Using Axial Offset Passes

On some of the finishing strategies, HSMWorks supports Axial Offset Passes.

Axial offset passes work much like multiple finishing stepdowns in the 2D operations and is useful for removing a fixed amount of stock in several passes. If you, for example, have 1mm of stock left you can remove this in 5 passes of 0.2mm using parallel finishing:

Axial offset passes parameters


No offset passes

3 offset passes