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VERICUT for Pro/ENGINEER
Machine Simulation
© 2001 PTC
Introduction
Terms
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‘MS’ stands for ‘Machine Simulation’ in this exercise
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Exercise 1 - Outline
Outline
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3 axis milling machine
 Work in Pro/E
Create machine components and assembly in Pro/E
 Export STL file of each machine component against Machine
Zero CSYS
 Create tool path file(NCL and TAP) using Pro/NC and G-Post
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Work in VERICUT Machine Simulation
Build machine kinematics in VERICUT Machine Simulation
 Load machine components (STL file) to VERICUT MS
 Load Control file
 Save MCH, CTL and JOB file in your working directory
 Test machine with MDI
 Job, Machine setting
 Create or load tool library file, tool gauge length setting
 Load tool path file and simulate tool path
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Exercise 1 - 3 axis milling machine
Build 3 axis milling machine and simulate tool path
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Work in Pro/E
 Preparation
Copy all the machine simulation exercise folder and files to your
computer, set Pro/E working directory to: …\exercise 1
 Machine components and assembly
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In Pro/E, Open file ‘3axis-mill.asm’
base-z-slide
z-axis
z-axis-cylinder
base
stock
fixture
y-axis
x-axis
base-x-slide
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Exercise 1 - 3 axis milling machine
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Export component: ‘base.prt’ in STL format
In Pro/E, choose: File/Export/Model/STL
 Select ‘Include’, pick part ‘BASE.PRT’, click ‘Done Sel’
 Click Pick Coordinate System icon, select machine zero ‘ACSO’
 Give chord Height=0.1, File name: ‘base’
 Click ‘Apply’
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Exercise 1 - 3 axis milling machine
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Export all of other components in STL format
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Tips
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Choose the right Coordinate System - machine zero (ACSO) for all components, because
there is no rotary axis on this machine
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Give Chord Height: 0.1 or smaller
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Change file name
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Pro/E assembly ‘3ax-mill.asm’ includes two ‘base-y-slide’ components, choose both of them
when exporting ‘base-y-slide’, same comments for ‘base-z-slide’
base-y-slide
z-axis
y-axis
z-axis-cylinder
base
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base-z-slide
x-axis
fixture
stock
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Exercise 1 - 3 axis milling machine
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Work in VERICUT Machine Simulation
 Access VERICUT Machine Simulation
In command line, type in ‘proems’ then click enter
 Or click batch file ‘proems.bat’ (‘$PRO_DIRECTORY
\bin\proems.bat’)
 Choose: File/New
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Save JOB file in your working directory (… \exercise 1)
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Build machine kinematics
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In MS, choose: File / Save as, give file name ‘3ax-mill.job’
In MS, choose: Machine / Components
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Exercise 1 - 3 axis milling machine
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Build components tree as following figure shows
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In components window, click Add
Add base component: In Add components window, give type as base, color as cyan, then click
‘Apply’
Components
Tree
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Exercise 1 - 3 axis milling machine
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Using the same method to add other components, make sure ‘Type’, ‘Color’, motion axis, and
‘Connect To’ is right. See following figure for details.
Z Linear
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Tool
Y Linear
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Exercise 1 - 3 axis milling machine
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Components: X-Linear, Fixture and Stock
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After finish last component - ‘Stock’, click OK in Add Component window
X Linear
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Fixture
Stock
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Exercise 1 - 3 axis milling machine
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Load STL files to VERICUT MS
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Load base STL files
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In Components window, choose ‘Base’ (Base is highlighted), click STL file icon
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Open file ‘base.stl’, (find this file in …\exercise 1 folder)
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Using the same method, load STL files: ‘base-y-slide.stl’, ‘base-z-slide.stl’, to component base.
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Exercise 1 - 3 axis milling machine
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Load STL files to other components
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Load ‘z-axis.stl’ and ‘z-axis-cylinder.stl’ to component Z
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Load ‘y-axis.stl’ to component Y
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Load ‘x-axis.stl’ to component X
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Load ‘fixture.stl’ to component Fixture
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Load ‘stock.stl’ to component Stock
Change color of Primitives
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In Components window, choose ‘base-y-slide.stl’, click ‘Atrib button’,
choose Color: White
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Using save method, change color of ‘base-z-slide.stl’ to white
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Change ‘z-axis-cylinder.stl’ to color white
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Exercise 1 - 3 axis milling machine
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Change Tool connect position
In Pro/E, find distance from gauge point to work table plane
(machine zero), It is 15.2 inch. We will move tool connect
position from machine zero to gauge point
 In VERICUT MS, choose: Machine / Components
 In Components window, choose: ‘Tool’, then click Modify
 In Modify window, set Connect position=(0 0 15.2), then click
OK
 Close Components window
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Gauge Point
15.2
Machine Zero
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Exercise 1 - 3 axis milling machine
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Save machine file in your working directory
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Load control file
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In VERICUT MS, choose: Control / Open, open file ‘generic.ctl’,
find this control file in category ‘CGTECH_RP2LIB’
Save control file in your working directory
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In VERICUT MS, choose: Machine / Save as, give file name
‘3ax-mill.mch’, make sure you save it in …\exercise 1 folder
In VERICUT MS, choose: Control / Save as, give file name
‘generic.ctl’, make sure save it in …\exercise 1 folder
