SimplyCam V3. Documentation

Parallel Toolpath

The Parallel toolpath (typically used for finishing) is similar to a 2D zig-zag pocket toolpath that has been projected down on to a 3D Stl part. This process can also be used as roughing, activating the option and entering the depth increment.

Dialogs of Parallel 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 - Size/Limits
This dialog is used to define the size of the material and/or the limits of machining.
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Dialog 3 - Parallel Parameters
This dialog contains the parameters specific for the Parallel toolpath.
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Examples of Parallel toolpath