Use the "Contact" tool position on Area Milling boundaries to precisely control finishing boundaries
Trim boundaries can now use a Contact tool position. This allows you to more accurately machine the area you wish to finish in Contour Area operations that use the Area Milling Drive Method. In addition, Contact tool position allows you to create an open trim boundary defined from points or curves.
Created with NX CAM 9.0.2
Using a contact tool position for trim boundaries.
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
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.