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Using Turning Workpiece Models

It is important to understand how workpiece models are used in manufacturing assemblies. Workpieces represent unmachined stock material, for example: • Stock Billets • Castings Workpiece Features: • Enable machining simulation of workpiece. • As-machined versions. • No machining outside workpiece boundaries. • Workpiece display. Workpiece Options: • Create an …

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Using Turning Reference Models

It is important to understand how reference models are used in manufacturing assemblies. Reference models represent the finished machined component. For example, this can be: • A component machined from solid. • A machined casting. Creating reference model options: • Same Model • Inherited • Merged by Reference Reference Models Figure 1 – …

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Configuring Turning Operations

Configuring manufacturing operations form part of the set up for the manufacturing procedure. An operation and a machine tool must be configured before NC steps can be created. Manufacturing operations contain: • Fixtures (Optional) • Machine Coordinate System • Retract Plane • Start/End Points (Optional) • NC Sequences Figure 2 – …

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Creating Turning Manufacturing Models

Creating manufacturing models is the first step in the manufacturing process. Manufacturing models contain all manufacturing process information, such as: • Operations • Workcells • NC sequences • Reference models • Workpiece models Figure 1 – Using Template Manufacturing Models Manufacturing Models Manufacturing Models • Manufacturing model assembly file – “filename”.asm Figure 2 …

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Understanding Turning Material Removal

A material removal feature can be generated following each NC step. The purpose of this feature is to reshape the workpiece so the part looks just as it will during the actual machining process at the completion of that NC step. Figure 1 – Model without a Material Removal Feature …

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Understanding the Turning Coordinate System

There are two different coordinate systems used in turning, the machine coordinate system and the NC Step coordinate system. Figure 1 – Machine Coordinate System Output Coordinate System Figure 2 – Horizontal and Vertical Systems There are two different systems used in turning, the machine coordinate system and the NC …

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Manufacturing Turning Process Overview

The manufacturing process can be divided into four high-level steps: Figure 1 – Creating the Manufacturing Model Figure 3 – Creating NC Sequences and CL Data Creating the Manufacturing Model Figure 2 – Creating the Manufacturing Environment Figure 4 – Post-Processing CL Data and Machining Creating the manufacturing model is …

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Viewing Mold Information

You can view information about your mold model any time you are in Mold mode. • View the following information: – BOM – Components – Cavity Layouts – Split Volumes – Created Volumes – Parting Surf – Split – Last Volume – Shrinkage Viewing Mold Information Figure 1 – Viewing Created Volumes …

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Interference Checking a Mold Opening Step

Creo Parametric enables you to check moving parts for interference with the static parts for each move you define. • Define the move to perform the  interference check on. • Specify the static part to check for interference with. • Interferences highlighted: – Curves – Points Figure 1 – Interference Curves Interference …

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Draft Checking a Mold Opening Step

You can perform draft checking on mold components during the mold opening sequence. • Specify the step to check. • Specify the following: – Pull direction – Draft Angle – One Side/Both Sides – Full Color/Three Color – Part or surfaces to check Figure 1 – Opened Mold Figure 2 – …

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