Min Pocket Leftover area for outline

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Min Pocket Leftover area for outline

Postby Kyle Koehn » Wed, Jun 29 2016, 4:07PM

Is the min pocket leftover area setting supposed to apply to the outline cut as well? I am wanting to clean up some of my right angles and it seems like this setting isn't having any affect. I am importing layered dxf into CN.

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Re: Min Pocket Leftover area for outline

Postby Brad McIntosh » Thu, Jun 30 2016, 9:47AM

Kyle,

As far as I know... no - the "Min Pocket Leftover" applies only to POCKET operations and not to OUTLINEs.

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Re: Min Pocket Leftover area for outline

Postby Kyle Koehn » Thu, Jun 30 2016, 11:58AM

That is unfortunate. I use a 3/8 compression for my outline cuts and would like to cut the toe notch as well. The radius left by the 3/8 cutter is almost too much. Not sure its worth it if I have to clean up all the corners afterward.

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Re: Min Pocket Leftover area for outline

Postby Clint Buechlein » Fri, Jul 01 2016, 7:27AM

Kyle,

The only way I could think to get it to do what you want is if in CV you can do the side without a toe kick notch. Then cut the notch with a pocket, but you have to leave some skin behind, usually around .005" will work. The skin is needed because if it is a through cut, it will become part of the outline. If there is skin left, it will be treated as a pocket and obey the pocketing settings. Once again, not sure if you are able to in CV, but a picture is attached below of how it's done in eCabinets. The attached nest picture, depicts the difference between the left end that wasn't modified and the right end that was.

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Re: Min Pocket Leftover area for outline

Postby Kyle Koehn » Tue, Jul 26 2016, 11:19AM

I was able to place a 5mm drill operation right there in the corner and then save that back into the catalog in Cabinet Vision. Got me the result that I wanted.


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