You can now edit non-cutting moves for drilling operations from within optimization groups, allowing you to specify avoidance and transfer motions within the context of the entire optimized tool path.
Created with NX CAM 10.0.1
This is particularly useful to avoid collisions when drilling opposite sides of the workpiece when there is a 180 degree change in the tool axis orientation.
To use this self-demo, save the attached part files locally and follow the instructions in the pdf document.
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About the Author
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.