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Motion Parameters Tables

Motion Parameters define tool motions during the procedure operation. Notes: Certain motion parameters are only displayed when specific procedures are selected. The Tool Trajectory parameters are specific to the procedure selected. The following Motion Parameter tables are displayed (in alphabetical order): Approach & Retract Boundary Settings Clean Between Passes Clearance Create Auxiliary Contours Cutter Tilt …

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General Notes on Parameter Tables

Some parameter branches enable you to define the level of control over their parameters When working with Motion Parameters, click the  button in the NC Toolbar for a picture of parameters. You can use the NC Preferences to save your parameters for future use. See Parameter Tables for more details. Motion and Machine parameters for specific cutters can be entered …

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Hiding / Showing Parameters (Default Look

Depending on your work, you may only have use for certain parameters in the Parameter Tables. To display only the parameters that you need (your preferred parameters), you can hide or show individual or multiple parameters in one or more branches of the parameter tree. Notes: The display status of parameters applies for …

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Interrupting Procedure Execution

While a procedure is executing, you can interrupt the execution at any time by pressing the space bar. The following dialog is displayed with options to Resume / Stop the calculation. The Resume options that are available, depend on whether the interrupted execution contains a single procedure, multiple procedures or is an external execution. Single …

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NC Report: Standard

The NC Report is a file that provides various information about a set of selected procedures. This information includes details about the project and provider, as well as toolpaths, procedures, and parameters. The Standard report type is a fully customizable, easy to manage, report. A number of output formats are available and, depending on …

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Stretch : Options and Results

This function can be used to: Stretch (or shrink) objects along a vector relative to the reference plane. Stretch (or shrink) entire bodies or partial body regions. To demonstrate the results of the Stretch function, the following part will be used: Required Step 1 Select the object or objects that you want …

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Bend command in cimatron

Deform entire objects (including composite curves and sketches) under specific conditions. This tool may be used for bending sheet materials (as well as skins, solids and wires) or for acquiring a compensating spring back affect.   General Interaction The following is the Feature Guide for Bend.

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– Non-Uniform Scale: Options and Results

Increase/decrease the volume of an object(s) or the size of a face or sketch. Note: When creating a Non-Uniform Scale, the Automatic Preview operation may be time-consuming. A checkbox in the Preferencesenables you enable/disable the Automatic Preview option in the Feature Guide when executing the Scale function.   Non-Uniform Scale To demonstrate how to apply non-uniform shrinkage, the …

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Round-Face > Face-Face : Options and Results

This function can be used to create rounds between groups of non-adjacent or adjacent faces. Non-Adjacent Faces Required Step 1 Select the first face or group of faces. Press exit when finished. Required Step 2 Select the second face or group of faces. Press exit when finished. Required Step 3 Set the rounding radius. The first and second …

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Options and Results

Note: The example demonstrates how to apply a constant rounding radius. See Round: Variable Radius if you want to specify different radii at specific locations. Required Step 1 Pick edges, vertices, or a face. You can select an edge by selecting a point that lies on the edge. You can drag a box to select multiple edges. …

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