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« on: June 26, 2013, 08:42:05 AM »
can u tap ? thier is no g84
how about to convert inch per min to inch per rev
they sound like stupid questions but i just dont know

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Re: tapping
« Reply #1 on: June 26, 2013, 01:50:49 PM »
It will depend on your machine whether or not you can tap.
There is a G84 but it is not true rigid tapping when using the parallel port but it will work if you have spindle control and use a floating holder.
If you have an external motion controller such as CSMIO/IP-A or S or a Kflop, possibly also DSPMC and Galil, then you can do rigid tapping but you have to use a macro to do it.

G94 if feed per min, G95 is feed per rev.