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Design with NX Progressive / stamping dies and multitaper dies

We are the largest Polish supplier (over 90%) of NX Progressive. We published the first Polish book for die design in NX. Designing multi-taper dies is a very complex process, both in terms of the complexity of the product (die, blank) and in terms of manufacturing its components. NX Progressive Die Design is a rich set of tools that automates the process of taking the geometry of a part, developing and laying it out on a tape, and then designing the die.

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Design with NX Progressive

NX Progressive is an integrated solution that helps you efficiently design multi-taper dies using the latest design tools and technologies. NX Progressive provides access to a knowledge base of part libraries that can be used at any stage of design. By combining a powerful CAD environment with a module that automates the design of multi-bar stamping dies, NX Progressive can easily handle very complex geometries (embossing).

Thanks to its specialised structure, NX Progressive guides you step by step through all the design stages. It ensures flexibility of work and minimises the possibility of errors. It allows you to quickly control the entire project from checking for static collisions to kinematic simulation of the stamping die.

Fast, flexible and efficient design
NX Progressive allows you to quickly design an openwork, create different variants, obtain information about the amount of material used, calculate the process force, etc.

Seamless work with data from other CAD systems
Thanks to the synchronous modelling technology available in NX Progressive, it is possible to quickly make necessary changes in the model in order to improve technological properties of a sheet-metal part. The imported model can be easily modified and repaired. Additionally, it contains a mechanism of fold recognition which eliminates the necessity of modelling the part anew.

Analysis of non-linear developments
NX Progressive gives the user a number of options for developing walls with embossing and non-linear bends. During the analysis, it shows useful information specifying the level of distortion, material thickness, stresses, profile before embossing, etc.

Extensive database of standard parts
The NX Progressive package includes a number of libraries of standard parts from global manufacturers such as MISUMI, DAYTON, FUTABA, FIBRO, STRACK, etc. Thanks to the open structure, the implemented libraries can be freely added and edited.

Automation of flat drawings
NX Progressive allows you to significantly speed up the work related to flat drawings (documentation). It creates automatic parts lists, manages drawing properties, gives model dimensions, creates projections and sections automatically, adds dimensions automatically, etc.

NX Progressive Features

NX Progressive enables you to use a proven way of designing multitaper dies, reflecting the real approach of the designer making the tooling. It provides a structured way of working that is repeatable with every tool. Thanks to high efficiency, it allows to reduce by almost half the time needed for design in comparison with traditional methods.

Roll-out of bends
NX Progressive allows you to develop both walls with linear and non-linear bends. In the case of linear bends, NX Progressive selects a neutral factor and performs the target unfolding. For non-linear bends, on the other hand, it enables an analysis to be performed which results in a profile before the bend. With the advanced surface commands, intermediate (pre) bends can be created.

Openwork creation
A great strength of NX Progressive is the ability to quickly create openwork. The designer can freely change the orientation of the model and get immediate information about the material used. Punching simulation allows to clearly generate 3D openwork reflecting real punching appearance. After the openwork is made, NX can calculate the force needed for the tool to work properly.

Inserting parts into a hole pattern
NX Progressive allows you to quickly insert plates and segment them. Based on the height of the plates NX inserts punches and dies automatically sizing and positioning them relative to the folds. Automatically generated elements can also include holes, which are generated with the appropriate shapes to allow for waste discharge.

Creation of undercuts
The NX Progressive package includes tools for generating pockets in order to avoid collisions when raising and lowering openwork. Pockets are generated on the basis of dimensions without the need to draw sketches.

Standard parts library
A great strength of NX Progressive is the wide range of standard parts libraries. These are based on parametric models which, when inserted, allow pockets and holes to be generated in plates. The advantage of parametric models is that they automatically generate the part number and always maintain a consistent position in relation to the holes. In addition to individual parts, NX Progressive includes parametric body kits and slide parts (CAM).

Concurrent work
NX Progressive allows for simplified concurrent work of several designers on one project. The work is realised on the basis of assigning parts to a given constructor. The constructor can save only those files which were assigned to him.

Quick quotation (offers)
NX Progressive has built-in tools for simplified tool price calculation. By specifying the size of the tool and making surfaces that mimic punch outlines, NX calculates the size of the model and determines the cost based on material data. All pricing data is transferred to an Excel spreadsheet.