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Exercise 1 - 3 axis milling machine
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Test your machine with MDI
In VERICUT MS, choose: Job / MDI
 Test X axis, type in ‘x10’ in MDI, click Apply. Notice movement of
X axis
 Test negative direction of X axis (x-10)
 Test Y and Z axis
 (Notes: if axis doesn’t move, check if
you load control file correctly)
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Exercise 1 - 3 axis milling machine
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Set machine table
In Pro/E, use Analysis/Measure, check distance between gauge
point to stock surface, It is 7.7 inch. We will set top surface
center of stock as programming zero
 In VERICUT MS, choose: Machine / Table
 In Machine Table window, choose: Table Name=‘Input Program
Zero’, Sub-System ID=1, Index=1, Values=‘0 0 -7.7’. Click Add,
then close
 (Notes, Machine Table contents can also be defined in Job
Table, if a Job Table is defined, it will over write Machine Table)
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7.7
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Exercise 1 - 3 axis milling machine
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Set Travel Limits
In VERICUT MS, choose: Machine / Travel Limits
 In Travel Limits window, type in Min and Max travel limits of
each axis, then click Modify
 See following figure for limits value of 3 axis
 Toggle Overtravel Detection On
 Click OK
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Exercise 1 - 3 axis milling machine
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Collision setup
In VERICUT MS, choose: Job / Collision
 Set: Component 1=Fixture, Component 2=Tool, Tolerance=0.1
 Toggle Collision Detection On
 Click OK
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Exercise 1 - 3 axis milling machine
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Tool library
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Method 1, retrieve tool library in VERICUT exercise 4a&b folder
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copy file ‘cgtpro.tls’ from ‘VERICUT exercise 4a&b folder’, paste it in your current working
directory - ‘VERICUT MS exercise 1 folder’
In VERICUT MS, choose: Tools / Tool File, open file ‘cgtpro.tls’, find it in your current working
directory
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Change tool gauge length. In VERICUT MS, choose: Tools / Tool Manager
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In Tool Manager window, click Modify
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Exercise 1 - 3 axis milling machine
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In Tool Modify window, click Properties
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In Tool Properties window, set Gage Length=4, click OK
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In Tool Modify window, click OK
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In Tool Manager window, click Save, then Close
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Exercise 1 - 3 axis milling machine
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Method 2, create tool library in VERICUT MS by yourself
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In Tool Manager window, click Add
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In Tool Add window, give: ID=1, Description=‘1 inch FEM’,
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Choose FEM icon, give: Diameter=1, Length=4, click Add then click OK
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Save tool library file. In Tool Manager window, choose: File / Save as, give file name ‘3axmill.tls’, save it in exercise 1 folder
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Close Tool Manager window
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Click ‘Yes’ in the small question window
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Exercise 1 - 3 axis milling machine
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Load tool path
In VERICUT MS, choose Job / Setting
 In Job Settings window, open Toolpath file ‘tool-com.tap’, find
this file in exercise 1 folder
 Other settings: see following figure for details
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For Log file, give file name: ‘3ax-mill.log’, and select exercise 1 folder
In Job Setting window, click OK
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Reset Machine Simulation
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Run machine simulation
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Exercise 2 - Outline
Outline
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4 axis milling machine
 Build machine kinematics
 Load STL files
 Machine Table, Travel Limits, Collision setting
 Load tool library, set tool gauge length offset
 Load tool path file, control file
 Tool path simulation
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Exercise 2 - 4 axis milling machine
Build 4 axis milling machine
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Build machine kinematics
 See following figures for machine kinematics
 Make sure component Type, Connect to, Motion axis and
Connect Position is right
 Notice connect position of rotary axis A is: (0 0 4), Design
is: (0.5 0 0)
 (Notes: For Multi-Axis machine
uses CSYS on rotary centerline
for rotary axis)
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Exercise 2 - 4 axis milling machine
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Build machine kinematics
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Exercise 2 - 4 axis milling machine
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Build machine kinematics
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Exercise 2 - 4 axis milling machine
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Build machine kinematics
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Exercise 2 - 4 axis milling machine
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Load STL files
 Base - ‘base.stl’
 Z - ‘head.stl’ and ‘spindle.stl’
 Tool - Nothing
 Y - Nothing
 X - ‘table.stl’
 Other - ‘rotary_box.stl’
 A - ‘rotary_chuck.stl’
 Design - ‘ncmach.stl’
 (Notes 1: all Primitives connect position is: [0 0 0] )
 (Notes 2: find STL files in …\exercise 2 folder)
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Exercise 2 - 4 axis milling machine
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Set Machine Table
 See following Machine Table figure for details
Set Travel limits
 See following Travel Limits figure for details
Save machine file
 Give file name: ‘prolight.mch’, save it in …\exercise 2 folder
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Exercise 2 - 4 axis milling machine
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Job setting
 Load tool path file: ‘op010.tap’, find this file in …\exercise 2
folder
 Other settings, see following figure
Collision setup
 See following Collision Setup figure for details
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Exercise 2 - 4 axis milling machine
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Load tool library and set tool gauge length offset
 Load tool library file ‘ncmach_gage.tls’, find it in
…\exercise 2 folder
 Set gauge point at top of each tool
Gauge Point
Control file
 Load control file ‘tmc2000.ctl’, find this file in
…\exercise 2 folder
Save Job file
 Give JOB file name: ‘prolight.job’, save it in
…\exercise 2 folder
Tool path simulation
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Exercise 2a- Outline
Outline
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5 axis laser machine
 In Pro/E, export components in STL format
Base and linear axis - Against Machine Zero CSYS
 Rotary axis - Against CSYS at rotary center
