Five-Axis Simultaneous Milling

A new GibbsCAM option, which supports 5-axis simultaneous milling, has been introduced by Gibbs and Associates (Moorpark, CA). This option further extends the software’s existing machining capability and provides the user with a complete range of 5-axis simultaneous milling functionality to be able to machine turbine blade, impellers, engine porting, aircraft wing spars and various medical parts.

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A new GibbsCAM option, which supports 5-axis simultaneous milling, has been introduced by Gibbs and Associates (Moorpark, CA). This option further extends the software’s existing machining capability and provides the user with a complete range of 5-axis simultaneous milling functionality to be able to machine turbine blade, impellers, engine porting, aircraft wing spars and various medical parts. The 5-axis option features the following capabilities: multi-surface 5-axis roughing and finishing; multi-surface 5-axis flowline machining; surface edge 5-axis swarf cutting (trimming vacuum-formed parts); adaptable interface, based on part type strategy, shows only what is needed; advanced gouge protection ensures safe cuts in even the most complex operations; and complete control over entry/exit, cut-to-cut, and between cut moves.