PostWorks Class

Over 35+ Years of Experience Providing CAD/CAM Software to the Machining Industry

Who Should Take This Class

In this class, students will learn how to create and maintain postprocessors using PostWorks. The class will guide students through the process of creating a multi-axis postprocessor.

Students will learn how to configure machines with rotary tables and heads, customize output files, and create postprocessor macros.
This class is a must for any company using PostWorks.

The course begins by introducing the NCL interface and simple geometric modeling commands and goes on to cover pocketing, profiling, drilling, and four- & five-axis milling operations.

PostWorks Class

Duration: 3 days (24 Hours in Total)
Pre-requisites: Basic knowledge of CNC machine code.
$ 1,350

Class Outline

Day 1 :
The Basics/MakePos
PostWorks system overview
Learning to use MakePost
Running PWORKS
Print Descriptor File exercise

Day 2 :
PostMacro language overview
PostMacro exercise

Day 3 :
Fine tuning and maintenance
Initialization Files
PostWorks directory structures
PostWorks utility programs
Final exercises


Training Class Month Date
PostWorks Class (3 Day Class)
May 2022
PostWorks Class (3 Day Class)
July 2022
PostWorks Class (3 Day Class)
September 2022
PostWorks Class (3 Day Class)
November 2022
PostWorks Class (3 Day Class)
January 2023

What to expect

Class Hours
Class hours are 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, breaking for a one-hour lunch.

What to bring
Students may bring blank media (floppy disk, CD, etc.) on which to copy their completed class files. Or, if you have access to E-mail, class files can be sent to your E-mail address.

Upon arrival, take a ticket for parking and proceed to the parking structure. NCCS is located on the 17th floor. When you arrive, please give your ticket to the class instructor. You will then be given a parking key that will provide you access to the parking structure throughout your stay with NCCS. Please be sure to return this parking key on your last afternoon of class prior to your departure.

Cancellations need to be made two weeks prior to the training date in order to obtain a full refund. Registrations are transferable if made two weeks in advance. If you need to cancel, please inform us immediately.

The class fee does not cover hotel and living expenses. The customer is responsible for their own accommodations. For a list of the local hotels, please contact Becky Robinson.

On-site training
All classes are available on-site at your location. The cost for on-site training is $1,000.00 per day plus trainer travel and subsistence expenses.
Note: Class schedules and prices are subject to change.