10Notice that an associative copy of the part, with features, has been transferred to the sub-spindle.
11Open the Instruction Browser Open the Instruction Browser. This machine has an upper and lower tool turret. These are shown side by side in the browser.The screen has also been split into two and zoomed into the component areas to be machined.
12Face the part in the main spindle. Notice the Time Line. This will expand as new toolpaths are added.
14Now using the lower turret, face the back of the part in the sub-spindle.
15The profile of the part can now be milled using C axis milling.
16Spaces are added to the browser to provide clarity. Add synchronization to ensure that subsequent events do not take place until both the main and sub-spindle have finished what they are doing.Spaces are added to the browser to provide clarity.
17Dock the sub-spindle with the main spindle to pick up the component.
21EdgeCAM is constantly looking at the original SolidWorks model and automatically reports if it has been updated.
22With the new part automatically loaded onto both the main and sub-spindles, Feature Finder looks at the new model and identifies changed, deleted and new features relative to the original model. Changed features are easy to identify through bold text in the Feature Browser.
23It can be seen that the turned profile has been changed, making the existing toolpaths unusable.
24Updating the toolpaths to the new profile is easily done by clicking on the regenerate button.
25The milled profile will also be updated in the same way.
48The roughing cycle is updated to the new model and stock casting The roughing cycle is updated to the new model and stock casting. The hole process is also updated for the two new tapped holes on all five faces.