Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?
March 27, 2015, 05:16:27 AM

Login with username, password and session length
Search:     Advanced search
* Home Help Search Calendar Links Login Register
  Show Posts
Pages: « 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 »
641  Mach Discussion / Works in progress / Re: 3 PAGE LATHE SCREEN - WIZARD ADDITIONS on: November 28, 2010, 02:48:31 AM
Wes,

Attached are the screen shots and the corresponding Gcode.

The syntax for a tool change in Mach3 has been changed years ago, not requiring the M6. Tool changers don't require it neither. I have a tool changer and I only program Txxyy and it knows to refer to the M6Start macro.

Dan
642  Mach Discussion / Works in progress / Re: 3 PAGE LATHE SCREEN - WIZARD ADDITIONS on: November 28, 2010, 01:49:45 AM
Ok Dan,

Give this a go... please be careful as it needs to be tested before you can rely on it. Also Mach does not display the stock correctly but the cuts look ok from the DROs. I would recommend cutting air a few times before using it to do any work.



Wes,

All the other wizards work with "Reversed Arcs" checked. This one seems to require it be unchecked - otherwise the arcs look a mess. Anyway, it cuts a convex arc (like OD Arc 3). Also the Z Start and End (May be should be changed to Z Centre..) are swapped.

The gcode file puts out TyyyM6 for a tool change. The M6 needs to be omitted.

Dan

Dan
643  Mach Discussion / Works in progress / Re: 3 PAGE LATHE SCREEN - WIZARD ADDITIONS on: November 28, 2010, 01:14:48 AM
Here are the correct size images.

Dan
644  Mach Discussion / Works in progress / Re: 3 PAGE LATHE SCREEN - WIZARD ADDITIONS on: November 27, 2010, 02:29:09 PM
Wes,

A quick image. See attached.

Dan
645  Mach Discussion / Works in progress / Re: 3 PAGE LATHE SCREEN - WIZARD ADDITIONS on: November 27, 2010, 01:21:43 PM
Dan,

Here is what I got so far on the wizard you have requested. I am still finishing up on the code. Let me know what you think.


Wes



Hi Wes,

Looks great! Exactly what I was meaning. Just a minor display note - the workpiece image is not symmetrical about the centre line.

Dan
646  Mach Discussion / Works in progress / Re: 3 PAGE LATHE SCREEN - WIZARD ADDITIONS on: November 27, 2010, 11:40:03 AM
Hi Rich,

Use the simple threading wizard for internal threads all the time. Define the start and end diameters correspondingly and it will do internal or external.

Dan
647  Mach Discussion / Works in progress / Re: Three Page Lathe Screen on: November 27, 2010, 01:19:30 AM
Hi Wes,

OK, so where do I get the latest screen set and wizards from? If you can do the wizard I would be glad to test it.

Since you're working on this, can you please start a topic for suggestions and new wizards development?

Dan

648  Mach Discussion / Works in progress / Re: Three Page Lathe Screen on: November 27, 2010, 01:03:50 AM
Hi Wes, Rich,

Thank you for your work on the lathe wizards. Much appreciated!

Would you please direct me where do I download the additional wizards from and how do I install them? Are they tied to the above particular screen set?


And if I may ask for something (don't know if it's the right place), I would like to have a wizard that does concave OD arc. It is the opposite of the wizard called "OD Arc 3".

Thanks,
Dan
649  Mach Discussion / VB and the development of wizards / Re: Complex Turning Wizard..... Possible re-do/upgrade.... anyone? on: November 25, 2010, 01:34:31 AM
Hi Scott,

Sorry to miss this thread. I would be very much interested in adding more useful wizards to lathe. Sorry I don't know what exactly you're talking about... what is the "Complex Turning Wizard" and what is the "Quick Threads" one?

Where do I get them?

Dan
650  General CNC Chat / Show"N"Tell ( Your Machines) / Re: AL54b (lathe) project from New Zealand on: November 24, 2010, 02:41:00 AM
The lathe is starting to shape up really nice. I like it a lot!

Dan
Pages: « 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 »
Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.20 | SMF © 2013, Simple Machines Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!