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Comparing post processed NC code to NX master design data

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Hi all, wondering if anyone is aware of a functionality or a utility for NX that compares the post processed NC code data to the master NX design data?

For example, hole locations on an OML fuselage panel defined in NX in one hand, and then in the other hand I have a text file of the NC code that runs the machine/robot which drills those holes. Now I want to compare the hole location/orientation information in the NC code directly back to the master definition of the hole location/orientation in NX.

 

Or anyone have experience with this kind of activity or a recommended methodology, your feedback would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks, Grant 

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Re: Comparing post processed NC code to NX master design data

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NC-code simulation with NX IS&V, VERICUT, or any other NC-code simulation software.

Within NX you have the ability to simulate external NC-code, you just have to make sure the tool numbers or names match the ones of the external NC-code.

Stefan Pendl, Systemmanager CAx, HAIDLMAIR GmbH
Production: NX10.0.3, VERICUT 8.0, FBM, MRL 3.1.4 | TcUA 10.1 MP7 Patch 0 (10.1.7.0) | TcVis 10.1
Development: VB.NET, Tcl/Tk    Testing: NX12.0

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Re: Comparing post processed NC code to NX master design data

Normally, we would compare models to models - the IPW from the NC simulation to the original CAD solid.

It you want to compare text to text, it may be possible if you are in a 3 axis world, and the hole locations are in some sort of table. 

Mark Rief
Retired Siemens

Re: Comparing post processed NC code to NX master design data

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We do this using Vericut.  We can check for gouges, excess material and measure stock thickness. by compairing the cut model to the CAD model

John Joyce, Manufacturing Engineer,
Senior Aerospace Connecticut
www.senioraeroct.com
Production: NX11.0.2.7, Vericut 8.0.3
Development: Tcl/Tk

Re: Comparing post processed NC code to NX master design data

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If you use NX to create the excess material in verify, you need to enable it starting with NX 9.0.3 through the customer defaults, since it is disabled by default starting with NX 9.0.3 Smiley Sad3D Verify without Excess3D Verify without Excess

 

 

Enable Gouge and ExcessEnable Gouge and Excess

 

 

3D Verify with Excess3D Verify with Excess

 

 

 

Hope this helps.

Stefan Pendl, Systemmanager CAx, HAIDLMAIR GmbH
Production: NX10.0.3, VERICUT 8.0, FBM, MRL 3.1.4 | TcUA 10.1 MP7 Patch 0 (10.1.7.0) | TcVis 10.1
Development: VB.NET, Tcl/Tk    Testing: NX12.0

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