Helical Toolpath for 3-Axis Trajectory
There is a specialized toolpath for Helical machining.
PTC Creo Parametric
|Product / Module||
PTC Creo Complete Machining Extension
PTC Creo Prismatic and Multi-surface Milling Extension
PTC Creo Production Machining Extension
|Product Functional Area||
Manufacturing (NC, Expert Machinist)
|User Interface Location||Select 3 Axis Trajectory > Tool Motions and then define curve or surface tool motion. Select Helical Cut.|
|Processes, Initiatives, and Best Practices|
Benefits and Description
When using 3-Axis Trajectory NC Step, you can create a cut motion with a start and end depth, with a controllable ramp option or a patch available between each helical cut. There is also an option to generate a planar cut on the final depth. This option supports the current lead in and out moves.