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Customizing operation dialog boxes siemens NX

In the Manufacturing application, you can customize the dialog boxes for operations, tools, geometry, machining methods, and programs. Customizing dialog boxes helps you to do the following: Create operations and parent groups that meet specific needs at your installation. You can make the customized dialog box a template. When you …

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Import a part with CAM objects siemens NX

Choose File→Import→Part In the Import Part dialog box, select the Import Cam Objects check box. Select the part to import. The software imports the operations and the Method, Program, Tool, and Geometry groups into the current part file. All objects inside these duplicated groups are imported and appended to the …

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Machine Control siemens NX

Use the Machine Control options to add information to your tool path. You can: Create or edit Start of Path Events and End of Path Events. Add Motion Output settings to your existing tool paths. Machine Control events provide additional control for movement of the tool with respect to the …

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CAM Customization siemens NX

CAM allows you to completely define the manufacturing environment in which you will program. NX is delivered with a manufacturing environment already defined. The advantage of the NX system compared to other systems is that the description of the environment has been greatly expanded and you have the ability to …

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Operation Navigator siemens NX

The Operation Navigator has four hierarchical views that you use to create and manage an NC program. Each view organizes the same set of operations based on the theme of the view: the order of operations within the program, the tools used, the geometry machined, or the machining methods used. …

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Post postprocessing siemens NX

Postprocessing in General The Manufacturing application generates NX tool paths that are used to manufacture parts. Generally, you cannot just send an unmodified tool path file to a machine and start cutting because there are many different types of machines. Each type of machine has unique hardware capabilities and is …

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Verify tool path siemens NX

Use this command to verify your tool path by playing an animation of the tool path or the tool path and material removal. Animating material removal helps you verify that the cutter is cutting the specified portions of the raw material during tool path generation. The Tool Path Visualization dialog …

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Generating and reviewing your tool path siemens NX

There are several ways in which you can generate an operation tool path. You can generate tool paths for: A single operation from the operation dialog box. One or more operations from the Operation Navigator, Operations toolbar, or Tools menu. You must wait for the operations to finish generating before …

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Parent groups siemens NX

Before you create an operation, you can define the parameters for programs, tools, geometry and methods. The parameters and selections within the Program, Tool, Geometry and Method groups may then be inherited by other groups or by operations. Because groups have parent-child relationships, groups that contain operations or child groups …

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Terminology siemens NX

Definitions Database When using this term here we are referring to both the ASCII database contained within the standard NX installation and the Genius4000 database that must be purchased separately. If there are differences in the treatment of these databases, those differences will be mentioned. DB_ALIAS name This stands for …

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