Work Specification ReliefVTR – Create a piece of jewellery using ReliefVTR

Principle – Example of the relief design

Create a piece of jewellery using ReliefVTR
Adjust program
Input graphic
Input cross
Input ellipses into the middle of the cross
Raise cross with surroundings.
Input AHSoft signature
Calculate milling data

Signature between 2 radii

Principle – example of the relief design.

Input of a simple example for relief generation. The relief generation takes place using standard functions, in various settings and with the employment of different logic.

Vector data for the generation of the relief.

List of the objects.

Finished surface with object marking.

As preparation provide the data in the CAD (create complete drawing). The paths required for the respective object are marked  and adopted into ReliefVTR.

Object No.:
ReliefVTR function:Designation:
Surface relief faceFace basic surface.

Progression: End height 5, width 30, start angle 40°

Logic = OR or COPY

Surface relief faceEye-sockets.

Progression: End height 1.6, width 4, start angle 70

Method = spherical5

Logic = SUB (-)

Surface relief facePupils.

Progression: End height 1.1, width 2.5, start angle 56

Method = spherical5

Logic = ADD (+)


Progression: End height 0.6, width 2.0, start angle 90

Ends = round

Sides = double-sided

Logic = ADD (+)

Bevel 3Pt.Nose.

Z1 = 0

Z2 = 0

Z3 = 0.8

Logic = ADD (+)

Surface relief faceMouth.

Progression: End height 1.3, width 3, start angle 56

Method = spherical5

Logic = SUB (-)

Surface relief faceEars.

Progression: End height 2, width 8, start angle 45

Method = spherical5

Logic = OR (max)

Surface relief faceBasic hat.

Progression: End height 3, width 3, start angle 90

Logic = OR (max)

CylinderHat brim.

Progression: End height 2, width 2, start angle 90

Ends = round

Sides = double-sided

Base height = 3

Logic = OR (max)

Please take the complete settings from the example file RelVTRMouthface.PRO. You can open the file using File . Open project. You can select the objects in ReliefVTR using Edit object or Seek_object. You obtain the files in download. You require an Internet connection for the file download!  


Create a piece of jewellery using  ReliefVTR.

Adjust program.

Should there still be data from the last task in the program then save these using Save . Data or Save under. Thereafter delete all data memory using New .  File.

Adjust your work area in Layout . limits with a dimension of X=32mm x Y=45mm, centre in the X middle (comp. image).

Input graphic.

Change into the menu draw, and input the 2D paths for the relief object.

Input cross.

The cross is created by 2 cylinders blended using OR. For this input a vertical line with the end points [PosnA, X=0, Y=2.5mm], [PosnE, X=0, Y=42.5mm] and a horizontal line with end points [PosnA, X= -13.5mm, Y=27.5mm], [PosnE, X=13.5mm, Y=27.5mm].

Mark both lines, change into ReliefVTR and generate an empty relief using  New relief. You can retain the proposed resolution for a first test.

In ReliefVTR the marked adopted graphic is displayed in the colour greenish blue.

Here select the function Cylinder. following the request Select first track select the two line.


Select Progression . Select section . Radius + and specify the exact radius progression  (inputs comp. image, height = 3.5mm).

Save the polyline, e.g. under the name CrossRadius in the directory PROJECT.

Note: Although a similar progression can also be generated using section selection, this, however, does not correspond to an exact radius.


Select Ends cropped.

Select Sides = double-sided.
Base height:

Leave the  Base height at 0.

Select the logic OR (max).

Using  generate calculate the graphic.
Relief from the two cropped lines.

Input ellipses into the middle of the cross.

1Select the menu draw
2Select EllipseMP Rx,Ry.
3Input the centre with X=0 and Y=27.5mm.
4Input the extension with radius X=3.3mm, radius Y=4.65mm.
5Mark the input ellipse, and change into the function operate . displace contour.
6Here, using Offset=0.5mm, correction inwards, round-off around and preserve original, calculate a second inwards displaced ellipse.
7Mark the first ellipse again and, using displace contour and offset=1.7mm, calculate a further ellipse (all other inputs remain unchanged).
8Mark the 3 ellipses and change into ReliefVTR.
Select Border + Plan, mark the outer ellipse and specify the parameters Surface height = 3.5mmBorder progression OFF and Logic = OR (comp. image).
Select Border + Plan, mark the outer ellipse and specify the parameters Progression: Radius = 0.5mm, Surface height = 0Border progression ON and Logic = ADD (comp. image). For the surface relief progression this time select the standard polyline input: End height of the polyline = 0.5mm, Start value = 0, Width of the polyline = 05mm, Start angle = 0, End angle = 90°.

The program automatically generates a name and saves the polyline in the PROJECT directory.

Select Border + Plan, mark the inner ellipse and specify the parameters Surface height = 0.5mmBorder progression OFF and Logic = Sub (comp. image).
The relief generated up to this point.
Select the menu draw.

Draw the curves on the previous relief. For this you can display the relief as background image. Now construe the lines (comp. graphic).

Mark the lines and change into ReliefVTR.

Here, select the function Cylinder and select all lines using a rectangle. Input the parameter using Progression 0.2mm x 0.15mm, ends rounded offbase height = 0, Logic = SUB.
The relief generated up to this point.
Raise the cross with surroundings.

A contour around the relief surface can be determined. For this select  Edit relief . layer border . ABSOLUTE. Here select a Z point somewhat bigger than 0. After confirmation using open a window for the positioning of the border search. Displace the level so far downwards until the cross is just black enough to raise it from the background. The setting Concentrate is set to the smallest value. After the start you obtain a border around the cross.

Select Back in the CAD. The contour is adopted marked.

Select the function operate . displace contour. Here, calculate an outwards displaced contour Offset=1.0mm, correction outwards, rounding off pointed and delete original .

Select edit . round off corners, input a corner radius of 6.0mm und click-on the 4 internal corners one after the other following parameter input. These corners are now rounded off.

Mark the contour and change to ReliefVTR.

Select Border + Plan, mark the contour and specify the parameters Surface height = 0.7mmBorder run off and logic = ADD (comp. image).
The relief generated up to this point.
Input AHSoft signature.

Change to back in the CAD.

Import the AHSoft signature.

Edit the signature as shown in the graphic.

Mark the signature and change to ReliefVTR.

Select Border + Plan, mark the contour and specify the parameters Surface height = 0.6mmBorder progressionOFF and logic = ADD (comp. image).
Relief graphic with object lines.At the end the object should appear as shown in the image.The finished relief.

Calculate milling data.

If the graphic is in order then calculate the relief again using the desired milling resolution. For further courses of action please observe the Relief work specification . Calculate milling data.


Signature between2 radii.

Vector data for the creation of the relief.

Finished surface in  3D view.

Finished surface in plan view.

1Provide data in the CAD.
1.1Input vector data (scan, design).
1.2Input crown line for the radii.
1.3Mark all paths and adopt into ReliefVTR.
2Conditions in ReliefVTR.
2.1New relief – retain proposed setting.
2.2Border + Plan and mark text.

Polyline: bevel 2.0mm x 5.0mm.

Surface height: 5.0mm.

Border run: on.

Logic: ADD.

2.3Mark Cylinder and mark crown line.

Polyline: embossed radius 25mm x 5.0mm.

Base height: 0mm.

Logic: AND.

2.4Mark Cylinder and mark crown line.

Polyline: embossed radius 25mm x 5.0mm.

Base height: 0mm.

Logic: OR.

2.5New relief.

Resolution x and y = 0.1mm.