You can now dynamically rotate the tool on the graphics screen to see the tool orientation before generating the tool path.
Created with NX CAM 11.0.1
Dynamically rotating the tool allows you to see the tool and edit the orientation before generating the tool path. The tracking points display as a grid on the tool with the manipulator handle displayed at the active tracking point.
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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.