cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

Reduce Tool Changes and Machine Motion During Feature Machining

Siemens Experimenter Siemens Experimenter
Siemens Experimenter

Machine holes with fewer operations, reduce tool changes and machine motion for feature based machining

 

Overview

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.

 

Image1.gif

 

Created with NX CAM 9.0.2

 

Details

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.

 

Do you have a question?

Post your questions or comments at the bottom of this Tech Tip. (You must be signed in to access this feature.)

 

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.
LIVE Tech Tip Webinars
Watch NX experts demonstrate manufacturing best practices. Stay online for Q&A.