|This task shows how to set up the parameters of a multi-slide lathe machine.|
|You can specify a
multi-slide lathe machine for your program at Part Operation level.
This type of machine enables you to define turrets and spindles for programming Mill and Turn operations in a multi-task and multi-axis context.
For more information, refer to Multi-Slide Lathe Machine.
|1.||Select File > Open and open the Multi-Turret.CATProcess document.|
|2.||Select Machining > Lathe Machining from the Start
The Lathe Machining workbench appears. The part is displayed in the Setup Editor window.
|The PPR tree shows the current state of the CATProcess.
|3.||Double click Part Operation: Multi-turret lathe machine in
the tree to display the Part Operation dialog box.
Note that the following parameters are already initialized on the Part Operation:
|4.||Click Machine in the dialog box. The Machine Editor dialog box appears with Multi-turret lathe machine already selected.|
|5.||Select the Spindle tab.
|By default, the Reference Machining Axis System defined on the Part Operation (Part Axis Spindle: Multi-turret lathe machine) is assigned to the spindle.|
|6.||Select the Turret tab.
|7.||Click Add Turret then:
|In the Numerical Control tab, make sure that the following sample PP
words table is referenced:
|8.||Click OK to confirm your modifications to the Machine and return to the Part Operation editor.|
|9.||Click OK to confirm your modifications to the Part Operation.|