ProtoTRAK RMX CNC - Specifications

Software for TRAK RX 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

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

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

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

Auxiliary Functions Option

Enables programming and control of:

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

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

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

Software for TRAK Toolroom Machining Centers

Software Features – General Operation

  • Enhanced ProtoTRAK Assistance (EPA)
    • Context responsive help with control operations
    • Step-by-step instructions, diagrams and videos
  • Watch Me videos for quick introduction to ProtoTRAK RMX operation
  • What’s New videos for quick review of upgraded features in new releases
  • Clear, uncluttered screen display
  • Fly out windows for quick access to features and info
  • Programming Defaults to simplify part programming
  • User profiles for Defaults
  • Event Options to modify Defaults or select additional functionality
  • QWERTY touchscreen keyboard
  • Calculator
  • Prompted data inputs
  • English language – no codes
  • Soft keys - change within context
  • Windows® operating system
  • Selectable two or three-axis CNC
  • Color graphics with adjustable view
  • Gestures for pan, zoom, rotate
  • Inch/mm conversion
  • Convenient modes of operation
  • Networking

Program Mode Features

  • Circular interpolation
  • Linear interpolation
  • Advanced Adaptive Tool Path
  • Geometry programming
  • Toolpath programming
  • Auto Geometry Engine® (A.G.E.) – Built-in CAD to fill in missing print data
  • Alphanumeric program names
  • Automatic Scaling of print data
  • Nesting
  • Multiple Fixtures
  • Incremental and absolute dimensions may 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

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
  • Servo return to 0 absolute
  • Tool offsets from Tool Library
  • Line Center calculation
  • Circle Center calculation

Canned Cycles (Event types)

  • Position
  • Drill / Bore / Tap /Helical Drill
  • Bolt Hole Drill / Bore / Tap / Helical Drill
  • Mill
  • Arc
  • Circular profile
  • Rectangular profile
  • Irregular Profile (with Auto Geometry Engine)
  • Face Mill
  • Circle pocket / Rectangular pocket
  • Irregular Pocket (with Auto Geometry Engine)
  • Islands including Pocket and Island shapes
  • Subroutine Repeat /Mirror / Rotate
  • Subroutine Convert Drill to Tap
  • Copy - Mirror / Rotate / Convert Drill to Tap
  • Helix
  • Auxiliary - Part Change Position, Coolant On/Off, Air On/Off
  • Engrave - Horizontal / Radial / Vertical / Mirror
  • Thread Mill
  • Program pause

Advanced Features

  • Adaptive Pocket Roughing
  • Verify Make Part – solid model simulation of programmed toolpath
  • Finish Tool #
  • Rest Machining
  • Multiple Fixture Offsets
  • Event Comments
  • G-code editor
  • Search Edit
  • Tool Library Flyout Window
  • Automatic Tool Syncing between carousel, program and library tools
  • Pictures and notes saved in Part Programs
  • Save and Open Temp
  • Program I/O Look
  • 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

DXF File Converter Option

  • Import/convert CAD data into ProtoTRAK programs
  • DXF or DWG files
  • Chaining
  • Automatic Gap Closing
  • Layer control
  • Easy, prompted process right at the machine
  • Island and Profile Events

Parasolid File Converter Option

  • Import and convert 2.5D CAD data into ProtoTRAK programs
  • X_T files
  • X, Y and 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
  • Island and Profile Events

TRAK® MTConnect Option

  • Machine networking through ProtoTRAK® ethernet connection or USB Wi-Fi adapter
  • Collect machine data throughout shop
  • Monitor machine status, receive notifications and analyze data throughout your machines’ history

Auxiliary Functions Option

Enables programming and control of:
  • Pulse indexer (optional)
  • Auxiliary output to control optional secondary device

CAM File Out Converter Option

Write, save and then run programs with RX Canned Cycle Events on Legacy ProtoTRAK controls in either .CAM Events or .GCD format.