InventorCAM Solid Probe module

InventorCAM is bringing you Solid Probe, a new InventorCAM module that provides capabilities for Home definition and On-Machine Verification, using probes on the CNC machine, to control the quality of machined parts and tooling. 

Full visualization of all the probe movements providing by InventorCAM Machine Simulation enables you to avoid any potential damage to the Probe tool.

Solid Probe with all its advantages, is a must module for every machinist:

  • Supports wide range of probe cycles
  • Visualization of all the Probe tool movements
  • Easy Home definition
  • On machine Verification
  • Tool Presetter support
  • Easy geometry selection on solid model
  • Support of different Probe controllers
  • User-defined parameters gives powerful flexibility for Probe cycles programming
  • Full integration of probe and machining operations

Combined Probe and Machining operations

Machining operations and Probe operations are intermixed in the InventorCAM CAM manager and can use the same geometries on the Solid CAD model. When the solid model is changed, both the machining and probe operations can be automatically synchronized to the change.


Solid Probe provides an easy solution for home setting, using 16 different cycles, enabling the user to easily define home positions, replacing manual setup procedures.


Solid Probe cycles also can be used for measuring of machined surfaces without transferring part to any CMM machine - part can be inspected on the machine tool itself.


Preview of Cycle movements

Solid Probe can use same geometry as in 2.5D milling operations.

Full control over tolerances, different sorting options and direct preview of cycle movements are provided.

The Solid Probe module includes support of Tool Presetter.

This option enables checking milling or turning tools between machining operations. It is a powerful and useful option that enables tool checking after every operation or every tool change event. It enables tool breakage detection, providing safe machining.


Post processor support

The InventorCAM post processor, for a specific CNC machine with probe, provides complete support for the machining and probing operations.

Support for subroutines can be obtained in the G-Code.