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1 SprutCAM features Main сontentsContents

2 SprutCAM user interface Main menuMode switch panelMain panel Standart view vectors panel Current mode panel Object visibility panel Viewport SprutCAM user interface is focused on the current task providing full information required on the current stage of project development and hiding all unrelated data Main сontentsContents

3 Spherical Cylindrical Double radial Toroidal Conical Limited double radial Engraver Limited conical SprutCAM supports all kinds of milling tools. User can create his personal tool libraries. Milling tool Negative radius Draft of tool and toolholder Tool profile Tool libraries Shaped form Main сontentsContents

4 Shaped tool creation Save tool profile Tool profile Profile definition code Type and name of new tool Tool parameters dialog for the 2D Contouring operation Main сontentsContents

5 MIlling tools Negative radius mills are used to machine edges and other elements with specified rounding T-slot cutters are used to machine such part elements as grooves and slots Groove machining using T-slot mill Negative radius mill machining to form rounded edge Main сontentsContents

6 Collision detection While toolpath is calculated SprutCAM automatically controls fixture and part collisions on all steps of machining SprutCAM provides convenient tool to create solid fixtures, which can be stored in a library Fixture contacting the machined part Toolpath Toolpath element on which the collision of the fixture and the part occurred. SprutCAM hints what kind of error is reported Main сontentsContents

7 Lathe tool Lathe tool selection is simplified with special filter. SprutCAM automatically selects appropriate tool from users tools library considering machined material, type and parameters of machining Operation type Workpiece material Machining conditions Tools library Main сontentsContents

8 Lathe machining Optimal technology selection is based on the part design, workpiece geometry and machining conditions Example of toolpath calculation of lathe machining including roughing, finishing, drilling and beveling operations Part and Workpiece contours 3D model of the part, created by rotating a 2D contour Toolpath Machining simulation Main сontentsContents

9 Pocketing operation New grahical engine simulates the machining with high precision to visually follow the whole process of machining Plane text drafted in the SprutCAM 2D geometry editor Toolpath of the pocketing operation is calculated bounded by closed curves considering the cylindrical base surface Result of simulation of the Pocketing operation on a cylinder surface Toolpath of the Engraving operation over a cylinder surface Result of simulation of the Engraving operation on a cylinder surface Main сontentsContents

10 Milling operations Roughing operations Finishing operations Rest machining operations Waterline Plane Drive Pocketing Hole machining 2.5D pocketing Waterline Plane Drive Complex Optimized plane Engraving Combined Flat land Wall machining 2.5D contouring 3D contouring 2.5D Chamfer machining Wateline Plane Drive Complex Optimized plane Pocketing Main сontentsContents

11 Option of the equipment The description of kinematics of the machine tool is accessible in format XML (a text file). The qualified user can independently describe the scheme of the machine and add it in library. It has no restriction on quantity of units and controlled axes. Stand Linear type slide (axis Y) Cross-slide box (axis Z) Rotary head (axis B) Rotary head (axis А) Spindle The tool Cross slide ( axis X) Rotary table (axis C) Workpiece Scheme of the machine Graphic interpretation of the scheme of the machine in SprutCAM Multi axis machine Main сontentsContents

12 Example of machine scheme composed of several structural elements (marked by different colours). Each element has it’s own set of parameters that control positioning while machining and visualization while simulating 1. Workpiece 2. Spindle 3. Lunette 4. Support 5. Axial support 6. Radial support 7. Vertical support 9. Tools 8. Tool head 10. Casing SprutCAM machine structure Result of simulation Main сontentsContents

13 Parametres of 5 axis strategy The way of contact of the tool with a surface of part can be made an end face of the tool, a site surface of the tool, or with the fixed position of an axis of the tool Contact by a tool end face Contact by a side surface of the tool Main сontentsContents

14 Strategy of 5 axis machining Strategy of 5 axis machining by isoparametrical lines UV gives the chance to increase essentially productivity in typical cases, for example at the expense of processing of facets by a side surface of a cylindrical mill, machinings radius roundings off the corresponding tool. Removal of the material by side surface of a cylindrical mill along a fragment wall molded forms of a wheel disk Main сontentsContents

