CAM Config file with Cutter Offset

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CAM Config file with Cutter Offset

Post by srl » Mon Dec 01, 2014 6:05 am

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In my config file Z levels and Cutter offsets can be saved in layer names and custom property's . This is usually done in layer names using upper case letters followed by a numeric value. An example would be the following layer name- cnccutZ-3 . Another layer would have the following- cnctabZ-1 . If you designed this part on Qcad as a closed contour and wanted it cut out as is, you would use cutter compensation. To do this add the following to the layer names- CC3.17 This is climb cut with a cutter diameter of 3.17. The layer name would now be cnccutZ-3CC3.17.
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Its interesting that the arc entity is not in the right direction in test2[CAM], maybe something to look at?

Here is the code produced,
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