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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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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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Migrate tool library with no custom classes siemens NX

Repeat this procedure for both the english and metric folders where you have no custom classes. Start the Manufacturing application. Choose Tools→Convert Tool Library. In the Convert Tool Database dialog box, navigate to and select your existing tool library from a prior release, and click OK. For example, to browse …

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NX Library siemens NX

NX Library is the interface between the manufacturing application and your machining database. The standard installation for native NX provides an ASCII-based database for cutting tools, holders, machine tools, and feeds and speeds data. This database is filled with some standard information and can be used as a basis for …

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Customizing templates for shop documentation siemens NX

Shop documentation output is created from customizable templates. Microsoft Excel™ is used to customize the templates, making them easy to create and modify. The tasks for this workflow are: Edit and save the Excel (.xlsx) file under a new name. Create a new .htm file that the system will use …

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Shop Documentation siemens NX

Use the Shop Documentation command to create a report of machining operations. The report is output in text or HTML format, and can be used by machine operators, tool crib workers, and others who need specific information about the NC program. You can create the report from any of the …

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DesignLogic siemens NX

DesignLogic list options let you easily define your model parametrically as you specify values during feature creation. These options are visible next to many parameter data entry fields in Modeling dialog boxes. Instead of cutting and pasting values into a parameter entry field, simply click the DesignLogic list button next …

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Move Object siemens NX

Use the Move Object command to reposition objects in your part. With the Move Object command, you can Move objects using handles. Move objects a specific distance along a given vector, towards a given vector, between two points, or along the X, Y, and Z directions of a reference CSYS. …

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Path Selection Path Selection

Path Selection lets you define a continuous path in a complex network of curves and edges with a minimal number of selections. Path Selection is available for all commands that are section-based. The software previews a path between a selected Start curve and a candidate End curve. There are editing …

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