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Calculate and Display Machining Times

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Calculate and Display Machining Times

NX CAM (released June 2019)

Machining times can now be calculated and displayed in the Operation Navigator for a part mounted to a machine tool.




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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.



Valued Contributor
Valued Contributor

Please define what level of Machine Sim is needed.    Does this work with Postbuilder and Post Configurator?


Gears Esteemed Contributor Gears Esteemed Contributor
Gears Esteemed Contributor

The way the post-processor is developed doesn't matter.

I think you need the full IS&V license level that allows machine code simulation.