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……

How to create VoluMill roughing patterns with NX CAM

 
Celeritive’s VoluMill pattern is a patented approach to high speed roughing that is well-suited to hard materials. See how easy it is to use the VoluMill plug-in for NX CAM and create these ……

How to smooth out high speed machine motion with NX CAM

 
Is your high speed machine suffering from fitful accel/decel as it process rapid traverse motions? If you isolate Z-travel as part of G0 rapid processing in order to “decend last” or “lift f……

NX9 CAM Interactive Cut Regions

Interactive Cut Region management is a new tool added to NX9 to help CAM users easily segregate “steep” from “non-steep” areas*.  This new capability means that the overall NC programming proces……

New Tech Tip showcases new NX CAM 9 milling enhancements

A new Tech Tips has been posted to the Tech Tip knowledge base showcasing several new enhancements to NX CAM 9.

Oliver Sing demonstrates the new multi-part programming workflow. This demo ……