Enhancement Details

Helical Toolpath for 3-Axis Trajectory

There is a specialized toolpath for Helical machining.

Product Information

Product PTC Creo Parametric
Product / Module PTC Creo Complete Machining Extension
PTC Creo Prismatic and Multi-surface Milling Extension
PTC Creo Production Machining Extension
Version Creo 2.0
Product Functional Area Manufacturing (NC, Expert Machinist)
User Interface LocationSelect 3 Axis Trajectory > Tool Motions and then define curve or surface tool motion. Select Helical Cut.
Processes, Initiatives, and Best Practices

Benefits and Description

When using 3-Axis Trajectory NC Step, you can create a cut motion with a start and end depth, with a controllable ramp option or a patch available between each helical cut. There is also an option to generate a planar cut on the final depth. This option supports the current lead in and out moves.

Multimedia

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Trajectory, Helical Toolpath
Trajectory, Helical Toolpath
Videos
Trajectory, Helical Toolpath
Trajectory, Helical Toolpath

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