Manufacturing > Milling > Plunge Milling > To Create a Plunge Milling NC Sequence
To Create a Plunge Milling NC Sequence
1. Ensure that the active operation references a Mill or Mill/Turn workcell.
2. Click Manufacturing > Milling > Plunge Rough. The SEQ SETUP menu appears.
3. In addition to the common options, available for all the NC sequence types, the SEQ SETUP menu will contain the following specific options:
Surfaces—Select surfaces to mill.
Window—Create or select a Mill Window. This option and Surfaces are mutually exclusive. If you use the Window option, then all the surfaces within the specified Mill Window will be selected.
Start Axes—Specify predrilled axes to define the start point for every plunge region.
Check Surfs—Select additional surfaces against which gouge checking will be performed.
Build Cut—Access the Build Cut functionality.
The required options are checked off automatically. Select additional options, if desired, and click Done. The system will start the user interface for all selected options in turn.
4. On the NC SEQUENCE menu, click Play Path to verify the tool path automatically generated by the system. If not satisfied, you can either modify the parameters, or use the Customize functionality to adjust the tool path.
5. Click Done Seq or Next Seq when satisfied.