The NX Post Builder application is extremely flexible and powerful, and can provide useful benefits. This online Tech Tip series is intended as an overview of the post builder and postprocessing workflows in NX CAM.
Much of the content discussed in these videos is fairly advanced and while potentially valuable to everyone, it may be more useful to those of you with post processor experience. To get the most from this series, we suggest that you watch the videos in sequence. You can find the other videos in the Postprocessor section of this Tech Tip Knowledge Base.
Videos in this series:
What is a postprocessor?
Create and test a 3-axis postprocessor
Modifying tool change and work offset output
Changing G-codes in Post Builder
Tool Command Language (TCL) - Part 1
Tool Command Language (TCL) - Part 2
Tool Command Language (TCL) - Part 3
Tool Command Language (TCL) - Part 4: More on IF statement
Tool Command Language (TCL) - Part 5: Source and Switch
Using the Custom Command Library
Create a lathe postprocessor
Create a mill-turn postprocessor
Create a 4-axis postprocessor
Create a 5-axis postprocessor
Tilted work plane
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