Computer Aided Design and Computer Aided Machining
Students at Weston Collegiate Institute receive hands on experience in Computer Aided Design and
Computer Aided Machining software’s such as Mastercam starting in grades 11 and 12 manufacturing to
produce CNC programs so they can complete their projects on the CNC milling machine. (Computer
Mastercam is the most widely used CAM software worldwide and remains the program of choice among
CNC programmers in the manufacturing industry. Students at Weston Collegiate Institute are learning
advanced manufacturing as most only experience this for the first time at the college level.
The video of Mastercam shows the process of the machining program created to produce the iron man
and also verifies any errors before actually running the program on the CNC milling machine as seen in
the video of the actual machine running the program created in Mastercam.