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2D Rest Roughing

July 27, 2012

To rest rough a 2D Pocket, enable the “Rest Machining” check box on the geometry tab, and enter…

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Manually Activate HSMWorks License-Not Connected to Internet

July 14, 2012

For automatic activation we require your PC be connected to the internet during the activation process. After activation,…

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Network License Manager Instructions

July 14, 2012

How it Works HSMWorks uses a software licensing scheme virtually identical to SolidWorks. There are two types of…

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Thin Wall Machining

July 13, 2012

HSMWorks include special support for machining thin walls with the contour finishing strategy. On a part with thin…

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2D Chamfering

July 13, 2012

There are two ways to use the HSMWorks chamfering feature, depending on whether the CAD model already has…

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Up/Down Milling

July 13, 2012

HSMWorks allows you to specify when the tool should do up and down milling, or only one or…

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Stock Comparison

July 13, 2012

The stock comparison for Tutorial4 after the Contour1 contour finishing operation. We clearly see that we still need…

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Use Even Stepdown (2D Contour)

July 13, 2012

The Use Even Stepdowns option controls how the stepdowns are distributed. The¬†Use Even Stepdowns¬†option. Enable this setting to…

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Using Axial Offset Passes

July 13, 2012

On some of the finishing strategies, HSMWorks supports Axial Offset Passes. Axial offset passes work much like multiple…

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