Job assignment of wire EDM machining operations


Job assignment for the wire EDM machining operations have a list of job assignment items. These items are machining geometry and also technology parameters. Job items can be viewed in short or full form. Each item may be a single contour or a folder which contains several contours.

The short view is a list of job assignment items, you can see it below:

 

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The operation <4D Contouring> allows to add 2D contour. The operation <2D Contouring> can not add 4D contour.

The following functions are available:

  • <Wire EDM item 2D> – add selected item as 2D job assignment.
  • <Wire EDM item 4D> – add selected item as 4D job assignment. One of contour will be taken as upper, the second one will be taken as lower contour. This button is available only for <4D Contouring>
  • <Properties> – opens a window with full view of the job assignment item properties. Several items can be edited at one time, just use the standard Windows keys combinations to select them.
  • <Delete> – deletes the selected items from the list.

 

For call parameters window and delete items it is possible to use buttons on the pop-up panel:

 

EDMModelItemPopup

 

It is possible to select several items with several parameters.

The contour can be closed and open. Start and end points of the contour can be changed in the graphics window:

 

EDMContourStartEndInteractive

 

The system allows you to edit the contour directly in the graphics window. Editing principles are similar to those used in Lathe Contouring.

 

 

See also:

Wire EDM machining

2D job assignment item properties

4D job assignment item properties

Synchronization lines

Bridges

Multiselect feature

Wire EDM feature