NX CAM: Fundamentals

Duration: 4 Days
Location: Portland, Oregon

The NX Manufacturing Fundamentals course is designed to expedite the student learning experience in the generation of tool paths for 2.5 – 3-axis milling and drilling applications. The class utilizes CAM Express for CAM setup and assembly creation. CAM Express templates are utilized to aid in operation creation. As with each course taught by Applied CAx, this class reinforces our intimate knowledge of software’s developments and instructs the students based on the underlying principles incorporated within the NX product suite.

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The NX Manufacturing Fundamentals class was designed to increase the productivity of the student, teaching the necessary skills to accomplish the following:


  • Open and examine models
  • Create parent groups
  • Create and modify assembly structures used in manufacturing
  • Create cavity milling operations
  • Use of the operation navigator
  • Create face milling operations
  • Creation of the proper machining environment
  • Create drilling operations
  • Creation of tools used in various milling and drilling applications
  • Create planar milling operations
  • Introduction and Overview
  • User Interface
  • Operation Navigator
  • Machine Coordinate System
  • Tooling
  • Visualization/Verification
  • Post Processing/Shop Documentation
  • Planar/Cavity Milling
  • Drilling
  • Face Milling

Group discounts and off-site training are available for this course.

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