Custom Post Processing

Mastercam Custom Post Processing

MACDAC Engineering’s Post Processing Department is responsible for development and maintenance of post processors for use with the Mastercam product line, as well as support related to post processing.

Generate unique NC files for your machine tools.

Post processors are Mastercam toolpath translators that convert generic toolpaths into unique G-code that allow CNC machines to cut based on make, model, or specific customer preference.

Once a post processor is installed, you can use it with your your finalized Mastercam programs to generate finished code your machines will use to cut your parts.

Mastercam provides a default set of post processors available with the product installation. Mastercam also has an extensive library of available post processors that MACDAC Engineering can supply to their customers.

New Custom Post Processor Requirements

To request a post processor that is not in the software please fill out the “Post Information Form”. This form will require Machine Make/Model and Control Make/Model.

Once you’ve filled out the form, please email it to our team at:

One of our post processor experts will get back to you.

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Existing Custom Post Processor Requirements

Click here for a video on how to create a Zip2Go file.

  1. Z2G: Create a Zip2Go of a Mastercam file set that illustrates the problem. TIP: Select the options for Post processors, Toolpath files and Config files before generating the Zip2Go file.
  2. Corrected NC output: A copy of the NC output file that has been edited to show the desired output or format.
  3. A clear description of the problem and desired output.

Please email these files and information to:

MACDAC Engineering

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30 Years of Trusted Partnerships

MACDAC Engineering is the largest CAD/CAM software dealer in New England and has been partnered with Mastercam since 1991. We offer training, support, and services for all Mastercam products.

We believe in developing strong relationships with our customers, which is why so many of them have relied on us for their CAD/CAM needs for years. We primarily keep our sales local to New England so that we can better create, build, and maintain customer relationships for many years to come.


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