cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

Smoothly remove scallops in the center and corners of the cut pattern

Siemens Experimenter Siemens Experimenter
Siemens Experimenter

Stepover Cleanup for Follow Periphery in Area Milling

 

Overview

You can now remove large scallops that sometimes remain where corners occur in the tool path and at the center of the Follow Periphery cut pattern.

 

Image3.gif

 

Created with NX CAM 11.0.0

 

Details

The Stepover Cleanup option is new. It is available in the Area Mill Drive Method when using Follow Periphery Cut Pattern and may be used when Stepover Applied is set to On Plane or On Part.

 

Video

 

(view in My Videos)


 

(If you have problems with the embedded player, you can download the attached .mp4 file.)

 

Self-Demo

Save the attached part file locally and follow the instructions in the .pdf document.

 

Do you have a question about this topic?

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.

 

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