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Dividing Procedures by Cutter Change

If a procedure contains multiple cutters, this procedure can be divided into a number of separate procedures, each of which uses only one cutter. A procedure may have multiple cutters in the following circumstances: If they are defined within the procedure, by the user. If they are defined using the …

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Cut by Z Limit

This Optimizer option removes cutter motions either above, below, or between Z values. Example of Cut by Z Limit Options: Note: values for Remove Motions Above and Remove Motions Below can be picked on the screen. Limit Up Z: Delete cutter motions above an indicated point or a specified Z value. Specify: Remove Motions Above: The Z value …

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Cut by Z Limit

This Optimizer option removes cutter motions either above, below, or between Z values. Example of Cut by Z Limit Options: Note: values for Remove Motions Above and Remove Motions Below can be picked on the screen. Limit Up Z: Delete cutter motions above an indicated point or a specified Z value. Specify: Remove Motions Above: The Z value …

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Chip Load: Reduce Feed

Decrease or increase the feed value, relative to the specified Feed value. Press the Feed Table button to open a table in which you can specify the feed parameters. All values in the Feed Table can be changed manually. The table is divided into two sections: Volume Parameters The left column is …

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Chip Load: Create Down Steps

Divide a problematic area into a number of down steps not to exceed a certain limit. The chip load calculation is based on the machined volume / optimal volume ratio, as in the Reduce Feed option. If this option is chosen, the following parameter will appear in the Procedure Parameter Table: Max …

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5 Axis Holder Gouge Checking

There are two holder gouge checking options in CimatronE: 5X Holder Gouge Check – specifically for 5 axis toolpaths. Holder Gouge Check – for all other toolpaths. These Optimizer options detect gouging of the stock by the cutter holder, according to current stock status. These checks are available only when cutter holder(s) are defined. The …

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5 Axis Holder Gouge Checking

There are two holder gouge checking options in CimatronE: 5X Holder Gouge Check – specifically for 5 axis toolpaths. Holder Gouge Check – for all other toolpaths. These Optimizer options detect gouging of the stock by the cutter holder, according to current stock status. These checks are available only when cutter holder(s) are defined. The …

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Optimizer Parameters

Optimization enables you to apply certain conditions and parameters to procedures, in order to reduce machining time, increase cutter life, and avoid gouging and collisions. The Optimizer can only be used if a stock has been defined. Because all changes will be done according to the current stock status, you must define …

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Optimizer Parameters

Optimization enables you to apply certain conditions and parameters to procedures, in order to reduce machining time, increase cutter life, and avoid gouging and collisions. The Optimizer can only be used if a stock has been defined. Because all changes will be done according to the current stock status, you must define …

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Machine Between Layers: Parameters

The following parameters appear in the Machine Between Layers Table (the appearance of a parameter in the table is dependent upon the procedure you have selected): Between Layers Strategy Layers Order Side Step Vertical Step Type Volume Milling Strategy   Machine Between Layers: Vertical Step Type The vertical distance between cutting layers. …

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