Creation of lathe setup coordinate system


Creation of new setup coordinate system activated by choosing of corresponding item in <Selection of a coordinate system creation method> menu on coordinate systems panel.

This function is to easy creation of coordinate system on selected plane of a part. X-axis of the system directed perpendicular to selected plane. Original point is positioned in centre of left edge of part's box.Thus we have part, that centred and installed in lathe spindle.

To create <Lathe setup coordinate system> needs to do two steps:

  1. Select on graphic window bottom plane, that must be superposed to axis of spindle.
  2. Select from menu <Create Lathe setup coordinate system> item.

If there plane was selected, then will be created and activated new coordinate system. Otherwise error message will appear.

 

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See also:

Coordinate system