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Tool definition support for EDM wires and holders

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Siemens Experimenter


You can now define the wire and guides in a Wire EDM operation as you would define a cutter and holder in a milling operation. Wire guides can also be exported and retrieved from the NX tool library. 


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Created with NX CAM 9



Learn how to define the wire and guides as NX tools.


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



We are wanting to post to our Agievision EDM control, are there many places doing this with NX ?, the script file post of programs is not very common.I would like to get advice or tips to doing it.


Thanks for any help/direction you can provide.


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