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VisualMILL Standard (STD) 6.0: This is a general purpose machining program targeted at the general machinist. This product is ideal for the rapid-prototyping, hobby and educational markets where ease of use is a paramount requirement. Packed with sufficiently powerful manufacturing methods this easy to use package is not only effective but also attractively priced for the budget conscious or entry level buyer.

VisualMILL 6.0 - 4th Axis Module: Add-On module can be added on to the VisualMILL Standard 6.0 product. Allows 4th Axis Indexed and continuous roughing and finishing operations in VisualMILL Standard 6.0. Curve based continuous machining such as 4 Axis Facing, Pocketing, Profiling & Engraving as well as surface/solids/meshes based machining such as Roughing, Finishing and Curve Projection machining are available.

VisualMILL Professional (PRO) 6.0: This powerful package is ideal for mold, die and tooling, wood working, rapid-prototyping and general machining markets. This product boasts of powerful toolpath generation strategies coupled with tools for efficiently controlling the cutting tool for detailed machining capabilities, while not sacrificing ease of use. Suitable for demanding users with sophisticated manufacturing requirements. (This product configuration includes the 4th Axis Module described above).

Informational Videos: Watch the following videos to get a better understanding of the features of VisualMILL 6.0.

Machining Methods
Video Links
2 ½ Axis Toolpath Methods
3 Axis Toolpath Methods
3 Axis Advanced Toolpath Methods
4 Axis Toolpath Methods

Feature List: The table below summarizes the various features found in each of the available configurations of VisualMILL 6.0.

Geometry Creation / Editing Tools
VisualMILL
STD
4th Axis Add-On
VisualMILL PRO
2D CAD Creation
X
X
X
3D CAD Creation (Limited)
X
X
X
Solid Modeling
X
X
X
Dimensioning
X
X
X
Layers
X
X
X
Unlimited Undo
X
X
X
Clipboard
X
X
X
True Type Font Text
X
X
X
Measurement Tools
X
X
X
File Translators
VisualMILL
STD
4th Axis Add-On
VisualMILL PRO
IGES
X
X
X
AutoCAD DXF, DWG
X
X
X
STL/SLA
X
X
X
STEP
X
X
X
Raw Triangle
X
X
X
VRML
X
X
X
Rhinoceros CAD, 3dm
X
X
X
SolidWorks (Extra cost module)
X
X
X
2 ½ Axis Milling
VisualMILL
STD
4th Axis Add-On
VisualMILL PRO
Pocketing
X
X
X
Profiling
X
X
X
Facing
X
X
X
V-Carving
X
X
X
V-Carve Roughing
X
X
X
Chamfering
X
X
X
Hole Milling
X
X
X
Thread Milling
X
X
X
Re-machining
-
-
X
3 Axis Milling
VisualMILL
STD
4th Axis Add-On
VisualMILL PRO
Horizontal Roughing
X
X
X
Parallel Finishing
X
X
X
Horizontal Finishing
X
X
X
Radial Machining
X
X
X
Spiral Machining
X
X
X
Plunge Roughing
-
-
X
Horizontal Re-roughing
-
-
X
Plunge Re-roughing
-
-
X
Projection Pocketing
-
-
X
3D Offset Profiling
-
-
X
3D Offset Pocketing
-
-
X
Pencil Tracing
-
-
X
Valley Re-Machining
-
-
X
Plateau Machining
-
-
X
Steep Area Parallel Machining
-
-
X
Horizontal Hill Machining
-
-
X
Curve Machining
-
-
X
Between 2 Curves Machining
-
-
X
Reverse Post Machining
-
-
X
4 Axis Milling
VisualMILL
STD
4th Axis Add-On
VisualMILL PRO
4 Axis Indexed Machining
-
X
X
4 Axis Auto Multiple Indexing
-
X
X
4 Axis Continuous Facing
-
X
X
4 Axis Continuous Pocketing
-
X
X
4 Axis Continuous Profiling
-
X
X
4 Axis Continuous Engraving
-
X
X
4 Axis Continuous Finishing
-
X
X
4 Axis Continuous Roughing
-
X
X
5 Axis Milling
VisualMILL
STD
4th Axis Add-On
VisualMILL PRO
3+2 Indexed Machining
-
-
X
Hole Making
VisualMILL
STD
4th Axis Add-On
VisualMILL PRO
Automatic Hole Selection, Sorting
X
X
X
Drilling
X
X
X
Tapping
X
X
X
Boring
X
X
X
Reverse Boring
X
X
X
User Defined Drilling Cycles
X
X
X
4 Axis Drilling
-
X
X
4 Axis Tapping
-
X
X
4 Axis Boring
-
X
X
4 Axis Reverse Boring
-
X
X
Toolpath Simulation
VisualMILL
STD
4th Axis Add-On
VisualMILL PRO
Toolpath Animation
X
X
X
Cut Material Simulation
X
X
X
Advanced Cut Material Simulation
-
X
X
Tools
VisualMILL
STD
4th Axis Add-On
VisualMILL PRO
Standard Mill Tools (Ball, Flat, Corner Radius, V, Taper)
X
X
X
Standard Drill Tools (Drill, Tap, Bore, Reverse Bore)
X
X
X
Form Tools
-
-
X
Form Holder Collision Detection
-
-
X
Toolpath Editing
VisualMILL
STD
4th Axis Add-On
VisualMILL PRO
Toolpath Graphical Editing
-
-
X
Toolpath Instancing
-
-
X
Toolpath Arc Fitting
-
-
X
Post-Processor Generator
VisualMILL
STD
4th Axis Add-On
VisualMILL PRO
User Customizable Post-Processor Generator
X
X
X
Simulate Cycles
X
X
X
Arc Output
X
X
X
Helix Output
X
X
X
Spiral Output
X
X
X
User Defined Cycles
X
X
X
5 Axis
-
-
X
Miscellaneous
VisualMILL
STD
4th Axis Add-On
VisualMILL PRO
HTML Based Shop Documentation
X
X
X
Knowledge Base
-
-
X
Fixture Offset Programming
-
-
X
Check Surface Boundary Creation
-
-
X
Tool Silhouette Boundary Creation
-
-
X
Tool Double Contact Boundary Creation
-
-
X
Tool Holder Collision Boundary Creation
-
-
X
MetaCut Utilities Light
VisualMILL
STD
4th Axis Add-On
VisualMILL PRO
G-Code Editor & Analysis Tool
X
X
X
Direct Numerical Control (DNC) for Single Port
X
X
X

You just cannot go wrong with VisualMILL!

Don't take our word for it. Download the Demo today and take it for a spin and prepare to be amazed!

 


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