15 Types of the multi axis machines Classes of the machines Variants of machines The turning centres The vertical and horizontal centres Up to 4х capstans Drive the tool in the revolving head Program-controlled steady rest Opposite spindle Controlled tailstock Mechanisms of a loading - unloading Mechanisms of removal of a shaving Rotary and globe tables for changes of position of workpiece Rotary the head for change of an axis rotations of the tool Multi spindles Tool bank for automatic change the tool Pallets and other Up to 4х capstans The milling head with moving on 4 axis Other equipment inherent turning and to the milling centers The multi-purpose (turning-milling) centres Up to 15 Up to 10 Up to 30 Controlled axis Main сontentsContents

16 Machine schemes HURCO VTXU Mori Seiki NL2500 DMU 60 VMX DMU 60 DECKEL MAHO Main сontentsContents

17 G-code calculation in machine coordinates Key advantage SprutCAM is possibility toolpath generation in coordinates of the concrete machine tool. It became possible thanks to application of the kinematic scheme the machine. Toolpath generation in coordinates of the concrete machine allows is realistic to visualise machine tool work as a whole. Universal the algorithm of recalculation of a toolpath in a machine tool axis forms optimum G-code even if the scheme describes the machine tool having more 5 axis operated. For reception of the G-code on other machine tool, it is enough to choose other scheme and to count toolpath. Thus, the postprocessor defines only syntax the G-code also does not make the geometrical calculations. The given fact minimises probability of occurrence Errors in G- code after it has been checked in a Simulation mode. Main сontentsContents

18 Milling strategies Part machining project is composed of separate technology operations each of them providing set of machining parameters and produces toolpath according to designed strategy Main сontentsContents

19 Roughing machining Roughing waterline features clear flats option to machine material that is not cut by the part forming tool travel. Roughing plane operation features: Optional upwards only travel along the Z axis within layer; Optional control of max angle of cutting plunge along the Z axis; Roughing waterline Roughing plane Main сontentsContents

20 Roughing drive operation Driving curve of the tool travel can be a user-defined contour or any edge curves of the machined part. Advantages of the roughing drive operation — low volumes of residual material and jagging-free machined surfaces. Main сontentsContents

21 Finishing drive machining Toolpath is calculated alogn the driving curves over the machined part’s surface. Edge curves of the machined model can be assigned as the driving curves. Machined areaJob assignment by a driving curve Toolpath Tool travel along the outer edge of the part’s model Main сontentsContents

22 Complex machining Finishing waterline Finishing plane Finishing complex Residual material Main сontentsContents

23 Controlled scallop feature When scallop control option enabled, SprutCAM calculates toolpath for the operation considering the specified by the technologist maximum scallop value between nearing tool passes. Toolpath optimization is used to specify minimum allowed distance between passes to avoid excessive density of passes on some areas of the part Residual material The same area with the scallop option enabled Main сontentsContents

24 Optimized plane operation The plane operation leaves larger scallops on the plumb areas of the model. Optimized plane automatically assigns appropriate machining angles on special areas of the part to avoid scalloping. Finishing plane operation Optimized plane operation Main сontentsContents

25 Rest machining Finishing rest machining of residual material is used to achieve greater surface precision and reduce machining time. SprutCAM automatically detects unmachined areas. Use any finishing strategy to machine those areas. Residual material Residual material machining Main сontentsContents

26 Machining with restricted areas SprutCAM supports machining with restricted areas. Restrictions can be defined by geometry models, 2D geometry drafts, single surfaces or surface groups of the part itself. Restrictions model Machining result Workpiece model Part model Main сontentsContents

27 The mechanism of comparison of workpiece with part of a detail allows to display evidently a remaining material allocating sites of a detail with various value of an stocks. The user can independently set values of stocks and tolerance of their display. Machining result with part compare Initial 3D model Window of control parameter to visualizations remaining of the stocks Toolpath of machining the pocket’s beveled walls by the conical mill Machining simulation of wall machining operation Result of the use of function of visualization of stocks (blue sites signalize about presence of the remaining material in size more than 0,01) Pocketing operationMachining simulation resultResult of the use of function of visualization of stocks (dark blue sites signalize about presence of the remaining material in size more than 0,1) Main сontentsContents

