5. Drill Compensation - Blocking out to access sharp and pointy areas.

Watch the short video and learn how this works.

Some tooth preparations include sharp and pointy areas. In order for the milling machine drill to get access into these areas it is important to create some additional space. This is referred to as the 'Drill Compensation'.

5. Drill Compensation - Blocking out to access sharp and pointy areas.

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First enter your smallest drill diameter, press the Drill Diameter button. Next, press the 'Expose Thin Areas' button. These will show up in red.

5. Drill Compensation - Blocking out to access sharp and pointy areas.

Use the left mouse button to paint over other areas which you want to include. The minus button can be used to delete unwanted areas.

5. Drill Compensation - Blocking out to access sharp and pointy areas.

Press 'Block Out Thin Areas'. The size slider is a unit of scale. Please check the TOOL TIPS for the conversions into millimetres. 0.04 = 1mm, 0.05 = 1.2mm, 0.06 = 1.4mm.

5. Drill Compensation - Blocking out to access sharp and pointy areas.

Press the 'Accept the Spacer Compensation' button.

5. Drill Compensation - Blocking out to access sharp and pointy areas.

5. Drill Compensation - Blocking out to access sharp and pointy areas.

5. Drill Compensation - Blocking out to access sharp and pointy areas.

5. Drill Compensation - Blocking out to access sharp and pointy areas.

5. Drill Compensation - Blocking out to access sharp and pointy areas.

5. Drill Compensation - Blocking out to access sharp and pointy areas.
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