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How to get tool information

Siemens Creator Siemens Creator
Siemens Creator

Hi to all, I'm new to nxopen.

I try to write simple program that retrive the tool information (tool diameter, tool material etc..)


So after several hours i still could not understand how i get this information...


Will glad for idies.....thanks.


// I look for something like this...
double diameter = tool.getInformation("Diameter");



Re: How to get tool information

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Esteemed Contributor

See How do we get the parent CAM.CAMFeature of a CAM.FBM.Feature for the correct way to do this.

Stefan Pendl, Systemmanager CAx, HAIDLMAIR GmbH
Production: NX10.0.3, VERICUT 8.0, FBM, MRL 3.1.4 | TcUA 10.1 MP7 Patch 0 ( | TcVis 10.1
Development: VB.NET, Tcl/Tk    Testing: NX12.0

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Re: How to get tool information

In journaling, just record a journal and change the parameters you want to identify, then look at the journal. For example:

drillStdToolBuilder1.TlPointLengthBuilder.Value = 0.01234
Mark Rief
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Re: How to get tool information

Siemens Creator Siemens Creator
Siemens Creator

Thanks for the answers Smiley Happy


I find that the best way to do that is to get MillToolBuilder object --> initialize that object to current tool builder that exist in our session --> and get the wanted data from it.




MillToolBuilder millToolBuilder = workPart.camsetup().camgroupCollection().createMillToolBuilder(tools[i])

(tools[]  -  the array that hold the list of tools)