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johnr4mbo

Facing 5 axis 2020

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Hi, 

 

Is it possible to Face 5 sides of a sqaure for example with 1 toolpath?

I can't seem to find it.

 

Thx in advance,

Rick

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That's actually a tough problem, as all of the toolpaths will want to stitch each slice together so that it goes the entire way around the block (in the case of horizontal) or over it (in the case of vertical), which wouldn't be very "facing-like."  Your best bet might be to make the facing ops and then just use Multiaxis Linking to stitch them together safely.  

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My usual method would be simply transforming a 2D face op around the cube/prism/component.

 

Aaron's seems more effective

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