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4 Axis Milling Possible?

I created a square model and edge blend! Could I use Flat End Mill to mill green face and blue radius with 4 axis milling rotated. Tool axis is Z axis! It is possible? 

 

Thanks in advance!

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Re: 4 Axis Milling Possible?

Assuming the rotary axis rotates about XM/YC, yes.

Some tool axis options that could be used are:4 axis normal to drive, 4 axis normal to part, (create line along XM axis and...) "away from line" , etc.

 

I would use standard planar mill for the green faces, then VASC/surface area for the blue.

Other options can be used as well.

 

Ken

Ken Akerboom Sr CAx Systems Engr, Moog, Inc.
Production: NX10.0.3.5 MP5 + patch/TC11.2
I'd rather be e-steemed than e-diseaseled


Re: 4 Axis Milling Possible?

The question is why? Way faster to just 3d surface the radius?
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