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MANUFACTURE-TURNING, MILLING & ROUTING MANUAL DATA INPUT (MDI) PROGRAMMING ADMINISTRATOR MODE FUNCTIONS

• Very simple cycle setup TOOL LIBRARY MATERIAL LIBRARY


procedure requires the
operator to make one • Central tool library holds all • Central material library holds
measurement only. the tooling data for the all the tooling data for the
No manual machine currently selected machine. currently selected machine.
control is necessary. All CAM, Conversational All CAM, Conversational
Programming and MDI Programming and MDI
• 3D simultaneous simulation
during manufacture.
• Advanced users can edit existing G&M Code programs,
functions access this library. functions access this library. CAD/CAM DESIGN TOOLS
• Define new tools including
• Simultaneous feedback or define new ones using the sophisticated CNC editor. • Defining of new materials
user defined profiles.
facility shows axis positions • Blocks can be modified, inserted or deleted with the
including cut data. Software supplied with all new and upgraded
• Graphical dimensioned
and machine status. aid of the on-line programming code help facility.
representation of each tool. • Cut data overrides for individual tool types and individual tools. Boxford Lathes, Mills and Routers
• Multi user definable clamp • When inputting new programs, each block entered
• Printout options for all • Printout options for all information and graphical views.
positions. produces a graphical simulation of the cutter path.
information and graphical
• Batch Manufacture allows • Automatic error checking ensures blocks with syntax views.
multiple components to errors and speeds, feeds and cut depths inappropriate
• Tool offset
be machined in one to the material and machine tool are automatically
setting
automatic cycle. detected.
Wizard
• Multi G Code (from different group) single line Programming.
allows fast
• Tabulated or compact editor program views. setup of
new tooling.
CADCAM DESIGN TOOLS USER MODES

• The software has three modes of operation available to suit


different age and ability levels. They are:-

• Standard User
CONTEXT SENSITIVE HELP FACILITY FMS AND CIM INTEGRATION

All CAD, CAM, Import, Simulation and Manufacturing functions • Remotely load or Transfer programs using RS232 or network
as detailed on the previous pages. TCP/IP transfer protocols.
• Individual Line Text Comments facility.
• Advanced User • Remotely initiate manufacture cycles via optional machine
• Automatic Line Renumbering.
In addition to the Standard User functions, Conversational robot connection port.
• Copy and Paste of single or multi blocks.
Programming and Manual Data Input (MDI) programming
COMPATIBILITY
functions are available (see right for details). • Subroutine Programming with nesting of up to 10 routines.
• Microsoft Windows 98, ME, NT, 2000 and XP
• Find and replace facility incorporates a number of search
• Administrator
criteria options for batch changes of program data. • Standalone Workstation or Network Installation.
In addition to the Advanced User functions, this password
protected mode enables Tool Library editing, Material Library OPTIONS
editing and a host of application preferences and settings functions. • Available in Single Seat and Site Licence/Network Versions.
• Comprehensive

CONVERSATIONAL PROGRAMMING integrated help


system provides
• Developed for help on software
engineering and and hardware.
other vocational
training needs, • Supported Lathe Codes; G00, 01, 02, 03, 04, 20, 21, 50,
the Conversational 75, 76, 80, 83, 90, 94, 96, 97, 98, 99
programming M00, 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 08, 09, 30, 39, 40, 48, 49, 81,
option allows G&M 97, 98, 99
programs to be
• Lathe Columns Used; G, M, X, Z, I, K, F, S, U, W, P, Q, R, T
created using
a question and • Supported Mill codes; G00, 01, 02, 03, 04, 17, 18, 19,

