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  • 1. AN iNTELLIGENT APPROACH TO MACHINING July 9, 2010 Chris Calderone
  • 2. iMachining Goals1 Simplified 2 Optimized User Experience Tool Paths3 4 Consistently Higher Material Efficient Cutting Removal Rates
  • 3. Two New ProductsIntelligent Tool Path Speed & Feed Manager
  • 4. Intelligent Tool Path 1 Controlled Step Overs (no over engaging the tool) 2 Exact Stock Material Machining (no air cutting) 3 Smooth Tangent Tool Paths (smooth machining)
  • 5. Typical Tool Paths, Typical Problems
  • 6. Standard Tool Path
  • 7. #1 Over Engaged Tool
  • 8. Even Worse
  • 9. Typical Solution
  • 10. Reduced Load On Tool
  • 11. iMachining Tool Path
  • 12. Complete Controlled Step Over
  • 13. #2 Cutting Air
  • 14. Cut Air
  • 15. No Air Cutting
  • 16. Corners Removed Automatically
  • 17. #3 Non-Tangent Tool Paths
  • 18. Sharp Corners
  • 19. Tangent Tool Paths Automatically
  • 20. 3 Problems with Standard Tool PathsOver Engaged Tools Cutting Air Non Tangent Tool Paths
  • 21. iMachining’s Intelligent Tool Path Smooth TangentControlled Step Overs Exact Stock Machining(no over engaging the tool) (no air cutting) Tool Paths (Smooth Machining)
  • 22. Entire Part Using iMachining
  • 23. User SimplicityGeometry Selection Depth Selection Tool Selection Calculate Tool Path
  • 24. Programming with iMachining
  • 25. Stock Material
  • 26. Step 1. Define Geometry
  • 27. Step 2. Define Tool
  • 28. Step 3. Define Depths
  • 29. Step 4. Save & Calculate
  • 30. Final Tool Path
  • 31. User SimplicityGeometry Selection Depth Selection Tool Selection Calculate Tool Path
  • 32. Electrical Housing
  • 33. 2 Features Only Found in iMachiningMorphing Spirals Only in iMachining! Intelligent Separation only in iMachining!
  • 34. Morphing Spiral
  • 35. External Morphing Spiral
  • 36. Separation Channels
  • 37. Morphing Spirals After Separation
  • 38. Controlled break through around islands Island Material Cut AreaTool Small break through area
  • 39. How users get Efficient Speed and FeedsPast Experience Trial and Error Saving Proven Data
  • 40. Trial & Error MORE ? Depth Spindle Feed OR LESSStep Over Feed Rate
  • 41. Optimal Speeds and Feeds Material & 1 Machine Databases 2 Synchronize All Parameters 3 Seamless Integration
  • 42. # 1 Material and Machine databases
  • 43. #2 Synchronize All Parameters
  • 44. #3 Seamless Integration
  • 45. Key Features of the Technology WizardSpeed and Feed Adjustment Chip Thickness
  • 46. #1 Chip ThicknessChip Load at 90 Degrees Chip Load at 20 Degrees Efficient
  • 47. Reasons to reduce speeds and feedsNot preferred Need to reduced force
  • 48. #2 Speed and Feed Adjustment
  • 49. ISCAR Cutting In The UK (Titanium)3.5 Minutes to Machine14 Minutes to Machine