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I have Questions About Contour Area..

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I want to make the Path like above picture.

 

But I do not know how to make a Contour_area of NX CAM.

 

What should I do?

 

 

I've attached a file.

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Re: I have Questions About Contour Area..

One way is to WAV link the part, delete the angle face with Synchronous Modeling and then pick those faces to machine.  

Jeff Sauers, Lead CNC Programmer, Oberg Industries

Production: NX 10.0.3.5, Vericut 8.0


Re: I have Questions About Contour Area..

From what I gather your problem is that it is not cutting the air? From my days in mastercam we would extract surfaces from the body, extend surfaces and then trim. NX should be able to do the same thing. Hopefully somebody can give a better solution where you don't need to modify geometry.

Using NX 8.0.3.4

Re: I have Questions About Contour Area..

With "roll over edges" turned off in the cutting parameters, NX will strip the path that moves over the edge.

 

You can turn this on and use a trim boundary to get the path you expect.

Without the trim boundary, NX might not keep tangent to the edges of the milling area.

You can try first without the trim boundary to see if it is really needed.

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: NX11.0 EAP, NX12.0 EAP

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Re: I have Questions About Contour Area..

See atatcehd file created in NX 7.5. Used default settings.

 

Hope this helps

 

BR,

Mak

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Mak
TC10/NX 9
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Re: I have Questions About Contour Area..

Here is the same prt file in NX 9.0.3 used boundary as drive method.

 

Hope this helps

Frank Bartucci
NX CAM COE

Re: I have Questions About Contour Area..

if you can wait for NX 10.0.2 there will be a option under "Cutting Parameters" --> "Strategy" --> "Extend Path" check the radio button "Extend Across Undercuts"
Frank Bartucci
NX CAM COE

Re: I have Questions About Contour Area..

@FDB is right. This was added to allow you to revert the the old behavior of cutting air if needed.

Mark Rief
Retired Siemens

Re: I have Questions About Contour Area..

Mark,

 

Is there a "whats new" pdf document of 10.0.2 availible right now?

 

Regards,

mlewan

 

Re: I have Questions About Contour Area..

The release is planned for end of July, if everything runs well, so you will have to wait for that release date.

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: NX11.0 EAP, NX12.0 EAP

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