Pocket Operations Broken

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Marius Gouws
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Pocket Operations Broken

Postby Marius Gouws » Mon, Jun 01 2009, 10:29AM

Good afternoon
I am trying to cut this cabinet that has a lot of pocket ops on the left and right side aswell as the top. The problem is that when it does a clean-up operation it cut into the material that it is not suppose to cut into.
I am including all the files
Thanks in advance
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Nemanja Vujkovic
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Re: Pocket Operations Broken

Postby Nemanja Vujkovic » Mon, Jun 01 2009, 2:15PM

Marius,
try to set the clean up amount to 0. I thinkh that that should work.

Nemanja

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Re: Pocket Operations Broken

Postby Marius Gouws » Tue, Jun 02 2009, 12:50AM

Thanks Nemanje
It does work, about 98% better, but there is still one to two pockets that the machine cuts into the material that it's not suppose to. I never had this problem, but since CN 5.45 it was never 100% anymore.

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Re: Pocket Operations Broken

Postby Nemanja Vujkovic » Tue, Jun 02 2009, 6:18AM

Marius,
just to make sure, you are using CN v5.47.
It might be the complex geometry of your pocket. Try to change the geometry of the pocket thet does not cut clean. Simplify it.

Nemanja

Ryan Hochgesang

Re: Pocket Operations Broken

Postby Ryan Hochgesang » Tue, Jun 02 2009, 9:12AM

Hi Marius,

I've taken a look at your design file containing the pockets and I've tested it in our upcomming version of control nesting, which we hope to release very soon. The pockets seem to come out good in the beta version of CN. The next release of control nesting is going to have a significant change to the pocket tool area of the software and will be calculating pockets in a different manner and ultimately eliminating cutter comp. errors during the finish pass on complex pockets.

We will keep everyone posted on the soon to be released Control Nesting update which will contain significant changes to the pocketing tool area.

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Re: Pocket Operations Broken

Postby Marius Gouws » Tue, Jun 02 2009, 9:42AM

Good afternoon
Thanks everybody for your response.

Ryan Hochgesang

Re: Pocket Operations Broken

Postby Ryan Hochgesang » Tue, Jun 02 2009, 10:55AM

Marius,

For a temperary solution, you can raise the pocket area and set the clean up pass to zero.... this will pocket all operations but eliminate coming back for finish operation which uses G41 and G42 cutter comp., which seems to be causing the issues in your particular case.


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