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Is it possible to do 5 axis simultaneous machining using mach3?

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Offline omiadhi

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5 axis simultaneous machining
« on: September 18, 2017, 02:44:15 AM »
Is it possible to do 5 axis simultaneous machining using mach3? just like centrifugal compressor wheel, g code extracted by using masterCAM?

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Re: 5 axis simultaneous machining
« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2017, 11:49:54 PM »
Hi,
I don't have 4th and 5th axes but Mach3 and mach4 can do it even if my machine can't.

Theres nothing mysterious about 5th axis milling, displaying toolpaths can be pretty confusing when not meaningless.

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Re: 5 axis simultaneous machining
« Reply #2 on: September 23, 2017, 01:52:09 AM »
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