SimplyCam V3. Documentation

Pocket toolpath

The Pocket toolpat removes with roughing and finishing all the material inside to one or more closed contours.
The outer profile determines the "outer edge" of the pocket, while the profiles than are internal to this limit are called "islands".
You can select an unlimited number of profiles for each operation, but all the selected profiles, they will use the same parameters in the operation.

Dialogs of Pocket 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 - Pocket Parameters
This dialog contains the parameters specific for the Pocket toolpath.
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Examples of Pocket toolpath.