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……

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……

Take a big-picture look at the CAD/CAM/CNC process chain

The Part Manufacturing Solution describes the process components in the context of the overal solution process and data backbone, spanning the planning, engineering, and production functions of part ……

Nest flat patterns of NX sheet metal assemblies with Sigma Nest

NX and Solid Edge include very powerful sheet metal design capabilities and figure as an important part of the engineering solution for sheet metal fabricators. Nesting and fabrication applications a……

Create associative manufacturing models in NX CAM with Part Modules

NX provides the CAD/CAM integration needed to build fully associative manufacturing models, including in-process models and fixtures. One way to build these associative setups in a single part f……

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……

Take a tour of the NX Manufacturing Forum

Our new NX manufacturing forum has been up and running for most of a year, now. Join us for a tour of all the forum features and content and learn how to open an account and get in on the fun. T……