Product Comparison

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Product Feature

2D CAD module included
Import DXF files
Pocketing
Profiling
Face Milling
Chamfering
Slot Milling
Text Engraving
Automatic Area Clearance with islands
Spiral plunging option for pocketing.
Ramping with arc (helical), angled or straight line approach.
Full Tool Radius compensation (G41/G42)
Tool Length Compensation.
Supports 2 and 2.5 Axis Milling.
Wireframe display of component and toolpath
Plan, Front & Side Elevation and Iso-metric views.
Display of tool centre-line, tool path envelope or full tool animation
Canned cycles for milling, drilling, peck-drilling, deep-hole drilling, reaming, boring, tapping
2D contouring control with automatic generation of lead-on and run-off
Output to your machine tool controller via standard post processors.

Full Machine Tool Simulation
Import IGES, STEP and DXF files
Merge from Top to Bottom Contour
Surface of Revolution
Surfaces Defined by Two Curves
Z-Axis Profiling
Ramp Down Options
Supports 2, 2.5 and 3 Axis Milling and rotary Axes A and B.
Tooling Carousel Setup.
Display of component and toolpath in Plan, Front & Side Elevation & Iso-metric views.
Display of tool center-line, tool path envelope or full tool animation.
Supports canned cycles for milling, drilling, peck-drilling, deep-hole drilling
reaming, boring, tapping, and circular and rectangular pocketing.
Simplified 2D contouring control with automatic generation of lead-on and run-off.
Z-axis profiling which allows the machining of parts that do not have vertical sides.
Merge top and bottom 2D contours to produce and machine a ruled surface
Advanced 3D Surface of revolution for core and cavity machining.
Named Layer controls with show – hide – print attributes.
Automatic parameter assignment e.g. selecting LINE can automatically set line width, style, layer etc.
All operations fully dynamic

b-Splines can be created and modified.
Multiple Document Interface
Cut and Paste between drawings and machining programs.
Automatic Dimensioning in inch/metric or both. Dimensions may be Horizontal, Vertical, Parallel, Radial, Circular, Angular or Leader Line. Associative Dimensions
Customizable Toolbars and Screen Layout.
Built in RS232 communication package with full drip feed capability.
Thread Milling.
Automatic Area Clearance of Any Shaped Contour with Unlimited Islands
Options for Linear, ZigZag and Spiral Machining
Spiral Plunging Option for Pocketing
Tapered Wall Machining on Contouring and Pocketing with Z Step Cutting
Ramping with Arc (helical), Angled or Straight Line Approach.
Engraving capabilities that allow any text to be machined, with size, angle and mirror image options
Text can also be machined around an arc or Contour
Surface Machining by Defining 2 Profiles.
Output to virtually any machine tool controller, with free built-in post processors.
Operator Set-Up Sheets, which show tooling required and machining sequence.
Alibre CAD Plug-in – Import models directly into Dolphin.

Mill Basic

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Mill Standard

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Mill Pro

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If you wish to download Lathe Comparison as a PDF then please [ click here ]

Product Feature

2D CAD
Import DXF files
Automatic Gouge free machining
Constant Surface Speed Control
Canned cycles for Drilling
Supports 2 axis lathes with either a rear or front turret or tool post, also ……lathes with a cross slide configuration. Sliding head machines
Multiple Tooling databases with user configurable tools
Tool types: Turn, Face, Groove, Trepan, Boring bar, Thread, Drill, Ream, Bore, and Tap
Display tool center line or complete tool animation with tool holder
Automatic area clearance between billet and finished profile
Facility for defining stock such as a casting or forged blank
Canned cycles for drilling, tapping, boring, reaming, and threading (parallel or tapered)
Separate finishing allowance in Z and X
Constant surface speed control
Grooving cycles for face and diameter
One hit machining with grooving tools, the groove tool can be used to rough and finishing in a single operation
Output to your machine tool controller via standard post processors.

Cycle time estimates
Operator set-up sheets
Part surface programming
Supports Bar feeders and pullers and Part catchers. Chuck open / close
Programmable tailstocks
Canned cycles for Facing and Turning (G71 & G72) Grooving
Built in RS232 communication package with full drip feed capability
Output to virtually any machine tool controller, with free built-in post
processors
Import IGES and STEP files
Full Machine Tool Simulation

Lathe Basic

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Lathe Standard

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