|This task shows you how to edit a lathe insert that is already used in your document.|
Right-click the desired insert in the resource list, and select the
Edit NC Resources contextual command.
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.
|The Insert Definition dialog box is displayed allowing
you to edit the insert's characteristics.
|2.|| If needed, enter a new name for the insert.
You can also assign a comment.
|3.||If needed, use the spinner to change the Tool number.|
|4.||Click More to expand the dialog box to access the Geometry, Technology, and Feeds & Speeds tabs.|
|Please refer to Insert Resources for a description of the available parameters.|
|5.||You can specify the insert geometry in two ways:
|6.||Click the Technology tab and enter the desired
values for the insert's technological parameters.
|7.||Click the Feeds and Speeds tab and enter the
desired values for the insert's feed and speed parameters.
|8.||Click OK to accept the modifications made to the insert.|
A CATPart or CATProduct representation can be assigned to the insert
by the Add User Representation contextual command in 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.