Blisk and Blade Milling, A Case History

Without the right software capabilities, it can be time-consuming to create NC programs for blisk and impellers that produce a high quality surface finish and machine efficiently. This 25-minute……

Driving CNCs with NX CAM at Joe Gibbs Racing

NX CAM has handled every multi-axis part Joe Gibbs has attempted. Every cylinder head is ported using this technology. The main reason why Joe Gibbs uses NX CAD/CAM is for the seamless integration be……

Repeatable and temperature-proof part comparison for the shop floor

NX CMM enables fast creation of inspection programs for the Renishaw Equator shop floor comparator system. Use NX CMM to create and verify programs in the context of the Equator, and then output prod……

Virtual Machine inside NX CAM

The Virtual Machine Tool can be used for training, setup, postprocessed NC code validation and even manual editing of NC code just like at the real, physical machine. Machine tool builders that offer……

Analyze Mold Flow in NX

Sam Kuan, Siemens PLM, demonstrates the new injection flow capabilities in NX 8.5. Capabilities include melt front time, air trap, weld line, pressure drop, melt front temperature, maximum temperatur……

Feature-Based Machining in NX CAM

NX CAM can automate CNC programing by using Feature-Based Machining (FBM). The generative FBM technology automatically determines the machining process for a wide range of features. NX uses the Produ……

3 to 5 Axis Toolpath Conversion

With the 3 to 5 axis toolpath conversion capability in NX CAM you can easily machine molds and dies with deep cavities. NX analyzes the toolpath and it automatically tilts the tool to avoid holder co……

Minco – Achieving Success with NX

Meet Minco Tool and Mold, a major plastic injection mold manufacturer in the United States. Minco uses NX Mold Design and NX CAM to capture a niche in the market for manufacturing complex shaped part……

Next Level of CAD/CAM/CNC Process Integration

From full associativity between design and manufacturing departments to increased CNC programming and machining productivity, improved utilization of cutting tool catalogs and secure management of in……