AutoCAM! and Taping/Threading
When using more then one threading lobe
The figures below are 'thumbnails.'  Click on figure to EXPAND

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Open AutoCAM and click in each Operation. Click on the First 'Tap In' Select '18' Threads Per Inch in the above Combo Box Click in the Rise Cell next to the Operation 'Tap In.  A window will pop-up to confirm 18 TPI
       
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Repeat the same steps as the 1st thread...i.e Click on the Second 'Tap In' Select '28' Threads Per Inch in the above Combo Box

 

Click in the Rise Cell next to the Operation 'Tap In.  A window will pop-up to confirm 28 TPI Enter the Rise for each tool Operation., including the Tap In.  (AutoCAM will modify this Rise to B&S standards later).
       
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Final Product