In CAMWorks, the user has many options to machine in 3 axis this part. You can use for all 2.5 axis elements, the automatic feature recognition and all complex surfaces a special feature: multi-surface feature. The 2.5 axis features recognized automatically are: holes, slots, boss, pockests and faces.
The multi-surface feature in CAMWorks is used for 3, 4 or 5 axis. When you define a multi surface features for 3 Axis operations, the most reliable results are usually obtained by picking all the model faces as Selected Faces. If you need to restrict machining to specific areas, use the In New Contain and New Avoid commands at the operation level. An example of a multi-surface feature:
All the 3 axis strategies are:
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