Intro to 5-Axis Machining

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Intro to 5-Axis - October 1-2, 2020show details + $1,750.00 (USD)  

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  • Intro to 5-Axis - October 1-2, 2020
    October 1, 2020 - October 2, 2020
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This two-day, hands-on class is an Introduction to 5-axis machining.  Students will use Fusion 360 and Camplete TruePath to program and machine parts on a HAAS UMC-750.


CAD & CAM & Verification Software:

  • Fusion 360 Setups & Templates for 3+2 & 5-Axis machining
  • 3+2 CAM strategies, tips & tricks
  • WCS setup & Probing
  • Simultaneous 5-axis CAM Basics
  • Simulation in Fusion 360 for basic collision detection
  • Verification & Simulation in Camplete Truepath for comprehensive collision detection

Machines, Tooling, Tool Holders & Workholding:

  • Basics of 5-Axis Machine Tools
  • Considerations when evaluating and purchasing a 5-Axis Machine
  • Discussion of options and accessories: probing, chip management, coolant options, coolant management, automation basics, lights-out considerations
  • Discussion of Cutting Tools and Tool Holders for job shop, production, flexibility, and tool library
  • Overview of workholding products and strategies, including vises, dovetails, quick-change / zero-point system, and custom fixtures


  • Hands-on review of workholding and tool holdings
  • Day 1: students will program and machine a basic 3+2 part on the HAAS UMC-750
  • Day 2: students will program and machine a 3+2 and simultaneous 5-axis part on the HAAS UMC-750

Instructors:  Kevin Ellingson

PREREQUISITES: Must be comfortable using Fusion 360 CAD and CAM.



Venue Phone: 740-487-0705

Venue Website:

1554 Fairview Road, Zanesville, Ohio, 43701, United States