Hello Guest it is November 29, 2021, 04:29:58 AM

Author Topic: Move X first then Z  (Read 2141 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Move X first then Z
« on: July 02, 2012, 05:02:34 PM »
Is it possible in Mach on a command such as G01 or G00 to move to the desired X coord and then to the desired Z instead of moving both at the same time? Is there a setting that can be enabled/disabled or is it impossible?

Offline Hood

*
  •  25,838 25,838
  • Carnoustie, Scotland
    • View Profile
Re: Move X first then Z
« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2012, 05:39:27 PM »
Just have
G1X**
Z**

Hood

Offline RICH

*
  • *
  •  7,419 7,419
    • View Profile
Re: Move X first then Z
« Reply #2 on: July 02, 2012, 05:42:53 PM »
G01 X 1.0 F1 - WOULD MOVE X 1 UNIT POSITIVE AT A FEEDRATE OF 1
G00 X1.0 - WOULD MOVE X 1 UNIT POSITIVE AT MAX RAPID RATE
G91 - IS USED TO SET  INCREMENTAL DISTANCE MODE
G90 - IS USED TO SET  ABSOLUTE DISTANCE MODE

RICH
Re: Move X first then Z
« Reply #3 on: July 02, 2012, 05:46:08 PM »
G01 X 1.0 F1 - WOULD MOVE X 1 UNIT POSITIVE AT A FEEDRATE OF 1
G00 X1.0 - WOULD MOVE X 1 UNIT POSITIVE AT MAX RAPID RATE
G91 - IS USED TO SET  INCREMENTAL DISTANCE MODE
G90 - IS USED TO SET  ABSOLUTE DISTANCE MODE

RICH
Just have
G1X**
Z**

Hood

Great thanks, answered my question!

Offline RICH

*
  • *
  •  7,419 7,419
    • View Profile
Re: Move X first then Z
« Reply #4 on: July 02, 2012, 05:49:31 PM »
Have a look at the Mach3 manual as there is a description of all the gCodes.
A highly recomended book would be CNC Programming Handbook by Smid.
RICH