Cutting keyway

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Cutting keyway

Postby 1351013427 » Fri Nov 12, 2021 7:52 am

Hi i'm looking for advise on cutting a keyway on a shaft, i want to do a 3/16" keyway with a 3/16" cutter so just do a full width slot.
i also don't have any smaller end mills for pocketing is out of the question right now.
the only way i can figure it out at the moment is use the engrave option to cut on the line.

Thank you for any help
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Re: Cutting keyway

Postby nick952 » Sat Nov 13, 2021 8:08 am

SLOTTING, under the 2 1/2 Axis tab should enable you to do this:-
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