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1-On-1


Class Description

  • Sign up for a 1-On-1 session to spend two hours with one of DP Technology's Applications Engineers.
  • User can ask ESPRIT 2020 or ESPRIT TNG specific questions, post processor questions or even API questions.
  • Please limit sign up to one session per person.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • If you have specific questions you would like to ask an Applications Engineer, this 1-On-1 session is for you.

Topics Covered

  • N/A
Category: 1-On-1
Product: ESPRIT 2020 & ESPRIT TNG
Type: Q&A Session
Duration: 2 hours

3D & 5x Programming Techniques for Swiss in ESPRIT 2020


Class Description

  • In this class the user will learn the best methods for programming 3D and 5-Axis cycles for Swiss machines.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • Users who are currently using ESPRIT to program Swiss machines and want to gain helpful information about programming 3D and 5-Axis for them.

Topics Covered

  • RTCP
  • 4+1 Composite Operations
  • Swarf Operations
  • Eccentric Turning

Recommended Pre-requisites

  • Class – Introduction to Swiss Programming in ESPRIT 2020
  • Previous MillTurn programming experience
Category: Swiss Machining
Product: ESPRIT 2020
Type: Hands-On Training
ESPRIT Experience: Advanced
Duration: 2 hours

3D and 5-Axis Milling Workshop


Class Description

  • The world of 3D and 5-Axis milling is wide-ranging. This roundtable discussion provides an opportunity for users to ask specific questions about 3D and 5-axis milling programming situations they have encountered or general questions. If you have a feature that you can’t quite get toolpath dialed in on, a question about an operation setting that you’ve never fully understood or looking for ideas on how to process a part, this is a great chance to discuss the issue with ESPRIT experts and fellow programmers. This class is open-ended without a set curriculum and relies on user input to keep the class moving. If you sign up for this class, expect us to reach out to you before the conference to ask if there are any specific questions or parts you may want to discuss.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • Users of any experience level who are currently doing or may be doing 3D and 5-Axis programming in the future.

Topics Covered

  • TBD – Topics are determined by user participation.

Recommended Pre-requisites

  • Previous 3D and/or 5-axis programming experience
Category: 3D and 5-Axis Milling
Product: ESPRIT 2020 & ESPRIT TNG
Type: Q&A Session
ESPRIT Experience: Intermediate
Duration: 2 hours

Advanced KBM Implementation in ESPRIT 2020


Class Description

  • This class will go through the process of extracting data from existing ESPRIT 2020 files and using it to build an ESPRIT KnowledgeBase.
  • This constructed KnowledgeBase will then be used to automate the programming process for example files.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • Customers who want gain process deployment automation skills as well as consistency in programming practices and NC code generation.

Topics Covered

  • All connections between ESPRIT and KBM
  • Framework and working examples for a new KnowledgeBase
  • Create new:
    • Tool Group
    • Default Technology Group
    • Part Type
    • Speed/Feed Standard
  • Operation configuration for KBM usage
  • Recognition Rules
    • Simple and effective recognition rules
    • Expression Builder
    • VB Modules and their function
  • Managing existing KBM data

Recommended Pre-requisites

  • Class – Introduction to KnowledgeBase
  • Basic understanding of ESPRIT’s KBM
Category: ESPRIT Automation Tools
Product: ESPRIT 2020
Type: Hands-On Training
ESPRIT Experience: Advanced
Duration: 4 hours

Advanced KBM Implementation in ESPRIT TNG


Class Description

  • This class will go through the process of extracting data from existing ESPRIT TNG files and using it to build an ESPRIT KnowledgeBase.
  • This constructed KnowledgeBase will then be used to automate the programming process for example files.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • Customers who want gain process deployment automation skills as well as consistency in programming practices and NC code generation.

Topics Covered

  • All connections between ESPRIT and KBM
  • Framework and working examples for a new KnowledgeBase
  • Create new:
    • Tool Group
    • Default Technology Group
    • Part Type
    • Speed/Feed Standard
  • Operation configuration for KBM usage
  • Recognition Rules
    • Simple and effective recognition rules
    • Expression Builder
    • VB Modules and their function
  • Managing existing KBM data
  • Legacy files
    • Import legacy files from ESPRIT 2020
    • Understand what data can be migrated
    • Review various methods for migration

Recommended Pre-requisites

  • Class – Introduction to KnowledgeBase
  • Basic understanding of ESPRIT’s KBM
Category: ESPRIT Automation Tools
Product: ESPRIT TNG
Type: Hands-On Training
ESPRIT Experience: Advanced
Duration: 4 hours

Advanced Programming Techniques for Swiss Machining in ESPRIT 2020


Class Description

  • In this class the user will learn how to take the full advantage of ESPRIT 2020 to program Swiss machines.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • Users who are currently using ESPRIT to program Swiss machines and want to gain helpful information to increase programming efficiency.

Topics Covered

  • Setup an ESPRIT file for swiss programming
  • Swiss programming best practices
  • Advanced programming techniques
    • Pinch Milling
    • Pinch Turning
  • Operation Synchronization
    • Hard Syncs
    • Soft Syncs
    • Operation and Sync relations and manipulation
  • Tilted Tool holders
  • Composite Control
  • Superimposition

Recommended Pre-requisites

  • Class – Introduction to Swiss Programming in ESPRIT 2020
  • Previous MillTurn programming experience
Category: Swiss Machining
Product: ESPRIT 2020
Type: Hands-On Training
ESPRIT Experience: Advanced
Duration: 2 hours

Advanced Programming Techniques for Wire EDM in ESPRIT 2020


Class Description

  • In this class the user will learn the best way to use all advanced EDM functions offered in ESPRIT 2020.
  • Multiple examples will be programmed to demonstrate these high-level functions.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • A new or experienced ESPRIT user who wants to learn how to program advanced Wire EDM techniques in ESPRIT 2020.

Topics Covered

  • Program a solid with multiple cavities and sort
  • Create a 4-axis cut from 2D geometry
  • Multiple cut-offs
  • Thread at an angle
  • Deburr strategies
  • Part Profile for handling difficult to remove slugs
  • Turn and burn operation

Recommended Pre-requisites

  • Basic understanding of programming Wire EDM in ESPRIT
Category: Wire EDM
Product: ESPRIT 2020
Type: Hands-On Training
ESPRIT Experience: Intermediate
Duration: 2 hours

Advanced Programming Techniques for Wire EDM in ESPRIT TNG


Class Description

  • In this class the user will learn the best way to use all advanced EDM functions offered in ESPRIT TNG.
  • Multiple examples will be programmed to demonstrate these high-level features.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • A new or experienced ESPRIT user who wants to learn how to program advanced Wire EDM techniques in ESPRIT TNG.