answer wizard 20, 21, 40, 41, 42, 50, 51, 53, 61, 64, 65, 66, 67, 80, 81,
• CAD, CAM and
82, 83, 85, 89, 90, 91, 92
• The relevant machine MDI programming
M00, 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 08, 09, 30, 39, 40, 48, 49, Boxford Limited, Wheatley, Halifax, HX3 5AF
codes to perform
81, 97, 98, 99 examples.
each operation are Tel: 01422 358311 Fax: 01422 355924
automatically output. • Mill Columns Used; G, M, X, Y, Z, I, J, K, F, S, P, Q, R, T • Search Facility. Email: sales@boxford.co.uk Web: www.boxford.co.uk
All Trademarks are acknowledged to their respective companies.
MILLING AND ROUTING MILLING AND ROUTING
The Boxford CAD/CAM Design Tools software is a unique suite
CAD IMAGE RELIEF™-3D PHOTO ENGRAVING WIZARD
of integrated CAD and CAM tools designed specifically to satisfy
all educational and training requirements across the full spectrum
• The CAD package provides a number of tools which allows the input of :- Straight Lines, • Allows any image in • Backlighting the finished
of age and ability levels. Supplied with all new and upgraded
Arcs, Circles, Bezier Curves, Various Polygons and Text (any available True Type font). JPEG or BMP formats component produces an
Boxford lathes, mills and routers, the software automatically creates
• Manipulation tools allow elements to be :- Moved, Copied, Mirrored, Rotated, Distorted, to be imported and amazing hologram type
programs conforming to industrial standards.
Trimmed and replicated in both Rectangular and Circular Arrays (e.g. PCD Holes). machined. effect.
Main features include:- • A simple wizard • The process is fun, easy and
• A Smart Fill tool is provided to fill pocketed areas with colour, taking into account any
• 2D Design packages for Turning and Milling. allows the image
islands that may exist. is guaranteed to be a success
to be cropped,
• CAM routines to machine 2D CAD drawings, 3D CAD drawings, with all age groups and
• Alternatively, component profiles can be imported from a third party CAD package resized and fitted
3D Engraved Photographs and Printed Circuit Boards are ability levels.
(e.g. Autocad®) using DXF, WMF, EMF, HPGL or AFF file formats. to a workpiece.
also included.
• A 3D Relief based on the greyscale is automatically created.
• For industrial training, sophisticated Conversational Programming CAM PROCESSING • A machining routine is automatically created and simulated.
and a CNC program editor are available.
• Drawing colours are 3D-GEOCAM™-SOLID MODEL IMPORT WIZARD
TURNING assigned a machined
depth. • Allows STL files to be imported from major
CAD CAM PROCESSING Solid Model CAD packages including
• Pocketed areas (which
Pro/DESKTOP™ and AutoCAD®
may include multi-islands)
• Provides a number of tools which allows the input of straight • The CAM Processor • Utilises Advanced Machining strategies
to be removed or
