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michel-cnc
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« on: November 12, 2011, 06:54:17 AM »

Hello !
I have tried Eagle & pcb-gcode following example at
http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-your-EAGLE-schematic-into-a-PCB/

I have generated the G-code and have a look to the result given by pcb-gcode and i can see problems with the toolpath generation:
there are some shortcuts !!
You can have a look to the joined files: i put a screen copy of the settings in pcg-gcode (it runs under eagle) and the result.
If somebody have some hints, they are welcomed !

Thanks


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* pcb-gcode result.JPG (163.46 KB, 1280x869 - viewed 299 times.)
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« Reply #1 on: November 12, 2011, 11:07:12 AM »

Looks like you have lots of errors on that PCB.
Mach cannot help resolve those issues, the GCode needs to be right before Mach becomes involved.
The only thing I can suggest is that you practice using Eagle and PCB-GCode a bit more or perhaps ask some questions at the Eagle forum http://www.cadsoftusa.com/forums/guidelines/?language=en

Not much help really, sorry.

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« Reply #2 on: December 30, 2011, 06:26:50 PM »

Its also quite possible that the gap is too small for the cutter that you specified. ie, the gaps 1mm and the cutter is 1.5mm.
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