MultiPockets1.CATPart from the samples directory.
Create the rough stock:
select the Creates rough stock icon
pick the part
select PartBody as the Destination.
Select the Cavities Roughing icon
and select Machining Program.1 in the specification tree.
The Cavities Roughing dialog box appears.
Select the Rough stock and the part to machine.
Go to the Machining tab and check that the
Center Definition parameters are set as shown below.
Click the Tool Path Replay icon.
Now we are going to optimize the tool path:
In the Machining tab, right click the
machining direction arrow and select the Optimize contextual
Click the Tool Path Replay icon
You can see that the tool path direction has been adapted
to the geometry to machine: it is defined by the shape of each pocket and
set along the main direction (X or Y).
Select the HSM tab and make sure the High Speed Milling
checkbox is selected.
Click the Tool Path Replay icon once again.
Note that the corners are now rounded for high speed milling.