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Need help
« on: March 30, 2009, 08:33:24 AM »
HI I am new in cnc machines and i have problem to config my cutting speed when i load some file for example 1 line which is long 1 meter mach3 cut this for 1 min.My question is how to cut the same line for 10 sec .What I have to change.


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Re: Need help
« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2009, 01:19:25 PM »
The F command controls the feed rate of the axis, if you are working in metres then the feed you have is F1000. to move 1 metre per minute,  to make it move 1 metre in 10 seconds then you have to move 6 times faster so F6000. will do this.

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Re: Need help
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2009, 10:53:14 AM »
Thank you I tried and works Actually before to load file in mach3 i can adjust my feed rate in lazycam I think .
But thank you for the fast answer.
I need that because I'm building plasma table (X=1m y=2m) I will  cut about 1 mm steel  thats I need fast cutting speed.If you can somebody can give me some tips I will be happy to learn.
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