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Which operation for groove Milling

Builder
Builder

Hello,

 

I have this feature which I want to machine with an slot cutter.

I have tried it with several kind of operation type but I am not able to

machine this feature. I am searching for a operation which I can also teach to the

MKE-Editor.

 

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Hope somebody can help, Thank you.

 

 

 

NX 11.0.1.11
13 REPLIES

Re: Which operation for groove Milling

Legend
Legend

Hello 

You can do this with Floor Milling or with FBM Groove Milling

I insert this two operations in the part

 

regards

Re: Which operation for groove Milling

Phenom
Phenom

if flute length is 10.3 = slot hieght, floor wall doesnt work

also prewiev of floor (green) is not on the slots floor.

Do you think it is possible to mill it with floor wall because I have no good result in case that tool fits in slot.

 

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Re: Which operation for groove Milling

Builder
Builder

Hello,

 

thank you very much for your Help.

I just have on problem with the tool. When I set the tool Flute Length equal to the

width the feature will not be machined. I have insert the operation into the part.

 

Hope you can help me there. Thank you Smiley Happy

 

NX 11.0.1.11

Re: Which operation for groove Milling

Phenom
Phenom

workaround is using old good planar mill

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Re: Which operation for groove Milling

Builder
Builder

Unfortunaly planar mill is not compatible with MKE.

I would like to teach the operation.

NX 11.0.1.11

Re: Which operation for groove Milling

Legend
Legend

I know this behavior.

You can overcame this if you set the flute length of the tool 0.01 smaller than the groove.

 

Re: Which operation for groove Milling

Genius
Genius

Hi Muddi,

 

Have you tried setting negative stock on your operation?

 

It's not an elegant solution but probably you will get the tool path you want.

NX 11.0.2

Re: Which operation for groove Milling

Builder
Builder

Thank you for that suggestion. I have tried, the operation is operated, but

with the negativ stock, the tool path has an offset in one side,

so the the machined feature is shifted...

NX 11.0.1.11

Re: Which operation for groove Milling

Builder
Builder

Thank you its working Smiley Wink.

Why is that not possible that the tool with is equal to the feature width ?

Is it planned that to change that in future NX versions !?

 

 

NX 11.0.1.11

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