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Arcs Post P problems

Postby Gerry A Brown » Mon, Sep 22 2014, 11:53AM

Hello everyone,

I am trying to get a Post P working that outputs Arcs but the router seems to cut all over the place when I run the code that is produced. Could some one please take a look at the code and see what is wrong with it. I have attached the code and the Post P that produced it.

Thanks,
Gerry
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Re: Arcs Post P problems

Postby Gerry A Brown » Mon, Sep 22 2014, 3:18PM

Hi,

I should have mentioned we are running this on a 2007 CS45 with 6.1.6.5 control.

Thanks,
Gerry

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Re: Arcs Post P problems

Postby Daniel Odom » Tue, Sep 23 2014, 9:18AM

I think arcs need to be incremental instead of absolute.

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Re: Arcs Post P problems

Postby Brad McIntosh » Tue, Sep 23 2014, 10:01AM

That is correct. Your post is formatted for ABSOLUTE ARC CENTERS instead of INCREMENTAL FROM START ARC CENTERS. Although the post is similar to those of ArtCAM, I am do not have a ready example of what to change the:

VAR ARC_CENTRE_I_ABS_POSITION = [IA|A|I|1.4]
VAR ARC_CENTRE_J_ABS_POSITION = [JA|A|J|1.4]

..reference to.

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Re: Arcs Post P problems

Postby David Egnoski » Tue, Sep 23 2014, 10:45AM

It would look like this:

VAR ARC_CENTRE_I_INC_POSITION = [I|A|I|1.4]
VAR ARC_CENTRE_J_INC_POSITION = [J|A|J|1.4]
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Re: Arcs Post P problems

Postby Gerry A Brown » Tue, Sep 23 2014, 10:52AM

Hi,
I will attempt to get it changed to incremental.
Thanks everyone,
Gerry

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Re: Arcs Post P problems

Postby Brad McIntosh » Tue, Sep 23 2014, 11:38AM

Gerry,

Based on David's information and my ArtCAM knowledge, this should do you...
Thermwood_CS45-G52L_INC_ARC_inch.txt
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Re: Arcs Post P problems

Postby Gerry A Brown » Tue, Sep 23 2014, 12:45PM

Hi Brad,

Thanks that is greatly appreciated.

Gerry :beer:


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