|Welcome to the Lathe Machining
User's Guide. This guide is intended for users who need to become
quickly familiar with the Lathe Machining Version 5 product.
This overview provides the following information:
|Lathe Machining easily defines NC programs dedicated to
machining 3D cylindrical parts using 2-axis turning and drilling
operations, for both horizontal and vertical spindle lathe machines.
Quick tool path definition is ensured thanks to an intuitive user
interface based on graphic dialog boxes.
Suitable for all kinds of cylindrical machined parts, Lathe Machining
fits the needs of Fabrication & Assembly industry, as well as all
industries where lathe machining techniques are involved.
|Before reading this guide, you should be familiar with
basic Version 5 concepts such as document windows, standard and view
toolbars. Therefore, we recommend that you read the Infrastructure
User's Guide that describes generic capabilities common to all
Version 5 products. It also describes the general layout of V5 and the
interoperability between workbenches.
You may also like to read the following complementary product guides, for which the appropriate license is required:
|To get the most out of this guide, we suggest that you
start reading and performing the step-by-step
Getting Started tutorial. This tutorial will show you how to produce
an NC program for turning.
Once you have finished, you should move on to the User Tasks section, which gives more complete information about the product's functionalities. The Reference section provides useful complementary information.
The Workbench Description section, which describes the commands that are specific to Lathe Machining, and the Customizing section, which explains how to customize settings, and the Methodology section, which provides useful information about recommended work methods, will also certainly prove useful.
|To perform the scenarios, you will be using sample
documents contained in the