10 Notice that an associative copy of the part, with features, has been transferred to the sub-spindle.
11 Open 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.
12 Face the part in the main spindle. Notice the Time Line. This will expand as new toolpaths are added.
14 Now using the lower turret, face the back of the part in the sub-spindle.
15 The profile of the part can now be milled using C axis milling.
16 Spaces 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.
17 Dock the sub-spindle with the main spindle to pick up the component.
21 EdgeCAM is constantly looking at the original SolidWorks model and automatically reports if it has been updated.
22 With 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.
23 It can be seen that the turned profile has been changed, making the existing toolpaths unusable.
24 Updating the toolpaths to the new profile is easily done by clicking on the regenerate button.
25 The milled profile will also be updated in the same way.
48 The 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.