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Understanding Climb vs. Conventional Milling

Posted by on Oct 16, 2017

One of the basic concepts to understand in any milling operation is Cut Direction. It can be characterized by how the flutes of the cutting tool engage the stock material and form the chip that is removed during...

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Understanding Cut Levels in 2½ Axis Machining

Posted by on Oct 9, 2017

In 2½ Axis machining, machining is performed in multiple Z levels, where the cutter moves in both the X and Y axes while the Z depth is fixed at each of these Z levels. This fixed Z depth is maintained until all...

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Sisters High School Woodworking Program Recognized

Posted by on Oct 2, 2017

Tony Cosby is the engineering, woodworking and technology teacher at Sisters...

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The Cutting Tools Workbook

Posted by on Sep 25, 2017

MecSoft Corporation is excited to announce the release of The Cutting Tools...

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RhinoCAM Cuts Knives For Urban Tactical

Posted by on Sep 18, 2017

Knife maker Mikkel Willumsen with Urban Tactical has been designing and...

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RhinoCAM Cuts Antler at Quail Pens

Posted by on Sep 11, 2017

Carl and Gina Hill operate their cottage business Quail Pens from their home in...

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How to Generate G-Code For Onshape Models From Anywhere in Minutes

Posted by on Sep 8, 2017

The following article was published by Onshape on September 7 and is reprinted...

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Optimized XY Machining at Sisters High School

Posted by on Aug 28, 2017

Have you ever used the 3 Axis Horizontal Finishing toolpath and then thought to...

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How to Customize Materials Data for Feeds & Speeds Computation

Posted by on Aug 21, 2017

Note: This blog post is intended for advanced users who are familiar with XML...

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The Milling Feeds & Speeds Calculator

Posted by on Aug 14, 2017

Did you know that MecSoft’s MILL Module plugins have a built-in Feeds &...

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