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blankenship
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QCADCAM pockets

Post by blankenship » Sun Jun 07, 2020 1:30 pm

Hi,

I just purchased QCAM/CAD and its working great for me for cutouts, circles and rectangles
But does QCADCAM support engraving or pockets (I think this is the term).
If I have a 1 inch thick material, and I make a 2inch by 2 inch square and I want to remove
.5 inch of all the material inside the square, is this considered a "pocket" or engraving
and does QCAM/CAD support this? I am using a CNC machine.

WIN10x64
QCADCAM
Version:
3.24.3.0 (3.24.3)

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mike

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Re: QCADCAM pockets

Post by Husky » Sun Jun 07, 2020 6:56 pm

Hi,

unfortunately QCAD/CAM doesn't supports pockets yet. Howsoever - here is a description how to solve a pocket situation:

https://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic. ... ket#p20163
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