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Off fall labels

Postby Steve Detina » Fri, Nov 12 2010, 1:18PM

Is there anyway that we can get the off fall labels to print without having to size the off fall. This was working a while back but it was lost in one of the upgrades. It really extends my 1/2" tool life if I do not have to trim the off all every time.

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Re: Off fall labels

Postby Josh Rayburn » Fri, Nov 12 2010, 3:08PM

I have found this to be the case as well. I do not trim my off-fall on a regular basis and would also like to be able to label it.
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Re: Off fall labels

Postby Gary Campbell » Fri, Nov 12 2010, 8:36PM

Guys...
I love the ability to label the offall. I understand that some sheet look like they need to be trimmed. But they dont. Just labels.

Workaround: Nest with off falls on and print labels. Turn off the off falls cut feature. Cut as normal. You have labels, you have no off fall trim. Life is good.
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Re: Off fall labels

Postby Dave Poulin » Sat, Nov 13 2010, 5:12PM

Guys...
Workaround: Nest with off falls on and print labels. Turn off the off falls cut feature. Cut as normal. You have labels, you have no off fall trim. Life is good.


Sorry Gary (thanks for the tip), life is not good. Just one more work around to do! I have enough issues with the amount of time it takes some jobs to nest that it would be nice to have that check mark.

Our machine was shipped back in april with cn5.53, this feature was not on that version. If it was on before I don't know but I support the Idea. now to version 5.59> i'mstill using 5.58 cause i'm scared to update, partly from previous post!

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Re: Off fall labels

Postby FredHirsch » Sat, Apr 09 2011, 12:06PM

Bummer, just updated my control nesting software... it used to just label the off fall w/out the cut. I have the operators doing the workaround, but have to agree with Dave. I hate workarounds as I have multiple operators and keeping everyone straight is real headache. Please put my vote in for doing the "old way". I'd be interested to hear why this changed. Part of my problem, is my machine will not physically cut to the extents of the table like all the newer machines. I have the first two table model 42 (#1) and the linear "Y" glides don't have the extra 1" or so that is needed to get all the way to the edge of the table. Yes I could put in the offset with a different fence but then what is the point of the factory installed flip stops (another workaround).
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Re: Off fall labels

Postby Gary Campbell » Sat, Apr 09 2011, 5:47PM

Fred...
I agree. The last 50 sheets or so, I have just left the off falls turned off. Workarounds are just that.... more work. Which equals less money. Almost cheaper to throw the material away.

As a SB Link user, I am not sure I even know what the "old way" was.
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Re: Off fall labels

Postby Ryan Hochgesang » Mon, Apr 11 2011, 9:16AM

I will submit this request to our Engineering group and see if we can get the capability back to generate Off-fall label even when off-fall cut is not performed.
Thanks for your input!


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