lines, Arcs and Threads to define internal and external profiles. automatically produces an to automatically create Optimised 3D
profiled, are assigned a
Error free G&M code listing cutter paths.
machining strategy which
to manufacture the designed • The CAM Processor automatically produces an Error free
includes Remove Area, • Improved component quality compared Simple Raster
component. G&M code listing making optimum use of the cutting tools
with other simple, raster strategy only
Profile Inside only, Profile available and assigning feeds, speeds and cut depths
based packages, as shown right.
• The CAM makes optimum use of the cutting tools available Outside only or Peck Drill. appropriate to the selected material and Boxford machine
and assigns feeds, speeds and cut depths appropriate to tool been used. • Multiple Roughing and Finishing machining
• Lines of a given width can
the selected material and Boxford machine tool been used. strategies to suit all types of CAD models
be followed with a cutter • Total Cut Depths assigned to each individual Cutting Tool will
including:
of specified type. Cutter NEVER exceed the flute length of the cutter.
GRAPHICAL VIEWS AND SIMULATIONS Roughing
diameter is automatically • Depth and strategy settings can be saved with the drawing Offset Waterline and Raster Profile.
• The component produced by a selected. for easy reprocessing if required. Finishing 3D-GeoCAM
program can be viewed in both Raster, Offset, True Spiral, Z Level and
2D and 3D rendered models. Combination.
GRAPHICAL VIEWS AND SIMULATIONS
• Tool Profile is interacted with • Rest Finishing cycle removes machining marks (cusps) left by previous
Workpiece to display exact cut • The component produced by a program can be viewed in both machining at intersects of model geometry (e.g. corners), as shown below.
profile.
• Manipulation tools allow existing entities to be edited, moved 2D and 3D rendered models.
or deleted and new elements to be added. • Zoom facility including Pan facility.
• Tool Profile is interacted with Workpiece to display exact cut profile.
• Fillet and Chamfer tools. • Cross-sectional views at any
• Zoom facility including Pan facility.
• Automatic dimensioning in both incremental and absolute. defined point in any plane.
• Cross-sectional views at any defined point in any plane. Before Rest Finishing After Rest Finishing
• 3D View in either Solid Rendered or Wire Frame. • Infinitely Variable User Defined
Animated rotation of infinitely variable Workpiece Rotation. • Infinitely Variable User Defined Workpiece Rotation.
user defined rotation around any axes.
GERBER MILL™- PCB IMPORT WIZARD
• Machine status display showing
Choice of rendered material
current status of all programmable
• Print options on all 2D and 3D views. machine options. • Machine status display showing current status of all programmable • Allows Gerber files to be imported

