C–AXIS FAPT FUNCTION
3. ANIMATED SIMULATION
FUNCTION (MENU 6)
When the following two conditions are filled, it is possible to display
C–axis FAPT screen in place of conventional animated screen.
The screen where an X–Z side view and an X–C front view are located
at the left and the right respectively is called the C–axis FAPT animation
1. The option of C–axis FAPT is provided.
2. The part figure data for C–axis machining is defined in “Part figure”
definition screen of the menu 2.
When the C–axis FAPT option is not provided or when no C–axis part
figure is defined even if the option is provided, the animation drawing of
only X–Z side view appears.
Even when the C–axis FAPT animation drawing conditions are satisfied,
conventional animation screen can be selected by the setting on the
animation parameter screen.
1) X–Z side view
The workpiece is painted out for drawing as usual.
The machined contour part by the C–axis is not drawn.
2) X–C front view
The final contour including C–axis machining part is drawn,
similarly on the part figure definition screen in the menu 2.
The workpiece is also painted out.
Fig. 3.2.1 (a)
C–axis FAPT Animated