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mill turn module
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Author:  wabecomilluser [ Sat Jul 20, 2019 7:21 am ]
Post subject:  mill turn module

I see that you are beta testing a Mill turn module for Visualmill. When this is available can this be added to previous versions. I have VM 2015. What price is it likely to be, under $100 or over $200? If you require more people to beta test
. I would be happy to test.

Author:  Administrator [ Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:00 am ]
Post subject:  Re: mill turn module

Hi John,
You will have to be a 2019 version customer for you to be able to beta test the Mill Turn module. Our pricing for this module will probably be around $500 (depending on the configurations of VisualCAM that you have. Please email to discuss upgrading and pricing of the MILL-TURN module. Thanks.
Author:  wabecomilluser [ Sun Jul 28, 2019 5:28 am ]
Post subject:  Re: mill turn module

I now have a greater understanding what industrial Mill-Turn is. This is not for me.
What I am hoping to do is to Turn parts using my Tormach Mill. That is holding the round stock in the spindle with lathe tools mounted on fixtures on the table. Then using G code for the tool paths.
Now that I have Upgraded To VM2019 can I use the Lathe module to create these codes?

Thanks in advance.
Author:  MecSoft Support [ Tue Jul 30, 2019 9:23 am ]
Post subject:  Re: mill turn module

Yes, you should be able to use the TURN module to program your Tormach CNC. Turn module supports 2 axis programming (X Z axis). Holding the round stock in the spindle would be your Z axis for turning.
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