New High-Speed Tool Paths

Mastercam X’s latest maintenance release, MR1, includes various new capabilities, such as added high speed machining tool paths, holder definition and more.   Seven high speed surface machining (HST) tool paths—two roughing and five finishing paths—have been incorporated into the release, including an interface for toolpath creation. These added types are tailored to high speed machining while offering smooth cutting motion and smooth entry/exits, says CNC Software.

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Mastercam X’s latest maintenance release, MR1, includes various new capabilities, such as added high speed machining tool paths, holder definition and more.

 

Seven high speed surface machining (HST) tool paths—two roughing and five finishing paths—have been incorporated into the release, including an interface for toolpath creation. These added types are tailored to high speed machining while offering smooth cutting motion and smooth entry/exits, says CNC Software. The high speed tool paths include core roughing, area clearance, waterline, scallop, horizontal area, raster and an enhanced pencil tool path.