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Is there any option to check machining limit with existing cutter -holder combination?

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pacecadcam
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Is there any option to check machining limit with existing cutter -holder combination?

Is there any option to check machining limit with existing cutter-holder combination?

Prior to generate toolpath one can get proper information of requisite cutter overhang, holder combination and one can adjust the tool overhang well in advance to generate collision free toolpath.

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ondrej.mikulec
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You can calculate a "Collision Safe Boundary" for a particular tool to see machinable areas.

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iamcdn79
in reply to: pacecadcam

There is no dedicated option for something like that but what I do is set my tool length and holder and make a raster toolpath over my entire model with a large stepover and somewhat large tolerance with Automatic collision checking on with the required holder and shank tolerance and with keep colliding sections turned on. 

 

With this, I can see where there are problem and safe areas. Red = collision area.

 

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pacecadcam
in reply to: pacecadcam

iamcdn79 ,

Thanks a lot for the solution.

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pacecadcam
in reply to: ondrej.mikulec

Thank you 

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M_Hennig
in reply to: pacecadcam

Using the Holder Profile option in the tool option page may be the closest thing to help you.

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