IP-33757 Secrets of 5-Axis Machining


Secrets of 5-Axis Machining


"This book explains 5-axis machining in simple terms most people in the field will appreciate and quickly understand. The colorful graphics are nothing short of amazing and generously sprinkled throughout the book with incredible detail. Dozens of machining applications are illustrated and explained while taking much of the fear out of driving these complex machine tools. Anyone associated with 5-axis machine tools has much to gain by reading this book."

Mark Summers, President
CNC Software Inc.


"… this great book will allow operators, NC programmers and anybody interested in multiaxis machining to learn and understand the reality of 5-axis machining. The crystal clear wording and perfect overview make this book easy to read and simple to understand for everyone, from beginner to expert."

Yavuz Murtezaoglu, Managing Director
ModuleWorks GmbH



Before Secrets of 5-Axis Machining, the best way to get information on 5-axis machining has been by talking to experienced peers in the industry in hope that they will share what they've learned. Visiting industrial tradeshows and talking to machine tool and CAD/CAM vendors is another option, only these people will all give you their point of view and will undoubtedly promote their machine or solution.


Secrets of 5-Axis Machining presents unbiased, no-nonsense, to-the-point descriptions of 5-axis machining information that was gathered during the author's 30 years of hands-on experience in the manufacturing industry, bridging countries and continents, multiple languages - both human and G-Code. As the only book of its kind, Karlo Apro's text demystifies the subject and brings it within the reach of anyone who is interested in using this technology to its full potential. It is not specific to one particular CAD/CAM system. And it empowers readers to confidently enter this field, and by doing so, become better equipped to compete in the global market.



  • Features full-color illustrations through that help to explain the theories and principals.
  • Includes a CD containing avi files, high quality illustrations, and sample parts.

Product details:
  • Karlo Apro
  • 184 Pages, Softcover 
  • Published: March, 2008
  • ISBN: 9780831133757