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PRODUCTS: Multi-Axis Edition

DeskProto Multi-Axis: the Flagship edition, for 4-axis milling and 5-axis milling.

Multi-Axis edition offers all Expert options plus four-axis and five-axis machining.

In the Multi-Axis edition all DeskProto options are available. The result is a CAM program that allows you to produce even the most complicated models.
The extra features that DeskProto Multi-Axis offers:
Continuous Rotation axis machining: during machining the part is rotated by the machine's fourth axis.
Indexed Rotation axis machining: the fourth axis is used to machine the part from several sides.
Five-axis machining (indexed): the model can be machined from almost all sides.

DeskProto Multi-Axis offers these options for a price of just  € 995.00
Which is an unbelievable low price for Five-Axis machining !

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featuring a ring model: machined from two sides, followed by a rotary pass.

DeskProto Multi-Axis applications

The DeskProto Multi-Axis edition is meant for users needing more than three axes. Like modelmakers making complex models, jewelers needing a wax model, artists for a sculpture that needs to be machined from all sides, etc.

DeskProto can be combined with any 3D CAD program, and with any CNC milling machine.
Some examples of the extra options offered by this edition:

fish sculpture picture
More than two sides are possible as well, using the N-sided wizard. This is called "indexed machining": for each side plain XYZ machining is used, with a rotation of the A-axis in-between.
venus sculpture picture
Rotation axis machining: the model then will rotate during machining. The rotation axis (also called fourth axis, or A-axis) looks like a barbecue spit.
venus sculpture picture
For rings (jewelry wax models) in many cases a combination of the above is used: Autoflip plus Rotary.
Austin Healey car model
This car model of an Austin Healey "Frogeye" has been machined from all sides by using Five-Axis machining. Even the undercut area round the pedals could be machined.

Functionality in the DeskProto Multi-Axis Edition

The Multi-Axis edition offer ALL options that are available in the Expert Edition.
So all Strategies shown on the Expert page are available as well, both for three-axis jobs and for indexed machining. The illustrations below shows the extra Strategies for continuous rotation.

Available Rotation Strategies in DeskProto Multi-Axis:
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Rotation, parallel X
Rotation, parallel A
Rotation, block

Purchasing a DeskProto License

The distribution of DeskProto (all editions) is completely Internet based: all items needed are available via the website or by email. When purchasing a license (via our webshop or via a reseller) the user receives an registration code by email.

The software can be downloaded from the website. This is a free 30 days trial version: you can use your registration code to remove the 30 days time-protection. Manuals can be downloaded from the website as well (as PDF files). Also see the Tutorial video's.