Autodesk FeatureCAM 5 Axis Milling

This course will introduce you to the usage and techniques inside Autodesk FeatureCAM for 5 Axis machining. The course will give an overview of the most used workflows within FeatureCAM to achieve reliable results when preparing parts for machining.

Course content for Autodesk FeatureCAM 5 Axis Milling

  • Introduction to 5 axis positional machining in Autodesk FeatureCAM 
  • Learn the importance of Fixture and Part Alignment 
  • Instruction to 5 axis tool orientation techniques 
  • Understand Lead and Lean techniques 
  • Learn Fixed Tool Alignment methods  
  • Understand and test To and From Tool Alignment methods 
  • Investigate Swarf machining strategies 
  • Understand and detect collisions with Collison Avoidance Strategies  
  • Trim toolpaths to aid de-burring  
  • Edit toolpaths by creating Toolpath features 
  • Investigate results by Simulation, generation and output of NC Code 

Benefits of Autodesk FeatureCAM 5 Axis Milling

Gain knowledge of specialised 5 axis techniques
Understand fixture positioning and alignment
Gain knowledge of 5 axis simultaneous - lead and lean
Recognise collision avoidance and modify toolpaths

Expected outcome

As a result of this training course, you will have an understanding of the workflow used to prepare your parts for machining using Autodesk FeatureCAM for 5 axis machining 

After completing the course, you can log in to your personal student account and download a personal certificate. 

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