Threadmill Toolpath

Toolpaths > under the 2D toolpath drop down select Threadmill

Toolpaths 2D Threadmill Image
Select geometry

Select Geometry Image
Accept Accept Button

Tool > Select Library Tool

Tool Select Library Tool Image
Select desired tool from library

(If the desired threadmill is not available in the library, see the document found under How to Tips and Import Custom Milling Tools from Level at www.inhousesolutions.com)

Cut Parameters

Set the appropriate parameters
Key parameters:

Number of active teeth (Sets the number of teeth used to cut the thread. You can enter a value of one (1) even for multi-tooth cutters. A greater number of active teeth reduces the number of revolutions needed to cut the thread.)

Thread Pitch (Sets the distance between the teeth of the thread mill. If using a single point cutter enter the pitch of the thread you are trying to create.)

2D Toolpaths Thread Mill Window

Set the Lead In/Out and Multipass parameters as needed

Linking Parameters
Set the Clearance plane, Top of thread and Thread depth to the desired coordinates

Clearance Plane, Top of Thread, Thread depth window

Accept Accept Button

Threadmill Toolpath Window

 


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