Facing operation is used to machine the face of workpiece. The face operation includes few parameters and tool path can be generated without any parameters modified. Drill operation is used to drill or ream a hole in the center of workpiece.
Grooves can be classified as external groove, internal groove and face groove according to its location. The turn grooving operation provides three cut directions to machine these grooves and it use rough grooving and finish grooving to finish it.
User can make various types of threads, like external/internal straight thread or tapered thread with single-start or multi-start by this threading operation. It is easy to handle only by pick a point to indicate the thread location.
The zigzag cut operation is a facing (area clearance) or pocketing technique. It advances the tool at each depth though a sequence of straight parallel cuts, reversing the tool direction at the end of each cut.