Machine holes with fewer operations, reduce tool changes and machine motion for feature based machining
You can now group through holes (STEP_HOLE) and blind holes (STEP_POCKET) together provided they have identical diameters, thread pitch, and number of steps. Depth attributes are ignored.
Created with NX CAM 9.0.2
Grouping through and blind holes to machine them in one operation.
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.