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Precisely control machining strategies for taught features (Feature Based Machining)

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This enhancement creates feature geometry subsets for step holes and allows you to define feature subsets when teaching features. When step hole features and taught features are recognized, the subsets are displayed in the Machining Feature Navigator. By creating feature geometry subsets, multiple operations can be applied to features based on the machining requirements of geometry subsets within those features. This capability is especially useful for complex features containing many geometry subsets that require multiple operation strategies.


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Created with NX CAM 9



Learn how to divide complex features requiring multiple operations into named subsets.


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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