How To Create An Axis In Siemens NX(Illustrated Expression)

In Siemens NX you need to create an axis sometimes. In this text we will show how to create a Axis in Siemens NX. In Siemens NX, the creation of an individual axis is very easy by using Datum Axis command. If you follow the steps that we introduced in here, you could create your axis in Siemens NX in a very efficient way.

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How To Use Datum Axis Command In Siemens NX?

Select Datum Axis command in Siemens NX

To create an axis in Siemens NX, click on the Datum Axis command as shown by green arrow above.

Select axis creation method

As you can seei there are various methods to create an axis in Datum Axis command.

Inferred: The most general command to create an axis in Siemens NX.

Intersection: You can create an axis by selecting two of planes or surfaces that intersects each other in Siemens NX.

Curve/Face Axis: You could create an axis by selecting a curve or a face in Siemens NX.

On Curve Vector: You could create an axis by selecting a curve’s vector in Siemens NX.

XC-Axis: You can create an axis along X axis of the coordinate system.

YC-Axis: You can create an axis along Y axis of the coordinate system.

ZC-Axis: You can create an axis along Z axis of the coordinate system.

Point and Direction: You can select a point as a starting point of your new axis and you could select an edge or line to define your axis’ direction in Siemens NX.

Two Points: You could select two points to create an axis that oriented between these selected points in Siemens NX.

Select the axis orientation

For example we selected an edge of a feature to create an axis in Siemens NX as shown by green arrow. Also you could change your direction of your axis by clicking on the Reverse Direction as shown by red arrow. After you finished your adjustments to create your axis in Datum Axis command in Siemens NX, click on OK or Apply to create your axis.

An axis is created in Siemens NX with Datum Axis command.

Our new axis is created by using Datum Axis command in Siemens NX.

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