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Quickly Program Pick-Off and Cut-Off (POCO) Operations - Advanced Lathe Tips and Tricks 9/12
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Quickly Program Pick-Off and Cut-Off (POCO) Operations – Advanced Lathe Tips and Tricks 9/12

This Advanced Lathe Tips & Tricks Webinar continues where our Getting Started in Mastercam Lathe project left off. Learn best practices managing tools, part handling operations, and advanced editing of toolpaths to tweak the final finish on specific faces. Check out the full webinar or skip to a specific topic using the links below.

The Pick-Off Cut-Off routine automates all of the part-handling operations necessary to cut parts from a long single bar of material. The routine manages clamping of jaws, advancing of material, stock material definition, and spindle movement. Depending on the capabilities of the machine and the type of stock, select the routine that matches your needs. When a cutoff is required, define the cutoff width or select a tool and the part cut-off toolpath is included. A wide range of options exist for handling parts inside your lathe.

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