Optimize hole drilling sequences to drill large sets of holes efficiently
A new feature geometry optimization method is provided that can minimize tool travel for grid-like hole patterns. It allows you to specify a primary transition direction and gives you the choice of a zig or zig-zag pattern.
Created with NX CAM 9.0.2
Controlling the direction, pattern, and order for drilled holes.
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.