Secrets of 5-Axis Machining|
Published: October, 2008
Up to now, the best way to get information on 5-axis machining has been by talking to experienced peers in the industry, in hopes that they will share what they learned. Visiting industrial tradeshows and talking to machine tool and Cad/Cam vendors is another option, only these people will all give you their point of view and will undoubtedly promote their machine or solution.
This unbiased, no-nonsense, to-the-point description of 5-axis machining presents information that was gathered during the author's 30 years of hands-on experience in the manufacturing industry, bridging countries and continents, multiple languages - both human and G-Code. As the only machine shop book of its kind, Secrets of 5-Axis Machining will demystify the subject and bring it within the reach of anyone who is interested in using this technology to its full potential, and is not specific to one particular CAD/CAM system. It is sure to empower readers to confidently enter this field, and by doing so, become better equipped to compete in the global market.
* Features full-color illustrations through that help to explain the theories and principals.
* Includes a CD containing avi files, high quality illustrations, and sample parts.
Table of Contents:
* Common Misconceptions
* Know Your Machine
* Cutting Strategies
* Indexing Work
* Simultaneous Work
* Machine Simulation
* Choosing a Machine for Your Application
* Choosing a CAD/CAM System for Your Application
* Machine and CAD/CAM System Configuration