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z axis problem
« on: March 15, 2011, 08:47:55 PM »
Due to material warpage or table eneveness, my z axis sometimes hangs on the part when making long moves (torch off) while cutting, causing the part to move.  How can I increase the height of the torch (z axis) during these moves?

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Re: z axis problem
« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2011, 04:37:01 AM »
Normally the height of the Z axis is controlled from your G Code.
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Re: z axis problem
« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2012, 10:25:52 PM »
ok im having a complete blank, I just installed a New 3 Axis CNC Stepper Motor Driver TB6560 Set + LCD Display + Handle Controller and im running mach 3 with V carve pro, its running fine except after i zero the Z Axis then start a job the Z axis goes up 20 steps which is to big for the z axis how do i change the distance it moves up, It goes up 20 then goes back down 20 then to the point it starts its job i only need it to move maybe 5 steps please help me find out how to change it
Re: z axis problem
« Reply #3 on: November 25, 2012, 02:24:45 AM »
OMG i must have been tired, NEVER MIND after a huge nap  i went out and remembered straight away so its fixed and going ready to test tomorrow !!!