CATIA V5 - NC Methodologies
CAMCOE's CATIA V5 NC specialists will
come to your NC manufacturing facility to standardize and train you on
the latest CATIA V5
methodologies, techniques and best practices. Whatever your
CATIA V5 NC service needs are, you can count on CAMCOE to impart the
techniques, tips and methodologies. Below is a brief list of just some of the
many topics of CATIA V5 NC Manufacturing that we mentor on.
Structure data files management - Best Practices
Best practices for setting up of file and directory structure for
efficient working. Location of files. Links management of Work in
Progress and Approved NC Programs.
CATIA V4 to CATIA V5 interoperability
Techniques for converting or using V4 models in CATIA
V5 NC. Use of Visualization layers, Sets, User patterns etc.
Multi CAD data machining in CATIA V5
Methodologies for CATIA V5 NC machining of parts created in other
CAD systems such as Pro/Engineer, Unigraphics, SolidWorks etc.
Multi Format data machining in CATIA V5
Techniques for CATIA V5 NC machining of model data available in STL,
Cloud points, Parasolid, IGES, STEP etc.
Management of NC
data (Part, NC Geometry etc)
File functions for creating new Parts and Products from scratch and
from existing files. Checking and cleaning of "klingons"
Creation and management of Fixtures
Creation, location, management and use of
Fixtures, Fixture catalogs and Fixture catalog families.
DML Methodology for Master NC CATProduct creation
"DML - direct model link" technique for creating and
managing the master Assembly CATProduct and seed models.
Templates and Seed models
Creating Seed and Template CATProcess files
from scratch and from also from existing CATProcess - with and without
Different methods for creating Machining Process and Process
catalogs - Pros and Cons of different methods
Links management for NC Data files
Ideal methods for moving, relocating and re-linking NC data files.
Checking and cleaning of "ghost links"
Programming similar parts
(Family of Parts)
"Family of Parts" machining. Design aspects, Manufacturing
Machining parts with
multiple stages or setups
Methods for machining parts involving multiple stages, multiple
setups, multiple machines. CGR Products management and In process model
Programming similar, dissimilar,
multiple, opposite hand parts
Techniques for programming parts involving, scaling, affinity,
spring back, opposite, rotation, mirroring, transformation etc.
changes in NC Programming
Best Practices for management and propagation of design changes in
Different methods of creating, using and maintaining Tool Catalogs.
Managing Speeds, Feeds, Coolants, Tool attributes etc.
Application of Machining features
Creation and usage of zones, areas, reworks, offsets
NC shop floor
Techniques for customizing shop floor documentation
Using Head attachments
with CATIA V5
Methodology for using 90 degree angle, and variable angle HEAD
Programming Facing Heads (Tete
Methodology and options for programming a Facing Head (Tete D'Andrea)
Machines with Co-linear Axis
Techniques for programming NC machines with co-linear axis.
Live spindle management for Mill / Turn machines
Methodology for programming C Axis "live spindle" on Mill / Turn
NC data output management
Customizing of PPTables,
APT format, NC data output
High Speed Machining (HSM)
Methods of generating HSM tool path and HSM machine codes.
NURBS Data Output
NURBS data output methods and formats for Siemens NC Controllers
Embossing and Engraving with CATIA V5 NC Mfg
Techniques for machining of embossed or engraved text, logos etc
with CATIA V5