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Build machine kinematics, rotary axis and tool connect
position calculation
 Load STL files to machine
 Machine Table, initial machine location, RTCP pivot offset
calculation
 Load tool library and set gauge length offset
 Load tool path file, control file
 Tool path simulation
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Exercise 2a - 5 axis laser machine
Build 5 axis laser machine
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Preparation
 Set Pro/E working directory to …\exercise 2a
 Open file ‘laserdyne.asm’
Export components in STL format
 Export base and all linear axis using CSYS
at machine zero
XAXIS
ZAXIS
YAXIS
CAXIS
DAXIS
Base
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Table
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Exercise 2a - 5 axis laser machine
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Export rotary components (C and D axis) using CSYS at
centerline of rotary axis
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Using ‘ACS0’ for CAXIS, and ‘ACS1’ for DAXIS
(Notes: Use same name as Pro/E part for STL files)
CAXIS
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DAXIS
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Exercise 2a - 5 axis laser machine
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Build machine kinematics & load STL files
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Base
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Type: Base, Name: Base, Color: Blue , Mixed Mode: Shade, Angles: (0 0 0)
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Primitives: ‘base.stl’, Color, Inherit, Position (0 0 0), Angle (0 0 0)
XAXIS
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Type: Z Linear, Name: Z, Motion Axis, Z , Connect To: X, Connect Position: (0 0 0) Color:
Magenta , Mixed Mode: Shade, Angles: (0 0 0)
Primitives: ‘zaxis.stl’, Color, Inherit, Position (0 0 0), Angle (0 0 0)
YAXIS
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Primitives: ‘xaxis.stl’, Color, Inherit, Position (0 0 0), Angle (0 0 0)
ZAXIS
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Type: X Linear, Name: X, Motion Axis, X, Connect To: Base, Connect Position: (0 0 0) Color:
Cyan , Mixed Mode: Shade, Angles: (0 0 0)
Type: Y Linear, Name: Y, Motion Axis: Y, Connect To: Z, Connect Position: (0 0 0) Color: Yellow
, Mixed Mode:Shade, Angles: (0 0 0)
Primitives: ‘yaxis.stl’, Color, Inherit, Position (0 0 0), Angle (0 0 0)
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Exercise 2a - 5 axis laser machine
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CAXIS
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Primitives: ‘daxis.stl’, Color, Inherit, Position (0 0 0), Angle (0 0 0)
Type: Tool, Name: Tool, Motion Axis: Z, Connect To: D, Connect Position: (0, 8.5, -15) Color:
Red , Mixed Mode: Shade, Angles: (0 0 0)
Table
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Type: B Rotary, Name: D, Motion Axis: Y, Connect To: C, Connect Position: (0 8 -6) Color: Tan ,
Mixed Mode:Shade, Angles: (0 0 0)
Tool
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Primitives: ‘caxis.stl’, Color, Inherit, Position (0 0 0), Angle (0 0 0)
DAXIS
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Type: C Rotary, Name: C, Motion Axis: Z, Connect To: Y, Connect Position: (0, -16.5, 21) Color:
orange , Mixed Mode: Shade, Angles: (0 0 0)
Type: Other, Name: Table, Connect To: Base, Connect Position: (0 0 0) Color: Blue , Mixed
Mode: Shade, Angles: (0 0 0)
Primitives: ‘table.stl’, Color, Inherit, Position (0 0 0), Angle (0 0 0)
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Exercise 2a - 5 axis laser machine
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Design
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Type: Design, Name: Design, Connect To: Table, Connect Position: (0 0 0) Color: Green ,
Mixed Mode: Shade, Angles: (0 0 0)
Primitives: ‘test_laserdyne.stl’, Color, Inherit, Position (0 0 0), Angle (0 0 0)
Components Tree
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Exercise 2a - 5 axis laser machine
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Rotary axis & tool connect position calculation
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C-axis connect position is measured from Machine Zero to C-axis CSYS
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D-axis connect position is measured from C-axis CSYS to D-axis CSYS
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Tool connect position is measured from D-axis CSYS to Gauge Point (in this case it is Machine
Zero)
C-axis CSYS
D-axis CSYS
-6
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Machine Zero
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Exercise 2a - 5 axis laser machine
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Set machine table
 Set Initial Machine Location=(0 0 20)
 Set RTCP pivot offset=(0 -16.5 15)
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RTCP Offset Xval-Zval are calculated by subtracting the location of the Tool component origin
from the rotary pivot point location (with all axes at their Initial Machine Location )
Save machine file
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Exercise 2a - 5 axis laser machine
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Load tool library and set gauge length offset
 Load file ‘tool.tls’, find it in exercise 2a folder
 Set gauge offset=8
Load control
 Load control file ‘laserdyne.ctl’, find it in exercise 2a folder
Load Toolpath file
 Load file ‘op010.tap’, find it in exercise 2a folder
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Save JOB file
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Run simulation
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Exercise 3 - Outline
Outline
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Build your own machine
 Choose one machine from list shown in next 7 slides
 Build machine components and assembly in Pro-E
 Export components in STL format against right CSYS
 Create machine kinematics in VERICUT Machine Simulation
 Load machine components (STL file) to VERICUT MS
 Load control file (fan16M, find it in category of
CGTECH_RP2LIB) and save it in your current directory
 Machine & Job setting
 Test your machine with MDI
 Create or load tool library file, set tool gauge length
 Create Post-Processor (optional), generate TAP file
 Load a tool path file (TAP file), run simulation
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Exercise 3 - Build your own machine
3 Axis Vertical Mill
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3 Axis Horizontal Mill
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Exercise 3 - Build your own machine
4 Axis Vertical Mill
Table A
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4 Axis Horizontal Mill
Table B
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Exercise 3 - Build your own machine
5 Axis Vertical Mill
Head A on B
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5 Axis Vertical Mill
Head B / Table A
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Exercise 3 - Build your own machine
5 Axis Vertical Mill
tables A on C
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5 Axis Horizontal Mill
Heads A on B
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Exercise 3 - Build your own machine
5 Axis Horizontal Mill
tables B on A
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5 Axis Horizontal Mill
Head A / Table B
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Exercise 3 - Build your own machine
5 Axis Gantry Mill - Heads B on C
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Exercise 3 - Build your own machine
5 Axis Gantry Mill - Heads A on B
