Enhancement Details

Helical Machining of Complex Holes in Cutline Milling

You can machine complex multidiameter holes.

Product Information

Product PTC Creo Parametric
Product / Module PTC Creo Complete Machining Extension
PTC Creo Prismatic and Multi-surface Milling Extension
PTC Creo Production Machining Extension
Version 2.0
Product Functional Area Manufacturing (NC, Expert Machinist)
User Interface Location Click Mill > Cut Line Milling.
Processes, Initiatives, and Best Practices

Benefits and Description

For the Parameter SCAN_TYPE you can select the Cut Line Milling type, TYPE_HELICAL. Use TYPE_HELICAL to  machine a hole with multiple diameters and transitions between them. This provides a helical toolpath with circular output.

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Circular interpolation helical machining of complex holes
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Circular interpolation helical machining of complex holes