Machining for side edge
I would like to make M3 holes on the side for 6mm thickness plate.
Is it possible?
Posted By: Takashi Hori on Mar 20, 2016 04:19AM Category: Front Panel Designer
Yes, this is possible. Please have a look here under 'machined edges"'
Posted By: Diane Haensel on Mar 21, 2016 06:34PMReply
I've got a relevant question. I'm wanting to do this on multiples of the same part and have read the "machined edges" section, which states to create a new file with the dimensions of the side you wish to machine, and choose "customer supplied material".
What occurs is a handling fee is added to each instance, which seems to be as high as the material was to begin with. This seems to add up to quite a substantial figure (just to add two holes to an edge). Am I doing something wrong, or is that just the way it is?
Posted By: avian on Mar 28, 2016 01:51PMReply
The handling fee is for clamping and finding the corner of your part. Each edge has to be setup individually to be accurate.
In your case the setup of the part takes actually longer than the machining time, which is reflected in pricing.
I hope this helps to understand the pricing.
Posted By: Diane Haensel on Mar 28, 2016 09:48PM