HybridCAM: Tool Path Generation Software for Hybrid Manufacturing

  • Xiongzhi Zeng
  • Changya Yan
  • Juan Yu
  • Shanshan He
  • Chen-Han Lee
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10464)


In this paper, we demonstrate a Hybrid Manufacturing software-HybridCAM. HybridCAM provides a variety of tool path generation methods for sculpture surfaces. The tool path patterns include contour-parallel pattern, zigzag pattern, and helical pattern. HybridCAM can input multiple format of models, such as IGS, STL, and STP, and can be applied to multi-axis Additive Manufacturing (AM) and multi-axis Subtractive Manufacturing (SM). We present several tool path patterns for different parts and different applications generated by HybridCAM. An actual experiment was carried out to verity the feasibility and practicality of the software.


Tool path generation Additive manufacturing Hybrid manufacturing HybridCAM 



The authors gratefully acknowledge National Natural Science Foundation of China (51575386). The authors would also like to thank the experimental supporting from Wuhan HuaGong Laser Engineering Co., Ltd.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiongzhi Zeng
    • 1
  • Changya Yan
    • 1
  • Juan Yu
    • 1
  • Shanshan He
    • 1
  • Chen-Han Lee
    • 1
  1. 1.Manufacturing Intelligence Engineering Research CenterWuhan Institute of TechnologyWuhanChina

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