools, and faster feeds and speeds

Toolpath optimization

Make global or localized edits to your toolpaths without the need for lengthy, wasteful recalculations

Toolpath verification

Check individual toolpaths or entire projects to find and fix problems before they cause expensive mistakes

Machine simulation

Use a 3D model of your CNC machine to simulate toolpaths and identify collisions, near-misses, or over-travel

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Post-processing

Use configurable post-processor files to export safe and efficient NC code to suit your specific machine

User-defined automation

Embed your best practices into templates and macros and share with others to automate common tasks

Hybrid manufacturing

Create, control, and simulate deposition strategies for driving high-rate additive processes such as DED and FFF

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Industrial robots

Offline programming and simulation of industrial robots with analysis to avoid singularities and over-travel

Industry specific solutions

Access specialized strategies to manufacture ports, manifolds, blades, blisks, and impellers

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What’s new in PowerMill 2023

Fusion 360 with PowerMill 2023 CAM software offers enhanced steep and shallow finishing, more intuitive machining setups, safer leads and links, faster processing, and more.

New features of PowerMill 2023

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Steep and shallow finishing

Improve the quality of Steep and Shallow and 3D Offset finishing toolpaths when machining parts contain open pockets. Shallow regions now correctly respect open edges, resulting in safer entry moves and reduced likelihood of tool breakages. (video: 1:55 min.) 

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Video: PowerMill interface showing improvements made to Steep and Shallow finishing

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Speed and performance

PowerMill 2023 includes multiple speed improvements resulting in faster performance of automatic collision avoidance, Curve Projection finishing, spun profile calculation, Constant Z finishing of undercuts, and opening and saving PowerMill projects. (video: 1:31 min.) 

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Video: PowerMill interface showing multiple examples where performance has been sped up

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Machining setups

Machining setups now allow default values to be defined for model location, thickness parameters, workplane settings, and machine tools. Default settings mean setups are more intuitive to use, resulting in faster CAM programming and reduced risk of error. (video: 1:52 min.) 

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Video: PowerMill interface showing enhancements to machining setups

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Safer leads and links

Toolpath lead moves are now more intelligent and can be automatically trimmed or extended to help avoid gouges or collisions during subsequent connection moves. These improvements help simplify the machining of parts that contain undercut features. (video: 1:32 min.) 

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Video: PowerMill interface showing multiple enhancements affecting lead moves in toolpaths

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Additive toolpath ordering

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Additive toolpaths that are selected in the PowerMill browser can now be combined into a single toolpath where toolpath segments with the same layer index are grouped together. 

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More features of Fusion 360 with PowerMill

High-speed machining

Expert performance

PowerMill uses 64-bit, multi-threading technology to complete common CAM programming tasks faster, even on large, complex parts consisting of surfaces, solids, or meshes. Faster processing times mean you can start machining sooner or explore alternative solutions. (video: 2:48 min.)

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Video: Complete common CAM programming tasks quicker with PowerMill expert performance

High-efficiency roughing

Choose from a range of roughing strategies to remove material quickly and efficiently. Advanced options allow you to configure the toolpath to suit your specific tool type and material, helping to maintain constant tool load and maximize cutter life. (video: 3:15 min.) 

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Video: Learn how to remove material quickly with high-speed roughing strategies

Comprehensive finishing

Access a vast library of finishing and rest-finishing toolpaths for increased programming flexibility. Achieve exceptional levels of precision and surface finish using advanced settings that suit your specific CNC machine, resulting in parts that require little to no manual polishing. (video: 3:02 min.) 

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Video: Explore toolpaths with the PowerMill tool library to increase programming flexibility

Toolpath optimization

Use powerful toolpath editing options to make global or localized changes to toolpaths without the need for lengthy recalculations. Choose to delete, limit, reverse, reorder, combine, or divide entire toolpaths or individual segments using different selection methods. (video: 2:44 min.) 

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Video: Edit and make global changes to your toolpaths to get the best out of your CNC machine

Machining setups

Use separate machining setups to help manage how you cut parts, resulting in faster CAM programming and fewer mistakes. Set default values for setup parameters such as model location, collision checking against fixturing, output workplane, CNC machine, and more. 

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PowerMill interface showing the definition of Machining Setups

Cutting tool support

Build a searchable database of cutting tools and share with your team for greater consistency. Define tool and holder geometry, including standard cutters and customized form tools. Automatically calculate feeds and speeds based on stock material. 

