Adding Machining to Parts
machining to parts, whether it be vertical or horizontal drilling, routing or
sawing, the steps are very similar.
add machining to a part, you must first select the desired tool, then enter a
depth and specify if the operation will be on FACE 5 or FACE 6. For routing and
sawing tools, you will need to select the type of tool compensation to use:
Left, Center, or Right.
use the Pick Existing Entities, you must have an object or polyline drawn.
- For vertical drilling operations, the diameter of the circle drawn
has to match the diameter of the tool used.
- For horizontal drilling operations, you will need to either draw a
rectangle and convert it to a polyline or draw a polyline – the width of the
rectangle must match the diameter of the tool being used, and the length must
match the depth you specified.
- Also, for horizontal drilling operations, a value in the Other Z
Value will move the center of the drilling operation along with the thickness
of the part.
using the Draw function, you must do the following:
- For vertical and horizontal drilling operations, you must pick a
point in the drawing based on the center of the hole. As an option, you can
select a second point (creating a straight path) and specify the distance
For routing operations, select the type of machining operation to
draw from the list:
None - Allows you to draw a polyline freely. Once the command has been completed, the machining will be applied to the new polyline.
Square Cutout/Pocket - Allows you to create a rectangular cutout. Requires you to pick a point for the starting corner of the rectangle and then to pick the opposite corner creating the width and length of the rectangle simultaneously.
Round Cutout/Pocket - Allows you to create a circular cutout. It requires you to pick a point for the center of the circle and specify the diameter of the hole.
Corner Notch - Allows you to notch the corner of a part (for example, a toe kick notch). It requires you to pick a corner on the part and then specify the width and length of the notch.
Radiused Corner Notch - Allows you to draw a concave radius on a corner. Requires you to pick a corner on the part and then specify the radius.
Chamfer Corner - Allows you to create a diagonal cut across the corner of a part. It requires you to pick a corner on the part and then specify the distance along each edge.
Fillet Corner - Allows you to round over the corner of a part. Requires you to pick a corner on the part and then specify the radius.
For sawing operations, you must create straight, vertical, or
horizontal lines by pick a start and endpoint.
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