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by Brad McIntosh
Tue, Jun 11 2019, 11:47AM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: sheet yield incorrect
Replies: 3
Views: 83

Re: sheet yield incorrect

Not really a "useless" number to know, but perhaps a future release could indicate "Yield with Off-Falls" and "Yield without Off-Falls"?
by Brad McIntosh
Tue, Jun 11 2019, 11:44AM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Cutting into adjacent parts
Replies: 6
Views: 77

Re: Cutting into adjacent parts

Rob, Gouges caused by angle parts are really a factor based on where the intersection of the two edges projects to. If the projection leads to the exterior of the sheet or to a waste area, then you would never notice. The projection is due to the machine extrapolating the offset of the two edges to ...
by Brad McIntosh
Wed, Jun 05 2019, 2:11PM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: DXF pocket behavior
Replies: 9
Views: 136

Re: DXF pocket behavior

Stuart, I have not checked how you are doing it yet, but I usually advise our clients the following when it comes to Layered DXFs... CIRCLES – aka closed arcs - When used on a DRILL layer (a “hole”) should be a one-part entity. When used on a POCKET layer, it must be broken into at min two pieces (2...
by Brad McIntosh
Tue, Jun 04 2019, 7:59AM
Forum: eCabinet Systems Software
Topic: Colored symbols on labels
Replies: 13
Views: 287

Re: Colored symbols on labels

Nice option - If I am not mistaken, a 2-letter code (UPPERCASE) could allow for 676 unique cabinet identifiers. (26x26 -> AA,AB,AC,AD,...BA,BB,BC,BD,... ZA,ZB,ZC,ZD,...) In many combinations, looking at the 2-letter permutations "upside down" (inverted) would not be an issue but, depending...
by Brad McIntosh
Tue, Apr 23 2019, 7:25AM
Forum: eCabinet Systems Software
Topic: Curious minds want to know....
Replies: 6
Views: 411

Re: Curious minds want to know....

I second Scott's answers for both.

:beer:
by Brad McIntosh
Mon, Mar 04 2019, 10:54AM
Forum: eCabinet Systems Software
Topic: RELIEF HELP ME
Replies: 7
Views: 770

Re: RELIEF HELP ME

I did this in Vectric VCarve Pro in about 5 minutes. ⋅ Imported the raster image. ⋅ Traced the raster image. ⋅ Quickly fixed up the vectors. (Could use a little more "massaging".) ⋅ Defined a "Profile" tool path with "square corners&qu...
by Brad McIntosh
Wed, Feb 27 2019, 3:42PM
Forum: eCabinet Systems Software
Topic: Hp Printers - No leaders
Replies: 8
Views: 789

Re: Hp Printers - No leaders

Just some stabs here.... Try checking the Printer Settings in the Printer Properties under Windows - particularly any "Advanced" settings. Look at things such as an "Econo" mode, "Graphics Density", "Halftoning" or other settings that could effect the "da...
by Brad McIntosh
Wed, Feb 27 2019, 3:37PM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: outline breaks mortise shoulder for blind tenon
Replies: 7
Views: 644

Re: outline breaks mortise shoulder for blind tenon

Since it started happening more frequently, I too would think "core material adhesion" (less glue/resins holding board together).

You mentioned 16000 RPM at 600 ipm. Perhaps try increasing the RPM to 18000. Smaller bites might result in lower forces on the material.
by Brad McIntosh
Tue, Dec 11 2018, 4:00PM
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Holiday Deer
Replies: 5
Views: 1888

Re: Holiday Deer

Sorry... did not look that closely. They are the only ones I have. :(
by Brad McIntosh
Tue, Dec 11 2018, 2:44PM
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Holiday Deer
Replies: 5
Views: 1888

Re: Holiday Deer

Rob,

Here you go. These are the original files that I found from December 1999.

https://cncautomation.sharepoint.com/:u ... Q?e=WdvV3S

Happy Holidays!
by Brad McIntosh
Wed, Nov 28 2018, 8:42AM
Forum: eCabinet Systems Software
Topic: Message?
Replies: 4
Views: 990

Re: Message?

Ian, Thermwood announced eCabinet Systems 6.2.3 yesterday using various notification/messaging methods. One of Thermwood 's announcements on this forum: http://www.thermwood.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=17717 The link to the update is here... eCabinet Systems 6.2.3 Available - http://www.ecabi...
by Brad McIntosh
Thu, Nov 22 2018, 9:38AM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Laminate and melamin chipping
Replies: 1
Views: 660

Re: Laminate and melamin chipping

Dan, Since the RAMP LENGTH will affect the [b] ramp-in angle [/b] with different materials, you may want to increase the RAMP LENGTH for that thicker material to achieve a similar " ramp-in angle ". >> Alternatively, you could leave the RAMP LENGTH alone and set just the PRE-RAMP DEPTH dee...
by Brad McIntosh
Thu, Nov 22 2018, 9:33AM
Forum: eCabinet Systems Software
Topic: Message?
Replies: 4
Views: 990

Re: Message?

Ian,

Yes, we too are getting this message.

I am sure that Thermwood is aware of this and they will have an update available as soon as they return from their Thanksgiving long weekend.

BTW: Happy Thanksgiving to all our American friends! :D
by Brad McIntosh
Wed, Nov 21 2018, 10:10AM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Layers
Replies: 2
Views: 709

Re: Layers

Audrey, We have a PDF document that covers the DXF layer names, etc. Please send us an email at software@cncautomation.com and we will send you the most recent version of the document. Nous avons un document PDF décrivant les noms des couches DXF, etc. Envoyez-nous un courrier électronique à l'adres...
by Brad McIntosh
Mon, Nov 05 2018, 11:46AM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: issue with intime kernel
Replies: 2
Views: 870

Re: issue with intime kernel

Thomas, On this lower level side relating to the INTime Kernel , I am not an expert but... I believe that as this application deals with creating low-level hooks between the THM application and the I/O of the machine components, I understand that it is important that it gets loaded EARLY in the star...

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