Adaptive Clearing - A new and unique roughing strategy has been included for v8.0. Unlike the traditional roughing routine using offset contours, each Z step must be shallow enough to limit the maximum tool load. This forced tool wear to be only at the tip of the cutter and the cutting forces applied at the furthest point from the tool holder. The new Adaptive Clearing Strategy eliminates full width cuts using a concept similar to trochoidal milling. This unique cutting technique provides the ability to cut using the full depth of the tool and safely run your machine at the optimum speed. Tool wear is spread evenly across the cutting surfaces and the centre of force is half-way up the tool, reducing deflection and the potential for vibration. Using Adaptive Clearing, the cycle automatically adjusts the toolpath for efficient and safe machining, improving cutting conditions and allowing higher machining speeds to be maintained.