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Rotary milling programming

Milling with 4th axis. Productions of screws, blades, gear wheels, balusters
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It’s easy to get a toolpath in SprutCAM

In SprutCAM you get the first toolpath without setting any parameters at all. After that, you can play with parameters, visually controlling the result.
Rotary milling in SprutCAM

4-axis index machining

All 3-axis toolpath strategies are available for 4 axis index machining.

Rotary milling in SprutCAM

4-axis continuous machining

SprutCAM has roughing toolpath for quick material removing and finishing toolpaths for the required surface quality for the 4-axis continuous machining.

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Rotary milling in SprutCAM

4-axis index machining

All 3-axis toolpath strategies are available for 4 axis index machining.

Rotary milling in SprutCAM

4-axis continuous machining

SprutCAM has roughing toolpath for quick material removing and finishing toolpaths for the required surface quality for the 4-axis continuous machining.

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Equipment safety: collision control during toolpath calculation

SprutCAM takes into account machine axis limits for initial toolpath calculation. There is no need for postprocessing and separate simulation for collision and axis limits control.

Tool holder collision control

Tool holder collisions are handled during toolpath calculation.

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Moving parts collision control

Possible collisions between machine axes and the workpiece are handled during toolpath calculation.

Axis limits control

Axis limits are considered during toolpath calculation.

4-axis toolpath suite

Rotary machining special toolpaths

Rotary roughing

Rotary finishing

Profile machining (5d contour)

An operation for removing a large amount of material. There are toolpaths for machining with spiral, circular, and linear passes. The entire circle or sector can be machined.

The same as 3-axis plane finishing operation. Set the step to get the desired surface finish.
The most versatile operation. You can set curves as a job assignment.

Rotary roughing

Rotary finishing

Profile machining (5d contour)

All the 3-axis strategies are suitable for rotary machining

Find out more about 3-axis machines programming in SprutCAM. All these operations are suitable for machines with a 4th axis.
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Bedfordshire subcontractor, Anotronic, specialises in machining exotic materials such as titanium alloys, nickel alloys and CPM10V – a 9.75% vanadium tool steel that is four times tougher than D2. To reap the benefits of 5-axis machining in these difficult applications, production director Martin White recently installed a Hurco VM10U vertical machining centre. Solutions reports

For Anotronic, the ability to produce in three operations on the 5-axis machine components that previously needed nine separate set-ups has been invaluable.

Accumulative tolerance errors are all but eliminated and the potential for damaging the part through repeated handling and reclamping is much lower. Scrap rates […]

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