Custom Lathe Tool – Mastercam

Machine > Machine Type > Lathe > Select desired machine

Turning > Lathe Tool Manager

Mastercam Lathe Tool Manager

Right mouse click in the upper box and select Create new tool.

Tool Manager create new tool

Select the tool type that is applicable.

Define Tool - Machine Group 1 Window

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

Inserts tab under Define Tool Window

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

Boring Bars under Define Tool Window

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

Parameters Tab under Define Tool Window

Select Destination Library.

Select Destination Library Window

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