This new capability allows you to interactively create, edit, and manage Cut Regions for Area Milling Drive Method operations. Cut Regions can be manipulated individually to control the cut pattern specific to an area of the part. You can determine which cut regions to use for tool path generation, reorder them, determine collision status, import cut regions from other operations, and edit cut regions (i.e. divide, merge).
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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.
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Derek has been focused on PLM CAM software, in one way or another, since 1992, which sounds like a very long time. He's written posts, done implementation and training, served as a product manager, and as a marketer. It has all been fun - he's met a lot of interesting people and seen a lot of interesting machine shops.