Topics Covered

  • Open ESPRIT 2020 legacy files
  • Multiple cavities and sort
  • 4-axis cut from 2D geometry
  • Add multiple cut-offs
  • Thread at an angle
  • Deburr strategies
  • Utilize Part Profile for handling difficult to remove slugs
  • Turn and burn operation

Recommended Pre-requisites

  • Basic Programming for Wire EDM in ESPRIT TNG
Category: Wire EDM
Product: ESPRIT TNG
Type: Hands-On Training
ESPRIT Experience: Intermediate
Duration: 2 hours

Blades and Impellers Programming Techniques in ESPRIT TNG


Class Description

  • In this class users will learn techniques for programming blades and impellers in ESPRIT TNG. The class will cover the 5-Axis Impeller, Spiral Roughing and Spiral Finishing and Swarf operations and highlight new functionality that has been added to these cycles for ESPRIT TNG.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • Moderately experienced or very experienced 5-axis programmers who want to learn the best techniques for programming blades (or thin parts that are shaped similarly to blades), blisks, impellers and similar parts in ESPRIT TNG. If you are an ESPRIT 2020 user, the general concepts and some of the specific programming details will be applicable. However, some of the new functionality in ESPRIT TNG that will be covered is not available in ESPRIT 2020.

Topics Covered

  • Create features and geometry used to program blades and impellers
  • Spiral Finishing with or without a mid-foil surface
  • Part Surface Smoothing in Spiral Finishing cycle
  • Removing material between blisk blades with Channel Roughing
  • Removing material between impeller blades with Impeller roughing
  • Finish blisk/impeller blades with Swarf and Spiral Finishing strategies
  • Finish blisk/impeller hub with Impeller cycle
  • Rough single blade with Spiral Roughing
  • Finish single blade with Spiral Finishing

Recommended Pre-requisites

  • Class – Introduction to 3D and 5-Axis Programming in ESPRIT TNG
  • Real-world 5-axis milling programming experience in ESPRIT
Category: 3D and 5-Axis Milling
Product: ESPRIT TNG
Type: Hands-On Training
ESPRIT Experience: Advanced
Duration: 2 hours

ESPRIT 2020 Accessories


Class Description

  • ESPRIT 2020 Accessories Pack is a powerful addition to ESPRIT's core functions.
  • Learn about some of the most useful functions that boost productivity.
  • Find out what is new in the Accessories Pack for ESPRIT 2020.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • Programmers of all experience levels and all machine types will find something useful in this class.

Topics Covered

  • Increase productivity using powerful Accessories tools
  • Decrease programing time

Recommended Pre-requisites

  • Basic understanding of ESPRIT 2020 user interface and programming concepts
Category: ESPRIT Essentials
Product: ESPRIT 2020
Type: Hands-On Training
ESPRIT Experience: Beginner
Duration: 2 hours

ESPRIT Future Development - Customer's Point of View (EDM)


Class Description

  • Meet the ESPRIT Product team for a round table discussion on EDM.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • Voice opinions, ideas and concepts to help improve ESPRIT and make a difference.
Category: Interfacing with the ESPRIT Product Team
Product: ESPRIT 2020 & ESPRIT TNG
Type: Q&A Session
Duration: 2 hours

ESPRIT Future Development - Customer's Point of View (Milling)


Class Description

  • Meet the ESPRIT Product team for a round table discussion on Milling.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • Voice opinions, ideas and concepts to help improve ESPRIT and make a difference.
Category: Interfacing with the ESPRIT Product Team
Product: ESPRIT 2020 & ESPRIT TNG
Type: Q&A Session
Duration: 2 hours

ESPRIT Future Development - Customer's Point of View (MillTurn)


Class Description

  • Meet the ESPRIT Product team for a round table discussion on MillTurn.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • Voice opinions, ideas and concepts to help improve ESPRIT and make a difference.
Category: Interfacing with the ESPRIT Product Team
Product: ESPRIT 2020 & ESPRIT TNG
Type: Q&A Session
Duration: 2 hours

ESPRIT Talks


Learn from industry experts and hear the latest from the DP executive team.

Type: Special Event

Getting the Most out of Stock Automation in ESPRIT 2020


Class Description

  • Stock Automation improves programming workflow.
  • It generates more efficient toolpath.
  • It leads to less air-cutting on the machine.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • This class is recommended for beginner mill and lathe programmers who are still learning the fundamental concepts of ESPRIT or experienced mill and lathe programmers who are looking to brush up on the latest Stock Automation capabilities.

Topics Covered

  • Leverage Stock Automation to eliminate unnecessary toolpath and programming time
  • How the Stock Automation modes in milling operations work
  • Best practices for stock creation
    • Turning stock
    • Stock creation with simulation parameters
    • Stock creation with solid bodies
  • Using stock automation for 3D Z-Level Roughing

Recommended Pre-requisites

  • Basic understanding of ESPRIT 2020 user interface and programming concepts
Category: ESPRIT Essentials
Product: ESPRIT 2020
Type: Hands-On Training
ESPRIT Experience: Beginner
Duration: 2 hours

Golf Outing


Join us for an evening of golf.
*All green fees, club rentals and cart costs paid by DP Technology Corp.

Type: Special Event

In-Depth Exploration of the 5-Axis Composite Operation in ESPRIT 2020


Class Description

  • The 5-Axis Composite operation is ESPRIT 2020's most versatile 5-axis milling operation. This class will teach you how to use it to control the tool tip pattern and tool axis orientation for 4+1 and 5-axis roughing and finishing. This class will dive deep into the operation settings to teach you how it works, not just what it can do so you can apply the lessons learned to other parts you encounter in the future.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • Moderately experienced or very experienced 5-axis programmers who want to learn the ins and outs of the Composite cycle. This class is not recommended for beginner users who are not familiar with 5-Axis programming techniques.

