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Simple Post Processor question

How do you get to create a postprocessor? Is the program within NX, or is it a seperate program? I found Post Configurator in the command search, but for some reason the command is not available. Is the post builder an additional add on to NX? Thanks for any input.

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Re: Simple Post Processor question

Post configurator is shipping with NX and is installed if the typical installation is used.

You need a CAM license and a nx_post_config_adv license, which is part of all newer CAM bundles.

What license bundle do you have?

Stefan Pendl, Systemmanager CAx, HAIDLMAIR GmbH
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‎09-28-2016 10:59 AM

Re: Simple Post Processor question

The older method is to use Post Builder.

This is started separately from NX (alster as needed for your NX version):

"Windows" menu -> All programs -> Siemens NX 10.0 -> Manufacturing -> Post builder

 

Post Configurator is the "go forward" posting technology, but I haven't had a chance to play with it yet, so I don't know how it compares to Post Builder.

Ken Akerboom Sr CAx Systems Engr, Moog, Inc.
Production: NX10.0.3.5 MP5 + patch/TC11.2
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Re: Simple Post Processor question

This is the answer I was looking for. Thanks a lot! Good to know about where the technology is heading though.

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