The Stock Wizard (Mill / Mill Turn)
This topic will explain the Stock Wizard, describe where to find the Stock Wizard, and provide links to related topics.
The Stock Wizard
When creating CAM jobs, you must first define the stock geometry for the part. The stock geometry is created using the Stock Wizard.
The Stock Wizard contains two pages. The first page, Workpiece, gives you the ability to select a model to define the final product. The second page, Stock Definition,
contains the Stock Type, Size, and Stock Orientation. The Stock Type defines the type of stock created. The Size defines the size of the stock. The Stock Orientation defines
the stock position and orientation using the stock origin. The stock origin
is used as the reference to set the stock orientation, and it
is not associated with the machining
origin. After creating stock, you click
To open the Stock Wizard, do one of the following:
When creating a new job: in the Machining Job dialog box, select the job type, and click Stock Wizard.
For Turning Jobs, view the Lathe Stock Wizard.
- To edit the stock in a job which has already been created: in the
CAM tree, right-click Stock, and click Stock Wizard.
Wizard displays in the
Click here to go to the Workpiece topic.