Topics Covered

  • Details of the Toolpath Pattern settings
  • Details of the Orientation settings
  • Details of the Links settings (Entry, Exit, Feed Links, Rapid Links)
  • Advanced surface and geometry creation techniques
  • Controlling point distribution in the toolpath
  • Analyzing toolpath data

Recommended Pre-requisites

  • Class – Introduction to 3D and 5-Axis Programming in ESPRIT 2020
  • Real-world 5-axis milling programming experience in ESPRIT
Category: 3D and 5-Axis Milling
Product: ESPRIT 2020
Type: Hands-On Training
ESPRIT Experience: Advanced
Duration: 4 hours

In-Depth Exploration of the 5-Axis Composite Operation in ESPRIT TNG


Class Description

  • The 5-Axis Composite operation is ESPRIT TNG’s most versatile 5-axis milling operation. This class will teach you how to use it to control the tool tip pattern and tool axis orientation for 4+1 and 5-axis roughing and finishing. This class will dive deep into the operation settings to teach you how it works, not just what it can do so you can apply the lessons learned to other parts you encounter in the future.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • Moderately experienced or very experienced 5-axis programmers who want to learn the ins and outs of the Composite cycle. This class is not recommended for beginner users who are not familiar with 5-Axis programming techniques.

Topics Covered

  • Details of the Toolpath Pattern settings
  • Details of the Orientation settings
  • Details of the Links settings (Entry, Exit, Feed Links, Rapid Links)
  • Advanced surface and geometry creation techniques
  • Controlling point distribution in the toolpath
  • Analyzing toolpath data

Recommended Pre-requisites

  • Class – Introduction to 3D and 5-Axis Programming in ESPRIT TNG
  • Real-world 5-axis milling programming experience in ESPRIT
Category: 3D and 5-Axis Milling
Product: ESPRIT TNG
Type: Hands-On Training
ESPRIT Experience: Advanced
Duration: 4 hours

In-Depth Exploration of the 5-Axis Swarf Operation in ESPRIT 2020


Class Description

  • The 5-Axis Swarf operation creates 5-axis toolpath that cuts with the side of the tool -i.e. Flank milling. In this class, learn about the details of how the Swarf operation settings work, how to setup features and when to use certain orientation strategies in ESPRIT 2020.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • Moderately experienced or very experienced 5-axis programmers who want to learn the ins and outs of the Swarf cycle. This class is not recommended for beginner users who are not familiar with 5-Axis programming techniques.

Topics Covered

  • Details of the Swarf operation settings
  • Details of the Swarf operation Links settings (Entry, Exit, Feed Link, Rapid Link)
  • Creating and applying features for Swarf (Freeform Features, Chain Profiles, Ruled Features)
  • Profile Synchronization strategies

Recommended Pre-requisites

  • Class – Introduction to 3D and 5-Axis Programming in ESPRIT 2020
  • Real-world 5-axis milling programming experience in ESPRIT
Category: 3D and 5-Axis Milling
Product: ESPRIT 2020
Type: Hands-On Training
ESPRIT Experience: Advanced
Duration: 2 hours

In-Depth Exploration of the 5-Axis Swarf Operation in ESPRIT TNG


Class Description

  • The 5-Axis Swarf operation creates 5-axis toolpath that cuts with the side of the tool -i.e. Flank milling. In this class, learn about the details of how the Swarf operation settings work, how to setup features and when to use certain orientation strategies in ESPRIT TNG.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • Moderately experienced or very experienced 5-axis programmers who want to learn the ins and outs of the Swarf cycle. This class is not recommended for beginner users who are not familiar with 5-Axis programming techniques.

Topics Covered

  • Details of the Swarf operation Toolpath settings
  • Details of the Swarf operation Orientation settings
  • Details of the Swarf operation Links settings (Entry, Exit, Feed Link, Rapid Link)
  • Creating and applying features for Swarf (Freeform Features, Chain Profiles, Ruled Features)
  • Profile Synchronization strategies

Recommended Pre-requisites

  • Class – Introduction to 3D and 5-Axis Programming in ESPRIT TNG
  • Real-world 5-axis milling programming experience in ESPRIT
Category: 3D and 5-Axis Milling
Product: ESPRIT TNG
Type: Hands-On Training
ESPRIT Experience: Advanced
Duration: 2 hours

Increase Productivity with Expressions in ESPRIT 2020


Class Description

  • Expressions dynamically adjust operation and tool parameters based on input and logic.
  • In this class the user will learn how to utilize Expressions in ESPRIT 2020 to increase productivity.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • Users who have experience using ESPRIT but need methods for automating program creation and obtaining better process consistency.

Topics Covered

  • Expressions definition and use cases
  • Intelligent operation and tool definition creation
  • Expression Builder
  • VBA Modules (i.e. advanced expressions)

Recommended Pre-requisites

  • Basic understanding of ESPRIT 2020 user interface and programming concepts
Category: ESPRIT Automation Tools
Product: ESPRIT 2020
Type: Hands-On Training
ESPRIT Experience: Intermediate
Duration: 2 hours

Intro to Swiss Programming in ESPRIT 2020


Class Description

  • In this class the user will learn the best way to program Swiss machines in ESPRIT 2020.
  • Various parts will be programmed to highlight optimal programming techniques that will aid in gaining day to day programming skills for this type of equipment.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • A new or experienced ESPRIT user who wants to learn basic Swiss programming concepts in ESPRIT 2020.

Topics Covered

  • ESPRIT document setup for Swiss programming
  • Best practices for Swiss programming
  • Basic programming techniques

Recommended Pre-requisites

  • Basic understanding of ESPRIT 2020 user interface and programming concepts
Category: Swiss Machining
Product: ESPRIT 2020
Type: Hands-On Training
ESPRIT Experience: Beginner
Duration: 2 hours

Introduction to 3D and 5-Axis Programming in ESPRIT 2020


Class Description

  • This class introduces basic concepts and techniques for creating freeform features, 3D and 5-axis milling operations, supplemental geometry and toolpath verification and simulation in ESPRIT 2020.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • Anyone who is new to programming 3D and 5-axis operations in ESPRIT and wants to learn the foundational steps to programming complex parts. This class is not intended for experts. If you are already programming 3D/5x parts, this class may be too basic for you.

