I'm using the WF4 NC.pdf help topics, specifically starting on page 689 (pg 707 of the pdf file). This information doesn't seem to apply in WF4 M060.
I will look to see if the help topics for WF5 talk about the .XML format and structure that seems to be the "new hotness"
My ultimate goal is to setup 'boilerplate' NC start parts, site files, etc... for machining electrodes. We do this now with .TPM files, but I need to know that the chip load and surface footage are the same when I change the tool definition.
The process is mostly the same every time, roughing, semi-finishing, and finishing.
The new window roughing methods seem to do a more efficient job of roughing off the material that the older volume roughing, and along with the new window finishing routines, allow for a 'spiral' cut that keep the tool in contact with the workpiece and wastes less time with positioning moves as compared with surface machining.
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