American Machinist

Software supports B-axis machining.(Bits & Bytes)

PARTMAKER NOW SUPPORTS 5-AXIS MACHINING TO accommodate B-axis machining on a multi-axis lathe. The B-axis module supports machining in indexed features like inclined holes. Users simply enter the inclination angle when describing a hole feature, and the software does the rest.

PartMaker's B-axis module coupled with PartMaker Solids automates the programming of milling interpolation on an inclined plane. …

Log in to your account to read this article – and millions more.