Machining with AFC and SmoothFlow
Minimum ZW3D Product required to complete this tutorial:
Completion Time: 40 minutes
Learn how AFC (Adaptive Feedrate Control) optimizes your feedrates based on tool loading.
Mechanical sketching 3D Book tutorial.
Suggested Pre-req tutorials:
Learn how AFC (Adaptive Feedrate Control) optimizes your feedrates based on tool loading. Understand how each parameter affects the AFC calcuation to help you further optimize your cutting times while eliminating tool breakage.
Increase tool life and machine unattended with QuickMill's SmoothFlow operation. Smoothflow is designed to prevent full cutter engagement when cutting open and closed cavity regions.
Commands covered in this tutorial include:
1. Adaptive Feedrate Control (AFC) Overview
2. Using AFC to decrease roughing times.
3. AFC parameters.
4. Compare cycle times with AFC versus
normal Feed control using HTML output.
5. Smoothflow roughing.