We’ve all seen the amazing feeds and speeds that are possible using HSM Toolpaths. These fancy toolpaths work because they keep the cutter from plunging blindy into corners where the cutting forces double or triple almost instantly. Those corners are like pounding the end of the cutter with a hammer. Once you make that pain go away, it’s no wonder you can machine much more quickly!
But there is more than one way to skin that cat. Consider the case of the humble corner again.
Release 0.680 is a major feature release, so there’s quite a bit of juicy stuff to be had there. First, here is the Install Page Link. You must be registered to use the GWE Beta Test, so if you’re not, visit the Beta Registration Page.
Fanuc SETVN Support
The biggest news is support for symbolic variable names using Fanuc’s “SETVN” statement. SETVN allows you to name variables and refer to them by name instead of using numbers. “#1″ could be named
We started out by making the Beta Test signup for G-Wizard Editor “Instant” about a week ago. Just a few days ago, in conjunction with G-Wizard Calculator release 1.670, we brought on instant registration for GW Calculator Trials too. It’s been great–you can basically register for either one as fast as you can type into the forms, click the return email, bring up our software, and login. No more waiting for hours for the registration to be processed. Best of all,