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Offline rckdef

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3-Axis Mill
« on: July 14, 2010, 08:01:18 PM »
I need a simple 3-Axis Mill G-Code Program to check out my Torchmate Machine.
Can anybody help!
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Re: 3-Axis Mill
« Reply #1 on: July 14, 2010, 08:38:54 PM »
No problem.

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Re: 3-Axis Mill
« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2010, 08:44:45 PM »
Thanks RICH
That was a quick response. What is the code of?

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Re: 3-Axis Mill
« Reply #3 on: July 14, 2010, 09:21:16 PM »
A 2" square and diameter circle. It will first cut the square to a final depth of 1" in 4 depth passes and then the circle in 4 depth passes.
If you have a digital readout attached to  the mill you can just add a dwell line in after each pass ( like G4 P5 for five seconds ) which would give you time to see the difference between displayed DRO and your digital readout. You may want to change the feedrate to something higher or lower.

So try machine out with no cutting tool.

A similar one to test actual cutting would be good, similar but say, the circle is  above the square like a boss. This way you can test how accurately
the machine will hold a diameter and squareness. Then do a circular pocket and check out of round.
RICH
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