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  1. Re: Need help with running long parts on a M32 Citizen

    [QUOTE=ChrisGemCity;2110816]Good afternoon ALL,

    My name is Chris I'm the CNC Operations Manager at Gem City in Ohio, we have a M32 Citizen screw machine that has always ran short parts and we are...
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    Interpreter Customize

    Hello,

    I would like to add multiple lines in the Interpreter Customization area of NC plot.

    The first line works great. How would I create a second line to add more customization to swap out...
  3. Finding out what layer chain that was selected is on.

    I am picking up on someones Mastercam file. There are quite a few layers that are hidden and not named.

    How would I find out what toolpath chain or surface is associated with the layer it is on? ...
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    Continous 4th axis rotation

    I am looking to turn a simple alumium part or a machining center with a Fanuc 16i control. The rotary table is a full 4th axis. The material is alumium with .010 coming off the I.D.

    Is there a...
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    4th axis continous rotation

    I am looking to turn a simple alumium part or a machining center with a Fanuc 16i control. The rotary table is a full 4th axis. The material is alumium with .010 coming off the I.D.

    Is there a...
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    Exporting G code to dxf

    I am finding Ncplot a real go to tool for evaluating and working with .NC files.

    When I have my G code plotted out it shows the rotation axis with the cutting action correct. But when I export...
  7. Posting half the tool radius for cutter comp instead of zero for tool wear.

    Hi,

    All of our Nx 8.5 programs are posted with a zero value when using cutter comp.

    My situation is we have legacy .NC programs that have the cutter comp. value half of the tool radius. We no...
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    creating special milling tool

    I am looking to create either a 2d sketch or a revolve solid of a few different cutting tools. Ex. Porting tools and special makes that may come up.

    Is there a way to draw or model the tool and...
  9. Thread: Cut Levels

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    Cut Levels

    I am using NX 8.5 when creating a simple profile tool path I would like to profile a path at multiple depths. I have tried different setting using the cut level option I do not get any extra Z depths...
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    Grip for Oval Inspection balloons

    Does anyone know where I could get a grip program for create incremental numbered balloon with a oval outline?

    Thank You
  11. Thread: cut area

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    cut area

    195552

    I was wondering why I get the area of "cut area does not belong to geometry" Any ideas or recommendations?

    Thank You
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    activating tolerance scheme

    When I use the show dimensions from model items I do not have the ability to set or change the tolerance scheme from say symetric to limit. I am only able to do that when I create the dimension when...
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    Engraving using Slot Sequence

    Is there a way to create geometry that would be associative to the model
    for engraving?

    I am using the slot sequence and it creates toolpath fine when
    I create geometry from edges but it is not...
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    Edgecam Sequence Instructions

    How do I create a folder that would organize my Edgecam tooling and operations?

    I have attached how I would like the structure to look.

    Thank You
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    Exporting a .stl file

    I am using a product called VEGACNC, DNC Systems, Backplotters, NC Editors, Feedrate Optimization to verify my .nc
    code against.

    When I export a .stl out of Edgecam 2012R1 the .stl exports at...
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    I did find the Symmetric in Options also but...

    I did find the Symmetric in Options also but SuperScript I am having no luck with
    even a work around. The requirement is based on the customer so cannot substitute.
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    Drafting Tolerances

    How would I set drafting tolerances to Symmetric SuperScript in Solidworks
    2012

    The customer has a screen shot from ProE on what they require.

    Thank You
  18. What state and area is the position located in?

    What state and area is the position located in?
  19. Thread: Right Angle Head

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    Right Angle Head

    How do I setup a right angle head for milling?

    I do not see the right angle head when I verify or setup the tool. I am not sure if I have the settings wrong or if I do not have the right angle...
  20. Thread: Excel table

    by camtd
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    I am going though the help file now. That looks...

    I am going though the help file now. That looks like what I need. If you know of
    a resource other than the help file let me know.

    Thank You
  21. Thread: Excel table

    by camtd
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    Excel table

    Is there a way to have a table populate notes,dimensions and tolerances
    to a excel sheet and like the sheets that they are used on?

    Thank You
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    Part Configuration

    I have used Reference Sets in the past but not to exclude features.
    I am looking for the UG tool that does more like what the attached .png file
    looks like. Base on the .png file what tool would be...
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    part configuration

    I am working with NX8, other then family tables.

    Is there a way to do multiple configurations of a part file?

    I am looking to create sequences of turning and milling cuts and only show the...
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    For lathe and then Okuma and sync turret. Inplot...

    For lathe and then Okuma and sync turret. Inplot which will plot your lathe tool,
    your nc code against your imported .dxf file is the way to go.
    i-Logic Software
    I use Ncplot for some of my mill...
  25. Thread: Video tutorials

    by camtd
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    I was wondering if it is possible to do, and if...

    I was wondering if it is possible to do, and if it is would be to create a video that would change within the program between a say B and C axis to simulate a 5 axis indexing moves and have a...
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