Multiaxis Links

Introduction

The Link tab of the Multiaxis Wizard contains all of the parameters for defining the link moves. Separate sections are provided that allow specific control based on the type of move. The parameters are used in conjunction with the Clearance Area, Default Lead-In/Out, and Distances dialog boxes.

Entry/Exit

First Entry

 

Last Exit

 

CheckBoxSelected.png Select this check box to start the approach from the home position.

CheckBoxCleared.png Clear this check box when not starting the approach from the home position.

CheckBoxSelected.png Select this check box to ends the retract at the home position.

CheckBoxCleared.png Clear this check when not ending the retract at the home position.

Gaps Along Cut

The Small Gaps and Large Gaps items share the same options as listed next.

 

 

Small Gap Size - sets the threshold size for small gaps in one of two ways.

 

The following image shows small gaps (3) with Direct selected, and large gaps (4) with Retract to Feed Distance (2).

 

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Links Between Slice

The Small Moves and Large Moves items share the same options as listed next.

 

 

Small Move Size - sets the threshold size for small moves in one of two ways.

 

The following image shows small moves (1) with Direct selected, and large gaps (2) with Retract to Feed Distance.

 

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Links Between Passes

The Small Moves and Large Moves items share the same options as listed next.

 

 

Small Move as Value - sets the threshold size for small moves.

Leads

Next to all of the Link options that are described in this help topic are the following lead options.

 

 

Once you have set any of these options to use leads, click EllipsisButtonIcon16x16.png to access the Leads parameters. Leads are explained in the Lead-In Dialog Box help topic.

Other Options

Related Topics

View the Multiaxis Wizard help topic