Topics Covered

  • General overview of all 3D Mold operations
  • General overview of all 5-Axis Mold operations
  • Techniques to create FreeForm features
  • Techniques to create surfaces, curves, knitted surfaces to supplement toolpath creation
  • Propagation techniques for selecting multiple faces
  • Overview of Links tab settings in the 3D and 5-Axis Mold operations
  • General overview of RTCP (TCP / G43.4 / TRAORI)
  • Toolpath verification techniques (Toolpath Analysis, Comparison, optimizing Simulation Parameters for 3D/5x programming)
Category: 3D and 5-Axis Milling
Product: ESPRIT 2020
Type: Hands-On Training
ESPRIT Experience: Beginner
Duration: 2 hours

Introduction to 3D and 5-Axis Programming in ESPRIT TNG


Class Description

  • This class introduces basic concepts and techniques for creating freeform features, 3D and 5-axis milling operations, supplemental geometry and toolpath verification and simulation in ESPRIT TNG.

Who should take this class?

  • Anyone who is new to programming 3D and 5-axis operations in ESPRIT and wants to learn the foundational steps to programming complex parts. This class is not intended for experts. If you are already programming 3D/5x parts, this class may be too basic for you.

Topics Covered

  • General overview of all 3D milling operations in ESPRIT TNG
  • General overview of all 5-Axis milling operations in ESPRIT TNG
  • Techniques to create FreeForm features
  • Techniques to create surfaces, curves, knitted surfaces to supplement toolpath creation
  • Propagation techniques for selecting multiple faces
  • Overview of Links tab settings in the 3D and 5-Axis operations
  • General overview of RTCP (TCP / G43.4 / TRAORI)
  • Toolpath verification techniques (Toolpath Analysis, Comparison, optimizing Simulation settings) for 3D/5x programming
  • Machine setup custom settings related to 3D and 5-Axis programming
Category: 3D and 5-Axis Milling
Product: ESPRIT TNG
Type: Hands-On Training
ESPRIT Experience: Beginner
Duration: 2 hours

Introduction to ESPRIT 2020 KnowledgeBase


Class Description

  • This class will provide users with a guide for how to get started with the ESPRIT 2020 KnowledgeBase Manager (KBM) to automate their programming processes.
  • Each component of the KBM will be explored and explained.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • Users who have experience using ESPRIT but need methods for automating program creation and obtaining better process consistency.

Topics Covered

  • Explanation of functionality for each of following:
    • Process Manager
    • Cutting Tools Manager
    • Speeds / Feeds Manager
    • Default Technology Manager
    • KnowledgeBase Document Settings

Recommended Pre-requisites

  • Class – Increase Productivity with Expressions in ESPRIT 2020
  • Basic understanding of ESPRIT 2020 user interface and programming concepts
Category: ESPRIT Automation Tools
Product: ESPRIT 2020
Type: Hands-On Training
ESPRIT Experience: Intermediate
Duration: 4 hours

Introduction to ESPRIT TNG


Class Description

  • ESPRIT TNG has an improved user interface, efficient programming functions and a powerful simulation engine. This class will cover the ESPRIT TNG user interface and the common concepts for programming parts in ESPRIT TNG.
  • The trainer will introduce the programming concepts, but this class is not intended to be a hands-on training session. Follow along to learn all that ESPRIT TNG has to offer before diving into the other ESPRIT TNG hands-on classes.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • Do you want to learn about ESPRIT TNG? Start with this class to get ready for the machining specific ESPRIT TNG classes.

Topics Covered

  • Introduction to programming mill and lathe parts in ESPRIT TNG
  • Easily change the machining environment for your programmed part
  • Program one part, machine many: quickly modify the number of part occurrences in the machine environment
  • Production Mode automatically updates the process in a multi-spindle MillTurn environment to optimize tool changes on main and sub operations

Recommended Pre-requisites

  • Basic understanding of ESPRIT programming concepts
Category: ESPRIT Essentials
Product: ESPRIT TNG
Type: Seminar
ESPRIT Experience: Beginner
Duration: 2 hours

Introduction to VBA Macros


Class Description

  • This class is an introduction to VBA macros in ESPRIT.
  • Learn where to find macros on the ESPRIT Web and how to import them.
  • Material on usage tools such as the VBA Project Manager will also be covered.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • A user who has very little or no experience using VBA to create macros in ESPRIT and needs to automate their programming process.

Topics Covered

  • Introduction to VBA macros in ESPRIT
    • Macro use and setup
    • ESPRIT API capabilities

Recommended Pre-requisites

  • Basic understanding of ESPRIT 2020 user interface and programming concepts
Category: ESPRIT Automation Tools
Product: ESPRIT 2020
Type: Hands-On Training
ESPRIT Experience: Beginner
Duration: 4 hours

Introduction to Wire EDM Programming in ESPRIT 2020


Class Description

  • In this class the user will learn the best way to program Wire EDM parts in ESPRIT 2020.
  • Various parts will be programmed to highlight optimal programming techniques to aid in gaining day to day programming skills.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • A new or experienced ESPRIT user who wants to learn basic Wire EDM programming concepts in ESPRIT 2020.

Topics Covered

  • Setup the machining environment
  • CAD data importation
  • Geometry creation
  • Draft feature creation
  • 2-Axis EDM programming using wireframe geometry and solids
  • 4-Axis EDM programming using wireframe geometry and solids
  • Simulation and verification
  • Generating NC code
  • Creating templates
Category: Wire EDM
Product: ESPRIT 2020
Type: Hands-On Training
ESPRIT Experience: Beginner
Duration: 4 hours

Introduction to Wire EDM Programming in ESPRIT TNG


Class Description

  • ESPRIT TNG has an improved user interface, efficient programming functions and a powerful simulation engine.
  • In this class the user will learn the new interface and how to program wire EDM parts in ESPRIT TNG.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • A new ESPRIT user who wants to learn how to program advanced Wire EDM techniques in ESPRIT TNG.

Topics Covered

  • Open ESPRIT 2020 legacy files
  • Multiple cavities and sort
  • 4-axis cut from 2D geometry
  • Add multiple cut-offs
  • Thread at an angle
  • Deburr strategies
  • Utilize Part Profile for handling difficult to remove slugs
  • Turn and burn operation
Category: Wire EDM
Product: ESPRIT TNG
Type: Hands-On Training
ESPRIT Experience: Beginner
Duration: 4 hours

Long Part Programming Techniques in ESPRIT 2020


Class Description

  • In this class the user will learn the best methods for programming long parts on Swiss machines in ESPRIT 2020.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • Users who are currently using ESPRIT to program Swiss machines and want to gain helpful information to increase programming efficiency when programming long parts.

