Enhancement Details

Turning Tool Orientation

There is a new option for turning tool orientation.

Product Information

Product PTC Creo Parametric
Product / Module PTC Creo Complete Machining Extension
PTC Creo Production Machining Extension
Version Wildfire 5.0
Product Functional Area Manufacturing (NC, Expert Machinist)
User Interface Location Activate flash turning tool capability in Workcell definition.
Processes, Initiatives, and Best Practices Manufacturing Process Management

Benefits and Description

Turning tool orientation in the ZX plane is controlled by the TOOL_ORIENTATION parameter. The FLASH tool option provides an additional control to rotate the tool by 180 degrees, while changing the direction of rotation of the lathe spindle.