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Four New High-Performance Milling Techniques for 3D Machining

Most shops doing intricate 3D machining have to deal with long cycle times and laborious…

Webinar: Accelerate Production with Multiple Setup Machining

Are you looking to boost your efficiency with advanced CAM software and stay competitive through…

Share your NX software success story

Are you an NX Manufacturing software customer with a success story to tell? Here’s why we…

Manufacturing Engineering: Two roads to toolpath evolution

In this article, “Two Roads to Toolpath Evolution,” from the January 2020 issue of Manufacturing…

Quickly add new feature definitions for feature-based machining

The NX CAM feature recognition system is very flexible and provides opportunities for you to add your own custom geometry configurations into the feature libraries for Feature Based Machining (FBM). ……

Try new custom templates for prismatic NC programming

NX has several options for customizing your CAM environment, including building your own template operations for common use cases. The Floor and Wall milling operation covers lots of different applic……

Let NX CAM create your in-process material models automatically

Manufacturing components in multiple setups often requires a programmer to provide an in-process workpiece to represent the partially cut condition to the next setup. This Tech Tip shows how to:

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Set up your mill-turn machine with NX CAM

This Tech Tip shows how to use the example machines in your NX installation to setup a programming environment for mill-turns. Learn how to easily set up and simulate these versatile machines in……

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

 
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 machin……