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Hole Milling Engage

Hello,

 

When using hole milling I want to control the engage motion so that it doesn't start at the center of the hole.

In the documentation it says when I uncheck "Start from center" it uses "Minimum Clearance" to calculate the engage motion but i see no difference.

Attached you can find a picture to clarify the situation.

 

What I want to achieve is a helical path with cutter compensation where I can set the "Depth per Revolution" in a distance not an angle.

 

We are using NX10.0.3 MP5

 

Thanks,

Regards Sven


Regards,
Sven

NX11.0.1
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Re: Hole Milling Engage

Hi Sven,

 

Depends a bit on your machining context, i.e. tool diameter and start diameter of the inprocess feature.

 

Let's say you change the start diameter to a value slightly less than the end diameter (and greater than the tool diameter), set the minimal clearance to 0.0. Do you see something happening?

 

Thanks,

 

Toon

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‎09-23-2016 11:53 AM

Re: Hole Milling Engage

[ Edited ]

Hi Toon,

 

I've never used the start diameter before now I know what that does.

When I set the Minimum clearance to 0.0 the tool was stil in collision with the part.

I tried a negative value and apparently that does the trick, a bit illogical I think but it works.

 

Thanks,

Sven

 


Regards,
Sven

NX11.0.1

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