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Coordinate Problem when Import *.stp file.

When I import *.stp file into NX 10.0. The origin XYZ coordinate hasn't been same as Machine Coordinate XmYmZm, and this caused error "the tool not parallel to cutting plane (XmYm) of the part". How can Fix it? Thanks a million!

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‎10-13-2016 01:06 PM

Re: Coordinate Problem when Import *.stp file.

Import it into part "C"

Then add part "C" to your CAM part as a component - you can position it however you want using assembly constraints.

Ken Akerboom Sr CAx Systems Engr, Moog, Inc.
Production: NX10.0.3.5 MP5 + patch/TC11.2
I'd rather be e-steemed than e-diseaseled

Re: Coordinate Problem when Import *.stp file.



Thanks for your reply.


I've done that, but there was another problem when I "Add Component". When I create a sketch or do whatever with that imported one. It was unable to snap/ recognize the feature of that part when I created the curve/edges that need to be traced on orginal ones..

Re: Coordinate Problem when Import *.stp file.

Thank you Ken!


It has been solved!

Re: Coordinate Problem when Import *.stp file.

When you import any foreign part through a neutral format, you have always to move the imported solid to position it as you like.

Stefan Pendl, Systemmanager CAx, HAIDLMAIR GmbH
Production: NX10.0.3, VERICUT 8.0, FBM, MRL 3.1.4 | TcUA 10.1 MP7 Patch 0 ( | TcVis 10.1
Development: VB.NET, Tcl/Tk    Testing: NX11.0 EAP, NX12.0 EAP

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