Topics Covered

  • Setup an ESPRIT file for swiss programming
  • Swiss programming best practices for long parts
  • Operation Synchronization
    • Hard Syncs
    • Soft Syncs
    • Operation and Sync relations and manipulation
  • Tool and spindle re-chucks

Recommended Pre-requisites

  • Class – Introduction to Swiss Programming in ESPRIT 2020
  • Previous MillTurn programming experience
Category: Swiss Machining
Product: ESPRIT 2020
Type: Hands-On Training
ESPRIT Experience: Intermediate
Duration: 2 hours

Machine Driven Programming in ESPRIT TNG


Class Description

  • In ESPRIT TNG, it's all about the machine! Learn how the machine tool definition drives the programming process and ensures accurate simulation and NC code output.
  • Learn how Links act as the GPS directions to transport your tool safely from point A to point B in your machining environment.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • This class is vital for all mill and lathe programmers to understand how to leverage ESPRIT TNG to optimize their process for efficiency, safety or other priorities.

Topics Covered

  • What is a Link and how does it impact my programming experience?
  • How to configure links
  • Matching link behavior to your machine behavior
  • Learn how to define work offsets
    • Standard, extended, dynamic, etc.
  • Setting up work offset transformations

Recommended Pre-requisites

  • Class – Introduction to ESPRIT TNG
Category: ESPRIT Essentials
Product: ESPRIT TNG
Type: Hands-On Training
ESPRIT Experience: Intermediate
Duration: 2 hours

MachiningCloud Application: Tool Selection Made Easy


MachiningCloud provides tooling data and machine-related information from partners such as machine tool builders, CAD/CAM software and Industry 4.0 developers, cutting tool, tool holder, and workholding manufacturers, as well as offline tool presetting equipment suppliers.

MachiningCloud’s online platform presents users with 2D drawings and 3D models of the tooling used to set up a CNC machining job. These tools can then be added to a shop-specific library, dropped into a job organizer, used to build a tool assembly, or simply downloaded for use in ESPRIT.

In this class:

  • Learn how to easily search and create tool assemblies from over 40 world-leading cutting tool manufacturers
  • Learn how to import tool assemblies and manufacturers’ recommended feeds and speeds

Benefits in ESPRIT:

  • Create realistic tools in seconds instead of hours
  • Accurate collision detection
  • Simulation realism

Recommended Pre-requisites

  • Basic understanding of ESPRIT 2020 user interface and programming concepts
Category: Sponsor Class
Product: ESPRIT 2020
Type: Hands-On Training
ESPRIT Experience: Beginner
Duration: 2 hours

Master Feature Creation and Modification in ESPRIT 2020


Class Description

  • ESPRIT 2020 offers crucial feature creation tools.
  • Those tools will make the programming process easier and more intuitive.
  • The users will learn how to apply these tools to improve programming workflow.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • This class is recommended for beginner programmers who are still learning the fundamental concepts of ESPRIT or experienced programmers who are looking to brush up on current best practices for feature creation.
  • Content covers milling, lathe and EDM features.

Topics Covered

  • Selection and Propagation Techniques
  • Feature Recognition Functions
  • Feature Properties
  • Feature Manipulations
Category: ESPRIT Essentials
Product: ESPRIT 2020
Type: Hands-On Training
ESPRIT Experience: Beginner
Duration: 2 hours

Milling Fundamentals in ESPRIT TNG


Class Description

  • In this class you will program a milling part from start to end while learning fundamental techniques and new functions in ESPRIT TNG.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • This class is intended for new ESPRIT TNG users who need to learn the fundamental programming concepts.

Topics Covered

  • Setup an accurate machining environment
  • Learn how to create and edit features
  • Create milling operations
  • Improvements in drilling features and operations
  • Apply rotary moves to any 2-axis or 3-axis milling operations

Recommended Pre-requisites

  • Class – Introduction to ESPRIT TNG
Category: ESPRIT Essentials
Product: ESPRIT TNG
Type: Hands-On Training
ESPRIT Experience: Beginner
Duration: 4 hours

MillTurn Fundamentals in ESPRIT TNG


Class Description

  • In this class you will program a MillTurn part from start to end while learning fundamental techniques and new functions in ESPRIT TNG.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • This class is intended for new ESPRIT TNG users who need to learn the fundamental programming concepts.

Topics Covered

  • Setup an accurate machining environment for a MillTurn machine
  • Learn how to create and edit features
  • Program turning operations on an index turret or a B-axis head machine
  • Create milling operations with live tools
  • Apply rotary moves to any 2-axis or 3-axis milling operations
  • Learn how to transfer the workpiece on a 2-spindle lathe

Recommended Pre-requisites

  • Class – Introduction to ESPRIT TNG
Category: ESPRIT Essentials
Product: ESPRIT TNG
Type: Hands-On Training
ESPRIT Experience: Beginner
Duration: 4 hours

Multi-Channel Fundamentals in ESPRIT TNG


Class Description

  • This class will take you through the programming of a 2-channel MillTurn machine with ESPRIT TNG, from setting up the machine to output NC code.
  • Learn how to synchronize operations between channels, turn on production mode and other multi-channel-specific programming functions.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • Users who have a basic understanding of lathe part programming in ESPRIT TNG who need to learn how to program for a 2-channel MillTurn machine

Topics Covered

  • Setup the virtual machining environment – spindles, fixtures, tools, etc. – in ESPRIT TNG for programming a 2-channel, 2-spindle MillTurn machine
  • Program basic milling and turning operations with upper and lower turrets on the main spindle
  • Cut with two tools simultaneously on the same workpiece
  • Transfer the workpiece from the main spindle to the sub spindle
  • Program back side part features in the sub spindle
  • Eject the finished workpiece from sub spindle
  • Cutting in main spindle and sub spindle concurrently
  • Synchronize and optimize the multi-channel program
  • Output NC code

Recommended Pre-requisites

  • Class – Introduction to ESPRIT TNG
  • Class – MillTurn fundamentals in ESPRIT TNG
Category: ESPRIT Essentials
Product: ESPRIT TNG
Type: Hands-On Training
ESPRIT Experience: Beginner
Duration: 4 hours

New User Training in ESPRIT 2020


Class Description

  • This training class covers the entire week of the conference and is designed to introduce new ESPRIT users to ESPRIT 2020.
  • In this class, you will learn fundamental programming concepts in ESPRIT for mills and lathes.
  • At the end of the week, you will be able to draw, program, simulate and generate NC code for basic mill and lathe parts using ESPRIT 2020.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • If you are a new ESPRIT user who is going to be programming with ESPRIT 2020 (not ESPRIT TNG), this class is for you.
  • If you are an experienced ESPRIT user, we recommend taking the topical ESPRIT classes, not this New User Training.
  • Users should not sign up for this class if they plan to attend other classes during the week.

