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Re: Mach 3 Scaling Problem
« Reply #10 on: January 27, 2016, 10:22:44 AM »
I have a problem where over 16 inches the actual span of a plasma cut part turns out to be about 15.96875.  so I am losing about 1/32 over 16"  This same error is also reflected in spacing between holes, so it is not a function of kerf width.  Should this be adjusted in Scale DROs, or is there a better way to do this?  I am concerned that if I make a correction here, running a code written by someone else will undo my correction and unnecessary scrap will be generated.  Please advise. 

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Re: Mach 3 Scaling Problem
« Reply #11 on: January 27, 2016, 10:49:53 AM »
I have a problem where over 16 inches the actual span of a plasma cut part turns out to be about 15.96875.  so I am losing about 1/32 over 16"  This same error is also reflected in spacing between holes, so it is not a function of kerf width.  Should this be adjusted in Scale DROs, or is there a better way to do this?  I am concerned that if I make a correction here, running a code written by someone else will undo my correction and unnecessary scrap will be generated.  Please advise. 

An error like that would seem to indicate that you have not set your steps per unit correctly. On the settings page there is a button 'set steps per unit' click the button and follow the onscreen instructions to check your current settings.

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