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Eliminate wasted cutting motions on overhanging blank material

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This enhancement improves efficiency of material removal for Cavity Mill operations that use 3D IPW as the containment by omitting cuts that remove insignificant amounts of material from overhanging IPWs.


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Learn how to omit insignificant cuts from overhanging IPWs in Cavity Milling.


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

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.