Articles tagged with: Geometry Selection

29
July
2012

Operation Manager Drag and Drop

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Moving an operation to a different position in the operation manager.
The black line indicate the position where the operation will be moved to.

The HSMWorks Operation Manager supports dragging and dropping operations, tools and geometry.

Categories: HSM Tips and Tricks

27
July
2012

Using "Select Chain" on Sketches

If you have a sketch containing multiple contours, it is possible to choose a subset of these by using SolidWorks' Select Chain function.

Simply right-click on a sketch segment in the sketch, and choose Select Chain. Keeping Ctrl pressed will add the chain to the existing selection.

Categories: HSM Tips and Tricks

27
July
2012

Automatic Drill Depth for Conical Faces

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HSMWorks provides a unique way to drill conical faces such as countersinks. When you select a conical face, the drill depth is automatically adjusted so that the tool tip touches the end of the conical face:

 

Categories: HSM Tips and Tricks

20
July
2012

Stock Boundary Used by Default in Face Strategy

The Facing strategy automatically uses the extent of the job stock as the machining area.

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The selected stock                         The default stock boundary

Categories: HSM Tips and Tricks

20
July
2012

Selecting Features for 2D Geometry

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Selecting a cut and pattern feature as the geometry for a 2D pocket operation

Categories: HSM Tips and Tricks

12
July
2012

Merge Drill Hole Segment

When drilling a hole with multiple segments, HSMWorks by default only drills the depth of the selected segment(s):

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Drilling a single hole segment.

Categories: HSM Tips and Tricks

12
July
2012

Selecting Geometry Using the Split Feature Manager

When selecting geometry in HSMWorks it is often useful to select features directly from the fly-out FeatureManager tree.

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A HSMWorks property page with the fly-out FeatureManager tree visible.

Categories: HSM Tips and Tricks