NX Demonstration: Appearance Manager

By William Chanatry

Managing the visualization of your product is as important as managing the design and manufacturing data if you want to achieve a fully defined and comprehensive digital twin. Siemens NX introduces Appearance Management in the latest release that will allow you to do just that by enabling the quick exploration of different concepts and variants. We know that the Visual BOM is typically different to the Design or Manufacturing BOM and this is where Appearance Management provides the ability to create and control the visual make up of your product irrespective of its complexity. This short demonstration highlights some of the key capabilities and benefits of Appearance Management.

I would like to thank Lazer Helmets for the use of one of their helmets in the movie.

Read more here for what’s new to the latest release of NX.

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