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Exercise 4, 4a, 4b
Exercise 4
Menu View
 Attributes
 View Select/Store
Exercise 4a
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Menu Job
 Job Setting
 Job Table
 Collision
Exercise 4b
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Menu Machine
 Machine Tables
 Travel Limits
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Exercise 4 - Menu/View
Menu View
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Open file ‘prolight.job’ in …\exercise 4 folder
Attributes
 In VERICUT MS, choose: View / Attributes
 Show CSYS
Toggle Component Origin, Primitive Origin and Machine Zero
On, then click Apply
 CSYS appears
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Exercise 4 - Menu/View
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Draw Mode
Choose Draw Mode=Lines, click Apply, notice the change
 Choose Draw Mode=Hidden, click Apply, notice the change
 Change Draw Mode back to ‘Shade’
 You can also use the icon show below to switch draw mode
 Usage of line mode, when simulation, if tool is not shown up,
you can switch to line mode, find where tool is
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Line
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Hidden
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Exercise 4 - Menu/View
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View Select/Store
 Choose: View / Orient. In Orientation window, click ISO icon
 Choose: View / Select/Store. In Select/Store View window,
click Add
 In View Add window, give view name: ‘iso1’, then click OK
 Using same method, add XY and YZ view
 You can switch view by clicking view name
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Exercise 4a - Menu/Job
Menu Job
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Job Setting
 Choose: Job / Setting
 In Job Setting, click ‘Select (beside output file)’ to specify
output APT file name(ex4a.apt) and directory(…\exercise 4)
 In Job Setting, click ‘Select (beside Log File)’ to specify
output Log file name(ex4a.apt) and directory(…\exercise 4)
 In Job Setting window, Click OK
 Toggle Conversion: On
 Reset VERICUT MS
 Run simulation
 Find file ‘ex4a.apt’ and ‘ex4a.log’
in your …\exercise 4 folder
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Exercise 4a - Menu/Job
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Job Table
 (Notes: Job Table performs same function as Machine
Table. If the same tables are defined in both job and
machine configurations, the job table values override those
in the machine)
 Choose: Job / Tables, in Job Table window, select ‘Initial
Machine Location’, give Values= (0 0 12), click Add then
Close
 Reset VERICUT MS, see change of initial machine location
 Delete Job Table contents
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Exercise 4a - Menu/Job
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Collision
 Choose: Job / Collision
 In Collision Setup window, select first line (component A and
Tool), change Tolerance to 5 (this is for exercise purpose
only). Click ‘Modify’, then click ‘Ok’
 Reset VERICUT MS, run simulation
 During simulation, both A axis and tool are in error color-red
 Change tolerance back to ‘0.1’
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Exercise 4b - Menu/Machine
Menu Machine
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Tables
 Choose: Machine / Tables
 In Machine Tables, change Initial Machine Location values
to: (0 0 12), click Modify, then close
 Reset VERICUT MS, notice change of machine initial
location
 Change it back to (0 0 8)
 (Notes: 1. if there is the
same record in Job Table,
Machine Table will be over
written. 2. Changes to Table
are only effective after reset
VERICUT MS)
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Exercise 4b - Menu/Machine
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Travel Limits
 Choose: Machine / Travel Limits
 Change Z limits to: (Min=-1, Max=7), click Modify
 Toggle Overtravel Detection On, click OK
 Reset VERICUT MS, run simulation
 Z axis becomes red (error color) during simulation. An error
message also appears in message line. Open Log file to
view error information
 Change Z limits back to (-1, 8)
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Exercise 5 - Outline
Outline
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Run VERICUT and Machine Simulation simultaneously
 Machine simulation setting
Change Fixture and Stock connection position
 Job Table setting
 Job Setting
 Load tool library, set gauge length offset
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VERICUT Setting
 Tool retract setting
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Exercise 5 - Run VERICUT & Machine
Simulation simultaneously
Run VERICUT and Machine Simulation simultaneously
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Machine Simulation setting
 Open file ‘3ax-mill.job’, find it in exercise 5 folder
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Notes: differences between this job file and the one in exercise
1 are:
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Fixture and Stock STL files are replaced by those in VERICUT exercise 6 - ‘sub.usr’
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Tool library file is replaced by ‘tools.tls’ in VERICUT exercise 6-’sub.usr’
We find fixture and stock are not in right position
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Exercise 5 - Run VERICUT & Machine
Simulation simultaneously
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Move fixture and stock to center of machine table
In VERICUT MS, choose: Machine / Components
 In Components window, choose ‘Fixture’, then click ‘Modify’
 In Modify Component window, give connect position (-12.5,
-12.5, 1)
 Hint: Fixture Dimension is (25x25x1), by setting connect
position, it is moved 12.5 inch left, 12.5 inch back and 1 inch up
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Exercise 5 - Run VERICUT & Machine
Simulation simultaneously
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Job table setting
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Set Input Program Zero
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In VERICUT MS, choose: Job / Tables
In Job Tables, choose ‘Input Program Zero’, give value (-12.5, -12.5, -14.2), this is to move
input program zero to ‘near-top-left corner’ of fixture
(Notes, distance from gauge point to machine table is: 15.2, fixture thickness is: 1)
15.2
Y
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Z
X
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Exercise 5 - Run VERICUT & Machine
Simulation simultaneously
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Set work offset (fixture offset)
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Refer Job Table figure on last slide, and VERICUT exercise 6 (sub.usr) for details
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(Notes: Stock thickness is 2)
Job setting
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Choose: Job / Settings
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Select tool path file ‘sub.tap’ in exercise 5 folder
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Give Log file name: ‘3ax-mill.log’, save it in exercise 5 folder
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Other settings: Programming method, Tool Tip. Simulation, On. Conversion, Off. Conversion
Method, Scan On. Default Tolerance, 0.05. (notes, if tool path contains subroutines,
Conversion Method must be set to: Scan On)
(13, 13, 2)
(1, 13, 2)
Z
Y
X
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(13, 1, 2)
(1, 1, 2)
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Exercise 5 - Run VERICUT & Machine
Simulation simultaneously

