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Roughing Tool Paths that Adapt to Part Shape

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Roughing Tool Paths that Adapt to Part Shape

NX CAM 12.0


Adaptive Milling is a new cavity milling operation type that uses a high speed roughing pattern to machine with a constant chip load, allowing you to reduce overall machine cycle time and extend tool life.





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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.


Hi, Is this a functionality in NX 12 or NX 11.0.2 has this too?
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Gears Esteemed Contributor

NX 12 and higher, not available in NX 11.0.2 or lower.