When using the Area Milling Drive Method, the contact cut area is now displayed on the part for trim boundaries that use a Contact tool position.
Created with NX CAM 9.0.3
The projected contact cut area displays on the part surface. This graphic display is new and appears only when Tool Position is set to Contact.
To use this self-demo, save the attached part file 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.