Improved Tool Path for Steep and Non-steep Containment
When using the Area Mill Drive Method, the tool path no longer overlaps steep and non-steep cut patterns on faces with the same angle as the specified Steep Angle. The system now uses only the non-steep cut pattern.
Created with NX CAM 11.0.0
Prior to NX11.0, steep and non-steep cut patterns overlap on faces with the same angle as the specified Steep Angle. In NX11.0, only the non-steep cut pattern is used on faces with the same angle as the specified Steep Angle.
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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.