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iMachining by SolidCAM

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iMachining by SolidCAM

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

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