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Smooth Engages and Retracts for Trimmed Tool Paths

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Trimming Tool Paths in the Tool Path Editor



You can now create smooth engages and retracts by specifying the Length and Height along trimmed edges.





Created with NX CAM 9.0.3



You also have more control over linear engages and retracts along trimmed edges with the ability to specify the Length, Ramp Angle, and Swing Angle.


To use this self-demo, save the attached part file 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.