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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:

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16.8.2019    6453×  
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applies to: PowerMill ·

See also:
Tip 13227:Reference Explorer - quick analysis of your project or assembly (file size, xref errors).
Tip 13152:Compatibility of Autodesk products with Windows 11.
Tip 12880:How to import Parasolid 33 files into PowerMill?
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.

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