Topics Covered

  • Import CAD data
  • Setup machine environment
  • Geometry creation
  • Feature creation
  • 2-Axis milling
  • 2-Axis turning
  • Rotary milling
  • Multi-spindle and Multi-channel MillTurn programming
  • Simulation and verification
  • Generating NC code
  • Creating templates
Category: New ESPRIT User Training
Product: ESPRIT 2020
Type: New User Training
ESPRIT Experience: Beginner
Duration: Weeklong

New User Training in ESPRIT TNG


Class Description

  • This training class covers the entire week of the conference and is designed to introduce new ESPRIT users to ESPRIT TNG.
  • In this class, you will learn fundamental programming concepts in ESPRIT for mills and lathes.
  • At the end of the week, you will be able to draw, program, simulate and generate NC code for basic mill and lathe parts using ESPRIT TNG.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • If you are a new ESPRIT user who is going to be programming with ESPRIT TNG (not ESPRIT 2020), this class is for you.
  • If you are an experienced ESPRIT 2020 or earlier user and you want to get into ESPRIT TNG, we recommend taking the topical ESPRIT TNG classes, not this New User Training.
  • Users should not sign up for this class if they plan to attend other classes during the week.

Topics Covered

  • Import CAD data
  • Setup machine environment
  • Geometry creation
  • Feature creation
  • 2-Axis milling
  • 2-Axis turning
  • Rotary milling
  • Multi-spindle and Multi-channel MillTurn programming
  • Simulation and verification
  • Generating NC code
  • Creating templates
Category: New ESPRIT User Training
Product: ESPRIT TNG
Type: New User Training
ESPRIT Experience: Beginner
Duration: Weeklong

Optimal Programming Techniques for 3D Mold Roughing and Finishing in ESPRIT 2020


Class Description

  • Program an entire 3D milling part in ESPRIT 2020 from start to finish during the class. Start by analyzing the model, choosing tools and planning how to process the part. Learn advanced techniques for creating clean toolpaths and analyzing the results.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • Users who have done some 3D milling programming in ESPRIT or who have completed the Introduction to 3D and 5-Axis Programming class and are looking to build or refine their 3D programming skills. This class is not intended for users with no 3D programming experience.

Topics Covered

  • Program a complete 3D milling part
  • Solid model analysis techniques
  • Tool selection and creation techniques
  • Planning how to process a 3D milling part
  • Creating Freeform Features
  • Choosing when to use certain 3D Mold operations
  • Diving into relevant 3D Mold operation settings
  • General, non-ESPRIT-specific 3D milling concepts

Recommended Pre-requisites

  • Class – Introduction to 3D and 5-Axis Programming in ESPRIT 2020
  • Real-world 3D milling programming experience in ESPRIT
Category: 3D and 5-Axis Milling
Product: ESPRIT 2020
Type: Hands-On Training
ESPRIT Experience: Intermediate
Duration: 4 hours

Optimal Programming Techniques for 3D Mold Roughing and Finishing in ESPRIT TNG


Class Description

  • Program an entire 3D part in ESPRIT TNG from start to finish during the class. Start by analyzing the model, choosing tools and planning how to process the part. Learn advanced techniques for creating clean toolpaths and analyzing the results.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • Users who have done some 3D milling programming in ESPRIT or who have completed the Introduction to 3D and 5-Axis Programming class and are looking to build or refine their 3D programming skills. This class is not intended for users with no 3D programming experience.

Topics Covered

  • Program a complete 3D milling part
  • Solid model analysis techniques
  • Tool selection and creation techniques
  • Planning how to process a 3D milling part
  • Creating Freeform Features
  • Choosing when to use certain 3D milling operations
  • Diving into relevant 3D milling operation settings
  • General, non-ESPRIT-specific 3D milling concepts
  • Machine setup custom settings related to 3D milling programming

Recommended Pre-requisites

  • Class – Introduction to 3D and 5-Axis Programming in ESPRIT TNG
  • Real-world 3D milling programming experience in ESPRIT
Category: 3D and 5-Axis Milling
Product: ESPRIT TNG
Type: Hands-On Training
ESPRIT Experience: Intermediate
Duration: 4 hours

Optimal Programming Techniques for Milling in ESPRIT 2020


Class Description

  • Learn the best way to program milling parts in ESPRIT 2020.
  • A milling part will be programmed from beginning to end with time taken to discuss various techniques and functions in detail.
  • Optimal programming techniques will be highlighted.
  • Hone day-to-day programming skills and learn “best practices”.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • Beginner and Intermediate level mill programmers are the target audience for this class. Those who program parts regularly but may not always know the best way to get things done.
  • Experienced programmers who are out of practice with the latest ESPRIT functionality may find this class useful as well.

Topics Covered

  • Set up machine environment accurately
  • Optimal feature creation techniques
  • Automate technology settings with the Expression Builder
  • Fine-tune simulation parameters and use Toolpath Analysis for verification

Recommended Pre-requisites

  • Basic understanding of ESPRIT 2020 user interface and programming concepts
Category: ESPRIT Essentials
Product: ESPRIT 2020
Type: Hands-On Training
ESPRIT Experience: Intermediate
Duration: 2 hours

Optimal Programming Techniques for MillTurn in ESPRIT 2020


Class Description

  • Learn the best way to program MillTurn parts in ESPRIT 2020.
  • A MillTurn part will be programmed from beginning to end with time taken to discuss various techniques and functions in detail.
  • Optimal programming techniques will be highlighted.
  • Hone day-to-day programming skills and learn “best practices”.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • Beginner and Intermediate level lathe programmers are the target audience for this class. Those who program parts regularly but may not always know the best way to get things done.
  • Experienced programmers who are out of practice with the latest ESPRIT functionality may find this class useful as well.

Topics Covered

  • Learn ESPRIT 2020's best practices to increase efficiency
  • Set up the workspace
  • Feature creation and manipulation
  • Program optimization
    • Rotary milling
    • Syncing
    • Simultaneous machining
  • Simulation optimization using Stock Automation

Recommended Pre-requisites

  • Basic understanding of ESPRIT 2020 user interface and programming concepts
Category: ESPRIT Essentials
Product: ESPRIT 2020
Type: Hands-On Training
ESPRIT Experience: Intermediate
Duration: 4 hours

Optimal Programming Techniques for Swiss Machining in ESPRIT 2020


Class Description

  • In this class the user will learn how to take the full advantage of ESPRIT 2020 to program Swiss machines.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • Users who are currently using ESPRIT to program Swiss machines and want to gain helpful information to increase programming efficiency.

