Machines featuring the ProtoTRAK CNC

ProtoTRAK RMX Specifications

for DPMRX Bed Mills

Software Features — General Operation

  • Clear, uncluttered screen display
  • Flyout windows for instant access to features and information
  • Enhanced ProtoTRAK Assistance
  • Programming Defaults to simplify part programming
  • Event Options to modify Defaults or select additional functionality
  • QWERTY touchscreen keyboard
  • Calculator
  • Prompted data inputs
  • English language — no codes
  • Soft keys — change with context
  • Windows® operating system
  • Selectable two or three-axis CNC
  • Color graphics with adjustable view
  • Gestures for pan, zoom and rotate
  • Inch/mm conversion
  • Convenient modes of operation
  • Networking

DRO Mode Features

  • Incremental and Absolute dimensions
  • Graphical Override of Axis Feed and Spindle RPM
  • Jog at rapid with override
  • Power feed X, Y or Z
  • Teach-in of manual moves
  • Programmable Go To dimensions (0)
  • Servo return to 0 absolute
  • Tool offsets from Tool Library
  • Line Center calculation
  • Circle Center calculation

DXF File Converter Option

  • Import and convert CAD data into ProtoTRAK programs
  • DXF or DWG files
  • Chaining
  • Automatic Gap Closing
  • Layer control
  • Easy, prompted process you can do right at the machine

Program Mode Features

  • Circular interpolation
  • Linear interpolation
  • Advanced Adaptive Tool Path (O)
  • Geometry programming
  • Toolpath programming
  • Auto Geometry Engine® — Built-in CAD to fill in missing print data
  • Alphanumeric program names
  • Automatic scaling of print data
  • Nesting
  • Multiple fixtures (O)
  • Incremental and absolute dimensions may even be mixed on a single point
  • Automatic diameter cutter comp
  • Program data editing
  • Part graphics update while programming
  • Selectable display between size of drawing and number of events
  • List Step graphics relate Events to Drawing
  • Editing of programmed data
  • Swipe to move through programmed Events

Canned Cycles (Event Types):

  • Position
  • Drill / Bore / Tap
  • Bolt Hole Drill / Bore / Tap
  • Mill
  • Arc
  • Circular Profile
  • Rectangular Profile
  • Irregular Profile (with Auto Geometry Engine)
  • Face Mill (O)
  • Circle Pocket
  • Rectangular Pocket
  • Irregular Pocket (with Auto Geometry Engine)
  • Pockets with Circular, Rectangular and Irregular Islands
  • Subroutine Repeat
  • Subroutine Mirror
  • Subroutine Rotation
  • Subroutine Convert Drill to Tap
  • Copy (O)
  • Copy Mirror (O)
  • Copy Rotate (O)
  • Copy Convert Drill to Tap (O)
  • Helix
  • Engrave (O)
  • Engrave subroutines and Copy (O)
  • Thread Mill (O)
  • Program Pause

Advanced Features Option

  • Adaptive Pocket Roughing
  • Verify Make Part – solid model graphics of programmed toolpath
  • Finish Tool #
  • Rest Machining
  • Multiple Fixture Offsets
  • Event Comments
  • G-code editor
  • Thread Mill event
  • Engrave Event
  • Sub and Copy – Rotate and Mirror of Engrave Events
  • Copy
  • Copy Mirror
  • Copy Rotate
  • Copy Convert Drill to Tap
  • Tool Library
  • Chip Clear
  • Clipboard

Offline Programming Option

  • ProtoTRAK RMX user interface for Windows PC
  • Program parts and simulate CNC Run
  • Modify files from current and former ProtoTRAK models

Parasolid File Converter Option

  • Import and convert 3D CAD data into ProtoTRAK programs
  • X_T files
  • X, Y & Z dimensions are transferred into program events
  • 2D and 3D views of part
  • Add or remove geometry
  • Chaining
  • Easy, prompted process you can do right at the machine

Auxiliary Functions Option

Enables programming and control of:

  • Coolant
  • Air (for Fog Buster® or other air-driven coolant systems)
  • Pulse Indexer
  • Programable Output signal