Test your machine with MDI

Give (X0Y0Z0), machine should be at position as following figure shows

Rest machine simulation
XZ plane
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YZ plane
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Exercise 5 - Run VERICUT & Machine
Simulation simultaneously

Load tools and Set gauge length offset
In VERICUT MS, choose: Tools / Tool File, open file ‘tools.tls’,
find it in exercise 5 folder
 Tool gauge length setting
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
Choose: Tools / Tool Manager

In Tool Manager window, choose a tool then click ‘Modify’

In Tool Modify window, choose Tool Properties

In Tool Properties window, give tool gauge length value

Change gauge point of all five tools to the most top point of each tool
Gauge point
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Exercise 5 - Run VERICUT & Machine
Simulation simultaneously
Save machine file, save job file
 Set Layout to 3 views
 Run simulation
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Exercise 5 - Run VERICUT & Machine
Simulation simultaneously

VERICUT Setting
 Open user file ‘sub.usr’, find it in exercise 5 folder
Machine simulation window is opened too
 (Notes: this user file is same as the one in VERICUT exercise 6)


Change user file setting

In VERICUT, choose: Toolpath / Toolpath Control
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In toolpath control window, choose toolpath file ‘sub.tap’(it’s in VERICUT MS exercise 5 folder)
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Exercise 5 - Run VERICUT & Machine
Simulation simultaneously

G-Code setting


In G-Code Setting window, open Job file ‘3ax-mill.job’, find this file in VERICUT MS exercise 5
folder. Close window
Right after successfully change Job file, machine appears in VERICUT MS window.
Save User file
 Resize VERICUT, and Machine Simulation window
 Run simulation (Hint: you can control simulation in both window)
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Exercise 5 - Run VERICUT & Machine
Simulation simultaneously

Tool retract setting
We find there is a gouge in both fixture and stock, it because
that there is no tool retract when tool changing
 Set tool retract
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In VERICUT MS, choose: Modals / Tooling

In Tooling window, change Tool Change Retract Method to ‘Retract (Z-Axis only)’,then click OK

(Notes: this can also be set in VERICUT / Toolpath / Toolpath Control / G-Code setting)

Save Job file, reset VERICUT

Run simulation, now everything is running well
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Exercise 6, 6a - Outline
Exercise 6

Menu Control
 Use Control/Subroutine
Create main program and subroutine
 Load subroutine to control
 Load new toolpath file (main program)

Exercise 6a

Menu Modals
 Control simulation
Slow down machine simulation
 Stop simulation when error occurs
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Exercise 6 - Menu/Control
Use Control / Subroutine
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Create new main program and subroutine file
 Create two new text file in exercise 6 folder, named ‘mainprogram.tap’ and ‘subroutine.sub’
 Open file ‘sub.tap’, copy lines from beginning to N510(the
end of main program), paste it in file ‘main-program.tap’.
Copy remaining of ‘sub.tap’ (subroutines) and paste it in file
‘subroutine.sub’
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(Notes, we divided toolpath file to two files, main program
and subroutines)
Load subroutine to Control
 In VERICUT MS, choose: Control / Subroutines
 In Subroutine window, open file ‘subroutine.sub’, find it in
exercise 6 folder
 Choose file ‘subroutine.sub’, click ‘Insert’, then click OK
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Exercise 6 - Menu/Control


Change toolpath file
 Choose: Job / Job Setting, change toolpath file to ‘mainprogram.tap’
Run simulation
(Note 1: Subroutine can also be defined in: Job / Subroutine)
 (Note 2: When M98 is executed)


1. Search the remainder of the current tool path file for the specified subroutine

2. If not found, access job subroutine files for the specified subroutine
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3. If still not found, access control subroutine
files for the specified subroutine
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Exercise 6a Menu/Modals
Control machine simulation
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Open file ‘3ax-mill.job’, find it in exercise 6 folder
Slow down machine movements
 In VERICUT MS, choose: Modals / Motion / Max Distance
 Give Max Distance=0.1, run machine simulation
 Notice speed difference
 Change Max Distance back to 0
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Exercise 6a Menu/Modals
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Stop simulation when an error occurs
 In VERICUT, choose: Modals / General / Max Errors
 Give Max Errors=1
 Toggle ‘Collision Detection’(find it in menu: Job / Collision)
and ‘Over Travel Detection’(find it in menu: Machine / Travel
Limits) On
 Run simulation
 It stops when an error occurs
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Exercise 7 - Outline
Turning machine
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© 2001 PTC
Build turning machine
 In Pro/E, export STL file of each component (optional)
 Build machine kinematics
 Load STL files
 Load control
 Set Input program zero
 Test machine with MDI
 Transfer tools from Pro/NC to VERICUT
 Load tool library to Machine Simulation
 Set tool gauge offset
 Load tool path file, build tool index table
 Run simulation
 Use X-Caliper to check dimension of model after cut
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Exercise 7 - Turning machine
Build turning machine

In Pro/E, export STL file of each component (optional)
 Export all components except Turret against machine Zero
CSYS
 Machine Zero is located at right plane center of spindle
X
Machine Zero
Z
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Exercise 7 - Turning machine

Export Turret
Use CSYS-ACS4
 It is at located at left plane center of turret
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Exercise 7 - Turning machine

Build machine kinematics
 Read next two pages for details
 Find STL files in exercise 7 folder
Turret
Base
X-axis
Z-axis
Spindle
Fixture
Stock
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Exercise 7 - Turning machine
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Machine components


Base

Type: Base, Name: Base, Color: 3Light Steel Blue, Mixed Mode: Shade, Angles: (0 0 0)

Primitives: ‘base.stl’, Color, Inherit, Position (0 0 0), Angle (0 0 0)

Primitives: ‘base-slide.stl’, Color, white, Position (0 0 0), Angle (0 0 0)
Spindle

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Type: Fixture, Name: Fixture, Connect To: Spindle, Connect Position: (0 0 0) Color: 5Magenta ,
Mixed Mode: Shade, Angles: (0 0 0)
Primitives: ‘fixture.stl’, Color, Inherit, Position (0 0 0), Angle (0 0 0)
Stock
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Primitives: ‘spindle.stl’, Color, inherit, Position (0 0 0), Angle (0 0 0)
Fixture
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Type: Spindle, Name: Spindle, Motion Axis: Z, Connect To: Base, Connect Position: (0 0 0)
Color: 3Light Steel Blue, Mixed Mode: Shade, Angles: (0 0 0)
Type: Stock, Name: Stock, Connect To: Fixture, Connect Position: (0 0 0) Color: 6Yellow ,
Mixed Mode: Shade, Angles: (0 0 0)
Primitives: ‘stock.stl’, Color, Inherit, Position (0 0 0), Angle (0 0 0)
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Z
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Primitives: ‘z-axis.stl’, Color, Inherit,Rapid Rate, 200, Position (0 0 0), Angle (0 0 0)

