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Creating New Items in the Process Manager

You can insert and configure many different types of items in the process table, including operations, workcells, fixtures, and NC sequences (steps). Creating New Items • Inserting Items – Operations – Fixtures – Workcells • Inserting NC Steps – Facing and Profiling – Roughing and Re-roughing – Finishing and Corner Finishing – …

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Editing Process Items

The process table enables you to reorder and merge steps. You can also modify the configuration of an existing step in the process table. Editing Process Items • Reordering Steps – Process view only – Cut/Copy/Paste • Merging Steps – Holemaking Steps • Edit Existing Steps – Tool – Parameters – Geometry …

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Using Process Manager Tools

The process manager enables you to create new manufacturing objects such as workcells and NC sequences and modify the properties of existing objects. Process Manager • Process Table – Table-based view of manufacturing model. • NC Sequences = process steps. • Create and edit manufacturing objects. • Process Table Features – View Types – …

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Engraving on Flat and Complex Surfaces

Engraving NC sequences are generally created by the tool following a curve or a Groove cosmetic feature. The tool diameter determines the width of cut. Engraving: • Flat or Complex Surfaces • Use Cosmetic Groove or Curve features • For logos or part numbers Engraving on Flat and Complex Surfaces …

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Creating and Using Drill Groups

You can configure groups of hole axes within drill groups. You can then select drill groups when creating holemaking sequences. This simplifies the hole selection process. Drill Groups • Simplify hole selection. • Drill group updates. Configuring Drill Groups • Selecting holes: – Axes – Diameters – Surfaces – Parameters Figure 2 …

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Editing Drilling Toolpaths

you can edit drilling toolpaths by configuring holemaking manufacturing parameters. You can also use customize functionality to specify the tool movement between drilling holes. Holemaking Parameters • SCAN_TYPE – TYPE_1 – TYPE_SPIRAL – TYPE_ONE_DIR – PICK_ORDER – SHORTEST (default) • BREAKOUT_DISTANCE • PECK_DEPTH • CLEAR_DIST • RAPTO_DIST • PULLOUT_DIST Connect …

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Basic Drilling

You can create many different types of drilling sequences by selecting the holes for drilling and configuring the drill depth options. Configure Hole Sets • Selecting Holes – Axes – Points – Diameters – Surfaces – Parameters – Groups • Depth Options – Blind – Auto – Thru All – …

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Understanding Holemaking

Holemaking enables you to create many different types of drilling cycles including standard, countersink, tapping, and reaming. Holemaking Process • Select the drill cycle type. • Select a tool. • Configure holemaking parameters. • Configure the set of holes to be machined. • Customize hole connections (optional). Figure 1 – …

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3-Axis Trajectory Milling Multi-Step and Multi-Pass Parameters

There are a number of parameters that enable you to create multi-step and multi-pass 3-axis trajectory milling sequences. Multi-Step Configuration • NUMBER_CUTS • STEP_DEPTH • Final pass along specified trajectory • Start Height • Height Multi-Pass Configuration • NUM_PROF_PASSES • PROF_INCREMENT • Final pass along specified trajectory Multi-Step Configuration Figure 1 – Multi-Step …

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Basic 3-Axis Trajectory Milling

In 3-axis trajectory milling, you specify the tool trajectory by creating cut motions using the customize functionality. 3-Axis Trajectory Milling Configuration • Create cut motions • Trajectory Options – Sketch/Edge/Curve/Surface • Cut motion Options – Specify Trajectory – Direction – Offset – Start Height – Height – Material Side • Customize Options …

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