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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Sandy McClintock

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