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Check collisions of the machined model with the CNC machine.

A - answer Autodesk PowerMill in its versions Premium and Ultimate allows to import the kinematic model of the milling machine and use it to check potential collisions of the machine with the processed model. So you can increase security of the machining process.

Any collisions are displayed in red during the simulation of the machining process for a given machine type. Without loading the CNC machine model, the collisions are detected only for the tool and its holder.

The operation is illustrated in the video:

PowerMill
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See also:
Tip 12297:Which CAD formats are supported in the Autodesk Manufacturing Data Exchange Utility?
Tip 11959:Supported file types (applications) with reference detection in Autodesk Desktop Connector.
Tip 8901:Generate CNC codes online - easy manufacturing of 3D CAD models.


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