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PowerMill interface showing the definition of a cutting tool assembly

Efficient 3+2 machining

Use the rotary axes of your machine to access undercuts and other difficult to reach features in a single setup. Alternatively use shorter, more rigid tool assemblies combined with more aggressive feeds and speeds to improve quality and reduce cycle times. (video: 2:10 min.)

Video: Use shorter and rigid tool assemblies to improve quality and precision of your work

5-axis simultaneous

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Machine the most challenging parts safely and efficiently with simultaneous 4- and 5-axis machining. Choose from a suite of dedicated multi-axis strategies and tool-axis controls to finely control the motion of your 4- and 5-axis CNC machinery. (video: 3:24 min.) 

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Video: Apply 5-axis motions to the majority of your toolpaths

Expert 5-axis controls

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Make changes to the 5-axis motion of your toolpaths using a range of intelligent edits. Change the tool orientation in local regions or apply smooth interpolations between others to avoid erratic motion that could compromise surface finish. (video: 2:50 min.) 

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Video: Use new editing tools to make global or localized changes to your toolpaths

Automatic collision avoidance

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Automatically identify and avoid any collisions or near-misses involving the cutting tool and workpiece. Use the rotary axes of your machine to safely and smoothly tilt the tool away and avoid costly mistakes. (video: 58 sec.) 

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Video: Use automatic tool-axis tilting to generate more continuous toolpaths and machine control

Dynamic machine control

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Use a 3D model of your 5-axis CNC machine tool to select the best tool-axis orientation to machine parts safely and efficiently. Dynamic drag handles and visual feedback help identify collisions and axis over-travel to speed up CAM programming. (video 1:27 min.) 

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Video: Avoid collisions and mistakes using the improved dynamic machine control which increases the control of 5-axis machining motion

In-cycle probing

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Access dedicated probing routines to measure 3D surface geometry with spindle mounted touch probes. Use the resulting measurements to simplify part setup and monitor the quality of machined parts throughout the machining process. Produce inspection reports and share via Autodesk Drive. (video: 2:07 min.) 

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Video: Use 3D surface probing to understand how accurately parts are machined

Offline robot programming

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Use this dedicated interface to streamline the offline programming of industrial robots for additive and subtractive applications. Simulate and optimize your toolpaths using an accurate 3D model of your robot to reduce axis singularities and over-travel. (video: 2:56 min.)

Video: Create and optimize multiple toolpaths using 3D modeling

Electrode manufacture

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Automate the design, manufacture, inspection, and electrical-discharge manufacturing (EDM) burning of electrodes. Use customizable machining templates to automate the production of families of electrodes for increased process consistency, and to help avoid mistakes happening on the shop floor. (video: 2:47 min.)

Video: Use PowerMill tools to automate the programing of the electrode

Hybrid manufacturing

FUSION 360 WITH POWERMILL ULTIMATE
Create, control, and simulate deposition strategies for driving high-rate additive processes, such as Directed-Energy Deposition (DED) and Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF). Combine additive and subtractive toolpaths together to enable hybrid manufacturing workflows using suitable CNC machinery. (video: 2:40 min.) 

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Video: Use the new additive manufacturing plugin to program Directed-Energy Deposition (DED)

Blisks, blades, and impellers

FUSION 360 WITH POWERMILL ULTIMATE
Simplify the CAM programming of blisks (IBRs), blades, and impellers using dedicated 5-axis machining strategies. Roughing and finishing strategies use advanced tool-axis smoothing, resulting in safe and predictable machine motion and exceptional surface finish. (video: 1:38 min.) 

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Video: Use various strategies to create smoother roughing and finishing when working with blisks, blades, and impellers

Engine ports and manifolds

FUSION 360 WITH POWERMILL ULTIMATE
Access specialized 3-axis and 5-axis machining strategies to automate the CAM programming of engine ports and manifolds. Use advanced toolpath controls to regulate surface finish and improve the flow of fluid/gas resulting in optimal part performance. 

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Rib machining

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Produce cutter-friendly toolpaths to mill the deep ribs and slots commonly found in molds and dies. Toolpath offsets are optimized to maintain a constant tool load, prolonging tool life and reducing the risk of tool failure. Use as a low-cost alternative to EDM. 

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Simulation and verification

PowerMill interface showing a toolpath being simulated with a digital twin of a CNC machine

PowerMill interface showing the removal of stock material on a 3D mold tool



Workflow and collaboration



Multiple speed-ups improve the performance of common tasks, including Automatic Collision Avoidance, Curve Projection Finishing, opening and saving projects, and more.

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You can download the demonstration file shown in this video from the Autodesk Knowledge Network.



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