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Mastercam Tips - Chaining Direction Control

11/21/18 5:00 AM / by camInstructor Mike

This video is taken from a QnA session during one of our Teacher Training Courses.

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The question: Does the order in which geometry is created affect the direction of the chain when creating the toolpath.

The short answer: No.

To expand on that answer, this video will show how careful selection in the creation of the chain can lead to having your chains direction set correctly every time, from the beginning.


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camInstructor Mike is Mike Wearne, an avid machinist, cnc programmer and overall connoisseur of all things machining. Mike is one of camInstructor's resident cad/cam/cnc experts and works part time at his local college teaching aspiring machinists how to program CNC Machines of all types.