a material nests but wont allow to write cnc

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a material nests but wont allow to write cnc

Postby Chris Armstrong » Thu, Jul 02 2015, 6:35PM

yesterday we had a new error come up when we tried to nest our aquaban material up. we could nest the material and add sheets etc but when we try to write cnc it comes up with the errors as shown in the pictures attached

cnc error 1.jpg
this is the first error that pops up



cnc error 2.jpg
this error pops up shortly after the first


has anyone experienced this error or know of any fixes? we looked at the tooling settings for the material but all is ok.

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chris armstrong

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Re: a material nests but wont allow to write cnc

Postby Brad McIntosh » Fri, Jul 03 2015, 11:26AM

Chris,

Where are the source file from? eCabinet Systems, Layered DXFs, Excel List or Manual Input?

What version of Control Nesting are you running?

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Re: a material nests but wont allow to write cnc

Postby Chris Armstrong » Sun, Jul 05 2015, 6:16PM

hi brad, the file was sent from ecabinets using twd file format. where are running the latest control nesting version 5.85, i have attached the file that we found this error on first. its only this material thats doing this any other material nests ok and performs like normal

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Re: a material nests but wont allow to write cnc

Postby Larry Epplin » Mon, Jul 06 2015, 9:10AM

Hi Chris. Verify you do not have 'No Outline Cuts' checked for the group setting of that material. The next version of Control Nesting will give a more appropriate error message for this occurrence.

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Re: a material nests but wont allow to write cnc

Postby Chris Armstrong » Mon, Jul 06 2015, 6:26PM

hi larry, the settings are still as they were originally, i can nest and cut our melamine material perfectly its just this material.. i have changed the name of the material that we are trying to cut and it has solved the issue. i dont understand why that has made a difference as i also added the new name for the material in the tooling setup. to me it seems like a small glitch with either the control nesting or how ecabinets is saving the twd file

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Re: a material nests but wont allow to write cnc

Postby Larry Epplin » Tue, Jul 07 2015, 7:49AM

Go to the Tooling dialog and look at the materials listed for each group. Find the group that has the material name giving you the problem. Now go to Settings and select that group. You will then see the settings that are applying for that material name. I'm guessing that 'No Outline Cuts' is selected and causing the issue.

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Re: a material nests but wont allow to write cnc

Postby Chris Armstrong » Tue, Jul 07 2015, 6:50PM

hi larry, the settings are still the same.. the 'no outine cut' is not selected, even if it was selected it doesnt create an error like the ones shown

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Re: a material nests but wont allow to write cnc

Postby Larry Epplin » Wed, Jul 08 2015, 7:40AM

Load the offending twd in Control Nesting and create an export. Upload this export and we'll locate the issue.

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Re: a material nests but wont allow to write cnc

Postby Chris Armstrong » Tue, Aug 11 2015, 10:14PM

sorry i didn't get back to you about this.

the error seems to have fixed itself. must have been a glitch in the system that needed a bit to refresh


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