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Expert CAM software for high-speed and 5-axis CNC machining

What is Fusion 360 with PowerMill?

Fusion 360 with PowerMill® CAM software provides expert CNC programming strategies for complex 3- and 5-axis manufacturing. It also includes access to Fusion 360 and advanced manufacturing capabilities through Fusion 360 extensions.

  • Choose from a vast library of machining strategies.

  • Access powerful 5-axis programming with automated collision avoidance.

  • Use specialised solutions for industrial robots, hybrid manufacturing and more.

Why use PowerMill?

Deliver exceptional part quality

Complete control of the machining process helps you to achieve optimum levels of precision and surface finish.

Reduce CAM programming times

Super-fast toolpath calculation makes it simple to program large moulds, tools and dies and other challenging 3D geometry.

Maximise CNC machine utilisation

Advanced controls help optimise NC code to extract maximum value from your machines and cutting tools.

What you can do using Fusion 360 with PowerMill

Solve complex CNC machining problems

PowerMill provides a vast library of 3- and 5-axis strategies that help simplify the CAM programming and CNC machining of large moulds, tools, dies and other complex parts. (video: 1.32 min.)

What you can do using Fusion 360 with PowerMill

Achieve exceptional levels of quality

Advanced toolpath controls and powerful editing shortens CAM programming times and increases flexibility, resulting in finished parts that require little to no manual polishing. (video: 3.02 min.)

What you can do using Fusion 360 with PowerMill

Improve consistency with automation

Powerful templates and user-defined macros help you to capture and share best practices across your team. Address the skills gap and help your workers to be more productive sooner.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Fusion 360 with PowerMill is CAM software that specialises in generating high-quality machining code to help manufacture large, complex parts such as moulds, tools and dies.
PowerMill is typically used to drive different types of CNC hardware including 3- and 5-axis mills, 5-axis mill-turn machines, industrial robots and hybrid manufacturing machines.

Fusion 360 with PowerMill is typically used by CAM programmers and CNC machine operators. It is widely used by manufacturing companies serving different industries such as automotive, aerospace, medical and consumer goods.

PowerMill is particularly well suited to the production of large, complex components where precision and surface finish are important.

PowerMill Standard provides CAM programming capabilities including 2.5D milling, basic turning, 3-axis, 3+2 programming, as well as the ability to simulate and verify toolpaths using virtual machine simulation.  
PowerMill Ultimate builds on this by offering additional capabilities including simultaneous 5-axis machining, offline robot programming, automated electrode production, hybrid manufacturing and dedicated toolpaths for the production of ports, blades, blisk and impellers.