Importing Custom Tool from Level

Importing Custom Milling Tools from a Level

 

To open the Level Manager; select Level from the bottom ribbon bar.

 

Select Level

 

Create a new level and name it ‘Custom Tool.’ Set this level to be the main level as the tool will be drawn at this level.

 

Custom Tool

 

Draw the custom tool vertically with the tip of the tool on X0,Y0. Draw only half of the tool, as the profile will revolve to create a complete tool. The tool must be drawn as a continuous chain, meaning there can be no overlaps or duplicate entities.

 

Draw custom tool

 

 Toolpaths > Tool Manager

 

Tool Manager

 

 Right Click in the upper window of the Tool Manager and select Create new tool.

 

Create New Tool

 

Custom Tool

 

Custom Tool 

 

Next   Next

 

Import and link to custom geometry from a level  Link to Custom Geometry

 

Import and Link

 

 Select Custom level > OK  OK

 

Select Custom Level

 

The custom tool will now be displayed. Select Next   Next

 

Define Custom Tool

 

 Set your Operation and General Properties then select Finish   Finish button

 

Finalize Processes

 

Right click on custom tool and select Save tool(s) to library.

 

Save tools to library

 

 Browse to the desired library and Save  Save Button

 

Save to desired library

 


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Sandy McClintock

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