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Feature Based Machining, Axial Stepover, Exact

Valued Contributor
Valued Contributor

Hello there,

 

I am working on the hole_making.HOLE_MILLING operation. I am trying to set the Path Settings -> Axial -> Axial Stepover as "Exact". I find that in the Add-on, I can only set it as other types (Constant, Multiple, Passes, %Flute Length), but cannot find type "Exact". Although type Constant and type Exact sound the same, but they may create different machining paths (Please find the attached example). I have tried teaching this operation, but couldn't find the type either.

 

Regards,

Kai

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Re: Feature Based Machining, Axial Stepover, Exact

Siemens Legend Siemens Legend
Siemens Legend

Axial Stepover Type = Exact is not yet supported by Create Feature Process for CylinderMilling. This is a caveat. I created an internal PR to fix this issue.
As a workaround, you can fix this Stepover type in your operation template. Thank you !

Reinier Capelle

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