2. CAUTIONS FOR USING
VARIOUS FUNCTIONS AND
PRECAUTIONS OF Symbolic FAPT
(19) If roughing is carried out without cutting into a concave portion
The cutting area is defined as an entire range where a specified tool
can move safely after the cutting edge angle of the tool is checked
as shown in Fig. 2.5 (aa).
Fig. 2.5 (aa)
In this case, use either of the following methods if you want to leave
the pocket uncut.
À Specify angle A made by cutting edge protection angle AP and the
minor cutting edge (Fig. 2.5 (ab)).
Minor cutting edge
Main cutting edge
Fig. 2.5 (ab)
Á Set up system parameter No. 101 = 0 so that pocketing is disabled.
Use this method if the pocket is not to be cut in roughing.
Even if this method is used, the pocket can be roughed by
specifying the division point for the cutting area as shown in Fig.
Fig. 2.5 (ac)