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Developing Post Processor
« on: May 31, 2013, 01:44:06 PM »
Dear friends,
I would like to learn to develop my own Post Processor for Mach3 but unfortunately I can't find any tutorial or training for it. I will be very thankful if you share your knowledge and experiences with me.
Thanks a lot
 

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Re: Developing Post Processor
« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2013, 03:20:47 AM »
Mach3 does not have a post processor it is your CAM programme that will have that and as such you would have to refer to their documentation to see how it is done. You can get a list of G Codes and canned cycles  supported by Mach in the manual.
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Re: Developing Post Processor
« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2013, 04:42:51 PM »
Thank you for your response but I would like to learn general rules for developing any kind of post processor codes. I will be appreciated if any one helps me.
« Last Edit: June 01, 2013, 04:45:16 PM by hamed118 »

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Re: Developing Post Processor
« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2013, 04:47:38 PM »
It will likely be very different from CAM to CAM so it is unlikely to help learning one that you do not intend to use but its up to you ;)
Here is info for Dolphin
http://www.zen26610.zen.co.uk/NewHelp/Dolphin%20Post%20Manual.zip

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Re: Developing Post Processor
« Reply #4 on: June 02, 2013, 12:52:36 PM »
Again thank you for your useful file.
My Target is to develop a post for AlphaCAM 2013. I think I need to find such file for AlphaCAM but unfortunately I can't find it.
Anyhow, I believe I can learn lots of new things from your file.
Thank you. :)