SimplyCam V3. Documentation

Contour Toolpath

The Contour toolpaths remove material along one or more profiles. You can select an unlimited number of profiles for each operation, but all the selected profiles, they will use the same parameters of the operation.
The selected profiles can be offsetting internally/externally (left/right for the open profiles) to compensate the tool diameter.

Dialogues of Contour Toolpath

Dialog 1 - Tool Definition
This dialog sets the technological parameters of the tool. These parameters directly affect the G-code generated by the postprocessor.
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Dialog 2 - Defining Profiles
Use this dialog to define and edit the profiles for the selected operation.
This box is also used to define the tool compensation and the lead in /lead out.
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Dialog 3 - Contour Parameters
This dialog contains the parameters specific for the Contour machining.
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Examples of machining Contour