5 axis carving

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5 axis carving

Post by Jdmorgan82 »

So I’m going to build a new cnc machine and I’m curious if I gave it 5/6 axes would vcarve be able to utilize them. I know it can do rotary so I’m not worried about that.


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Re: 5 axis carving

Post by Rcnewcomb »

Vectric products only toolpath a maximum of 3 axes, even when you are doing rotary work. You would need a different CAM package to move 4 or 5 axes at a time.
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Re: 5 axis carving

Post by kilrabit »

Vectric also does not model or cut any undercuts.

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