5axis Strategies for Cavity Machining
For difficult geometries such as deep cavities and steep high walls.
hyperMILL 5AXIS adds 5axis positions to “z level Finishing”, profile finishing, equidistant finishing, free path milling, rest machining and rework machining 3D strategies. These strategies can now be used for 3+2 milling, automatic indexing and 5axis milling. Thanks to the fully automatic calculation of tool positions, 5axis machining jobs can be programmed as easily as conventional 3D tasks.
5axis z level Finishing with simultaneous machining
5axis “z level Finishing” is used to machine steep surfaces as planes or pockets. Flat areas can be automatically excluded in this type of finishing.
5axis profile finishing with automatic indexing
As with conventional 3D tasks, flat or slightly curved areas can be machined using 5axis profile finishing. 5axis collision avoidance allows you to mill near steep walls using a short tool in a single step. Combined with automatic indexing, steep walls can also be machined in the removal direction of the mould.
5axis equidistant finishing with simultaneous machining
5axis equidistant finishing allows you to machine steep and flat areas in a single operation. This strategy generates especially smooth transitions between individual tool paths. It helps prolong the lifespan of tools and machines and ensures the best surfaces possible.
5axis free path milling with automatic indexing
5axis curve machining makes it possible to mill engravings without collisions using short tools, even near steep walls.
5axis rest machining with automatic indexing
5axis rest machining offers all the options of 3D rest machining in addition to the 5axis tool positions. Automatic indexing determines the positions and areas that allow the part to be completely machined in a single operation.
5axis rework machining with simultaneous machining
5axis rework machining (editor) is used to convert 3D programs into 5axis programs. It also allows 3D tools that have been excluded due to a collision to be machined as 5axis simultaneous machining jobs or with automatically calculated fixed positions. All 3D and 5axis toolpaths can also be optimised to improve milling results.