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by Brad McIntosh
Wed, Jul 19 2006, 11:01PM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: AFL class in Atlanta at the IWF?
Replies: 18
Views: 5369

Joe, The thing that makes this capability (the use of AFL to augment or parameter-ize a program) differ from others is... well.. is that it is available and that it is included with every control. No additional fees. I have seen other control systems that have \"macro\" and/or \"varia...
by Brad McIntosh
Wed, Jul 19 2006, 10:18PM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Odd machine motion
Replies: 1
Views: 841

Andy, If you haven’t already, I would suggest that you speak to someone in Technical Services at Therwood. As with all of the versions of Thermwood's control system, I am sure that there were probably a couple - if not numerous - interim \"versions\" of the software for the 91. My guess is...
by Brad McIntosh
Mon, Jul 17 2006, 2:14PM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Controlling cut direction with Centerline layer in DXF
Replies: 6
Views: 1432

Centerline Woes...

BUMP!

David... did you resolve your \"issue\"??

Just wondering...
by Brad McIntosh
Tue, Jul 11 2006, 8:41AM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Controlling cut direction with Centerline layer in DXF
Replies: 6
Views: 1432

Ceterline - Cut Direction

David, I believe the reason it does this is, well basically, if you are doing a CENTERLINE operation eCabinets cannot determine which side is the \"good edge\". (It's kinda like driving down the middle of the road... you're half-right no matter what direction!) You might want to consider t...
by Brad McIntosh
Mon, Jul 10 2006, 5:27PM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: AFL class in Atlanta at the IWF?
Replies: 18
Views: 5369

AFL EXAMPLE - As an example and reference only!

Okay - here goes... !!! THIS IS AN EXAMPLE OF SOME AFL'S SIMPLE FUNCTIONS. BRAD MCINTOSH, CNC AUTOMATION NOR THERMWOOD TAKE ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR DAMAGES CAUSED BY TRYING TO EXECUTE THIS CODE. PLEASE DO NOT RUN THIS ON YOUR MACHINE. IF YOU DO, IT IS AT YOUR OWN RISK !!! What follows is an example o...
by Brad McIntosh
Fri, Jul 07 2006, 2:58PM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: AFL class in Atlanta at the IWF?
Replies: 18
Views: 5369

AFL - Development tools...

Yes Dan it does!

Neat stuff like...

Notepad with Cut and Paste, Calculator and errr.... that's about it.

:D
by Brad McIntosh
Fri, Jul 07 2006, 2:25PM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Flip Operations Fence
Replies: 20
Views: 3813

Looks like Jason has some pull with the programmers! <smile> 7/05/06 - The latest version of Control Nesting is v4.94. * KD operations not being done as drill operation in some cases (FIXED) * Wasteboard option for flip ops in settings (ADDED) * Ability to add a macro at header and/or footer for eac...
by Brad McIntosh
Fri, Jul 07 2006, 2:22PM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: AFL class in Atlanta at the IWF?
Replies: 18
Views: 5369

AFL

To quote from Thermwood's \"Thermwood CNC Control Overview\" Web page: =========================================== Advanced Function Language This is a programming language, similar to Microsoft Basic that can be included in a CNC program to make it into an intelligent program, capable of ...
by Brad McIntosh
Fri, Jun 23 2006, 7:16PM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: thermwood model 67 question
Replies: 1
Views: 1226

Model 67 C Axis (Axis 4) Limits

Machineman, The C axis (axis 4) on a Thermwood Model 67 5 Axis router has a range from -2 degrees to +362 degrees. (Some models MAY be configured -182/+182, depending on a clients special request.) These limits are intended to prevent the various electrical and electronic connections that run throug...
by Brad McIntosh
Thu, Jun 08 2006, 6:16PM
Forum: Customer Images
Topic: Wide Dresser Pic
Replies: 5
Views: 1972

Wide Dresser Pic...

Dan,

I think that that picture is what Bill would LIKE to draw up in eCabinets....

I may be wrong...
by Brad McIntosh
Sat, Jun 03 2006, 2:20PM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Tool holder upfit problem
Replies: 6
Views: 1801

Barstyle Tool Changer Upgrades

Robert, Upgrades of this sort are usually supplied by Thermwood since PLC changes in the control may be required. (Thermwood has engineered these options and upgrades and know what works.) The reason that you may not be able to upgrade your 4 position barstyle tool changer might be because you have ...
by Brad McIntosh
Mon, May 29 2006, 8:19AM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Thermwood shopping. Moving gantry vs. moving table?
Replies: 6
Views: 2351

Thermwood shopping. Moving gantry vs. moving table?

Nick, I believe that in North America, the largest table size usually produced for the C40 and C45 is 5' x 12'. The C42 is also available in a Dual-5' x 12' Table size. The South African variants of the C40 and C45 are available in the 7' x ?' size are probably due to the size of your sheet stock. (...
by Brad McIntosh
Thu, Mar 09 2006, 3:33PM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Control Nesting (aka Rolling Nest) Version 4.91 is out!
Replies: 1
Views: 763

Control Nesting (aka Rolling Nest) Version 4.91 is out!

Heads Up! :D

Control Nesting (aka Rolling Nest) Version 4.91 is now available!

Visit the update website

Control Nesting Update
by Brad McIntosh
Wed, Mar 08 2006, 6:08PM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Control Nesting (aka Rolling NEst) Version 4.90 is out!
Replies: 0
Views: 784

Control Nesting (aka Rolling NEst) Version 4.90 is out!

Just thought I would post a note here....

Control Nesting (aka Rolling NEst) Version 4.90 is now available!

Visit the update website

Control Nesting Update
by Brad McIntosh
Wed, Feb 22 2006, 2:43PM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Thermwood 9100 control?
Replies: 5
Views: 3282

Thermwood 9100? Control....

Andy, Is this a 3 axis machine? Do you know the machine model number? You may want to contact Thermwood's Tech. Services with the serial number and they could then provide you with further information, including the service history of the machine. The 9100 (read ninty-one hundred) is only capable of...

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