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    Mill Tutorial

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  • Mill Tutorial

    Table of Contents i

    Table of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS I

    CHAPTER 1: LEARNING 2 AXIS MILL BASICS 9

    2 Axis Mill 1 ..................................................................................................... 10

    What You'll Learn ........................................................................................ 10

    Steps to Generate Mill Toolpaths and NC Code in Part Mode .............. 10

    Step 1: Model Part in SolidWorks/CAMWorks Solids or Import Part . 11

    Step 2: Change to CAMWorks Feature Tree ........................................ 12

    Step 3: Define the Machine ................................................................... 15

    Step 4: Define the Stock ........................................................................ 18

    Step 5: Define Machinable Features ..................................................... 19

    Step 6: Generate Operation Plan and Toolpath ..................................... 23

    Step 7: Adjusting Toolpath Parameters .................................................. 26

    Step 8: Post Process Toolpaths .............................................................. 31

    2 Axis Mill 2 ..................................................................................................... 34

    What You'll Learn ........................................................................................ 34

    Extracting and Working with Machinable Features ............................... 34

    Tool Crib Tab ......................................................................................... 35

    Post Processor Tab and Posting Tab ...................................................... 38

    Defining the Stock .................................................................................. 38

    Extract Machinable Features .................................................................. 39

    Viewing the FeatureManager Design Trees ..............................................12

    CAMWorks Machining Trees....................................................................13

    CAMWorks Command Manager ...............................................................14 CAMWorks Options ..................................................................................14 CAMWorks Online Help ...........................................................................15

    Define the Machine ....................................................................................15

    Defining Features Interactively..................................................................22

    Generate Operation Plan Command ..........................................................23 Generate Toolpath Command ....................................................................25

    Simulate Toolpath ......................................................................................28 Step Through Toolpath ..............................................................................29

    Tool Crib Priority .......................................................................................35 Tool Crib has Sub Stations ........................................................................36 Editing the Tool Crib .................................................................................36 Modifying the Tools in the Technology Database .....................................37

  • Mill Tutorial

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    Generate Operation Plan ........................................................................ 43

    2 Axis Mill 3 ..................................................................................................... 46

    What You'll Learn ........................................................................................ 46

    Step 1: Opening the Part and Defining the Machine .............................. 46

    Step 2: Defining the Stock from a Bounding Box ................................. 47

    Step 3: Extracting Machinable Features ................................................. 47

    Step 4: Interactive Feature Recognition ................................................. 48

    Step 5: Generate Operation Plan and Toolpaths .................................... 56

    Step 6: Post Processing the Toolpaths .................................................... 58

    2 Axis Mill 4 ..................................................................................................... 59

    What You'll Learn ........................................................................................ 59

    Step 1: Opening the Part and Defining the Machine .............................. 60

    Step 2: Defining the Stock from a Sketch .............................................. 60

    Step 3: Extracting Machinable Features ................................................. 61

    Step 4: Interactively Inserting Features .................................................. 62

    Step 5: Generating Operations ............................................................... 64

    Step 6: Defining Program Zero .............................................................. 71

    Step 7: Generate Toolpaths .................................................................... 72

    Setting Features Types to be recognized by AFR ......................................40

    Rebuild the Features ..................................................................................41

    Setting Feature Strategy .............................................................................42 Mill Part Setup ...........................................................................................42

    Locating Operations for Selected Feature..................................................45

    Options Dialog ...........................................................................................47

    Executing Extract Machinable Features Command ...................................48

    Need for Interactive Feature Recognition ..................................................48 Deleting a Feature ......................................................................................48

    Inserting Additional Mill Part Setups ........................................................49 Reorganizing Machinable Features ............................................................50

    Suppressing Machinable Features..............................................................51 Inserting 2.5 Axis Features ........................................................................51 Combining Machinable Features ...............................................................55

    Generate an Operation Plan for each Mill Part Setup ................................56 Generate Toolpaths and Post Process the Part ...........................................57

    CAMWorks Message Window ..................................................................57 Simulating the Toolpath .............................................................................57

    Sequence of machining: .............................................................................59

    Settings for Recognizing Face Feature Automatically ..............................61 Automatic Feature Recognition .................................................................61

    Interactively inserting an Open Pocket Feature .........................................62

    Changing Feature Strategy before Generating Operations ........................64 Executing Generate Operation Plan Command .........................................64 Adjusting Operation Parameters ................................................................65

    Expanding and Collapsing Items in the Tree .............................................65 Deleting an Operation ................................................................................68 Inserting an Operation................................................................................68

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    Table of Contents iii

    Step 8: Sorting Operation ....................................................................... 72

    Step 9: Simulate Toolpath and Post Process .......................................... 74

    CHAPTER 2: LEARNING MORE 2 AXIS MILL 75

    2 Axis Mill 5 ..................................................................................................... 76

    What You'll Learn ..........................................................