Primitives: ‘z-slide.stl’, Color, white, Position (0 0 0), Angle (0 0 0
X
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Primitives: ‘x-axis.stl’, Color, Inherit, Position (0 0 0), Angle (0 0 0)
Type: B Turret, Name: Turret, Motion Axis, Z, Connect To: X, Connect Position: (12.9103, 0,
15) Color: 2Green, Rapid Rate, 200, Mixed Mode: Shade, Angles: (0 0 0)

(Notes: Offset value is measured from machine zero to left plane center of turret)

Primitives: ‘turret.stl’, Color, Inherit, Position (0 0 0), Angle (0 0 0)
Tool 1
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Type: X Linear, Name: X, Motion Axis: X, Connect To: Z, Connect Position: (0 0 0) Color: 3Light
Steel Blue, Rapid Rate, 200, Mixed Mode: Shade, Angles: (0 0 0)
Turret
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Type: Z Linear, Name: Z, Motion Axis: Z, Connect To: Base, Connect Position: (0 0 0) Color:
4Cyan , Rapid Rate, 200, Mixed Mode: Shade, Angles: (0 0 0)
Type: Tool, Name: Too l 1, Motion Axis, Z, Connect To:Turret, Connect Position: (0 0 0) Color:
Red, Mixed Mode: Shade, Angles: (0 0 0)
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Tool 2
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Type: Tool, Name: Too l 2, Motion Axis, Z, Connect To:Turret, Connect Position: (0 0 0) Color:
Magenta, Mixed Mode: Shade, Angles: (0 0 -90)
Save machine file in exercise 7 folder, give file name
‘2xturn.mch’
Add control file to machine
 use control file ‘2xturn-inch.ctl’, find it in exercise 7 folder
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About control file
SUPERGROUP "Toolchange" {
WORD_VALUE "T" {
COND_AND "G" "65" {
MACRO "MacroVar"
}
A super group ‘Toolchange’
must be in control file to
enable turret rotation when
tool change.
 See right box for details
 Open control file
‘2xturn-inch.ctl’ to find this
super group
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© 2001 PTC
}
WORD_VALUE "T 1" {
COND_AND "G" "65" {
MACRO "NullMacro"
}
}
WORD_VALUE "T 2" {
COND_AND "G" "65" {
MACRO "NullMacro"
}
MACRO "TurretRetract"
MACRO "TurretIndex"
MACRO "TurretLoadTool"
MACRO "TurretActivateTool"
MACRO "DwellTime" {
OVERRIDE_VALUE 29.1655
}
MACRO "DwellMacro"
}
WORD_VALUE "T 3" {
COND_AND "G" "65" {
MACRO "NullMacro"
}
MACRO "XAxisIncreMotion" {
OVERRIDE_VALUE 0
}
MACRO "ZAxisIncreMotion" {
OVERRIDE_VALUE 0
}
MACRO "ToolOffsetIndex"
MACRO "ToolOffsetUpdate2"
MACRO "ToolOffsetAptAdj2"
MACRO "CutterCompValue"
MACRO "ToolNoseCompValue"
}
}
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Exercise 7 - Turning machine

Set Input Program Zero
 Choose: Job / Tables
 In Job Tables window, choose: ‘Input Program Zero’, see
following figure for other parameters setting
 Give Index=1
 (Note 1: Values (-12.9103, 0, -8) is measured from left plane
center of turret to right plane center of stock)
 (Note 2: We are going to use right plane center of stock as
programming center)
Z
X
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Exercise 7 - Turning machine
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© 2001 PTC
Test your machine with MDI
 X0Z0 position is shown in the following figure
 Stock and turret center lines are coincident
 Right plane of stock and left plane of turret are adjacent
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Exercise 7 - Turning machine

Transfer tools from Pro/NC to VERICUT
 Open MFG file in Pro/NC
Change Pro/E working directory to …\exercise 7
 Open MFG file ‘turn.mfg’,
 In Pro/NC, choose: CL Data / NC Check / CL File (open
‘turn.ncl’) /Done
 Run simulation, exit VERICUT
 (Notes, by running VERICUT simulation, tools data can be
transferred from Pro/NC to VERICUT automatically, which will
be called in VERICUT MS)
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Load tool library to VERICUT MS
 In VERICUT MS, choose: Tools / Tool File
 Open file ‘cgtpro.tls’, find this file in exercise 7 folder
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Exercise 7 - Turning machine
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© 2001 PTC
Set Tool gauge offset
 In VERICUT MS, choose: Tools / Tool Manager
 In Tool Manager window, choose Tool 1, then click Modify
 In Tool Modify window, choose Properties
 In Tool Properties window, change Gage Offsets to: (7, 0,
0.25)
 Change Tool 2 gauge offset to (7 0 0.25)
 Save tool library
 Close Tool Manager window
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Load tool path file
 In VERICUT MS, choose: Job / Setting
 In Job Setting window, load tool path file to ‘turn.tap’, find in
exercise 7 folder
 Change Log file to ‘2xturn.log’, save it in exercise 7 folder
 See following figure for other settings
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Exercise 7 - Turning machine
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© 2001 PTC
Build Tool Index Table
 In VERICUT MS, choose: Tools / Tables
 In Tool Tables window, choose Table Name as ‘Tool Index
Table’, then click Build Tool List, 2 lines of tool index info
appears. Two tools appears on turret too.
 Close Tool Tables window.
Save JOB file
 Give JOB file name ‘2xturn.job’, save it in exercise 7 folder
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

Run simulation
Check dimension after simulation
 Use Analysis / X-Caliper to check diameters, D1 and D2,
see if it is same as design model in Pro/NC
D1
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D2
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Exercise 8 - Outline
Outline

Mill/Turn machining center
 Create components and assembly in Pro/E
 Export components in STL format
Linear components
 Rotary components

