Siemens NX plays critical role in quality and reliability for Tooltec

The industry publication Engineering.com recently featured Siemens’ customer, Tooltec, in a story and video titled, “Siemens NX CAD and CAM at Tooltec,” about how they leverage our integrated CAD/CAM……

Learn how ANGER MACHINING utilizes 3D process simulation with NX CAM software.

Customer Overview
Based in Austria, ANGER MACHINING specializes in the development and production of Transfer Centers for the machining of serial components with especially high precision requireme……

Learn to use Journal files in NX

The helpful automaton

I found this awesome little “I ndustrial-Grade P-8 Lifter Robot ” toy robot image on Lukas’s Flickr. He was nice enough to post it under the Creative Commons licens……

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). ……

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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Paper Dreams – replacing paper and glue with carbon and software

Paper or Plastic (er.. carbon composite) ??

For Mechanical Engineering student Paul Bischof, a dream came true; he turned his hobby into a profession, replaced paper and glue with carbon……

G71 Lathe Roughing Cycle

I recently received a request to demonstrate how to create a G70/71 lathe roughing cycle in our Post Builder product.  Our CAM Development team created CYCLE95 (lathe roughing for Siemens contro……

Create Stock Body from Design Body

When a job shop receives the 3D model of a part to be machined, they seldom receive a 3D model of the raw stock (or stock body).  For most situations, that’s not a problem, because there are sev……

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……