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2/10/2012

Video: Five-Axis Machining at Padgett Machine

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A job shop owner talks about five-axis machining and feature-based programming.

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Edward Padgett of Tulsa, Oklahoma-based Padgett Machine talks about his shop’s use of five-axis machining and feature-based programming with FeatureCAM sofware. His shop’s trunnion-type Haas VF-6/40TR machining center has proven to be valuable not just for five-axis machining of contoured parts, but also 3+2 machining of relatively simple parts.

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