The Multiaxis Wizard

Introduction

The Multiaxis Feature Wizard contains multiple dialog boxes for setting up milling features. When you insert a Multiaxis feature into the CAM Tree, the Multiaxis Wizard dialog box is displayed. The dialog box looks similar to the following.

GearWizardIconGray.png Toolpath Type

  Features

 

RadioButtonSelected.png Wireframe

RadioButtonClear.png Multiaxis Roughing

RadioButtonClear.png Swarf Machining

RadioButtonClear.png Surface

RadioButtonClear.png Parallel Cuts

RadioButtonClear.png Cuts Along Curve

RadioButtonClear.png Morph Between 2 Curves

RadioButtonClear.png Parallel to Multiple Curves

RadioButtonClear.png Project Curves

RadioButtonClear.png Morph Between 2 Surfaces

RadioButtonClear.png Parallel to Surface

MultiAxisWireframeFeatureImg.png

 

 

In the first dialog box of the wizard, you select the feature type. To view a help topic with explanations of a feature type with examples to get you started, click the name of the feature listed next. These topics give information that is specific to each feature. The remaining sections of this help topic explain all of the dialog box parameters found in the Multiaxis Wizard. These remaining sections explain the common parameters that are shared between many features.

 

 

 

After selecting the Feature Type, you can click Next>> to go to the Posting dialog box, which is shown next.

GearWizardIconGray.png Posting

Posting Parameters

 

After confirming the proper Work Offset # for the feature, click Next>> to go to the Rough dialog box and define the tool parameters for the feature.

GearWizardIconGray.png Rough

To learn about the tool dialog box, view the Milling Wizard Tool dialog box help topic.

 

After defining the tool parameters, click Next>> to go to the Parameters dialog box.

GearWizardIconGray.png Parameters

The Parameters dialog box of the Multiaxis Wizard contains multiple tabs that are used to define the multiaxis machining parameters. Click the following links to learn about the parameters used in each tab.

 

View the Surface Paths help topic

View the Tool Axis Control help topic

View the Gouge Check help topic

View the Link help topic

View the Roughing help topic

View the Utility help topic

Multiaxis Feature Tutorials

How to Create a Multiaxis Cuts Along Curve Feature

How to Create a Multiaxis Morph Between 2 Curves Feature

How to Create a Multiaxis Morph Between 2 Surfaces Feature

How to Create a Multiaxis Roughing Feature

How to Create a Multiaxis Wireframe Feature

How to Create a Multiaxis Parallel Cuts Feature

How to Create a Multiaxis Parallel to Multiple Curves Feature

How to Create a Multiaxis Parallel to Surface Feature

How to Create a Multiaxis Project Curves Feature

How to Create a Multiaxis Swarf Feature