machine options. from major PCB Design packages


• Automatic error checking • The manufacture cycle for
including PCB Wizard™
does not allow illegal entities programs can be simulated • The manufacture cycle for programs can be simulated in either
(not conforming to turning in either single block mode • Machines around tracks and pads
single block mode or continuous mode.
conventions) to be defined. or continuous mode. to isolate them and create a PCB.
• Supports Rectangle and Circular Billets aligned to the X, Y or Z plane. • Spots and drills holes.
• Alternatively, component profiles can be imported from a third • Current simulation view can be
party CAD package using the DXF file format. printed at any stage. • Current simulation view can be printed at any stage. • Machining routine automatically created and simulated.
MILLING AND ROUTING MILLING AND ROUTING
The Boxford CAD/CAM Design Tools software is a unique suite
CAD IMAGE RELIEF™-3D PHOTO ENGRAVING WIZARD
of integrated CAD and CAM tools designed specifically to satisfy
all educational and training requirements across the full spectrum
• The CAD package provides a number of tools which allows the input of :- Straight Lines, • Allows any image in • Backlighting the finished
of age and ability levels. Supplied with all new and upgraded
Arcs, Circles, Bezier Curves, Various Polygons and Text (any available True Type font). JPEG or BMP formats component produces an
Boxford lathes, mills and routers, the software automatically creates
• Manipulation tools allow elements to be :- Moved, Copied, Mirrored, Rotated, Distorted, to be imported and amazing hologram type
programs conforming to industrial standards.
Trimmed and replicated in both Rectangular and Circular Arrays (e.g. PCD Holes). machined. effect.
Main features include:- • A simple wizard • The process is fun, easy and
• A Smart Fill tool is provided to fill pocketed areas with colour, taking into account any
• 2D Design packages for Turning and Milling. allows the image
islands that may exist. is guaranteed to be a success
to be cropped,
• CAM routines to machine 2D CAD drawings, 3D CAD drawings, with all age groups and
• Alternatively, component profiles can be imported from a third party CAD package resized and fitted
3D Engraved Photographs and Printed Circuit Boards are ability levels.
(e.g. Autocad®) using DXF, WMF, EMF, HPGL or AFF file formats. to a workpiece.
also included.
• A 3D Relief based on the greyscale is automatically created.
• For industrial training, sophisticated Conversational Programming CAM PROCESSING • A machining routine is automatically created and simulated.
and a CNC program editor are available.
• Drawing colours are 3D-GEOCAM™-SOLID MODEL IMPORT WIZARD
TURNING assigned a machined
depth. • Allows STL files to be imported from major
CAD CAM PROCESSING Solid Model CAD packages including
• Pocketed areas (which
Pro/DESKTOP™ and AutoCAD®
may include multi-islands)
• Provides a number of tools which allows the input of straight • The CAM Processor • Utilises Advanced Machining strategies
to be removed or
lines, Arcs and Threads to define internal and external profiles. automatically produces an to automatically create Optimised 3D
profiled, are assigned a
Error free G&M code listing cutter paths.
machining strategy which
to manufacture the designed • The CAM Processor automatically produces an Error free
includes Remove Area, • Improved component quality compared Simple Raster
component. G&M code listing making optimum use of the cutting tools
with other simple, raster strategy only
Profile Inside only, Profile available and assigning feeds, speeds and cut depths
based packages, as shown right.
• The CAM makes optimum use of the cutting tools available Outside only or Peck Drill. appropriate to the selected material and Boxford machine
and assigns feeds, speeds and cut depths appropriate to tool been used. • Multiple Roughing and Finishing machining
• Lines of a given width can
the selected material and Boxford machine tool been used. strategies to suit all types of CAD models
be followed with a cutter • Total Cut Depths assigned to each individual Cutting Tool will
including:
of specified type. Cutter NEVER exceed the flute length of the cutter.
GRAPHICAL VIEWS AND SIMULATIONS Roughing
diameter is automatically • Depth and strategy settings can be saved with the drawing Offset Waterline and Raster Profile.
• The component produced by a selected. for easy reprocessing if required. Finishing 3D-GeoCAM
program can be viewed in both Raster, Offset, True Spiral, Z Level and
2D and 3D rendered models. Combination.
GRAPHICAL VIEWS AND SIMULATIONS
• Tool Profile is interacted with • Rest Finishing cycle removes machining marks (cusps) left by previous
Workpiece to display exact cut • The component produced by a program can be viewed in both machining at intersects of model geometry (e.g. corners), as shown below.
profile.
• Manipulation tools allow existing entities to be edited, moved 2D and 3D rendered models.
or deleted and new elements to be added. • Zoom facility including Pan facility.
• Tool Profile is interacted with Workpiece to display exact cut profile.
• Fillet and Chamfer tools. • Cross-sectional views at any
• Zoom facility including Pan facility.
• Automatic dimensioning in both incremental and absolute. defined point in any plane.
• Cross-sectional views at any defined point in any plane. Before Rest Finishing After Rest Finishing
• 3D View in either Solid Rendered or Wire Frame. • Infinitely Variable User Defined
Animated rotation of infinitely variable Workpiece Rotation. • Infinitely Variable User Defined Workpiece Rotation.
user defined rotation around any axes.
GERBER MILL™- PCB IMPORT WIZARD
• Machine status display showing
Choice of rendered material
current status of all programmable
• Print options on all 2D and 3D views. machine options. • Machine status display showing current status of all programmable • Allows Gerber files to be imported

