|This first task shows you how to open a part, enter the Lathe Machining workbench and make basic modifications to the Part Operation.|
|1.||Select File > Open then select the Lathe01.CATPart document.|
|2.||Select Machining > Lathe Machining from the Start
The Lathe Machining workbench appears. The part is displayed in the Setup Editor window along with the manufacturing specification tree.
|3.||Double-click Part Operation.1 in the tree to display the Part Operation dialog box.|
|4.||Click the Machine icon. The Machine Editor dialog box appears.
|Setting the spindle axis to Z defines the C-axis (that is, rotary motion about the Z-axis). This allows creation of indexed machine rotations for milling and drilling operations.|
|5.||Set the tool change point in the Position tab page as shown below.
|6.||Click OK to confirm your modifications to the Part Operation.|
|7.||Select Manufacturing Program.1 in the tree to make it the current entity.|
|To insert program entities such as machining operations, tools and
auxiliary commands you can either: