Tutorial Mill 4 - Milling of Letters

This tutorial demonstrates how a 2-dimensional text can be used as the basis for an NC program milling letters and numbers.

Open a New Drawing

To make a new drawing you must click on the icon New Drawing in the File toolbar under the CNC-Calc tab. When the new drawing is opened the following window should now be displayed:

Make sure that file type ISO Milling is selected in the File Type field in the Operations toolbar. Text machinig is not suported for turning operations.

If you hold the cursor over an icon a short description of the icon's functionality will appear.

You can change the colors of the drawing area by selecting Setup CNC-Calc and then Global Colors from the tree menu. For this tutorial we have chosen to use blue as our drawing color and white for the background.