machine options. from major PCB Design packages


• Automatic error checking • The manufacture cycle for
including PCB Wizard™
does not allow illegal entities programs can be simulated • The manufacture cycle for programs can be simulated in either
(not conforming to turning in either single block mode • Machines around tracks and pads
single block mode or continuous mode.
conventions) to be defined. or continuous mode. to isolate them and create a PCB.
• Supports Rectangle and Circular Billets aligned to the X, Y or Z plane. • Spots and drills holes.
• Alternatively, component profiles can be imported from a third • Current simulation view can be
party CAD package using the DXF file format. printed at any stage. • Current simulation view can be printed at any stage. • Machining routine automatically created and simulated.
MILLING AND ROUTING MILLING AND ROUTING
The Boxford CAD/CAM Design Tools software is a unique suite
CAD IMAGE RELIEF™-3D PHOTO ENGRAVING WIZARD
of integrated CAD and CAM tools designed specifically to satisfy
all educational and training requirements across the full spectrum
• The CAD package provides a number of tools which allows the input of :- Straight Lines, • Allows any image in • Backlighting the finished
of age and ability levels. Supplied with all new and upgraded
Arcs, Circles, Bezier Curves, Various Polygons and Text (any available True Type font). JPEG or BMP formats component produces an
Boxford lathes, mills and routers, the software automatically creates
• Manipulation tools allow elements to be :- Moved, Copied, Mirrored, Rotated, Distorted, to be imported and amazing hologram type
programs conforming to industrial standards.
Trimmed and replicated in both Rectangular and Circular Arrays (e.g. PCD Holes). machined. effect.
Main features include:- • A simple wizard • The process is fun, easy and
• A Smart Fill tool is provided to fill pocketed areas with colour, taking into account any
• 2D Design packages for Turning and Milling. allows the image
islands that may exist. is guaranteed to be a success
to be cropped,
• CAM routines to machine 2D CAD drawings, 3D CAD drawings, with all age groups and
• Alternatively, component profiles can be imported from a third party CAD package resized and fitted
3D Engraved Photographs and Printed Circuit Boards are ability levels.
(e.g. Autocad®) using DXF, WMF, EMF, HPGL or AFF file formats. to a workpiece.
also included.
• A 3D Relief based on the greyscale is automatically created.
• For industrial training, sophisticated Conversational Programming CAM PROCESSING • A machining routine is automatically created and simulated.
and a CNC program editor are available.
• Drawing colours are 3D-GEOCAM™-SOLID MODEL IMPORT WIZARD
TURNING assigned a machined
depth. • Allows STL files to be imported from major
CAD CAM PROCESSING Solid Model CAD packages including
• Pocketed areas (which
Pro/DESKTOP™ and AutoCAD®
may include multi-islands)
• Provides a number of tools which allows the input of straight • The CAM Processor • Utilises Advanced Machining strategies
to be removed or
lines, Arcs and Threads to define internal and external profiles. automatically produces an to automatically create Optimised 3D
profiled, are assigned a
Error free G&M code listing cutter paths.
machining strategy which
to manufacture the designed • The CAM Processor automatically produces an Error free
includes Remove Area, • Improved component quality compared Simple Raster
component. G&M code listing making optimum use of the cutting tools
with other simple, raster strategy only
Profile Inside only, Profile available and assigning feeds, speeds and cut depths
based packages, as shown right.
• The CAM makes optimum use of the cutting tools available Outside only or Peck Drill. appropriate to the selected material and Boxford machine
and assigns feeds, speeds and cut depths appropriate to tool been used. • Multiple Roughing and Finishing machining
• Lines of a given width can
the selected material and Boxford machine tool been used. strategies to suit all types of CAD models
be followed with a cutter • Total Cut Depths assigned to each individual Cutting Tool will
including:
of specified type. Cutter NEVER exceed the flute length of the cutter.
GRAPHICAL VIEWS AND SIMULATIONS Roughing
diameter is automatically • Depth and strategy settings can be saved with the drawing Offset Waterline and Raster Profile.
• The component produced by a selected. for easy reprocessing if required. Finishing 3D-GeoCAM
program can be viewed in both Raster, Offset, True Spiral, Z Level and
2D and 3D rendered models. Combination.
GRAPHICAL VIEWS AND SIMULATIONS
• Tool Profile is interacted with • Rest Finishing cycle removes machining marks (cusps) left by previous
Workpiece to display exact cut • The component produced by a program can be viewed in both machining at intersects of model geometry (e.g. corners), as shown below.
profile.
• Manipulation tools allow existing entities to be edited, moved 2D and 3D rendered models.
or deleted and new elements to be added. • Zoom facility including Pan facility.
• Tool Profile is interacted with Workpiece to display exact cut profile.
• Fillet and Chamfer tools. • Cross-sectional views at any
• Zoom facility including Pan facility.
• Automatic dimensioning in both incremental and absolute. defined point in any plane.
• Cross-sectional views at any defined point in any plane. Before Rest Finishing After Rest Finishing
• 3D View in either Solid Rendered or Wire Frame. • Infinitely Variable User Defined
Animated rotation of infinitely variable Workpiece Rotation. • Infinitely Variable User Defined Workpiece Rotation.
user defined rotation around any axes.
GERBER MILL™- PCB IMPORT WIZARD
• Machine status display showing
Choice of rendered material
current status of all programmable
• Print options on all 2D and 3D views. machine options. • Machine status display showing current status of all programmable • Allows Gerber files to be imported

