Articles tagged with: Linking

13
July
2012

Using Entry Positions on 2D Contour & 2D Pocket

No54 image-0001HSMWorks allows you to control the position of the entry and exit on 2D contours by means of selecting a number of entry positions.

The entry positions are selected on the  of the 2D Contour and 2D Pocket strategies.

 

Categories: HSM Tips and Tricks

13
July
2012

Reducing Retracts With the Stay-Down Distance Parameter

HSMWorks allows you to control when you want to keep the tool down, and thereby reducing the number of retracts, using the Stay-down Distance parameter, found in the Linking group on both 2D and 3D roughing strategies and the horizontal finishing strategy:

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The Stay-down Distance Parameter

Categories: HSM Tips and Tricks

07
July
2012

Visualizing the Linking Parameters

A new preview feature has been added which allows the clearance height, retract height, feed height, stock height, and depth to be visualized when editing a 3D operation. The currently selected tool will also be shown such that the tip touches the previewed plane.

To visualize a specific linking parameter, click on the corresponding field on the operation property page. If no parameter is selected the clearance plane is visualized. The plane dimensions are derived from the bounding box of the selected geometry.

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Categories: HSM Tips and Tricks