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Reduce Transition Motions and Cycle Time for Drill Operations

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Siemens Experimenter

Reduce transition motions and machining time for drill operations

Overview

You can now optimize new drilling operations and combine tool paths across multiple features and workpieces to minimize transition motions and machining time within a program.

 

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Created with NX CAM 9.0.3

Details

The Optimize option can rearrange the order of operations that use the same tool to prevent unnecessary tool changes and create a new object in the Program Order View containing combined tool paths to minimize transition motions and machining time.

 

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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

BillStorrs.png 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.
Comments
Builder
Builder

Hello, operation in optimized_NC group is always out of date. It is this correct?

 

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Siemens Experimenter

Yes, that's the way it works for now.

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