28 Rotary axis SprutCAM can produce NC-programs for machines equipped with rotarting heads or rotating tables. Rotary axes can be defined without machine element positions restrictions in the work area of the machine. Rotary axis of rotating device can be specified either as a line parallel to one of coordinate axes and passing through specified point or a line passing through two points in the machine coordinate system. Rotating toolhead Rotating table Main сontentsContents

29 New simulation engine is used for both visual representation of machining allowing to preciselly track the process of workpiece transformation and to use the result of simulation in following operations as a workpiece allowing optimized toolpath calculation. Simulation engine Toolpath calculated for the part regarding the previous machining Workpiece for the next operationToolpath of the pocketing operation with workpiece as the machining result of previous operations Obtained workpiece after the pocketing operation for the next machining Initial workpiece for lathe-milling machining Workpiece after simulation of previous operations Machining result Main сontentsContents

30 2.5D machining Create 2D model either by import or drafting it using built-ib 2D geometry system. Specify level and stock for model curves Visualize 3D view of the model 2.5D Pocketing operation 2.5D Wall machining operation Hole machining operation Part draft View of work area considering given parameters Calculation of technology operations Simulation result Main сontentsContents

31 The interactive measures allows to determine geometrical characteristics of surfaces as models, and results of machining: the radiuses, the linear and angular sizes. As a rule, the received sizes are used for setting of parameters of the tool. In most cases now the geometrical model is enough for development of workflow. Geometry Measuring mode Main сontentsContents

32 2D Geometry drafting 2D Geometry mode Tools panel Item parameters panel 2D Geomerty debugger tab 2D Geometry parameters tab 2D Geometry layers tab Example of parametrized model Main сontentsContents

33 Create contour by function SprutCAM can build contours or contour sections as mathematical functions specified by parametrical definition Function definition Main сontentsContents

34 Plane geometry drafting allows snapping to 3D models points which eliminates errors in contour building. 2D Geometry 3D model snap 3D model snapping Isometry view of the built contour Main сontentsContents

35 Surface sewing Imported model’s faces sewing is useful to specify edges on surfaces joints for futher usage as job assignment. Imported model Sew Faces Surface sewing parameters Sewed surfaces Face edges can be selected as job assignment or machined areas Main сontentsContents

36 Sections Intersect function to create sections Preview of the section Section’s curves A section is a parametrical element of the geometrical model. The section object is added into a folder of the geometrical tree to automatically receive intersection curves of all faces and meshes from the folder with the defined section plane. Properties of new section Main сontentsContents

37 Projection of model elements The function is used for the construction of outer enveloping projections of the selected surfaces and meshes onto the XY plane of the current coordinate system. In addition to surfaces borders the function allow to project ordinary curves on the plane. The curves it creates can be used when assigning parameters for machining operations. Selected surface Project function to create projections Properties of created projection Curves of the projection of element Group of curves of projection Curves of the projection of element Main сontentsContents

38 Helical machining When helical machining is used to machine along flat curves SprutCAM forms toolpath helics along the Z axis whose projections to XY plane coincide with the machined curve. Optional finishing pass at bottom level along the whole curve is possible. Tool travel parameters Simulation of helical machining Toolpath Main сontentsContents

39 2.5D Pocketing and 2.5D Chamfering operations 2.5D Pocketing together with 2.5D Chamfering operations are used to machine metal parts and also wood bas- reliefs, ornamental designs and figures. A collection of plane curves is used as source model. 2.5 D pocketing Chamfer machining Simulation result Main сontentsContents

40 Wall machining and Flat land machining operations Wall machining and Flat land machining are presented as separate operations with special parameter sets. This greatly simplified designing of technology developing and operation’s parameters specification. Wall machining Flat land machining Main сontentsContents

41 Engraving machining uses plane designs imported from external CAD systems or drafted with the SprutCAM 2D Geometry. 3D Toolpath option is used to form sharp edges when machining. For higher quality side surfaces engraving can be machined by layers. Engraving operation 3D processing of edges Main сontentsContents