machine options. from major PCB Design packages


• Automatic error checking • The manufacture cycle for
including PCB Wizard™
does not allow illegal entities programs can be simulated • The manufacture cycle for programs can be simulated in either
(not conforming to turning in either single block mode • Machines around tracks and pads
single block mode or continuous mode.
conventions) to be defined. or continuous mode. to isolate them and create a PCB.
• Supports Rectangle and Circular Billets aligned to the X, Y or Z plane. • Spots and drills holes.
• Alternatively, component profiles can be imported from a third • Current simulation view can be
party CAD package using the DXF file format. printed at any stage. • Current simulation view can be printed at any stage. • Machining routine automatically created and simulated.
MANUFACTURE-TURNING, MILLING & ROUTING MANUAL DATA INPUT (MDI) PROGRAMMING ADMINISTRATOR MODE FUNCTIONS
• Very simple cycle setup TOOL LIBRARY MATERIAL LIBRARY
procedure requires the
operator to make one • Central tool library holds all • Central material library holds
measurement only. the tooling data for the all the tooling data for the
No manual machine currently selected machine. currently selected machine.
control is necessary. All CAM, Conversational All CAM, Conversational
Programming and MDI Programming and MDI
• 3D simultaneous simulation
during manufacture.
• Advanced users can edit existing G&M Code programs,
functions access this library. functions access this library. CAD/CAM DESIGN TOOLS
• Define new tools including
• Simultaneous feedback or define new ones using the sophisticated CNC editor. • Defining of new materials
user defined profiles.
facility shows axis positions • Blocks can be modified, inserted or deleted with the
including cut data. Software supplied with all new and upgraded
• Graphical dimensioned
and machine status. aid of the on-line programming code help facility.
representation of each tool. • Cut data overrides for individual tool types and individual tools. Boxford Lathes, Mills and Routers
• Multi user definable clamp • When inputting new programs, each block entered
• Printout options for all • Printout options for all information and graphical views.
positions. produces a graphical simulation of the cutter path.
information and graphical
• Batch Manufacture allows • Automatic error checking ensures blocks with syntax views.
multiple components to errors and speeds, feeds and cut depths inappropriate
• Tool offset
be machined in one to the material and machine tool are automatically
setting
automatic cycle. detected.
Wizard
• Multi G Code (from different group) single line Programming.
allows fast
• Tabulated or compact editor program views. setup of
new tooling.
CADCAM DESIGN TOOLS USER MODES

• The software has three modes of operation available to suit


different age and ability levels. They are:-

• Standard User
CONTEXT SENSITIVE HELP FACILITY FMS AND CIM INTEGRATION

All CAD, CAM, Import, Simulation and Manufacturing functions • Remotely load or Transfer programs using RS232 or network
as detailed on the previous pages. TCP/IP transfer protocols.
• Individual Line Text Comments facility.
• Advanced User • Remotely initiate manufacture cycles via optional machine
• Automatic Line Renumbering.
In addition to the Standard User functions, Conversational robot connection port.
• Copy and Paste of single or multi blocks.
Programming and Manual Data Input (MDI) programming
COMPATIBILITY
functions are available (see right for details). • Subroutine Programming with nesting of up to 10 routines.
• Microsoft Windows 98, ME, NT, 2000 and XP
• Find and replace facility incorporates a number of search
• Administrator
criteria options for batch changes of program data. • Standalone Workstation or Network Installation.
In addition to the Advanced User functions, this password
protected mode enables Tool Library editing, Material Library OPTIONS
editing and a host of application preferences and settings functions. • Available in Single Seat and Site Licence/Network Versions.
• Comprehensive

CONVERSATIONAL PROGRAMMING integrated help


system provides
• Developed for help on software
engineering and and hardware.
other vocational
training needs, • Supported Lathe Codes; G00, 01, 02, 03, 04, 20, 21, 50,
the Conversational 75, 76, 80, 83, 90, 94, 96, 97, 98, 99
programming M00, 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 08, 09, 30, 39, 40, 48, 49, 81,
option allows G&M 97, 98, 99
programs to be
• Lathe Columns Used; G, M, X, Z, I, K, F, S, U, W, P, Q, R, T
created using
a question and • Supported Mill codes; G00, 01, 02, 03, 04, 17, 18, 19,