Topics Covered

  • Setup an ESPRIT file for swiss programming
  • Swiss programming best practices
  • Operation Synchronization
    • Hard Syncs
    • Soft Syncs
    • Operation and Sync relations and manipulation
  • Advanced programming techniques
  • Y Axis Turning
  • Sync Strings

Recommended Pre-requisites

  • Class – Introduction to Swiss Programming in ESPRIT 2020
  • Previous MillTurn programming experience
Category: Swiss Machining
Product: ESPRIT 2020
Type: Hands-On Training
ESPRIT Experience: Intermediate
Duration: 2 hours

Port Roughing and Finishing Programming Techniques in ESPRIT TNG


Class Description

  • The 5-Axis Port Roughing and Finishing operations are great solutions for programming not-only traditional port features, but also for complex pockets, shrouded blisks and other hard to reach internal features. In this class you will dive into the details of the operation settings and the best techniques for feature setup in ESPRIT TNG.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • Moderately experienced or very experienced 5-axis programmers who want to learn the best techniques for programming ports and similar complex internal features in ESPRIT TNG. If you are an ESPRIT 2020 user, the general programming concepts and some of the specific programming details will be applicable. However, many programming details with be specific to ESPRIT TNG.

Topics Covered

  • Details of the Port Roughing operation settings
  • Details of the Port Finishing operation settings
  • Techniques for creating spline curve, start point and end point that drive the port operations
  • Extending surfaces and setting up freeform features
  • Entry and Exit Link moves

Recommended Pre-requisites

  • Class – Introduction to 3D and 5-Axis Programming in ESPRIT TNG
  • Real-world 5-axis milling programming experience in ESPRIT
Category: 3D and 5-Axis Milling
Product: ESPRIT TNG
Type: Hands-On Training
ESPRIT Experience: Advanced
Duration: 2 hours

Probing in ESPRIT 2020


Class Description

  • How to program, simulate and post NC code for probing cycles in ESPRIT 2020.
  • ESPRIT Probing is a licensed option.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • Users of all experience levels or machine types who want to incorporate probing into their ESPRIT 2020 programming process.

Topics Covered

  • User interface and simulation/verification
  • Supported Probing cycles in ESPRIT 2020
  • Define tools and probe bodies for Probing
  • Post Processing to support Probing cycles

Recommended Pre-requisites

  • Basic understanding of ESPRIT 2020 user interface and programming concepts
Category: ESPRIT Essentials
Product: ESPRIT 2020
Type: Hands-On Training
ESPRIT Experience: Intermediate
Duration: 2 hours

Probing in ESPRIT TNG


Class Description

  • ESPRIT offers a powerful suite of multi-axis probing cycles for any combination of CNC machine, control, and touch probe manufacturer. ESPRIT Multi-Axis 3+2 probing cycles may be added at any point during the part program and combined with other ESPRIT cycles into one complete, simulation-capable part program to support all machining and on-machine inspection needs.
  • Learn how ESPRIT’s TNG Probing solution can
    • Increase automation and reduce human intervention
    • Reduce rework, concessions and scrap
    • Increase throughput on existing equipment
    • Enhance your shops capabilities and take on more work
  • ESPRIT Probing is a licensed option

Who Should Take This Class?

  • Users of all experience levels or machine types who want to incorporate probing into their ESPRIT TNG programming process.

Topics Covered

  • Supported Probing cycles in ESPRIT TNG (Renishaw Inspection Plus)
  • Establish the workpiece location, dynamically update work offsets, and create accurate datum points and alignment to ensure subsequent machining processes are adapted to variations in stock conditions.
  • Use ESPRIT TNG’s probing cycles to detect inaccuracies in material loading, fixture installation, and fixture positioning.
  • Learn how on-machine, in-process inspection provides consistent and accurate measurements by eliminating manual measuring errors.
  • For part features with tight tolerances, dynamically update tool offsets prior to the final machining based upon the remaining stock, measured by the probe.
  • An in-depth look into the final NC Code output

Recommended Pre-requisites

  • Class – Introduction to ESPRIT TNG
  • Class – Milling Fundamentals in ESPRIT TNG
Category: ESPRIT Essentials
Product: ESPRIT TNG
Type: Hands-On Training
ESPRIT Experience: Intermediate
Duration: 2 hours

Production Milling in ESPRIT TNG


Class Description

  • Learn how to efficiently setup and program multiple parts in a production milling environment using ESPRIT TNG.
  • This class will focus less on creation of features and toolpaths and more on concepts related to managing multiple parts on fixtures such as tombstones or pyramid vises.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • Users who have a basic understanding of feature and toolpath creating for milling in ESPRIT TNG that need to learn how to setup and manage multiple parts in their machining environment.

Topics Covered

  • Easily mount work piece(s) to a production type fixture
  • Work with multiple part definition/setups in a single file
  • Automatically generate work coordinates
  • Automatically optimize part programming to minimize unnecessary tool changes and rotary positioning

Recommended Pre-requisites

  • Class – Introduction to ESPRIT TNG
  • Class – Milling Fundamentals in ESPRIT TNG
Category: ESPRIT Essentials
Product: ESPRIT TNG
Type: Hands-On Training
ESPRIT Experience: Intermediate
Duration: 2 hours

Profiting with High Speed Machining in ESPRIT


Class Description

  • Program ProfitMilling and other high-speed machining strategies in ESPRIT.
  • Gain information regarding how to adjust machine settings that correlate with these cycles.
  • Learn methods to reduce cycle times and dramatically increase tool life.
  • The hands-on examples will be done in ESPRIT 2020 during the class, but the concepts can be directly applied to ESPRIT TNG.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • Users who are looking to gain a better understanding of the high-speed material removal methods and the associated parameters available in ESPRIT.

