pocket operation failer but cleanup suceeded

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pocket operation failer but cleanup suceeded

Postby Will Williamson » Sun, Oct 28 2012, 9:56AM

any one have this problem It will create the cleanup tool path but not the pocket
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Re: pocket operation failer but cleanup suceeded

Postby Brad McIntosh » Mon, Oct 29 2012, 8:04AM

Will,

It depends. It may happen if, according to the calculations, the pocketed area is too small for an actual "pocketing" material removal operation - but large enough for the "Clean-Up" pass. I believe that this can be affected by the available tooling for pocketing operations, "Clean Up Amount" and possibly the "Step-Over Percentage".

Are you getting this message, yet having material remain in the middle of the pocketed area after the clean-up pass?

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Re: pocket operation failer but cleanup suceeded

Postby Will Williamson » Mon, Oct 29 2012, 8:26AM

Brad thanks if I had your email address I would send you the dxf and settings file also
this is a large pocket area maybe 2 or 3 square feet with 47 arcs and lines I have made so many setting changes I am lost, Daniel and the guys in programming are reviewing the files and settings
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Re: pocket operation failer but cleanup suceeded

Postby Daniel Vonderheide » Mon, Oct 29 2012, 8:55AM

I have looked at Wills files and found the issue. THere were some arcs that were not tangent causing calculation errors. I have corrected the files and sent them back to Will.


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