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Expressions siemens NX

Expressions are arithmetic or conditional formulas that define some characteristics of features. You can use expressions to control the relationships between the features of a part, or between parts in an assembly. For example, you can express the thickness of a bracket in terms of its length. If the length …

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Continuity in NX siemens NX

Continuity describes the behavior of how curves and surfaces are joined together. Continuity can be between the end segments of two objects, or between the end segment of one object and an interior position on another object. Geometric continuity, denoted as G0, G1, G2, G3.The two types of continuity in …

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Decimate Facet Body siemens NX

Use Decimate Facet Body to lower the number of facets on one or more facet bodies, while keeping the general shape intact, and reducing the size of your part file. Before facet reduction After facet reduction You can fix the positions of open edge vertices. You can also specify an …

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Group Face siemens NX

Use the Group Face command to group sets of faces together, so you can more easily select them from within other commands. Some of the benefits of grouping faces are: Faces you select for a group face become members of a Group Face feature. After you create a Group Face …

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Delete Face dialog box siemens NX

Type Type list Lets you specify the type of feature you want to delete. Select from the following options: Face: Lets you select one or more faces to delete. Selection Intent options are available. Hole: Lets you select holes to delete. Settings Heal Lets neighboring faces extend and intersect to …

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Replace Face siemens NX

Use the Replace Face command to replace a set of faces with another set of faces. You can: Replace a set of faces with one or more faces. The replacement face or faces can be from a different body or from the same body as the face to replace. The …

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Change Edge siemens NX

This option lets you modify an edge of a B-Surface using various methods. You can modify an edge of a B-Surface to make it match a curve or an edge of another body, or to lie in a plane. You can also deform the edge so that all the cross …

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Enlarge siemens NX

Use the Enlarge command to change the size of a trimmed or untrimmed sheet or face, by creating a new feature that is associative with the original face. You can change each of the edges of the feature by a given percentage. When creating models using sheets, it is good …

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Tube siemens NX

Use the Tube command to create a single solid body by sweeping a circular cross section along a centerline path with options for outer and inner diameter. You can create wire bundles, harnesses, tubing, cabling, or piping components with this command. Where do I find it? Application Modeling Toolbar Surface→Sweep …

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