Build machine kinematics and load STL files
 Set input program zero
 Load control file, mill-turn control introduction
 Create MFG file in Pro/NC, generate TAP file using PP
 Run NC Check to transfer tools and Stock data from Pro/NC
to VERICUT, which will be used later
 Load tool library file to Machine Simulation. Set turning tool
gage offset
 Load Tool path file
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Exercise 8 - Outline
Build tool list
 Set Turret rotation angle for milling tools
 Play Machine Simulation
 Run VERICUT and Machine Simulation simultaneously

Open USR file
 Load stock file
 Set toolpath orientation
 Load Tool library file
 Load Tool path file
 G-Code setting, connect USR file with a JOB file
 Open Machine Simulation form VERICUT

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Run VERICUT and Machine Simulation together
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Exercise 8 - Mill/Turn
Build Mill/Turn machining center
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© 2001 PTC
Load machine components and assembly in Pro/E
 Set Pro/E working directory to: …\exercise 8\machine-proe\
 Open file: ‘mill-turn.asm’
 Find all components and
assembly file in folder:
…\exercise 8\machine-proe\
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
Export components in STL format
 Export non rotary components
It includes all components except ‘turret’ and ‘tool-holder’
 User CSYS in machine zero, it is located at right side plane
center of spindle
 Take both ‘z-slide’ components when exporting ‘z-side’, same
comments for ‘x-slide’
 Use ‘0.1’ or smaller for chord height
 Give STL files same name as proe
part

X
Z
ACS3
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
Export rotary components
It includes ‘turret’ and four ‘tool-holder’
 Use CSYS (ACS4) at rotating center of turret
 Export four holder components separately, give them name
‘holder-1, holder-3,
holder-5, holder-7.
See following figure
for holder number
and location

Holder-1
Holder-3
Holder-7
Holder-5
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
Build machine kinematics
See following figure and next 3 pages for details
 Tips
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
Make sure Tool Index Number is set right

Make sure Angle is right
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Exercise 8 - Mill/Turn

Machine components


Base

Type: Base, Name: Base, Color: 3Light Steel Blue, Mixed Mode: Shade, Angles: (0 0 0)

Primitives: ‘base.stl’, Color, Inherit, Position (0 0 0), Angle (0 0 0)

Primitives: ‘base-slide.stl’, Color, white, Position (0 0 0), Angle (0 0 0)
Spindle




Type: Fixture, Name: Fixture, Connect To: Spindle, Connect Position: (0 0 0) Color: 5Magenta ,
Mixed Mode: Shade, Angles: (0 0 0)
Primitives: ‘fixture.stl’, Color, Inherit, Position (0 0 0), Angle (0 0 0)
Stock
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Primitives: ‘spindle.stl’, Color, inherit, Position (0 0 0), Angle (0 0 0)
Fixture


Type: Spindle, Name: Spindle, Motion Axis: Z, Connect To: Base, Connect Position: (0 0 0)
Color: 3Light Steel Blue, Mixed Mode: Shade, Angles: (0 0 0)
Type: Stock, Name: Stock, Connect To: Fixture, Connect Position: (0 0 0) Color: 6Yellow ,
Mixed Mode: Shade, Angles: (0 0 0)
Primitives: ‘stock.stl’, Color, Inherit, Position (0 0 0), Angle (0 0 0)
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Z



Primitives: ‘z-axis.stl’, Color, Inherit,Rapid Rate, 200, Position (0 0 0), Angle (0 0 0)

Primitives: ‘z-slide.stl’, Color, white, Position (0 0 0), Angle (0 0 0
X


Type: X Linear, Name: X, Motion Axis: X, Connect To: Z, Connect Position: (0 0 0) Color: 3Light
Steel Blue, Rapid Rate, 200, Mixed Mode: Shade, Angles: (0 0 0)

Primitives: ‘x-axis.stl’, Color, Inherit, Position (0 0 0), Angle (0 0 0)

Primitives: ‘x-slide.stl’, Color, white, Position (0 0 0), Angle (0 0 0)
Y
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Type: Z Linear, Name: Z, Motion Axis: Z, Connect To: Base, Connect Position: (0 0 0) Color:
4Cyan , Rapid Rate, 200, Mixed Mode: Shade, Angles: (0 0 0)
Type: Y Linear, Name: Y, Motion Axis: Y, Connect To: X, Connect Position: (0 0 0) Color:
4Cyan, Rapid Rate, 200, Mixed Mode: Shade, Angles: (0 0 0)
Primitives: ‘y-axis.stl’, Color, Inherit, Position (0 0 0), Angle (0 0 0)
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Turret



(Notes: Offset value is measured from machine zero to left plane center of turret)

Primitives: ‘turret.stl’, Color, Inherit, Position (0 0 0), Angle (0 0 0)
Tool 1



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Primitives: ‘holder-1.stl’, Color, Inherit, Position (-4.5,0,5.5), Angle (0 0 0)
Type: Tool, Name: Too l 3, Motion Axis, Z, Connect To:Turret, Connect Position: (0, 4.5, -5.5)
Color: Magenta, Mixed Mode: Shade, Angles: (0 0 0) , Tool Index Number: 3
Primitives: ‘holder-3.stl’, Color, Inherit, Position (0, -4.5,5.5), Angle (0 0 0)
Tool 5
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Type: Tool, Name: Too l 1, Motion Axis, Z, Connect To:Turret, Connect Position: (4.5, 0, -5.5)
Color: Magenta, Mixed Mode: Shade, Angles: (0 0 0), Tool Index Number: 1
Tool 3
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Type: B Turret, Name: Turret, Motion Axis, Z, Connect To: Y, Connect Position: (12.9103, 0, 13)
Color: 2Green, Rapid Rate, 200, Mixed Mode: Shade, Angles: (0 0 0)
Type: Tool, Name: Too l 5, Motion Axis, Z, Connect To:Turret, Connect Position: (0 0 0) Color:
Magenta, Mixed Mode: Shade, Angles: (0 0 0) , Tool Index Number: 5
Primitives: ‘holder-5.stl’, Color, Inherit, Position (0 0 0), Angle (0 0 0)
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Tool 7
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Type: Tool, Name: Too l 2, Motion Axis, Z, Connect To:Turret, Connect Position: (0 0 0) Color:
Magenta, Mixed Mode: Shade, Angles: (0 0 45) , Tool Index Number: 2
Tool 4
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
Primitives: ‘holder-7.stl’, Color, Inherit, Position (0 0 0), Angle (0 0 0)
Tool 2
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
Type: Tool, Name: Too l 7, Motion Axis, Z, Connect To:Turret, Connect Position: (0 0 0) Color:
Magenta, Mixed Mode: Shade, Angles: (0 0 0) , Tool Index Number: 7
Type: Tool, Name: Too l 4, Motion Axis, Z, Connect To:Turret, Connect Position: (0 0 0) Color:
Magenta, Mixed Mode: Shade, Angles: (0 0 135) , Tool Index Number: 4
Save machine file, give name: ‘mill-turn.mch’
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
Set Input program zero


