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Can CNC machinists use DXF files for non-sheet metal parts?

Question asked by Uchenna Offor on Jul 29, 2019
Latest reply on Jul 29, 2019 by Frederick Law

Hello all,

 

I am curious about DXF files for cnc machining. I typically see them being used for only flat parts (sheet metal) but I have not seen them being used for non-flat parts (for example, a pipe). Are there times when machinists can use DXF files for non sheet metals and why would they need to do that?

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