There are 3 programming method of CNC lathe - manual programming, automatic programming and Machining Center CAD / CAM.
1. Manual Programming
Manually complete the part design analysis, process, numerical calculation, writing the program list until you have entered and testing procedures. This method is suitable for point machining or simple geometry shape parts, however, it is very time consuming, when it comes to the complex parts, error may happens.
2. Automatic Programming
Using a computer or the programmed machine to complete the part programming. It is very easy for complex parts.
3. CAD / CAM
The use of CAD / CAM software, to achieve automatic programming of modeling and image. The most commonly used software is Master CAM, which can be completed milling programming of second coordinate, three coordinate, four and five-axis coordinate, although this software has simple function, it is easy to learn with low prices.
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