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Tool Manager is used to define cutting tools. In addition to the geometry parameters you can also specify cutting parameters for a tool in the Tool Manager Dialog box

Contents

The topics covered are as follows.

  • Defining a new Flat End Mill
  • Defining a Ball End Mill with Holder
  • Defining a Bull Mill with Holder
    Defining a Sketched tool.
  • Defining a Solid tool.
  • Adding non-geometry parameters to the Solid tool
  • How to take the advantage of Holder in a Trajectory Milling NC Sequence
  • Advantage of Solid tools over the Standard tools
  • Copying NC parameters from the tool into a NC Sequence non-associatively
  • Copying NC parameters from the tool into a NC Sequence associatively


 

Establishing associativity between tool model’s dimensions and NC Manufacturing tool parameters

 

 

Detection of gouging while simulating with Solid tool

 

 

System uses holder geometry for automatic gouge avoidance 

 

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