This enhancement allows you to easily finish cylindrical faces. It introduces a new operation type (mill_rotary), a new operation subtype (Rotary Floor), a new drive method (Rotary Floor Finish), and a new geometry object (ROTARY_GEOM). This new operation type is based on the current Variable Contour operation with Surface Area Drive Method.
Created with NX CAM 9
Learn how to use the new 4-axis rotary milling operation.
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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.