Pocket Cutting Off Profiled Edge

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Pocket Cutting Off Profiled Edge

Postby Troy Hollinshead » Thu, Sep 06 2018, 9:21AM

Hi Guys,
I'm not good at describing my issue and I hope that the photo shows whats going on. Ive included the ecabs file, A DXF drawing of the Front and Back sides and also the Profile Tool that I made (The Modeling Tool At the CNC Is a .5 Downsheer Bit). I've Started over 2 times trying to get different results but both times I got the same result.

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Re: Pocket Cutting Off Profiled Edge

Postby Clint Buechlein » Thu, Sep 06 2018, 9:46AM

Troy,

Can you post an export from Control Nesting? Can I also get a picture of some settings in Profile Modeler? Open Profile Modeler, go to Operation and choose Defaults. Take a picture of that screen so I can get your defaults.

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Re: Pocket Cutting Off Profiled Edge

Postby Clint Buechlein » Thu, Sep 06 2018, 10:38AM

Also worth noting for Troy and others, if you are bringing in geometry to Shape Manager or Contour Mode of Part Editor, it is worth looking at the DXF Option setting in the right click menu. Looking at Troy's part, I'd guess his setting is set to Import Polylines as Lines. This outputs all those black lines you see in the swept profile. If it the setting is Import Polylines as Arcs, it will come in as one arc.

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Re: Pocket Cutting Off Profiled Edge

Postby Troy Hollinshead » Thu, Sep 06 2018, 10:41AM

Sure Clint.....Attached are the files you asked for.
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Re: Pocket Cutting Off Profiled Edge

Postby Clint Buechlein » Thu, Sep 06 2018, 11:06AM

Troy,

Not sure exactly whats going on with this one, I'll have to send it to the software engineers. The attached picture is the backplot of the code. Each of the white lines is the path the tool takes. So the center one that cut correctly has the correct shape. For whatever reason the outer two circles are going the wrong way. I'll let you know when I hear back from the engineers.

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Re: Pocket Cutting Off Profiled Edge

Postby Troy Hollinshead » Thu, Sep 06 2018, 11:33AM

Clint,

Thanks a million...I've been going in circles.

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Re: Pocket Cutting Off Profiled Edge

Postby Troy Hollinshead » Fri, Sep 14 2018, 7:28AM

Clint,

Have you heard anything from the engineers?

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Re: Pocket Cutting Off Profiled Edge

Postby Clint Buechlein » Fri, Sep 14 2018, 10:27AM

Troy Hollinshead wrote:Clint,

Have you heard anything from the engineers?

Thanks

Troy


Troy,

They see the issue, but are backlogged with other software updates. I'm working to see if I can find a work around. I was out earlier this week and have been playing catch up.

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