|This task shows you how to edit a tool
assembly 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 tool
assembly in the Resource List.
You can also right-click it and select the Edit NC Resource contextual command.
|The Tool Assembly Definition dialog box is displayed
allowing you to edit the tool assembly's geometric and technological
|Please refer to Lathe Assembly Resources for a description of the available parameters.|
|2.||If needed, enter a new name and comment for the tool assembly.|
|3.||If needed, use the spinner to change the Tool number. This parameter identifies tool in the tool storage magazine.|
|4.||Click More to expand the dialog box to access the Geometry and Technology tabs.|
|5.||You can specify the tool assembly geometry in two ways:
|6.||Click the Technology tab and enter the desired
values for the tool assembly's technological parameters.
|7.||Click OK to accept the modifications made to the tool assembly.|
|A CATPart or CATProduct representation can be assigned
to the tool assembly by means of the
If a component (insert holder or insert) of the assembly has a user representation, then that representation will not be taken into account. The assembly representation has priority.
A mask symbol on the bottom right of the Tool Assembly icon in the PPR
tree indicates that a user representation has been added to the resource.
For more information about user representations, please refer to User Representation of Lathe Tools.