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What is a postprocessor?

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Overview

This is video 1 of 16 in a series about how to create and edit postprocessors with NX Post Builder.

 

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 Tech Tip by Jim Wright, Siemens PLM Software

 

Detail

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:

  1. What is a postprocessor?
  2. Create and test a 3-axis postprocessor
  3. Modifying tool change and work offset output
  4. Changing G-codes in Post Builder
  5. Tool Command Language (TCL) - Part 1
  6. Tool Command Language (TCL) - Part 2
  7. Tool Command Language (TCL) - Part 3
  8. Tool Command Language (TCL) - Part 4: More on IF statement
  9. Tool Command Language (TCL) - Part 5: Source and Switch
  10. Using the Custom Command Library
  11. Create a lathe postprocessor
  12. Create a mill-turn postprocessor
  13. Create a 4-axis postprocessor
  14. Create a 5-axis postprocessor
  15. Tilted work plane
  16. User Defined Events

 

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How can I download these videos in order to see them later offline?

 

Thanks.

Siemens Experimenter Siemens Experimenter
Siemens Experimenter

Hi Frank,

 

Thanks for taking an interest in this topic.

It is not possible to download the movies from the website. You will need to watch them online.

 

Sorry for the inconvenience

 

Thanks

Lars

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