Quickcam 3d plunging to full depth

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Quickcam 3d plunging to full depth

Post by paul » Wed 14 Mar , 2012 13:26 pm


Im machining a 3d model in alluminium that is 4mm deep
No matter what I set the Max Cut (z) value in the tooling setup it always tries to do the whole 4mm depth in one pass.
using quickcam 3d ver

Thanks for any help

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Re: Quickcam 3d plunging to full depth

Post by Denford Admin » Wed 14 Mar , 2012 14:46 pm

You need to check that you are using a Roughing Plan (eg raster roughing) as Finishing plans do everything in one go.
Then set the value for Step-Down in the plan parameters to say 1mm
QuickCAM only uses the tooltype and diameter from VR Milling to make it's calculations

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