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Pinch Turning tips siemens NX

Remember that when you use Pinch Turning the cutting moves are synchronized since they are the same and have a controlled feedrate. Make sure that you have the non cutting moves synchronized too. Since both turrets might have different acceleration/deceleration parameters it’s not simply syncing the start of the first …

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Working with Dwell Events siemens NX

A dwell event causes its channel to wait for a specified time span. You can define this time span in seconds or revolutions. You can: Create a dwell event by selecting the desired cell in the channel list and: Selecting Insert Dwell Event from the right mouse button menu. Choosing …

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Preparing Channels for Your Machine siemens NX

You can subdivide an NC program into several channel lists that are executed simultaneously on the machine. A channel list controls individual devices on the machine. You define all available channels in the Machine Tool Builder application using the Channel Definition dialog. Assign devices to channels using the check boxes …

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Postprocess siemens NX

The Postprocess dialog provides options for determining how the output file is formatted. The system displays one of the following two dialogs. The NC Postprocessing dialog displays if the CLSF type is either Standard APT or ISO. The ACL/BCL Generation dialog displays if the CLSF type is BCL or ACL. …

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Wire EDM Geometry siemens NX

The Wire EDM Geometry options allow you to edit, select, reselect, and display the Wire EDM geometry that you use to define the operation. Option Description Edit Edit allows you to redefine various parameters related to the boundary. Select/Reselect Select/Reselect displays the Wire EDM Geometry menu, allowing you to specify …

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Install your own language translation file siemens NX

You can translate Post Builder into a language that is not installed with the software if you have a language translation file. To install a new language: In the POSTBUILD/msgs folder, copy one of the installed language files and rename it. This example uses pb_msg_english.tcl. Note Edit and save the …

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Defining a new postprocessor siemens NX

Use the New command in the Post Builder application to define the following: The name and description of your new post processor. The type of post to be created: Main Post or Units Only Subpost The default output units The type of machine tool for which the post is intended …

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Holemaking Tools siemens NX

Cutting tools used for the hole making processes, are rotating end cutting or side cutting tools having one or more cutting tips, and one or more helical or straight flutes for the passage of chips. They are available in a wider variety of types of geometries. The most common are …

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Creating geometry groups and operations siemens NX

Use the Create Feature Process command to create geometry groups and operations for features. The software: Applies the machining knowledge library rules to the selected features and performs any required tests. A rule is only applied in NX if all its conditions are evaluated as TRUE. Adds tools from the …

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Controlling animation speed siemens NX

What is it? You can now control the animation speed in machine tool simulations by changing the number of frames that appear in a simulation. You can make a simulation run slower by increasing the number of animation frames, and run faster by decreasing the number of animation frames. The …

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