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PowerMill features

  • Expert performance

    Calculate high-quality toolpaths for complex parts. (video: 2:48 min.)

  • High-speed roughing

    Cut parts more quickly and prolong cutting tool life. (video: 3:15 min.)

  • 5-axis machining

    Get the most out of your 5-axis machine with expert programming.
    (video: 3:24 min.)

  • Comprehensive finishing

    Achieve superior surface finish and minimise manual polishing.
    (video: 3:02 min.)

What's new

  • Additive manufacturing

    Dedicated tools to create, control and simulate deposition strategies for driving high-rate additive processes.

  • Vortex from stock

    Enhanced area clearance toolpaths now offer adaptive clearing technology for reduced roughing cycle times.

  • Auto-tool tilting

    New automatic tool axis tilting option simplifies the creation of collision-free toolpaths for multi-axis machining.

  • ViewMill thickness shading

    Visualise the distribution of unmachined stock on part simulations for improved programming confidence.

See what customers are doing

Video: Paragon D&E delivers manufacturing excellence with PowerMill


Partnering for mouldmaking success

See how this large mould and die shop invested in PowerMill to replace 5 different CAM systems, increasing operator skill levels, improving part quality and reducing turnaround times by 50%.

Video: Investing in PowerMill helped Precision Mold & Machining to grow


Diversify and expand

Hear how investing in PowerMill and PowerShape manufacturing software enabled this Michigan-based service firm to diversify into more profitable industries.

Video: Eifel Mold & Engineering attract the next generation of engineers with PowerMill


Teaching the next generation

Learn how this tooling firm is filling the skills gap by converting talented young minds into highly skilled CNC machinists with PowerMill.

See how PowerMill works with other Autodesk software

  • Modelling tools to enhance CAM programming

  • Schedule production, track jobs and monitor CNC machines

  • Optimise mould designs and improve manufacturing

  • Use metrology to control manufacturing quality

  • Combine additive and subtractive processes

  • PowerMill + PowerShape (US site) (video: 2:05 min.)

    Get modelling for manufacture tools to help prepare complex parts for machining. Find and repair faults with imported data. Create additional geometry to enhance CAM programming

  • PowerMill + Fusion Production (US site) (video: 1:51 min.)

    Combine production planning, job tracking and CNC machine monitoring with cloud computing and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) for smart manufacturing.

  • PowerMill + Moldflow (video: 1:51 min.)

    Engineers and analysts use Moldflow software for plastic injection moulding simulation to improve plastic part designs, injection mould designs and manufacturing processes.

  • PowerMill + PowerInspect (US site) (video: 1:41 min.)

    PowerInspect can help you to validate and control the precision of manufacturing processes. Use in-cycle measurements on CNC machinery to shorten setup times, confirm part quality and improve productivity.

  • PowerMill + Netfabb (US site) (video: 51 sec.)

    Make the most of additive and subtractive manufacturing. Use 3D printing to produce lightweight parts with internal latticing. Then, finish critical features with precision CNC machining.