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Enhanced cut area selection

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You can now define Cut Areas for fixed and variable contour operations by selecting a seed face and bounding edges that form closed loops. The seed face may be inside loops, outside loops, or between loops.  In each case, the system automatically selects the faces outward from the selected seed face in all the directions, collecting faces until it encounters all the Bounding Edges that comprise the containment loops specified. 


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Created with NX CAM 9



Learn how to define cut areas by selecting a seed face and bounding edges.


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

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.


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