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Precisely Track Position of Chamfered Tools by Diameter

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Tracking Points Defined by Diameter

 

Overview

Tracking points can now be defined on chamfered tools by specifying a diameter.

 

 

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Created with NX CAM 10.0.0

 

Details

Tracking points can now be defined on the cutting edge of chamfered tools by specifying a diameter only. The tracking points are associative to changes of any parameter affecting the cutting edge.

 

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.
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Creator
Hi Bill, Can you also share the mom variable for this diameter? Thanks,
VIP
VIP

If the tracking point is used as a drive point, the variables are set when postprocessing the operation:

 

mom_drive_point_name
mom_drive_point_diameter
mom_drive_point_distance

 

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