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Sketchucam surfacing instead of cutting outside (fixed)

Discussion in 'CAM' started by Alan Estes, Sep 9, 2016.

  1. Alan Estes

    Alan Estes Well-Known
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    I am trying to generate gcode to cut a 12" wide 12 sided polygon, but all I get is surfacing of a 12" square. What am I doing wrong?

    Was going to insert a screenshot, but can't figure out how to do it.

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    (Safe Width: 48")
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  2. Alan Estes

    Alan Estes Well-Known
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    Unchecked "Generate 3D code" in parameters and fixed the problem.

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    (Material length: 48" X width: 30")
    (Overhead Gantry: true)
    (Plunge Depth first)
    (Using plain toolchange)
    (Optimization is ON)
    (www.PhlatBoyz.com)
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  3. David the swarfer

    David the swarfer OpenBuilds Team
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    I believe this will help...
     

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