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The GibbsCAM® product family provides powerful, yet easy to use, programming support for 2-through 5-axis milling, high speed machining, turning, mill/turning, multi-task machining, swiss, tombstone machining and wire-EDM CNC machine tools.

An intuitive graphical user interface makes GibbsCAM easy to learn and very efficient, maximizing user productivity. Integrated simulation allows processes to be visually verified and corrected before becoming costly mistakes out on the shop floor.

Comprehensive manufacturing modeling capability for wireframe, surface and solid geometry supports manipulation of part geometry for manufacturing. While outputting machine-specific G-code, users have the choice of using GibbsCAM’s template-based post processor utility, or use one of GibbsCAM’s what-you-see-is-what-you-machine factory supplied post processors.

GibbsCAM add-in for Autodesk® Inventor® software allows part models to be transferred directly to GibbsCAM from within the Inventor session. Associativity between geometry, process and toolpath allows easy updates to accommodate incremental changes.


  • Directly reads Inventor part and assembly files
  • Directly transfers the files from Inventor to GibbsCAM for machining
  • Updates machining processes automatically when an Inventor model is revised.

Target Industries:  Aerospace, Auto & Transportation, Energy & Oil, Medical

Compatibility: Autodesk® Inventor® 2016, Autodesk® Inventor® 2015, Autodesk® Inventor® 2014, Autodesk® Inventor® 2013, Autodesk® Inventor® 2012, Autodesk® Vault 2016, Autodesk® Vault 2015, Autodesk® Vault 2014, and Autodesk® Vault 2013

GibbsCAM opens IPT and IAM files, preserves attributes to simplify machining part models directly, and automatically updates machining processes when Inventor updates the model, for efficient and reliable CNC programming

Languages:  Czech, German (GibbsCAM and Virtual Gibbs), English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Turkish, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese

Countries: Worldwide

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Company Information:
For over thirty years, GibbsCAM has been a leader in providing cutting edge CAD/CAM technology, while maintaining its signature ease-of-use and productivity.  Powerfully Simple, Simply Powerful is the guiding philosophy for GibbsCAM Development, who believes in empowering the NC programmer, machinist, and manufacturing engineer, not eliminating them.

Contact Information: 
3D Systems, Inc. – GibbsCAM
323 Science Drive, Moorpark, CA  93021
Phone: 805.523.0004
Email: GibbsCam.Sales@3DSystems.Com