C-Axis vs Dynamic Milling Toolpaths – Tips & Tricks for the Mill Programmer
Milling on a lathe or mill-turn can be programmed using c-axis toolpaths that are included with the lathe license or with dedicated mill features like dynamic roughing. In this example we explore and compare both approaches on a part to see which one will work best for your specific needs.
About the author
David began his career in manufacturing in 2003 working for a small custom guitar maker in Puyallup Washington. He received an Associates Degree in Manufacturing Engineering from Clover Park Technical College in 2006. David worked in machine shops specializing in aerospace until joining MLC CAD Systems as a Mastercam Application Expert in 2016. David enjoys motorsport, the Pacific Northwest, roller coasters, and currently holds the high score on three of the ten Creature from the Black Lagoon pinball machines located throughout the Puget Sound Area.