Mike Cope, a Senior Applications Engineer and Product Specialist, explains the mystery surrounding 5-axis accuracy; as it applies to the workpiece itself, and how the overall positioning of the rotary axes of the machine might be affected, in his machining blog. Additionally, Mike provides tips to increase accuracy on your 5-axis machining center. For example, keep the fixture height as short as possible because it keeps the part as close to the point of rotation as possible. Go to the 5-Axis Accuracy article.