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1. Make a 3D - model
Make the 3D - model so it works for milling.
Go through the Milling Check-list to check your
Then export an IGES and
a STEP file and
preferably a screen
capture of your parts.
2. Copy the Iges file to the S5-server
Through the network go to: (copy the link)
files for Milling
In the folder named "Iges files to milling" make a new
folder with your name and place a
copy of your IGES and STEP file there plus
your screen capture.
3. Inform the milling operator
Send an email to:
This is received by David, Patrik, Lars B and
with information about the:
- type of material to mill
- kind of presentation it will be used at.
(Fore example "TD2 examination or CAID2-course")
Then contact the operator personally for a
examination of the IGES - file together. If your model is not ok
then go back to step no 1.
4. A time for milling is scheduled
If everything is ok:
1. A mill size is choosen.
This sets the cut depth!
2. The size of material you need to cut out is measured. You
"DOLF" the material as usual. Remember the time window for buying
3. You will be put in to the queue list for milling. With the
queue list an estimation of time to finished part could be done. (A
very rough estimation is about 1,5 working day for
4. Put the material in the mill - room. If no material is
present there at scheduled
time the next in queue will be done insted.
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Part size is
- 6-mm full radius end
mill with a
- 2 mm step-over (sideways movment)
Takes 20 minutes.
- 6-mm full
radius end mill with
- 0.5 mm Step
Over (sideways movment)
Takes 1.5 hours.