Esprit 2013, available from DP Technology, features the ProfitMilling strategy for two-, three-, four- and five-axis roughing cycles. The high speed roughing cycle enables deeper cuts at increased cutting feeds to remove more material in a shorter amount of time, the company says. The strategy monitors several cutting and machine characteristics rather than controlling just one parameter. Chip load and side-cutter force are managed in toolpath calculation while keeping the engagement angle and material removal rate within a specific range. The strategy also incorporates feedrate changes throughout the tool path and takes advantage of toolpath optimization for specific machine capabilities.
Editor PickEmuge, Mastercam Establish Partnership
The companies will share data, best practices and host joint seminars and training events.