Starting from Creo 9.0, the new geodesic 5 axis finish toolpath complements the finishing toolpaths that are included in the 5 axis HSM extension. It eliminates many manual steps to prepare the geometry for finishing toolpaths. It provides a better surface finish quality and additional flexibility to create 5 axis finishing toolpaths.

This enhancement adds the following capabilities:

  • Automatic holes filling
  • Use of containment curves laying on the surface
  • Morphing between two curves laying on the surface
  • Multiple controls for tilting

Geodesic machining is the next step in the evolution of the constant step-over pattern generation for finishing toolpaths.

For more information, follow this link.

User Interface Location:

  • In manufacturing, click Mill > Geodesic 5 Axis Finish.

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