# SolidCAM HSS Training

$400.00

**Duration:** 1.0 Day/s

**Prerequisites:** SOLIDWORKS CAD course, expected to have basic knowledge of the SolidCAM software. The SolidCAM 2.5D Milling Training Course is recommended but not necessary and basic knowledge in using the Windows™ operating system.

This course is intended for experienced SolidCAM users and designed around a task-based approach to training. With the guided exercises you will learn the commands and options necessary to complete a machining task. The theoretical explanations are embedded into these exercises to give an overview of the SolidCAM HSS Milling capabilities.

## Description

# Course Outline

- Lesson 1: Introduction
- Adding an HSS Operation
- HSS operation dialog box
- The stages of the HSS operation parameters definition

- Lesson 2: CoordSys
- CoordSys page

- Lesson 3: Geometry
- Geometry
- Geometry for the Parallel cuts strategies
- Geometry for the Parallel to curves strategy
- Geometry for the Parallel to surface strategy
- Geometry for the Perpendicular to curve strategy
- Geometry for the Morph between two boundary curves strategy
- Geometry for the Morph between two adjacent surfaces strategy
- Geometry for the Projection strategies

- Area
- Full, avoid cuts at exact edges
- Full, start and end at exact surface edges
- Limit cuts by one or two points
- Determined by number of cuts
- Use 2D Boundary

- Geometry

- Lesson 4: Tool
- Tool definition
- Spin definition
- Feed definition
- Offsets
- Cutting conditions
- Feed zone control
- Feed rate optimization
- Rapid motion in G mode

- Tool definition

- Lesson 5: Levels
- Regular
- Clearance area
- Machining levels

- Advanced
- Arc fit
- Angle step for rapid moves
- Angle step for feed moves

- Regular

- Lesson 6: Tool path parameters
- Surface quality
- Cut tolerance
- Step over
- Synchronize points
- Advanced options for surface quality

- Sorting
- Cutting method
- Direction of machining
- Cut order
- Machine by
- Enforce closed contours
- Flip step over
- Start point

- Modify
- Surface edge merge distance
- Apply outer sharp corners
- 3D Tool compensation
- Round corners
- Angle range
- Extend/Trim

- Surface quality

- Lesson 7: Tool Control
- Axial Shift
- Tool contact point

- Lesson 8: Link
- Approach/Retract
- First entry
- Last exit
- Home position

- Links
- Gaps along cut
- Links between slices

- Default Lead-In/Out
- Type
- Approach/retreat parameters (Use the)
- Height
- Feed rate
- Same as Lead-In

- Approach/Retract

- Lesson 9: Gouge Check
- Gouge checking
- Tool
- Geometry
- Strategy

- Clearance data
- Clearance
- Report remaining collisions
- Check gouge between positions
- Extend tool to infinity
- Check link motions for collision
- Roughing and More

- Gouge checking

- Lesson 10: Roughing and More
- Multi-passes
- Depth cuts
- Rotate and Translate
- Stock definition
- Plunging
- Morph pocket
- Sorting
- Reverse order of passes/tool path
- Connect slices by shortest distance

- Mirror
- Links between passes

- Lesson 11: Machine control
- Point interpolation
- Machine limits
- 5th Axis

- Lesson 12: Misc parameters
- Message
- Extra parameters
- Tool center based calculation

- Lesson 11: Exercises
- Exercise #01: Parallel cuts strategy
- Exercise #02: Parallel to curve strategy
- Exercise #03: Parallel to surface strategy
- Exercise #04: Perpendicular to curve strategy
- Exercise #05: Morph between two boundary curves strategy
- Exercise #06: Morph between two adjacent surfaces strategy
- Exercise #07: Projection strategy
- Exercise #08: General HSS machining
- Exercise #09: General HSS machining
- Exercise #10: General HSS machining
- Exercise #11: General HSS machining