In this video, you will be introduced to some of many ways that you can use the drilling command within TopSolid Design. The drilling command is used to define any and all types of drillings. In this video I specifically show you how to control the positioning of a drilling.
In this TopSolid Getting Started video tutorial series, you will be introduced step by step to the basics of how to create tool path for a basic 2d mill part. This will include:
A review of the basic TopSolid settings used to create this tutorial
Importation of the tutorial project
Step by step videos to machine the part through completion
How to use Verify
Creation of setup sheets
The goal of this tutorial is to help new users of TopSolid get up and running with our solution quickly and efficiently.
This tutorial does not fully explain each option that is used. Instead it shows you the basics so that you can begin to fully explore what TopSolid’Cam can do for you.
In order to use this tutorial, you will need to download the tutorial assets. Below are a couple of links that you can use. You can download just the project file with the Parasolid file. Or you can download the project file, with the Parasolid file and a copy of all of the videos that go with the tutorial. The second option is quite the large download. But with this download, you don’t need to have web access to watch the videos. The choice is yours.
After you have downloaded the project, please proceed to watching the videos. Again, if you downloaded the project with the videos, you can watch them from inside of TopSolid. Otherwise, the videos for this tutorial are as follows.
TopSolid Cam 2d Mill Basic-Before you Start
In this video, you will see how to modify some of the settings within TopSolid. It is important to check your settings so that they match the settings used in this tutorial. If you don’t, TopSolid may react differently from what you see in the video. These differences will only be things like default values, unit of measure and such. However, for the best experience possible with this tutorial, we recommend you to modify your settings to match ours.
Drilling’s are easy! At least when they are simple they are. But in some cases you need to do more. In some cases you need to be able to create a drilling in a specific way. For example, maybe you want to be able to have 3 or 4 or even more drilling’s applied at the same time.
Thankfully, TopSolid makes this simple. In the following video tutorial, you will be shown how to create a multi-stepped drilling. AS well, you will be shown how to save that drilling to a library and reuse it in the future.
Ever wondered what Frames are all about in TopSolid 7? If you are a V6 user, you know them as “Coordinate Systems” and that´s basically what they are.
Below are a few videos that may help you understand more about frames, what they are and how to use them!
Here is a brief presentation of the “Drilling” command in TopSolid 7
· Drilling on planar face
· Drilling on cylindrical face
· Drilling on sketch
· Drilling on two faces
There is also the option to create a copy. When you copy a drilling with a constraint on a circular edge and then paste it on a plane near a circular edge, the drilling is automatically assigned concentricity.