Open the Part to Machine

task target This first task shows you how to open a part and enter the Surface Machining workbench.
  1. Select File > Open then select the MultiAxisMilling01.CATPart document.

  2. Select Machining > Advanced Machining from the Start menu. The Surface Machining workbench appears. The part is displayed in the Set Up Editor window along with the manufacturing specification tree.

  3. Double click Part Operation.1 in the tree. The Part Operation dialog box appears.

  4. Select the Machine icon to access the Machine Editor dialog box.

  5. Select the 5-axis Machine icon then click OK to return to the Part Operation dialog box.

  6. Click OK to accept 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:
  • make the program current before clicking the insert program entity command
  • click the insert program entity command then make the program current.

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