Custom Lathe Tool

Lathe Tool Creation

Machine Type > Lathe > Select desired machine

 

Toolpaths > Lathe Tool Manager

 

Right mouse click in the upper box and select Create New Tool.

 

Create New Tool

 

Select the tool type that is applicable.

 

 Select Tool Type

 

Under the Inserts Tab populate all fields that apply to this custom tool.

 

Populate fields that apply

 

Under the Boring Bar tab populate all fields that apply to this custom tool.

 

 Boring Bar

  

Under the Parameters tab enter the Program Parameters, Default Cutting and Toolpath Parameters.  Specify the desired Compensation Orientation.  Then Select Save to Library.

 

Save to library

 

Select Destination Library

 

Select Destination Library

 

Accept  Accept

 

 


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