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Programming

Hurco WinMax Control Operator. Easy to Program

Programming for a 5-axis machining center doesn’t have to be complicated.

There is a misperception that programming for 5-axis is complicated, time consuming, and requires you to buy an expensive CAD/CAM package. Yes, you need to invest in a CAM system for simultaneous 5-axis work (complex parts, such as turbines or impellers). This isn’t always the case for 5-sided machining.
Understanding the capabilities of the control on a 5-axis machining center is critical to maximizing the benefits of 5-sided machining. There are only a handful of controls that give you the ability to program a part for 5-sided machining without a CAM system—and even fewer that make the transition easy with the use of software features embedded in the control.

About Hurco

Hurco Companies, Inc. is an industrial technology company that designs and produces interactive computer controls, software and computerized machine tools for the worldwide metal cutting ... Read more »