You can now filter tools by tool type, display tool details, and display tools graphically when editing or creating an operation to more easily identify the desired tool from those in the current setup.
Created with NX CAM 11.0.0
The Tool Selection dialog box is new. The Tool Type section organizes the various tools found in the setup by type. The tool name, libref (if retrieved from the library), tool description, and tool dimension are listed under Matching Tools for all tools of the selected Type in the setup. Tool and holder details specific to the selected tool are listed in the Details section of the dialog box.
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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.