Learn about stock setup options.
- [Instructor] In this movie, we're going to be looking…at setting up the stock for our machining operation.…Now, a lot of times, stock set-up is overlooked…when you're learning how to program a part.…People will a lot of times use the default stock set-up,…which is included with HSM, but I really recommend…actually creating a block which will really be your stock,…so you can really think through…how this component will be held,…or the stock will be held when you're going to machine it,…and you can actually see what's going to happen.…So let me show you a pretty easy way to do that.…The first thing I want to do is take a look at the size…of the piece of material that I'm going to be working with.…
So I'm going to go over here and click on the measure tool,…that is in the tools toolbar, which I do have turned on,…and pushed over here to the right-hand side of my screen.…You also have that available to you…over here under evaluate.…But for right now, let's go ahead and click on that button.…Come down here and click on this edge, here, or that face,…
- Loading models and assemblies
- Stock setup
- Choosing the WCS and running multiple parts at once
- Building custom tools
- Running a drilling operation
- 2D milling operations
- Modifying your post processor
- Simulating the milling operations
Skill Level Intermediate
Modeling a Motorcycle Engine with SOLIDWORKSwith Leon van den Heever1h 49m Intermediate
1. HSMXpress Job Setup
2. Tools/Tool Library
3. Drilling Operations
4. 2D Milling Operations
5. Simulation and Post Processing
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