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Spiral Finishing Modes

July 13, 2012

Spiral (default)  Spiral With Circles Concentric Circles The Spiral Finishing strategy offers several different modes of operation. The…

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Using Entry Positions on 2D Contour & 2D Pocket

July 13, 2012

HSMWorks allows you to control the position of the entry and exit on 2D contours by means of…

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Understanding Parameter Fields

July 13, 2012

The parameter edit fields in HSMWorks are a bit more intelligent than the average edit field. As you…

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Using the Split Operation Manager

July 13, 2012

HSMWorks fully supports splitting the SolidWorks feature manager. This allows you to see two different views of the…

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Using WCS and Offsets

July 13, 2012

The physical placement correspoding to the WCS (Working Coordinate System) specified in the HSMWorks jobs is determined on…

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Turning Tool Preview

July 12, 2012

When selecting a tool for a turning operation, the tool is previewed both in the tool library and…

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Editing Tools in Excel

July 12, 2012

When copying a selection of tools in the HSMWorks Tool Library, it is possible to paste these into…

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2D Toolpaths with Custom Tools

July 12, 2012

Prior to supporting custom tool shapes, you could create the correct toolpaths by “cheating” and using one of…

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Setup Sheet as Spreadsheet

July 12, 2012

The operations worksheet. HSMWorks has so far included a single setup sheet generated in HTML for easy visual…

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