Machines featuring the ProtoTRAK CNC

ProtoTRAK KMX CNC

The All-New ProtoTRAK KMX!

  • The best CNC we've ever made for knee mill applications (and that is saying a lot).
  • Easy to learn and use with thoughtful features that make work easier
  • Improved AGE® capability gives you the power of CAD for finding missing print data while you program!
  • Outstanding graphics
  • Powerful offline programming for using our Advanced Software Options
  • We recommend this ProtoTRAK for most Knee Mill applications due to its amazing combination of price features and ease of use
  • Can handle anything from quick manual jobs to complex profiling

Specifications for ProtoTRAK KMX CNC

ProtoTRAK KMX Hardware

  • Two- or three-axis CNC, 3-axis DRO
  • 9.0” Color LCD
  • Rugged industrial PC
  • 2 USB ports for interface with a storage device, keyboard and mouse
  • RJ45 Port and Ethernetcard for Networking
  • 110V, 1P, 10A

Software Features – General Operation

  • Clear, uncluttered screen display
  • Prompted data inputs
  • English language – no codes
  • Soft keys - change with context
  • Windows® operatingsystem
  • Selectable two or three-axis CNC (3-axis models)
  • Color graphics with adjustable views
  • Inch/mm selectable
  • Convenient modes of operation (see below)

DRO Mode Features

  • Incremental and Absolute dimensions
  • Jog at rapid with override
  • Powerfeed X, Y or Z (3-axis)
  • Teach-in of manual moves
  • Servo motor return to 0 Absolute
  • Tool offsets from library
  • Go To Dimensions (Optional with TRAKing®)
  • Fine/Course handwheel resolution (Optional with TRAKing®)

Program Mode Features

  • Auto Geometry Engine
  • Geometry-based programming
  • Tool Path programming
  • Scaling of print data
  • 3-axis Geometry conversational programming (3-axis models)
  • Incremental and Absolute dimensions
  • Automatic diameter cutter comp
  • Circular interpolation
  • Linear interpolation
  • Look – graphics with a single button push
  • Event editing within the program
  • Conrad – automatic corner radius
  • Math Helps with graphical interface
  • Tool step over adjustable for pocket routines
  • Selectable ramp or plunge cutter entry
  • Subroutine repeat of programmed events
  • Nesting
  • Subroutine Rotate about Z-axis for skewing data
  • Subroutine Mirror of programmed events
  • Copy repeat for editing of repeated events
  • Copy rotate for editing of rotated events
  • Copy mirror for editing of mirrored events
  • Run Island, Helix, Thread Mill and Engrave events when present in an imported ProtoTRAK program

Canned Cycles

  • Position
  • Drill
  • Bolt Hole
  • Mill
  • Arc
  • Circle pocket
  • Rectangular pocket
  • Irregular pocket
  • Face Mill
  • Circular profile
  • Rectangular profile
  • Irregular profile

Set Up Mode Features

  • ServiceCodes
    • Software
    • Machine Setup
    • Advanced Diagnostic and Service logs
    • Operator Defaults and options
  • Set pocket and Face Mill step-over (in service codes)
  • Tool names
  • Tool library
  • Tool length offset with modifiers
  • Tool path graphics with adjustable views
  • Verify – solid model representation of finished part (as programmed)

Run Mode Features

  • TRAKing® (optional)
  • 3D CAM file program run
  • 3D G-code file run with tool comp
  • Real time run graphics with tool icon

Program In/Out Mode Features

  • Program Storage to USB Flash Drives
  • CAM program converter
  • Converter for prior-generation ProtoTRAK programs
  • DXF / DWG file Converter (Offline version only)
  • Preview Graphics for unopened files
  • Networking
  • Save Temp to save current program, tool offsets and home positions for running the next day with minimal setup