Realize LIVE: Hendrick Motorsports –Manufacturing Race Car Components with NX CAM

Join us on Tuesday, June 23, 1:50 PM – 2:10 PM US Eastern Time / 10:50 AM – 11:10 AM Pacific Time 

Learn how Hendrick Motorsports uses NX CAM to machine powertrain and vehicle components for high-performance vehicles. Winner of multiple NASCAR championships, Hendrick Motorsports uses NX software to program machining operations for a wide range of components of various complexity, materials, and tolerance requirements. 

This session will provide real-world part examples that are manufactured using different CNC operations, such as 3-axis machining, 3+2 positioning and 5-axis simultaneous milling. Using NX CAM’s comprehensive CNC programming functions enables the programmers and machinists to quickly make any part, turning the engineers’ ideas into reality.

Speaker: David Kapp, Engineer, Hendrick Motorsports

David Kapp has been with Hendrick Motorsports since 1994 when he began as an engineering coop student. He has worked as a design engineer and manager in both the powertrain and vehicle groups of the company and now works as a manufacturing support engineer. His current responsibilities include maintaining the post processors for turning and milling machines, providing design assistance for fixtures, and troubleshooting complex machining operations.

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This article first appeared on the Siemens Digital Industries Software blog at https://blogs.sw.siemens.com/nx-manufacturing/realize-live-hendrick-motorsports-manufacturing-race-car-components-with-nx-cam/