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Cut Pockets to Full Depth when using Collision Checking

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Depth First Cut Order in Cavity Milling, with Collision checking



Pockets are now cut to full depth when using a Depth First Cut Order  and Collision Checking in Cavity Milling.


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Created with NX CAM 10.0.2



Cavity Milling operations that use a Depth First Cut Order now cut completely to the bottom of all pockets when Check Tool and Holder and Check for IPW Collisions are turned on. Previously, only the first pocket was cut to full depth while subsequent pockets were not.


To use this self-demo, save the attached part files locally and follow the instructions in the pdf document, or see the video below.




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(If you have trouble with the embedded player, you can download the attached .mp4 file)


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About the Author

Holder.jpg 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.