Tombstone Machining

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Tombstone machining in FeatureCAM enables easy programming of production milling.


  • Supports both horizontal and vertical machines.
  • Manages the placement of the parts on the tombstone.
  • Simulates the NC code while displaying the tombstone, parts, tool, tool holder and spindle.
  • Sequences the operations so that tool changes are minimised.
  • Includes proven post-processors for all major machine tools, reducing machine commissioning time.

Typical Applications:

  • Fininsh machining of castings.
  • Tooling fixtures and fittings.
  • Covers, plates and brackets.

Tombstone Machining Overview