Community
Fusion Manufacture
Talk shop with the Fusion (formerly Fusion 360) Manufacture Community. Share tool strategies, tips, get advice and solve problems together with the best minds in the industry.
cancel
Showing results for 
Show  only  | Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

basic toolpath made difficult. Machining along angled surface.

6 REPLIES 6
Reply
Message 1 of 7
shopfloorGQXXC
262 Views, 6 Replies

basic toolpath made difficult. Machining along angled surface.

I haven't been able to figure this out without having to extend the surface of my part in the model.  All I would like to do is machine straight on to the part, down a angled surface using incremental stepdowns.  The closest iv'e been able to achieve this is by using flow with the preview on but it wants to start machining from the bottom up which obviously is no good!  If anyone can figure an easy way to do this that would be most helpful!

6 REPLIES 6
Message 2 of 7

https://a360.co/3W2XfzK

 

Here is the link to what I am talking about.

 

Thanks!

Message 3 of 7
jaredSADUH
in reply to: shopfloorGQXXC

I believe with the Flow toolpath you should be able to click arrows and get it to start at different locations, including from top to bottom.  If you wanted to share your .f3d file here I could take a quick peek and see if I can help.

Message 4 of 7

I hope you can find a solution it would be most appreciated.

Message 5 of 7
engineguy
in reply to: shopfloorGQXXC

@shopfloorGQXXC 

 

Have you tried using just the "Flow" without the "Preview", see image below and attached Fusion file.

angled surface.jpg

 

Message 6 of 7
jaredSADUH
in reply to: shopfloorGQXXC

I was able to reproduce like @engineguy with a flow tool path.  Hopefully either of these work for you!

Message 7 of 7

Yes I have done that but the only problem is with normal flow you cannot control the actual measurement of stepover ie. 0.03".  You can only control the number of stepovers. so I guess this works, you just have to do the math and calculate the distance of stepover where I would like to be able to input the actual distance, like you can in the preview, and have it work.

Can't find what you're looking for? Ask the community or share your knowledge.

Post to forums