NX Progressive Modules

NX Progressive is a consistent environment for the design of press tools and punches.

NX Solid & Surface
NX Progressive contains advanced commands for solid and surface modelling. It enables you to perform operations ranging from the creation of simple extrusions through stylistic surfaces to advanced surface deformations.

NX Drafting
These are tools for creating technical and workshop documentation in 2D.

NX Engineering Die Wizard
Tools supporting the design of transfer and tandem dies.

Analysis of non-linear developments
NX Progressive includes the analysis of non-linear developments using CAE calculations. It enables the designer to perform roll-overs and pre-bends.

Costing of stamping dies
It is a special module for the valuation of tooling, e.g. press tools based on a 3D model.

NX Progressive licence packages

NX Progressive is a package containing tools for designing multi-taper dies as well as performing non-linear developments.

NX Progressive Die Wizard
This package floats tools for die design between other NX CAD stations.

NX Progressive Die Design
A stand-alone NX CAD workbench together with the NX Progressive Die Wizard design tools.

NX One-Step Formability Analysis
This is a stand-alone licence for the analysis of non-linear developments using CAE calculations.

NX Die Engineering
Module for designing tandem and transfer dies.

An integrated environment for the design and manufacture of composite products.

Tool Costing
A special module for tooling costing, e.g. for stamping dies, based on 3D geometry.

eBooks for NX

The eBooks are electronic NX CAD books (in PDF format) aimed at individual NX users who want to improve their skills in using Synchronous Technology (ST), as well as at users of other CAD systems who want to learn about synchronous technology.

As far as technical details are concerned, you will receive links to download the individual files of the NX CAD book to the email address provided in the survey. However, we are not a non-profit organization, so we reserve the right to contact selected users of our free publications. The publications are intended exclusively for CAMdivision Sp. z o.o. customers or as an addition to free trial versions of NX.


NX Synchronous Technology
Synchronous Technology 3D

  • eBook – 154 str. (PDF) – 40 MB
  • Pliki 3D do ćwiczeń – 34 MB
  • Filmy instruktażowe – 460 MB

Book preview


NX CAM Podstawy
Frezowanie 3-osiowe

  • eBook – 140 str. (PDF) – 70 MB
  • Pliki 3D do ćwiczeń – 8 MB
  • Filmy instruktażowe – 530 MB

Book preview


NX ST & Realize Shape
Realize Shape & ST

  • eBook – 202 str. (PDF) – 46 MB
  • Pliki 3D do ćwiczeń – 48 MB
  • Filmy instruktażowe – 649 MB

Book preview

Printed manuals of NX CAD/CAM

Printed manuals are addressed to beginners and advanced users of NX CAD/CAM software. The publications are intended for CAMdivision Sp. z o.o. customers or as an addition to free trial versions of NX.
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NX CAD Podstawy
Kolor 360 str. + DVD

Book preview

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NX Formy wtryskowe
Kolor 400 str. + DVD

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NX Tłoczniki wielotaktowe
Kolor 400 str. + DVD

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NX CAM Podstawy
Kolor 524 str. + DVD

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Files to download

Our activity is not limited only to software implementations. We publish printed manuals and free eBooks, innovative on the Polish market. Additional sources of information about the software offered by us are information materials in the form of leaflets and video recordings of webinars organised by us. You will find detailed descriptions of products and configurations as well as descriptions of the latest software versions.




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Application benefits



Thanks to the large variety of tools in NX Progressive, the construction process is largely automated and allows you to quickly generate complete documentation.



A wide range of analyses provides access to tools verifying the design. An error caught at the design stage does not generate additional costs.



Due to the uniform assembly structure, each construction process is repeatable. This allows one constructor to continue designing after another.



Thanks to the simplified project management, several designers can work together without having to install the sophisticated TEAMCENTER environment.


Try out the trial versions

NX CAD/CAM trial versions are free trials of NX software, which includes selected NX CAD, NX CAM and NX CAE packages or specialised applications of the NX Mold/Progressive Design type (mould and die design).

Within the scope of the NX CAD/CAM package, we provide you with:

  • a test license for 7 - 30 days,
  • media on DVD (or for download from ftp),
  • borrowing a book or eBook,
  • initial training, e.g. online
  • assistance and consultation during tests,
  • test postprocessor (NX CAM)

The offer is addressed to companies only.

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