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:




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:




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:




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


Multiselect feature

Wire EDM feature