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Offline ronar

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Staying with the same (0,0,0)
« on: January 04, 2013, 01:14:29 PM »
Does someone knows a trick how to preserve the location. I want to drill, get the  piece out, and then return it to the machine and continue drilling. Its important to be exactly in the same position, not even a millimeter away. i mean in position, the piece height and location.

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Re: Staying with the same (0,0,0)
« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2013, 01:17:25 PM »
Just have to touch off the part before you start to zero the work coords and then do the same when you place it back on the machine.
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Re: Staying with the same (0,0,0)
« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2013, 01:37:53 PM »
let me explain more. I want to take the part out of the machine, put some covering layer (20nm) and then back inside. I have a channel of 4mm and i want to widen it to 5 mm.  How can I put the piece in the same height and location as it was before, so i will hit the channel exactly as before? (it is really important to keep exactly in the same place).

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Re: Staying with the same (0,0,0)
« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2013, 02:21:36 PM »
Afraid I dont understand  what you are meaning by a covering layer, is this just on the top or all over?
Is the covering layer exactly 20mm or is it just roughly?
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Re: Staying with the same (0,0,0)
« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2013, 02:50:23 PM »
Just build a locating  JIG to hold the part at location.

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