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To Create a Go Delta Motion
Go Delta motions enable you to specify tool motions in terms of increments along the axes of the NC sequence coordinate system (with respect to the current position of the tool).
1. Choose Go Delta from the drop-down list in the Customize dialog box, and click Insert. The Go Delta dialog box opens.
2. In the Tip# box, select the tool tip that you want to use for the tool to reach the desired location, with specified delta increments along one or more axes.
3. Edit the Tool Motion parameters, if desired, using the Feed, Spindle, and Coolant buttons in the top portion of the box.
4. Enter offsets along the axes of the NC Sequence coordinate system. The Reset button resets all the offset values to 0.
5. If you want to define a 4- or 5-Axis NC sequence, you can also change the tool axis orientation at target point:
Along Z Axis—Use the default orientation of the tool (parallel to the Z-axis of the NC Sequence coordinate system).
Use Previous—Use the previous tool orientation.
Specify New Axis—Click Specify Axis and select an edge or axis that the tool axis will be parallel to, or a surface that the tool axis will be normal to. Finalize the tool orientation using Flip and Okay options; note that the red arrow must point from the tool tip towards the toolholder.
6. The Preview button allows you to preview the tool motion defined. Click OK if satisfied, Cancel—to quit creating the tool motion.