NX CAM Post Building Techniques

Course Type:
Duration: 3 Days
Location: Oxford (OnePLM Site), Client Site, Remote (Online)
Contact: info@oneplm.com
User Level: Intermediate to Advanced

Who's it for?

The Post Building Techniques acquaints you with tools and techniques that are used for building custom, machine tool specific post processors using the Post Builder tool. Methods are shown for customization and modification of the definition and event handler files that are used by NX Post.

Course Agenda:

  • Building a postprocessor with the post builder
  • Units-only sub-posts
  • Post Builder for wire EDM applications
  • Post Builder for 4-axis and 5-axis mills
  • Post Builder for lathe applications
  • Create mill-turn postprocessors
  • Tcl Basics for Post Builder
  • Custom commands
  • User-defined events and user-defined cycles
  • Postprocessing with a Siemens controller
  • Create a macro with Post Builder


NX CAM Foundation and an understanding of NC/CNC programming principles and NC/CNC machine/controller functionality.

Contact: +44 (01865) 954300

Email: info@oneplm.com

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