How to add right angle heads to your machines in NX CAM

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Machine definition gets tricky when optional devices like right-angle heads change the kinematic structure of the machine. This Tech Tip shows you how to do it.

the example machines delivered with the NX CAM software now include devices as part fo the machine definitions. See how these devices can be used to specify optional right-angle heads for your machine tool simulations. Learn:


  • What are devices and how do they participate in the machine hierarchy

  • How to include right angle devices as part of your programming

  • How to add devices to your device library


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This article first appeared on the Siemens Digital Industries Software blog at https://blogs.sw.siemens.com/nx-manufacturing/how-to-add-right-angle-heads-to-your-machines-in-nx-cam/