Creating a New Tool Library (Mill)

Creating a New Tool Library (Mill)

Toolpaths > Tool Manager

New Tool Library  New Tool Library Icon

 

New Tool Library

 

Enter the name of the new tool library (eg. New Library 1) > Save

 

Name new tool library

 

Creating Custom Tools for the Library

Right click in the lower window of the Tool Manager and select Create new Tool

 

Create New Tool

 

 

Select desired tool type > Next

 

Define Tool Geometry > Next

 

Finalize Properties > Finish

 

Repeat this step for all the tools required for this tool library

 

Accept  Accept button

 

Select Accept Button

 

Save changes to current library > Yes

 

Save changes to library

 

Copying Tools to Library

 

Select the tool library  Open library  the tools will be copied from

 

Select a different tool library

 

Select the tool(s) you would like to add to another library from the lower window then use the up arrow  Up arrow  to move them to the upper window.

 

Pick tools to copy

 

Select the destination tool library (eg. Mill_Inch.Tool.db)  Open Icon  > Open

 

Open selected library

 

Select the tool(s) you would like to add to this library from the upper window then use the down arrow  Down Arrow to move it to the lower window

 

Select the tool to add

 

Accept Accept Changes

Save changes to current tool library > Yes

 

Save changes to library

 

 


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