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Configuring the Channel Window siemens NX

The NC controller you use determines which items appear in the channel window. You can customize this dialog in the Machine Tool Driver to reflect your needs. Due to this, each controller can have a different look and different items in the simulation dialog. The following list summarizes the functions …

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Configuring the Simulation siemens NX

You can configure the simulation of the synchronized tool paths. To do this, select the Simulation Options icon in the synchronization manager. The Simulation Options dialog opens. You have the following options: Option Action Display Controls whether the graphics window is updated in a movie-like fashion. If Display is off, …

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Synchronization Manager overview siemens NX

The synchronization manager is the interactive tool for all synchronization tasks accomplished within the NC program. It allows you to modify your NC program to optimize idle times and tool usage. It shows your NC program separated into channels that represent the carriers in the Tool view of the operation …

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Part Conversion Warnings siemens NX

The following warnings may appear when entering the Manufacturing application and displaying a part containing operations generated in a prior release. These warnings continue to appear until the operations in question are regenerated. Trim Boundaries in Cavity Milling Cavity Milling operation under a geometry group with defined trim boundaries will …

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Create a User Defined Operation siemens NX

Create a shared library containing the code to create the tool path. In general, you can follow the procedure for creating Internal User Functions to create this shared library. Create a system environment variable that points to the shared library. For example, if the shared library udop.dll is in the …

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Wire EDM siemens NX

The Wire EDM (Electrical Discharge Machine) manufacturing process consists of passing a straight metal wire through or about a metal work piece. The work piece sits in a bath of oil (or some other liquid), and an electric charge is applied to the metal work piece. In addition, another electric …

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Postprocessing in NX siemens NX

Each machine tool and controller combination has different requirements, for example tool change commands, specific M-codes and G-codes, and the sequence of G-codes that is permitted in a program line. Postprocessing is the process of outputting machine code so that your tool path is recognized by a machine tool and …

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Defining the machining knowledge siemens NX

Feature-based machining requires well defined machining knowledge to provide the instructions for manufacturing features. Machining knowledge can be based on: A machining knowledge library. Knowledge Fusion (KF). A machining knowledge library integrated with KF. You can achieve the same end results with the knowledge library whether or not it is …

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Machining Feature Navigator siemens NX

The Machining Feature Navigator palette has two hierarchical views that you use to create and manage all machining features in a Manufacturing part file. The Feature View shows features in the context of the part or assembly to which they belong. The Group View shows features in the context of …

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