It is measured from left side turret plane center to right side
stock plane center
Load Control file

Open control file ‘mill-turn.ctl’
Save JOB file, ‘mill-turn.job’
 Test your machine with MDI

X
Z
X0Y0Z0
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
About Mill-Turn Control
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© 2001 PTC
SUPERGROUP "Toolchange" {
WORD_VALUE "T" {
COND_AND "G" "65" {
MACRO "MacroVar"
}
A super group ‘Toolchange’
must be in control file to
enable turret rotation when
tool change.
}
WORD_VALUE "T 1" {
COND_AND "G" "65" {
MACRO "NullMacro"
}
}
WORD_VALUE "T 2" {
COND_AND "G" "65" {
MACRO "NullMacro"
}
MACRO "TurretRetract"
MACRO "TurretIndex"
MACRO "TurretLoadTool"
MACRO "TurretActivateTool"
MACRO "DwellTime" {
OVERRIDE_VALUE 29.1655
}
MACRO "DwellMacro"
}
WORD_VALUE "T 3" {
COND_AND "G" "65" {
MACRO "NullMacro"
}
MACRO "XAxisIncreMotion" {
OVERRIDE_VALUE 0
}
MACRO "ZAxisIncreMotion" {
OVERRIDE_VALUE 0
}
MACRO "ToolOffsetIndex"
MACRO "ToolOffsetUpdate2"
MACRO "ToolOffsetAptAdj2"
MACRO "CutterCompValue"
MACRO "ToolNoseCompValue"
}
}
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
Mill/Turn mode change macro must be in M_Misc Supergroup
WORD_VALUE "M" "35" {
MACRO "VC_ModeMilling"
}
WORD_VALUE "M" "36" {
MACRO "VC_ModeTurning"
}
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X multiplier
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X multiplier for word X must match the setting in Lathe post-processor
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Exercise 8 - Mill/Turn

MFG file in Pro/NC
 Set Pro/E working directory to: …\exercise 8\mfg-pronc\
 Open file: ‘mill-turn-2.mfg’
 Create NCL file for whole operation, give name: ‘millturn.ncl’
 Performing NC Check to transfer Tools from Pro/NC to
VERICUT


In Pro/NC, choose: CL Data / NC Check / CL File / (choose file
‘mill-turn.ncl’) /Done
Create TAP file
Using Post-Processor ‘fan16t’ to post the NCL file, give TAP file
name ‘mill-turn.tap’
 PP ‘fan16t’ is merged with PP ‘fan16m’, it is a mill/turn merged
post-processor
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
Load Tool and Tool Path file
 Copy file ‘cgtpro.tls’ and ‘mill-turn.tap’ to folder …\exercise
8\VERICUT. Change file name of ‘cgtpro.tls’ to ‘mill-turn.tls’
 Load tool library


Set turning tool gage offset

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In VERICUT MS, choose: Tools / Tool File, open file ‘mill-turn.tls’
Set both turning tool (T2 and T4) gage offset to (7, 0, 0.25).
Refer Exercise 7 for details
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© 2001 PTC
Load Tool path file
 In VERICUT MS, choose: Job / Job Setting
 Load tool path file ‘mill-turn.tap’
Build tool list
 Choose: Tools / Tables / Tool Index Table /Build Tool List
 Reset Machine Simulation, tools appear on turret
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Set turret rotation angle for two milling tools
 Turret rotation angle only need to be set for milling tools
 Choose: Tools / Tables / Turret Rotation, see following figure
for details, index # here reflects Tool ID #
 Turret rotates this angle when the tool is called in tool path
file
 The angle is measured from the tool original orientation to
dash line (position when tool in use)
X
 Save JOB file
Tool 1
Y
Tool 3
Rotate To
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Play simulation
 Reset VERICUT MS, play simulation
Run VERICUT and Machine Simulation simultaneously
 USR file setting
Copy files ‘cgpro.usr’ and ‘cgpro1.stk’ in folder …\exercise
8\mfg-pronc\ then paste then in folder …exercise 8\vericut\
 Change USR file name to: ‘mill-turn.usr’
 Open USR file ‘mill-turn.usr’
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Load stock file. In VERICUT choose: Model / Model Definition / Stock / (open polygon file
‘cgtpro1.stk’) / Apply
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Set Toolpath orientation
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In VERICUT, choose: Toolpath / Toolpath Orientation
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Give (0 0 7) for Ref(XYZ)
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Notice that from right side of stock (input programming zero) to it primitive origin is 7
7
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Load Tool library file
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In VERICUT, choose: Tools / Tool Control / Tool Library (open
tool library file ‘mill-turn.tls’) / OK
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Load Tool path file
In VERICUT, choose: Toolpath / Toolpath Control
 In Toolpath Control window, open Tool path file ‘mill-turn.tap’, set
toolpath type=G-Code Data, Multiple Toolpath Files=No
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G-code settting
In Toolpath Control window, choose G-code setting
 In G-Code Setting window, choose: File / Open (open file ‘millturn.job’)
 Choose: File / Close
 Choose Ok in Tool path control window
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Connect to Machine Simulation
 In VERICUT, choose: Applications / Machine Simulation
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Resize VERICUT and Machine Simulation window
 Click Play button (in either window)
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