|This task shows you how to edit an insert
holder that is already used in your document.
Note that if you edit a resource that is used by one or more machining operations, then these operations will be impacted by the modification.
|1.||Double-click the desired
insert holder in the Resource List.
You can also right-click it and select the Edit NC Resource contextual command.
|The Tool Definition dialog box is displayed allowing you
to edit the insert holder's geometric, technological, and compensation
|Please refer to Tools/Insert Holders for Turning Operations for a description of the available parameters for this resource.|
|2.||If needed, enter a new name and comment for the insert holder.|
|3.||Click More to expand the dialog box to access the Geometry, Technology, and Compensation tabs.|
|4.||You can specify the insert holder geometry in two ways:
The icon representation of the insert holder is updated with these values.
|5.||Click the Technology tab and enter the desired
values for the insert holder's technological parameters.
|6.||If cutter compensation is required, click the
You can either edit an existing compensation site or add another site, if other sites are proposed.
|7.||Right-click the desired line to either edit or add
cutter compensation data.
The Compensation Definition dialog box appears.
|8.||Enter the desired values for the cutter compensation
See Specify Tool Compensation for more information.
|9.||Click OK to accept the modifications made to the insert holder.|
|A CATPart or CATProduct
representation can be assigned to the insert holder by means of the
A mask symbol on the bottom right of the Insert Holder icon in
the PPR tree indicates that a user representation has been added to the
resource. For example:
For more information about user representations, please refer to User Representation of Lathe Tools.