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Tooling: Electrode Improvements

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New to the latest release of NX for mold tool & die features electrode improvements. With the new electrode improvements you have full coverage of the electrode design workflow while eliminating many manual modeling methods. 


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What's new? 

Copy electrode

  • Users can transform the electrode blank using Csys (CSYS to CSYS) in the copy process in addition to face to face method
  • Users can select a face or planes or existing planes as mirror plan during the process

Only top part

  • Introduced options to create the electrode assembly only based on the top part
  • As needed, user can add the blank or other operations based on this


  • New option to design blanks at an angle
  • EW_HOLDER_CYSY and EW_HOLDER_ROUTE_CSYS are used to calculate the sparking positions and to output the machine coordinates start and end location