Topics Covered

  • ProfitMilling
  • High-feed mill strategies
  • Plunge Milling
  • ProfitTurning

Recommended Pre-requisites

  • Basic understanding of ESPRIT user interface and programming concepts
Category: Powerful Machining Strategies
Product: ESPRIT 2020 & ESPRIT TNG
Type: Hands-On Training
ESPRIT Experience: Intermediate
Duration: 4 hours

Program a Family of Parts Macro in VBA


Class Description

  • In this class, you will learn how to build a macro to automate the programming of a family of parts using VBA.
  • Enter part dimensions as inputs into a form and get a programmed part as the output.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • This class is for users who have a basic understanding of VBA and the ESPRIT API and want to further expand their knowledge by creating a useful automation application.

Topics Covered

  • API and Macro Help
  • Object Browser
  • Modularized Code (i.e. API Libraries Reusable Utilities)
  • Create geometry, features and operations using the API

Recommended Pre-requisites

  • Class – Introduction to VBA Macros
  • Basic understanding of ESPRIT 2020 user interface and programming concepts
Category: ESPRIT Automation Tools
Product: ESPRIT 2020
Type: Hands-On Training
ESPRIT Experience: Intermediate
Duration: 4 hours

Report Generator in ESPRIT TNG


Class Description

  • ESPRIT TNG offers a powerful report generator solution that allows you to create custom setup sheets, tool lists and shop floor documents. Join this class to learn how to customize the reports using the ESPRIT TNG stand-alone report generator.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • If you own the report generator license option and want to customize the report to your specific needs.
  • If you're curious about this option and want to learn what it could bring to your programming workflow.

Topics Covered

  • Generate reports
  • Output different file types for reports
  • Customize existing report templates
  • Create new report templates
  • Define the report layout and formatting
  • Accessing and formatting data for a report

Recommended Pre-requisites

  • Basic understanding of ESPRIT TNG programming concepts
Category: ESPRIT Essentials
Product: ESPRIT TNG
Type: Hands-On Training
ESPRIT Experience: Intermediate
Duration: 2 hours

Setup the Machining Environment in ESPRIT TNG


Class Description

  • The class covers how to setup a machine definition and to create tool holders and fixtures to ensure an accurate digital twin of the machining environment in ESPRIT TNG.
  • In this class, ESPRIT TNG and Machine Tool Builder (MTB) will both be used to build realistic machine tool components. Both products should be installed prior to join this class.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • Embrace Industry 4.0 and digitize your own tooling / fixture components
  • Accuracy of the digital twin is important to maximize the ESPRIT TNG experience

Topics Covered

  • Learn how to create realistic tool assemblies for mill and turning tools
  • Learn how to create and manage tool libraries
  • Learn how to create both static and dynamic fixtures
  • Learn how to create rotary fixture tables
  • Leverage templates to program parts faster

Recommended Pre-requisites

  • Class – Introduction to ESPRIT TNG
Category: ESPRIT Essentials
Product: ESPRIT TNG
Type: Hands-On Training
ESPRIT Experience: Intermediate
Duration: 4 hours

Soccer


Engage with fellow attendees, DP employees, and sponsors in a friendly game of soccer. All experience levels welcome.

Type: Special Event

Tips, Tricks and Hidden Gems in ESPRIT 2020


Class Description

  • ESPRIT contains many functions that even the most experienced users don’t know about.
  • This class will cover a variety of time-saving functions and techniques for ESPRIT 2020 that are guaranteed to boost productivity.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • This class is recommended for programmers of all levels who want to learn about some tips or tricks they may not be aware of.

Topics Covered

  • Geometry creation techniques
  • Feature editing techniques
  • Manipulation of solids and STLs
  • Grouping strategies
  • Improving operations
  • Best features of ESPRIT 2020 Accessories
  • Support best practices
Category: ESPRIT Essentials
Product: ESPRIT 2020
Type: Hands-On Training
ESPRIT Experience: Beginner
Duration: 2 hours

Transitioning from ESPRIT 2020 to ESPRIT TNG


Class Description

  • This class is about ESPRIT 2020-ESPRIT TNG data compatibility and data update for ESPRIT TNG.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • Are you ready to adopt ESPRIT TNG? Join this class and we will walk you through the steps for a smooth transition.
  • Curious about product compatibility? Join this class to understand how much carry over from ESPRIT 2020.

Topics Covered

  • Pre-requisites to ESPRIT TNG migration
  • Reading ESPRIT 2020 files with ESPRIT TNG
  • Converting tooling data
  • Feeds and speeds database, default processes compatibility
  • Process file and expression compatibility
  • Knowledgebase conversion
  • Macros and other customizations

Recommended Pre-requisites

  • Proficiency on ESPRIT 2020
  • Basic understanding of ESPRIT TNG programming concepts
Category: ESPRIT Essentials
Product: ESPRIT TNG
Type: Seminar
ESPRIT Experience: Intermediate
Duration: 2 hours

Tuesday Night Party


Our special Tuesday Night event is an evening you will not want to miss. We keep it under wraps until ESPRIT World begins but be prepared for good food, music and to be entertained Vegas style.

Type: Special Event

Understanding 5-Axis Work Offset Transformations


Class Description

  • Gain an understanding of the 5-axis work offset transformations available on various machine tools as well as their advantage and which ones are best suited to meet case-specific manufacturing needs.
  • Understand the work coordinate behavior for each transformation type.
  • Visual explanations for the limitations/strengths of different work offset transformations and how to configure them inside of ESPRIT.

Who Should Take This Class?

  • Users who program 5-axis machine tools and want to better understand how the work offset transformations on their machines are used and how to set them up in ESPRIT.

Topics Covered

  • Coordinate behavior for each transformation
  • Transformations that can be configured by machine parameters
  • The best transformation for a given situation

Recommended Pre-requisites

  • Basic understanding of ESPRIT user interface and programming concepts
Category: Powerful Machining Strategies
Product: ESPRIT 2020 & ESPRIT TNG
Type: Seminar
ESPRIT Experience: Advanced
Duration: 2 hours

Welcome Reception


Let's kick-off ESPRIT World 2020! Join us for an evening of networking, great food and drinks.

Type: Special Event

Why ANSYS Discovery is the best tool for Reverse Engineering.


Class Description

  • Whether you need rough or accurate construction of a model, or need to create tooling based on a mesh/scanned data, ANSYS Discovery’s simple reverse engineering tools are a must have for getting your job done faster.

Topics Covered

  • How to heal scan data.
  • Leverage the NEW automatic skinning features to convert STL’s into ‘watertight’ machinable CAD models.
  • Understand how Generative Design/Topology Optimization can be used for fixture design
Category: Sponsor Class
Type: Seminar
Duration: 2 hours

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