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CAM Faceting

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CAM Faceting

NX CAM 11.0.2


Three buttons have been added to the CAM Faceting dialog box allowing you to create faceted bodies to be used for gouge and collision checking during simulation.






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BillStorrs.png Bill Storrs is in the CAM Product Management Group at Siemens PLM software, Cypress California. His main focus is on CAM usability and learning support. He currently leads the CAM Learning Initiative Team whose mission is to provide users with a comprehensive collection of reference and training materials. He has an M.A. in Corporate Training and Development and has been in the industry for over 20 years.


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Valued Contributor

Mr. Bill Storrs,


Will the Pattern Files (*.fac) in

Edit Display, Display Options, Pattern, Pattern Specify,

Pattern File, Integer  Selection,


Delta X,

Delta Y,

Delta Z

work with the Gouge/Collision Check Also?


Regards Tim.


Is there a sample, or case of this being used. I am not sure what this is or why I would ever use it?