Re: Scope of PMI

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Gears Esteemed Contributor

To a large extent, the PMI is utilized by "Feature Based Machining" (AKA "FBM") (rather than manual NC programming methods)

FBM uses a whole bunch of rules to translate from geometry (and PMI) to machining processes.

Look for FBM info in the "NX Manufacturing" area on this community.


Why color?

Because some companies find it easier to color different faces of a solid to determine machining processes in FBM (i.e. green faces are +/-.001, white faces are +/-.005)

Ken Akerboom Sr CAx Systems Engr, Moog, Inc.
Production: NX10.0.3.5 MP16/TC11.2
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