answer wizard 20, 21, 40, 41, 42, 50, 51, 53, 61, 64, 65, 66, 67, 80, 81,
• CAD, CAM and
82, 83, 85, 89, 90, 91, 92
• The relevant machine MDI programming
M00, 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 08, 09, 30, 39, 40, 48, 49, Boxford Limited, Wheatley, Halifax, HX3 5AF
codes to perform
81, 97, 98, 99 examples.
each operation are Tel: 01422 358311 Fax: 01422 355924
automatically output. • Mill Columns Used; G, M, X, Y, Z, I, J, K, F, S, P, Q, R, T • Search Facility. Email: sales@boxford.co.uk Web: www.boxford.co.uk
All Trademarks are acknowledged to their respective companies.
MANUFACTURE-TURNING, MILLING & ROUTING MANUAL DATA INPUT (MDI) PROGRAMMING ADMINISTRATOR MODE FUNCTIONS
• Very simple cycle setup TOOL LIBRARY MATERIAL LIBRARY
procedure requires the
operator to make one • Central tool library holds all • Central material library holds
measurement only. the tooling data for the all the tooling data for the
No manual machine currently selected machine. currently selected machine.
control is necessary. All CAM, Conversational All CAM, Conversational
Programming and MDI Programming and MDI
• 3D simultaneous simulation
during manufacture.
• Advanced users can edit existing G&M Code programs,
functions access this library. functions access this library. CAD/CAM DESIGN TOOLS
• Define new tools including
• Simultaneous feedback or define new ones using the sophisticated CNC editor. • Defining of new materials
user defined profiles.
facility shows axis positions • Blocks can be modified, inserted or deleted with the
including cut data. Software supplied with all new and upgraded
• Graphical dimensioned
and machine status. aid of the on-line programming code help facility.
representation of each tool. • Cut data overrides for individual tool types and individual tools. Boxford Lathes, Mills and Routers
• Multi user definable clamp • When inputting new programs, each block entered
• Printout options for all • Printout options for all information and graphical views.
positions. produces a graphical simulation of the cutter path.
information and graphical
• Batch Manufacture allows • Automatic error checking ensures blocks with syntax views.
multiple components to errors and speeds, feeds and cut depths inappropriate
• Tool offset
be machined in one to the material and machine tool are automatically
setting
automatic cycle. detected.
Wizard
• Multi G Code (from different group) single line Programming.
allows fast
• Tabulated or compact editor program views. setup of
new tooling.
CADCAM DESIGN TOOLS USER MODES

• The software has three modes of operation available to suit


different age and ability levels. They are:-

• Standard User
CONTEXT SENSITIVE HELP FACILITY FMS AND CIM INTEGRATION

All CAD, CAM, Import, Simulation and Manufacturing functions • Remotely load or Transfer programs using RS232 or network
as detailed on the previous pages. TCP/IP transfer protocols.
• Individual Line Text Comments facility.
• Advanced User • Remotely initiate manufacture cycles via optional machine
• Automatic Line Renumbering.
In addition to the Standard User functions, Conversational robot connection port.
• Copy and Paste of single or multi blocks.
Programming and Manual Data Input (MDI) programming
COMPATIBILITY
functions are available (see right for details). • Subroutine Programming with nesting of up to 10 routines.
• Microsoft Windows 98, ME, NT, 2000 and XP
• Find and replace facility incorporates a number of search
• Administrator
criteria options for batch changes of program data. • Standalone Workstation or Network Installation.
In addition to the Advanced User functions, this password
protected mode enables Tool Library editing, Material Library OPTIONS
editing and a host of application preferences and settings functions. • Available in Single Seat and Site Licence/Network Versions.
• Comprehensive

CONVERSATIONAL PROGRAMMING integrated help


system provides
• Developed for help on software
engineering and and hardware.
other vocational
training needs, • Supported Lathe Codes; G00, 01, 02, 03, 04, 20, 21, 50,
the Conversational 75, 76, 80, 83, 90, 94, 96, 97, 98, 99
programming M00, 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 08, 09, 30, 39, 40, 48, 49, 81,
option allows G&M 97, 98, 99
programs to be
• Lathe Columns Used; G, M, X, Z, I, K, F, S, U, W, P, Q, R, T
created using
a question and • Supported Mill codes; G00, 01, 02, 03, 04, 17, 18, 19,

answer wizard 20, 21, 40, 41, 42, 50, 51, 53, 61, 64, 65, 66, 67, 80, 81,
• CAD, CAM and
82, 83, 85, 89, 90, 91, 92
• The relevant machine MDI programming
M00, 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 08, 09, 30, 39, 40, 48, 49, Boxford Limited, Wheatley, Halifax, HX3 5AF
codes to perform
81, 97, 98, 99 examples.
each operation are Tel: 01422 358311 Fax: 01422 355924
automatically output. • Mill Columns Used; G, M, X, Y, Z, I, J, K, F, S, P, Q, R, T • Search Facility. Email: sales@boxford.co.uk Web: www.boxford.co.uk
All Trademarks are acknowledged to their respective companies.