How To: Rotary Turning Round

Topics related to wrapped rotary machining in Aspire or VCarve Pro
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How To: Rotary Turning Round

Post by MiloScott »

Here is a link to a video that shows how I set up a file to turn a square blank round.

How to set up a “Turning Round” sequence using Vectric Aspire. The same process can be used on any of the Vectric products that support the Rotary. Video is running “Real Time”. Programming the 1.5” x 1.5” x 12” part runs from 0:00 to 03:27, on the timeline. Cutting the part is from 03:27 to 04:20. On my Legacy Maverick CNC, in the video; the feed/speed cutting the peaks = 350 IPM/16K RPM. The Rounding Toolpath = 2500 IPM/16K RPM.

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Re: How To: Rotary Turning Round

Post by Jimcad »

Thank you very much Milo. Never used my rotary yet. Looking forward to finding the time. :wink:


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