Now with NX9, the “copy and paste with reference” command provides programmers with a powerful tool to create tombstone instances, yet retaining the flexibility to make individual instance edits.
In this 8-minute video, I will show you how to utilize this new command.
GEOMETRY SETUP AND TOOLPATH INSTANCE CREATION
- Placing components in the assembly
- Creating workpieces
- Copy from parent program
- Paste to instance workpieces
- Operation parameters
- Geometry mapping
- Return the edited toolpath back to the original operations
- Program will automatically be sorted to minimize tool changes