Multi-axis tool vectors for hard-to-reach machine features in NX CAM

December 01, 2016

Discover methods for milling hard-to-reach locations.

We held this live online seminar on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017


  • Tool vector – Will fixed axis work?
    • How to limit tool axis to avoid collision
  • Projection Vector
    • What is the best projection vector to use based on the type of toolpath?
  • Smoothing
    • How to insure that your toolpath is smooth for the best surface finish
  • Type of toolpath
    • There are many types of 5-axis toolpaths to choose from. Which one should I use for specific geometry and how can I identify the best type?

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