Contour machining part 4 – Number of Cuts – Alphacam #24

Contour machining part 4 – Number of Cuts

In the Levels and Cuts tab we have a few important parameters. One of them is the Number of Cuts.

At this point, we have full depth machining in one pass. In some situations this can be difficult to do.

It is better to divide machining into several Z-axis passes.

Typing 5 in the parameter Number of Cuts,

alphacam number of cuts

We will get 5 equal Z-axis passes.

number of cuts

Of course, we can set, for example, 10 passes.

number of cuts

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