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Tool Axis Smoothing for Blade Machining

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Tool Axis Smoothing for Blade Machining



Spherical Angles can now be specified to control tool axis smoothness.




Created with NX CAM 11.0.1



Spherical Angles can now be specified to control Automatic and Interpolate Vector tool axis smoothness in Blade Finish and Blend Finish operations. This additional control can result in better machine motion and improved surface finish




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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.