42 Create Text function 2D Geometry Text preview Text value memo Linear or radial text positioning Text parameters tabs Main сontentsContents

43 Line and Circle definition Line definition Example of linear text positioning Circle definition Example of circle text positioning Main сontentsContents

44 Font and Style Font properties tab Font samples Font style properties Style examples Main сontentsContents

45 Hole recognition SprutCAM automatically finds holes in the part model and determines their parameters (coordinates, diameter, depth) and properties (blind/through, beveled). Holes are sorted by diameter and automatically added to respective machining operations. ToolpathSimulation result Hole recognition parameters Main сontentsContents

46 Technology summary SprutCAM creates technology documentation of the program is created automatically. Scheme of part setup on the machine Operations Tools Main сontentsContents

47 Postprocessors SprutCAM built-in Postprocessor Generator is a powerful tool for the technologist. It allows convenient transfering of the NC-program to any CNC-system. Main сontentsContents

48 Examples of SprutCAM projects Technology of die punch machining Die mold Die punch Die casting product Main сontentsContents

49 Advantages of SprutCAM Minimum labour content of the creation G-code Convenience in use Quick mastering (1-2 days) Integration with known CAD Fast adjustment for any CNC Minimal requirements to a PC configuration Fast recoupment of capital investments Training and support Free updating within the version SprutCAM 7 ® Main сontentsContents

50 Table of contents 2. SprutCAM user interface 2. SprutCAM user interface 3. Milling tool 3. Milling tool 4. Shaped tool creation 4. Shaped tool creation 5. MIlling tools 5. MIlling tools 6. Collision detection 6. Collision detection 7. Lathe tool 7. Lathe tool 8. Lathe machining 8. Lathe machining 9. Pocketing operation 9. Pocketing operation 10. Milling operations 10. Milling operations 11. Option of the equipment 11. Option of the equipment 12. SprutCAM machine structure 12. SprutCAM machine structure 13. Parametres of 5 axis strategy 13. Parametres of 5 axis strategy 14. Strategy of 5 axis machining 14. Strategy of 5 axis machining 15. Types of the multi axis machines 15. Types of the multi axis machines 16. Machine schemes 16. Machine schemes 17. G-code calculation 17. G-code calculation 18. Milling strategies 18. Milling strategies 19. Roughing machining 19. Roughing machining 1. Overview of SprutCAM system 1. Overview of SprutCAM system 20. Roughing drive operation 20. Roughing drive operation 21. Finishing drive machining 21. Finishing drive machining 22. Complex machining 22. Complex machining 23. Controlled scallop feature 23. Controlled scallop feature 24. Optimized plane operation 24. Optimized plane operation 26. Machining with restricted areas 26. Machining with restricted areas 27. Комплексная обработка 27. Комплексная обработка 28. Machining result with part compare 28. Machining result with part compare 29. Simulation engine 29. Simulation engine D machining D machining 31. Geometry Measuring mode 31. Geometry Measuring mode 32. 2D Geometry drafting 32. 2D Geometry drafting 33. Create contour by function 33. Create contour by function 34. 2D Geometry 34. 2D Geometry 35. Surface sewing 35. Surface sewing 36. Sections 36. Sections 37. Projection of model elements 37. Projection of model elements 38. Helical machining 38. Helical machining 39. Pocketing and Chamfering operations 39. Pocketing and Chamfering operations 40. Wall machining and Flat land machining operations 40. Wall machining and Flat land machining operations 41. Engraving operation 41. Engraving operation 25. Rest machining 25. Rest machining 42. 2D Geometry 42. 2D Geometry 43. Line and Circle definition 43. Line and Circle definition 44. Font and Style 44. Font and Style 45. Hole recognition 45. Hole recognition 46. Technology summary 46. Technology summary 48. Examples of SprutCAM projects 48. Examples of SprutCAM projects 49. Advantages of SprutCAM 49. Advantages of SprutCAM 47. Postprocessors 47. Postprocessors Main сontentsContents


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